Recap - Florida Defeats Houston 5-0

Florida's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Houston scoreless in a 5-0 victory on Thursday at Sun Life Stadium.

The Marlins were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Florida got 7 innings from Brad Hand, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Logan Morrison in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher J.A. Happ worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Angel Sanchez in a losing cause.

Florida enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-3 advantage in hits.