St. Louis Drops Houston 6-5 - Match Report
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 6-5 win against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
St. Louis was favored by -133 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Kyle Lohse, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher J.A. Happ worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brett Wallace in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 14 hits, while Houston only had 11.
Eduardo Sanchez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.