Jordan Lyles Earns Win in Houston vs Cincinnati Game
Houston got a 5-4 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday, with Jordan Lyles earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Houston was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 7 innings from Jordan Lyles, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 4 RBIs from J.D. Martinez in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6-inning outing from Dontrelle Willis in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Joey Votto had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Houston outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head on the road to face Chicago.