Houston Tops Atlanta 8-3 - Recap

Houston got 6 innings of work from J.A. Happ en route to an 8-3 victory over Atlanta on Monday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was an underdog by +153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Houston got 6 innings from J.A. Happ, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Travis Buck in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Brandon Beachy worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.

Houston outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.