Chicago vs Houston Recap - Astros Over Cubs 2-1
Houston got a 2-1 victory over Chicago on Tuesday, with J.A. Happ earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Houston was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
J.A. Happ earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jose Altuve in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from David DeJesus in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Brett Myers who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.