Cincinnati vs Houston Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 4-1

Cincinnati vs Houston Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 4-1

Houston dropped a 4-1 decision at Minute Maid Park on Friday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike Leake.

The Reds were a -126 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Cincinnati got 7 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Jay Bruce in the win.

Houston got a 7-inning outing from J.A. Happ in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Jordan Schafer had 1 hit in the loss for the Astros.

Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.

Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.