Pittsburgh vs Houston Final: 8-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh vs Houston Final: 8-1 - Recap

A.J. Burnett struck out 11 batters as Pittsburgh defeated Houston 8-1 in baseball wagering action Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

The Pirates were a -137 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Pittsburgh got 8 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Jose Tabata in the win.

Houston got a 4-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Scott Moore had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 18 hits, while Houston only had 4.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face St. Louis.