Astros thump Dodgers

Astros thump Dodgers

The Houston Astros dominated for the second straight game as they cruised to a 8-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

Houston won the game as +155 underdogs, while the nine runs made it OVER the posted over/under (7.5).

Ivan Rodriguez went 3-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run and drove in two runs for the Astros. Roy Oswalt tossed eight complete innings for his sixth victory of the season.

Chad Billingsley gave up nine hits and six runs over 1 2-3 innings in suffering the loss on the hill.