Houston Falls 11-2 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 11-2 win against the Houston Astros at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -186 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
James McDonald earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 5, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Garrett Jones in the win.
Houston got a 4-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while J.D. Martinez had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 18 hits, while Houston only had 5.