A.J. Burnett Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Cubs Match
Chicago went on a scoring spree on Friday at PNC Park, running up a 12-2 win against Pittsburgh and throwing fear into UNDER bettors in baseball betting action.
Chicago was an underdog by +180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Travis Wood, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 4 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brock Holt in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 4.