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Houston Falls 13-5 Against St. Louis - Game Recap

St. Louis got 5 innings of work from Jake Westbrook en route to a 13-5 victory over Houston on Thursday at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis was favored by -310 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

St. Louis got 5 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 4 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ben Francisco in a losing cause.

St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 17-11 advantage in hits.

St. Louis heads into a battle against Cincinnati. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.