Houston vs St. Louis Wrap - St. Louis Wins 5-0
St. Louis didn’t allow Houston to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 5-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Wednesday.
The Cardinals were a -218 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
St. Louis got 6 1/3 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Houston got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Lucas Harrell in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Laird had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 5.
The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.