Houston vs Texas Wrap - Texas Wins 6-2
Yu Darvish reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Astros en route to a 6-2 win over Houston on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -240 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Texas got 8 innings from Yu Darvish, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from David Murphy in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jordan Lyles worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brett Wallace in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.