New York Falls 6-2 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 6-2 win against the New York Mets at Citi Field.
St. Louis was an underdog by +106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
St. Louis got 8 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Lucas Duda in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 7 hits, while New York only had 5.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.