Texas Downed 6-2 By Chicago - Alexi Ogando Takes Loss
Chicago grabbed a 6-2 win over Texas on Thursday, as Carlos Villanueva was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +130 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 10.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Carlos Villanueva, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
Texas got a 2 1/3-inning outing from Alexi Ogando in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Ian Kinsler had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 13-4 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Seattle.