Game Wrap - Chicago 3-1 Victors Over Astros
Chicago got a 3-1 victory over Houston on Friday, with Matt Garza earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago won as a -175 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 10.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt Garza earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Darwin Barney in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Carter in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 10-4 in the game.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.