New York Houston Game Ends in 2-1 Yankees Victory - Recap
New York got a 2-1 victory over Houston on Saturday, with Andy Pettitte earning the victory and helping Yankees moneyline bettors cash out.
New York was favored by -167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Andy Pettitte earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Robinson Cano in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Paul Clemens worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 5.