Jeff Samardzija vs Ethan Martin Tilt Ends in Philadelphia 12-1 Win
Philadelphia went on a scoring spree on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park, running up a 12-1 win against Chicago and throwing fear into UNDER bettors in baseball betting action.
The Phillies were a +108 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Philadelphia got 5 innings from Ethan Martin, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from John McDonald in the win.
Chicago got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 9 earned runs, 0 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while David DeJesus had 1 hit in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 14 hits, while Chicago only had 6.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against Washington. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.