Houston Falls 9-5 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 9-5 win against the Houston Astros at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -270 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Adam Wainwright, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Matt Carpenter in the win.
Houston got a 5-inning outing from Bud Norris in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walk and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Jake Elmore had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-8 advantage in hits.
Edward Mujica pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.