Los Angeles Downed 5-0 By Houston - Tommy Hanson Takes Loss
Los Angeles was unable to break through against the Houston pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Friday at Angel Stadium.
Houston was an underdog by +185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 7 innings from Bud Norris, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Rick Ankiel in the win.
Los Angeles got a 5-inning outing from Tommy Hanson in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Albert Pujols had 1 hit in the loss for the Angels.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-4 advantage in hits.