Houston Downed 4-1 By Los Angeles - Philip Humber Takes Loss
Los Angeles moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 4-1 win against the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium.
Los Angeles was favored by -215 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
C.J. Wilson earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Houston got a 7-inning outing from Philip Humber in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Corporan had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Los Angeles outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Ernesto Frieri who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 4 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Oakland.