Recap - Boston Defeats Houston 8-4
|Recap - Boston Defeats Houston 8-4|
Boston got an 8-4 victory over Houston on Saturday, with Felix Doubront earning the victory and helping Red Sox moneyline bettors cash out.
Boston was favored by -260 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Felix Doubront earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Houston got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Brad Peacock in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 5 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Marwin Gonzalez had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Boston outhit their counterparts 12-5 in the game.