Texas Tops Houston 3-2 - Recap
Houston dropped a 3-2 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Tuesday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Neal Cotts.
Texas was favored by -370 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 5 1/3 innings from Yu Darvish, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. Neal Cotts earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.