Oakland Downed 5-1 By Houston - Tom Milone Takes Loss

Oakland Downed 5-1 By Houston - Tom Milone Takes Loss

Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 5-1 win against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was an underdog by +140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Houston got 8 2/3 innings from Collin McHugh, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Tom Milone worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jed Lowrie in a losing cause.

Houston outhit their counterparts 7-2 in the game.

Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas.