Texas vs Houston Recap - Rangers Over Astros 4-0
Brad Peacock struck out 11 Texas batters, but it wasn't enough as the Rangers defeated Houston 4-0 in MLB action Monday.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -128 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 11 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Texas only had 10.