Game Wrap - Houston 8-5 Victors Over Angels
Houston grabbed a 8-5 win over Los Angeles on Thursday, as Brad Peacock was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.
Houston was an underdog by +124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Brad Peacock earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from George Springer in the win.
Los Angeles got a 5-inning outing from Tyler Skaggs in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Iannetta had 3 hits in the loss for the Angels.
The game was closed out by C Qualls who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Houston heads into a battle against Minnesota. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.