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Houston Tops Texas 7-3 - Recap

Texas dropped a 7-3 decision at Minute Maid Park on Friday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brandon Bielak.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -195 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Brandon Bielak earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 2.1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Kyle Tucker in the win.

Texas got a 1-inning outing from Joely Rodriguez in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 1 hits in his time on the mound, while Isiah Kiner-Falefa had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 8 hits, while Texas only had 6.