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Texas Downed 3-2 By Houston - Matt Bush Takes Loss

Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 3-2 win against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field.

Houston was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.

Houston got 7 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 1 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. Justin Verlander earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Kyle Tucker in the win.

Texas's starting pitcher Martin Perez worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Corey Seager in a losing cause.

Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 5-3 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Rafael Montero who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 1 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.

Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Atlanta.