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Houston Drops Los Angeles 8-1 - Match Report

Cristian Javier struck out 14 batters as Houston defeated Los Angeles 8-1 in baseball wagering action Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Cristian Javier earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 14, walking 0, and allowing 1 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jake Meyers in the win.

Los Angeles got a 3-inning outing from Michael Lorenzen in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Shohei Ohtani had 1 hits in the loss for the Angels.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-2 advantage in hits.