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Aroldis Chapman vs Rafael Montero Tilt Ends in Houston 7-5 Win

Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 7-5 win against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.

Houston got 0.2 innings from Rafael Montero, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hits, while striking out 0. Luis Garcia earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Yordan Alvarez in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Aroldis Chapman worked 1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Donaldson in a losing cause.

New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-7 advantage in hits.

Rafael Montero pitched the final 0.2 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.

Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Baltimore.