mlb Game Recap
Houston vs Minnesota Game Final 5-0 - Justin Verlander Earns Win
Houston didn't allow Minnesota to get on track at the plate, mowing them down for a 5-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -142 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.
Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alex Bregman in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Caleb Thielbar worked 0.1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Alex Kirilloff in a losing cause.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-3 advantage in hits.