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Houston Tops Los Angeles 9-1 - Recap

Los Angeles pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Martin Maldonado and it cost them dearly in a 9-1 loss on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was favored by -167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.

Jose Urquidy earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kyle Tucker in the win.

Los Angeles got a 1-inning outing from Aaron Loup in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Taylor Ward had 1 hits in the loss for the Angels.

Houston outhit their counterparts 12-3 in the game.