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Houston Tops Detroit 6-3 - Recap

Gerrit Cole struck out 12 batters as Houston defeated Detroit 6-3 in baseball wagering action Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was favored by -515 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.

Houston got 1 innings from Joe Smith, who gave up 0 earned runs on 0 hits, while striking out 1. Gerrit Cole earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Alex Bregman in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hits from John Hicks in a losing cause.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.

Roberto Osuna pitched the final 0.1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Houston heads into a battle against LA Angels. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.