2018 MLB Picks for August 14

Writer’s Note: In addition to EPL previews, I also do other sports previews for the site WinnersandWhiners.com.

Condensed version (confidence in parentheses):

Game 1 — Pittsburgh at Minnesota
Side Prediction/Full Game: Pirates (-122) (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs (Even) (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Twins UNDER 4 runs (-120) 3/5
Side Prediction/Half Time: Pirates -0.5 runs (Even) 3/5
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs (Even) 3/5
Prop Prediction/Half Time: TIE, 1st-inning 3-way (-130) 3/5

Game 2 — Colorado at Houston
Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros (-200) (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 7.5 runs (-120) (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Astros -2.5 runs Adjusted Run Line B (+155) (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs (-150) 3/5
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 3.5 runs (-110) 3/5
Prop Prediction/Half Time: YES to a first-inning run (+115) 3/5

Previous Day’s Record: 2-4
Season Record: 2-4

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 2-0
4-Star Pick Record: 0-2
5-Star Pick Record; 0-1

Author: Chris Altruda

Currently a freelance sportswriter on the hunt for full-time work. If you like my work or have constructive criticism, please share it and/or contact me at chris.altruda@hotmail.com or via Twitter at @AlTruda73 My portfolio of clippings can be viewed at http://www.clippings.me/caltruda And thank you for taking time out of your day to read my posts.

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