MLB Picks — August 24 (Cin vs. ChC, Wash vs. NYM, Tex vs. SF)

Here is the condensed versions for Friday’s games between the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs, Washington Nationals and New York Mets, and Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants at WinnersandWhiners.com. Confidence in parentheses.

Game 1 — Cincinnati vs. Chicago Cubs:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Cubs -170 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 12.5 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Cubs to score first +115 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Cubs -0.5 runs -125 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 7 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Cubs 1st-inning 3-way winner (+180) 3/5

Game 2 — Washington vs. New York Mets:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Nationals -150 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs +105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 27.5 runs+hits+errors -125 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Nationals -0.5 runs -110 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -110 (3/5)

Game 3 — Texas vs. San Francisco

Side Prediction/Full Game: Giants -155 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: SFO/SFO double result +105 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Giants -0.5 runs -125 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -130 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 2-4
Season Record: 39-39

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 23-26
4-Star Pick Record: 11-9
5-Star Pick Record: 5-3

Author: Chris Altruda

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