MLB Picks — September 1 (TB @ Cle; Bal @ KC)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s MLB games between the Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians, and the Baltiore Orioles and Kansas City Royals for Winners and Whiners. Confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Tampa Bay at Cleveland:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rays -110 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 25.5 R+H+E (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rays -115 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Rays 1st-inning 3-way win (3/5)

Game 2: Baltimore at Kansas City:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals -120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 9.5 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 28 R+H+E (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals -0.5 runs (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Royals to score first (4/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 6-6
Season Record: 77-85

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 44-56
4-Star Pick Record: 22-20
5-Star Pick Record: 11-8

Author: Chris Altruda

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