MLB Picks — Sept. 21 (Kansas City at Detroit; Seattle at Texas; Los Angeles Angels at Houston)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s MLB games between the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians, and Seattle Mariners and Houston Astros for Winners and Whiners.

Links to the full previews are below, and confidence rating is in parentheses. Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Game 1: Kansas City at Detroit:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals +107 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 28 runs+hits+errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals -105 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -115 (3/5)

Game 2: Seattle at Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rangers +107 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 10.5 runs -120 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 30.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rangers +110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5.5 runs -130 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -140 (3/5)

Game 3: Los Angeles Angels at Houston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -230 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -120 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Astros -2.5 adjusted run line +150 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs -155 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: NO to 1st-inning run -135 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 3-3 (.500)
September Record: 103-119 (.464)
Season Record: 180-204 (.469)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in September)
2-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)          (1-0 (1.000) in September)
3-Star Pick Record: 104-127 (.450)     (60-71 (.458) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 48-49 (.495)    (26-29 (.473) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 27-27 (.500)     (16-19 (.457) in September)

Author: Chris Altruda

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