MLB Picks — Sept. 9 (L.A. Angels @ Chicago White Sox; Texas @ Oakland)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Sunday’s MLB games between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox, and the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics 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: Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox:

Side Prediction/Full Game: White Sox +125 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: White Sox +2.5 runs -215 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: White Sox +125 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -125 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: White Sox 3-way 5-inning +155 (3/5)

Game 2: Texas at Oakland:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Athletics -210 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Athletics -2.5 runs +135 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Athletics -0.5 runs -165 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -120 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Athletics 3-way after 5 innings -155 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 5-7 (.417)
September Record: 44-46 (.489)
Season Record: 121-131 (.480)

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: 70-83 (.458)     (26-27 (.491) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 32-33 (.492)    (10-13 (.435) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 18-14 (.563)     (7-6 (.538) in September)

MLB Picks for August 18

Condensed version (confidence in parentheses)

Game 1 — Detroit at Minnesota

Side Prediction/Full Game: Twins -174 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 9.5 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 28.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Twins -0.5 runs -120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -125 (3/5)

Game 2 — Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers

Side Prediction/Full Game: Angels -117 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 10.5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 31 runs+hits+errors -115 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Angels -0.5 runs +115 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 6 runs -105 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Angels to score first -170 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 7-5
Season Record: 20-22

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 12-15
4-Star Pick Record: 5-5
5-Star Pick Record; 3-1

Note: Picks can be found at WinnersandWhiners.com