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 — Sept. 8 (L.A. Angels @ Chi White Sox; N.Y. Yankees @ Seattle)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s MLB games between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox, and the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners 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: Angels -133 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs -125 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: White Sox Under 4 runs -130 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Angels -0.5 runs Even (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -120 (3/5)

Game 2: New York Yankees at Seattle:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Yankees -123 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 27 Runs+Hits+Errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Yankees -0.5 runs +120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -120 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -105 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 6-6
September Record: 39-39
Season Record: 116-124

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: 67-79 (.459)     (23-23 (.500) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 31-31 (.500)     (9-11 (.450) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 17-13 (.571)     (6-5 (.545) in September)

August 31 MLB picks (Boston @ Chicago White Sox; L.A. Angels @ Houston)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Friday’s MLB games between the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox, and the Los Angeles Angels and Houston Astros for Winners and Whiners. Confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Boston at Chicago White Sox:

Side Prediction/Full Game: White Sox +151 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 9 runs Even (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: White Sox over 3.5 runs -120 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: White Sox +130 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -125 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -120 (3/5)

Game 2: Los Angeles Angels at Houston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -190 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs +105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 27.5 R+H+E -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs (-155) 5/5
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Astros 1st-inning win 3-way (+215) 3/5

Previous Day’s Record: 2-4
Season Record: 71-79

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 40-53
4-Star Pick Record: 21-18
5-Star Pick Record: 10-7