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. 2 (Min @ Tex, Sea @ Oak)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Sunday’s MLB games between the Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers, and the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics for Winners and Whiners. Confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Minnesota at Texas

Side Prediction/Full Game: Twins -118 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 12 -105 (2/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 34 R+H+E -125 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Twins -115 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 6.5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run +165 (3/5)

Game 2: Seattle at Oakland

Side Prediction/Full Game: Athletics -150 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 28 R+H+E -125 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Athletics -0.5 runs Even (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: A’s 1st-inning 3-way win +237 (4/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 4-8
September Record: 4-8
Season Record: 81-93

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0           (0-0 in September)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1           (0-0 in September)
3-Star Pick Record: 46-59      (2-3 in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 24-23      (2-3 in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 11-10      (0-2 in September)