MLB Picks — Sept. 26 (Baltimore at Boston; Cleveland at Chicago White Sox)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s MLB games between the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox, and Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox 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: Baltimore at Boston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Red Sox -360 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Red Sox Over 5.5 runs +110 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Red Sox -0.5 runs -225 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run (3/5)

Game 2: Cleveland at Chicago White Sox:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Indians -190 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 Runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 28 RHE -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Indians -180 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -110 (3/5)

*RECORDS WILL BE UPDATED FOR TOMORROW

Previous Day’s Record: 2-4 (.333)
September Record: 127-143 (.470)
Season Record: 204-228 (.472)

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: 117-144 (.448) (73-88 (.453) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 53-52 (.505)     (31-32 (.492) in September)
*5-Star Pick Record: 33-31 (.516)     (22-23 (.488) in September)

MLB Picks — Sept. 19 (Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland; Seattle @ 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: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Indians -300 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Indians over 5 runs -125 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Indians -0.5 runs -190 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -125 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -120 (3/5)

Game 2: Seattle at Houston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -240 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Astros over 5 runs -115 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 run -170 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -120 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -110 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 12-6 (.667)
September Record: 94-110 (.461)
Season Record: 171-195 (.467)

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: 98-121 (.447)     (54-65 (.454) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 46-48 (.489)    (24-28 (.462) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 26-25 (.510)     (15-17 (.469) in September)

MLB Picks — Sept. 18 (Kansas City @ Pittsburgh; Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland; Tampa Bay @ Texas)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Tuesday’s MLB games between the Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians, and Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers 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 Pittsburgh:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Pirates -200 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Pirates -2.5 adjusted run line +150 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Pirates -0.5 runs -145 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:  No to 1st-inning run -140 (3/5)

Game 2: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Indians -222 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: White Sox under 3 runs -105 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Indians -0.5 runs -150 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -130 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:  No to 1st inning run -130 (3/5)

Game 3: Tampa Bay at Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rays -200 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9.5 runs -125 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 28.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rays -0.5 runs -170 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -125 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:  Rays 1st-inning 3-way win +210 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 2-4 (.333)
September Record: 82-104 (.441)
Season Record: 159-189 (.457)

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: 92-117 (.440)     (48-61 (.440) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 42-47 (.472)    (20-27 (.426) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 24-24 (.500)     (13-16 (.448) in September)

MLB Picks — Sept. 15 (Oakland @ Tampa Bay; Chicago White Sox @ Baltimore)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s MLB games between the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays, and Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles 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.

Writer’s Note for Sept. 15 — The A’s-Rays game will feature two “openers” facing each other for the first time since Tampa Bay started the trend earlier this season. Thus, there is admittedly some guesswork involved in picks specific to this game.

Game 1: Oakland at Tampa Bay:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rays -111 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Uner 26.5 runs+hits+errors (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rays -0.5 runs (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run (4/5)

Game 2: Chicago White Sox at Baltimore:

Side Prediction/Full Game: White Sox -115 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: White Sox over 4.5 runs (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: White Sox -0.5 runs +110 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 1-11 (.083)
September Record: 69-87 (.442)
Season Record: 146-172 (.459)

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: 86-106 (.448)     (42-50 (.457) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 37-44 (.457)    (15-24 (.385) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 22-21 (.512)     (11-13 (.458) in September)

MLB Picks — Sept. 10 — Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

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: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

Side Prediction/Full Game: White Sox +115 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 27 R+H+E -105 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: White Sox +115 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -110 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 5-7 (.417)
September Record: 49-53 (.480)
Season Record: 126-138 (.477)

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: 73-87 (.456)     (29-31 (.483) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 33-35 (.485)    (11-15 (.423) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 19-15 (.559)     (8-7 (.533) in September)

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)