MLB Picks — Sept. 4 (Min @ Hou; Det @ CWS)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Tuesday’s MLB games between the Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros, and the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox for Winners and Whiners. Link to the full previews are below, and confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Minnesota vs. Houston

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -310 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 7.5 runs -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Astros -2.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs -190 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -135 (3/5)

Game 2: Detroit at Chicago White Sox

Side Prediction/Full Game: White Sox -162 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -120 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 27 R+H+E -125 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: White Sox -170 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -130 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st inning run -110 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 4-8
September Record: 12-24
Season Record: 85-101

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0           (0-0 in September)
2-Star Pick Record: 1-1           (1-0 in September)
3-Star Pick Record: 53-67      (9-11 in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 24-29      (2-9 in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 11-12      (0-4 in September)

2018 MLB Picks for August 14

Writer’s Note: In addition to EPL previews, I also do other sports previews for the site WinnersandWhiners.com.

Condensed version (confidence in parentheses):

Game 1 — Pittsburgh at Minnesota
Side Prediction/Full Game: Pirates (-122) (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs (Even) (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Twins UNDER 4 runs (-120) 3/5
Side Prediction/Half Time: Pirates -0.5 runs (Even) 3/5
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs (Even) 3/5
Prop Prediction/Half Time: TIE, 1st-inning 3-way (-130) 3/5

Game 2 — Colorado at Houston
Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros (-200) (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 7.5 runs (-120) (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Astros -2.5 runs Adjusted Run Line B (+155) (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs (-150) 3/5
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 3.5 runs (-110) 3/5
Prop Prediction/Half Time: YES to a first-inning run (+115) 3/5

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

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