MLB Picks — Sept. 23 (Kansas City at Detroit; Los Angeles Angels at Houston)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Sunday’s MLB games between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers, and Los Angeles Angels 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: Kansas City at Detroit:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 26 runs+hits+errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals +105 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -135 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -130 (3/5)

Game 2: Los Angeles Angels at Houston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -208 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Angels under 3 runs Even (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs -155 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -130 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -130 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 5-7 (.417)
September Record: 119-133 (.472)
Season Record: 196-218 (.473)

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: 113-136 (.454)     (69-80 (.463) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 51-51 (.500)    (29-31 (.483) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 30-29 (.508)     (19-21 (.475) in September)

MLB Picks — Sept. 21 (Kansas City at Detroit; Seattle at Texas; Los Angeles Angels at 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: Kansas City at Detroit:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals +107 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 28 runs+hits+errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals -105 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -115 (3/5)

Game 2: Seattle at Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rangers +107 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 10.5 runs -120 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 30.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rangers +110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5.5 runs -130 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -140 (3/5)

Game 3: Los Angeles Angels at Houston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -230 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -120 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Astros -2.5 adjusted run line +150 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs -155 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: NO to 1st-inning run -135 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 3-3 (.500)
September Record: 103-119 (.464)
Season Record: 180-204 (.469)

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: 104-127 (.450)     (60-71 (.458) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 48-49 (.495)    (26-29 (.473) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 27-27 (.500)     (16-19 (.457) 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. 14 (Minnesota @ Kansas City; Seattle @ Los Angeles Angels)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Friday’s MLB games between the Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals, and Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels 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: Minnesota at Kansas City:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals +121 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs -115 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 27.5 runs+hits+errors -125 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals +120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -110 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -120 (4/5)

Game 2: Seattle at Los Angeles Angels:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Angels -120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 9 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 27.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Angels -145 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs -110 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -115 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 6-0 (1.000)
September Record: 68-76 (.472)
Season Record: 145-161 (.474)

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: 85-100 (.459)     (41-44 (.482) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 37-41 (.474)    (15-21 (.417) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 22-19 (.537)     (11-11 (.500) 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 — September 1 (TB @ Cle; Bal @ KC)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s MLB games between the Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians, and the Baltiore Orioles and Kansas City Royals for Winners and Whiners. Confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Tampa Bay at Cleveland:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rays -110 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 25.5 R+H+E (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rays -115 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Rays 1st-inning 3-way win (3/5)

Game 2: Baltimore at Kansas City:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals -120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 9.5 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 28 R+H+E (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals -0.5 runs (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Royals to score first (4/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 6-6
Season Record: 77-85

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 44-56
4-Star Pick Record: 22-20
5-Star Pick Record: 11-8

MLB Picks — August 28 (Oak at Hou; Det at KC)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’s MLB games between the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros, and the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals for Winners and Whiners. Confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Oakland at Houston

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -210 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 27.5 R+H+E -120 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -235 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to first-inning run -110 (5/5)

Game 2: Detroit at Kansas City

Side Prediction/Full Game: Royals -117 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs -125 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 27.5 R+H+E -105 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Royals -0.5 runs +105 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to first-inning run -105 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 3-3
Season Record: 54-66

1-Star Pick Record: N/A
2-Star Pick Record: 0-1
3-Star Pick Record: 31-44
4-Star Pick Record: 16-15
5-Star Pick Record: 7-6