MLB Picks — Sept. 22 (Seattle at Texas; Minnesota at Oakland)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s MLB games between the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers, and Minnesota Twins 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: Seattle at Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rangers -115 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 9.5 runs Even (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 28.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Rangers -0.5 runs +120 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -125 (3/5)

Game 2: Minnesota at Oakland:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Athletics -230 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs Even (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Athletics Over 5 runs -110 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Athletics -0.5 runs -170 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4.5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -120 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 11-7 (.611)
September Record: 114-126 (.475)
Season Record: 191-211 (.475)

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: 110-131 (.456)     (66-75 (.468) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 50-50 (.500)    (28-30 (.483) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 28-29 (.491)     (17-21 (.447) 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. 12 (San Diego @ Seattle; Toronto @ Boston; N.Y. Yankees @ Minnesota)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s MLB games between the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox, and the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins 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: San Diego at Seattle:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Mariners -160 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 7.5 runs -115 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 25.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Mariners -0.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4 runs -115 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -140 (3/5)

Game 2: Toronto at Boston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Red Sox -240 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Red Sox adjusted run line -2.5 +125 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Red Sox -0.5 runs -170 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -120 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -115 (3/5)

Game 3: New York Yankees at Minnesota:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Yankees -215 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -125 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 27.5 runs+hits+errors -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Yankees -220 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -110 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 3-9 (.250)
September Record: 56-64 (.467)
Season Record: 133-149 (.481)

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: 77-94 (.450)     (33-38 (.465) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 35-37 (.486)    (13-17 (.433) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 20-17 (.541)     (9-9 (.500) in September)

MLB Picks — Sept. 11 (Toronto at Boston; N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Tuesday’s MLB games between the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox, and the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins 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: Toronto at Boston:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Red Sox -300 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 8.5 runs -105 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Blue Jays +2.5 adjusted run line -115 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Red Sox -0.5 runs -210 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 5 runs -115 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to 1st-inning run -110 (3/5)

Game 2: New York Yankees at Minnesota:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Yankees -181 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 9.5 runs -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Twins under 3.5 runs +105 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Yankees -0.5 runs -125 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 5 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -105 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 4-2 (.667)
September Record: 53-55 (.491)
Season Record: 130-140 (.481)

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: 76-88 (.456)     (32-32 (.500) in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 33-36 (.485)    (11-16 (.407) in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 20-15 (.571)     (9-7 (.563) in September)

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)

MLB Picks — Sept. 3 (Min @ Hou; NYY @ Oak)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’s MLB games between the Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros, and the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics for Winners and Whiners. Link to the full previews are below, and confidence rating is in parentheses.

Game 1: Minnesota at Houston

Side Prediction/Full Game: Astros -245 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 7.5 runs -105 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 25.5 R+H+E -115 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Astros -0.5 runs -175 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 4 runs -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -140 (5/5)

Game 2: New York Yankees at Oakland

Side Prediction/Full Game: Athletics -124 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 8.5 runs -120 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Athletics -1.5 runs +160 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Athletics -0.5 runs +105 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 4.5 runs -125 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to 1st-inning run -125 (4/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 4-8
September Record: 8-16
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: 49-64      (5-8 in September)
4-Star Pick Record: 24-26      (2-6 in September)
5-Star Pick Record: 11-10      (0-2 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)