MLB Picks - 5/16/2018

Last Updated: 5/17/2018 9:54 AM ET
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MONEY-LINE PICKS (Based on Games Played 50,000 times) Print Table
Rot Time (ET) ML Pick Opponent SU% Proj. SU% Needed ML $ Calc More
910 1:10 PM @Det Cle 43.1 32.3 210 $80 More
926 1:10 PM @Min Upset Watch StL 53.9 48.8 105 $50 More
903 3:45 PM Cin @SF 46.7 40.8 145 $50 More
902 3:40 PM @Ari Upset Watch Mil 53.0 48.8 105 $41 More
924 1:10 PM @NYM Upset Watch Tor 50.6 46.5 115 $38 More
918 9:40 PM @LAA Hou 49.5 45.5 120 $37 More
905 7:10 PM LAD @Mia 62.8 60.0 -150 $35 More
911 2:15 PM TB @KC 54.5 51.2 -105 $34 More
920 12:35 PM @Bal Phi 54.3 52.4 -110 $20 More
908 7:35 PM @Atl ChC 53.1 51.2 -105 $19 More
927 7:05 PM NYY @Was 42.1 40.0 150 $18 More
921 12:35 PM CWS @Pit 37.6 35.7 180 $15 More
914 3:40 PM @Sea Tex 59.1 58.3 -140 $9 More
916 7:10 PM @Bos Oak 71.5 72.2 -260 $0 More


OVER/UNDER PICKS (Based on Games Played 50,000 times) Print Table
Rot Time (ET) Matchup O/U Total Pick Pick% Proj. Pick% Need Odds $ Calc
905 7:10 PM LAD @ MIA 7 9.1 Over 61.2 53.5 -115 $83
920 12:35 PM PHI @ BAL 10.5 8.9 Under 57.2 52.4 -110 $51
915 7:10 PM OAK @ BOS 8 9.2 Over 55.9 52.4 -110 $37
927 7:05 PM NYY @ WAS 7.5 8.1 Over 53.3 50.0 100 $33
912 2:15 PM TB @ KC 9 8.7 Under 51.9 48.8 105 $30
917 9:40 PM HOU @ LAA 7.5 7.9 Over 52.7 50.0 100 $27
908 7:35 PM CHC @ ATL 9.5 8.6 Under 54.9 52.4 -110 $26
923 1:10 PM TOR @ NYM 7.5 8.1 Over 53.8 52.4 -110 $15
914 3:40 PM TEX @ SEA 9.5 8.4 Under 55.2 54.5 -120 $7
903 3:45 PM CIN @ SF 8.5 8.6 Over 50.3 50.0 100 $3
902 3:40 PM MIL @ ARI 9 8.1 Under 54.6 54.5 -120 $1
909 1:10 PM CLE @ DET 9.5 9.4 Over 49.8 50.0 100 $0
925 1:10 PM STL @ MIN 9.5 9.2 Over 48.9 50.0 100 $0
921 12:35 PM CWS @ PIT 8.5 8.5 Over 49.9 50.0 100 $0


STRAIGHT-UP PICKS (Based on Games Played 50,000 times) Print Table
Rot Time (ET) Favorite Opponent Runs For Runs Against Win%
916 7:10 PM @ Bos Oak 5.6 3.6 71.5
905 7:10 PM LAD @ Mia 5.1 4.0 62.8
922 12:35 PM @ Pit CWS 4.8 3.7 62.4
914 3:40 PM @ Sea Tex 4.6 3.8 59.1
928 7:05 PM @ Was NYY 4.4 3.7 57.9
909 1:10 PM Cle @ Det 5.0 4.4 56.9
911 2:15 PM TB @ KC 4.5 4.2 54.5
920 12:35 PM @ Bal Phi 4.6 4.3 54.3
926 1:10 PM @ Min Upset Watch StL 4.7 4.5 53.9
904 3:45 PM @ SF Cin 4.5 4.1 53.3
908 7:35 PM @ Atl ChC 4.4 4.2 53.1
902 3:40 PM @ Ari Upset Watch Mil 4.2 3.9 53.0
924 1:10 PM @ NYM Upset Watch Tor 4.1 4.1 50.6
917 9:40 PM Hou @ LAA 4.0 3.9 50.5


RUN-LINE PICKS (Based on Games Played 50,000 times) Print Table
Rot RL Pick Opp. RL Margin RL% Proj. RL% Need Odds $ Calc
910 @DET CLE 1.5 -0.6 53.9 42.6 135 $99
903 CIN @SF 1.5 -0.3 64.5 60.0 -150 $56
926 @MIN STL 1.5 0.3 64.3 60.8 -155 $45
905 LAD @MIA -1.5 1.0 51.7 47.6 110 $39
921 CWS @PIT 1.5 -1.1 55.9 52.4 -110 $37
918 @LAA HOU 1.5 -0.1 60.7 58.3 -140 $28
902 @ARI MIL 1.5 0.2 64.0 62.3 -165 $23
911 TB @KC -1.5 0.3 43.3 40.8 145 $21
908 @ATL CHC 1.5 0.3 63.7 63.0 -170 $10
924 @NYM TOR 1.5 0.0 61.3 60.8 -155 $7
920 @BAL PHI -1.5 0.3 36.1 37.7 165 $0
914 @SEA TEX -1.5 0.7 40.8 40.8 145 $0
927 NYY @WAS 1.5 -0.7 60.0 60.8 -155 $0
916 @BOS OAK -1.5 2.0 54.0 55.6 -125 $0

ADDITIONAL GAME INFORMATION
Home Rot Time (ET) Matchup Breakdown Analyze
902 3:40 PM MIL @ ARI Breakdown Analyze
904 3:45 PM CIN @ SF Breakdown Analyze
906 7:10 PM LAD @ MIA Breakdown Analyze
908 7:35 PM CHC @ ATL Breakdown Analyze
910 1:10 PM CLE @ DET Breakdown Analyze
912 2:15 PM TB @ KC Breakdown Analyze
914 3:40 PM TEX @ SEA Breakdown Analyze
916 7:10 PM OAK @ BOS Breakdown Analyze
918 9:40 PM HOU @ LAA Breakdown Analyze
920 12:35 PM PHI @ BAL Breakdown Analyze
922 12:35 PM CWS @ PIT Breakdown Analyze
924 1:10 PM TOR @ NYM Breakdown Analyze
926 1:10 PM STL @ MIN Breakdown Analyze
928 7:05 PM NYY @ WAS Breakdown Analyze

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