Streak for the Cash Picks Daily Blog, August 29

Aug 27, 2012; Queens, NY, USA; Victoria Azarenka (BLR) waits to return a serve from Alexandra Panova (RUS) on day one of the 2012 US Open at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Azarenka won 6-0, 6-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

There’s just a few days left to get your green on and close August by reaching your goal in ESPN’s Streak for the Cash game. Whether you’re chasing total wins, winning percentage, or a long winning streak, there’s a solid 18 picks on the board for today from UEFA, the US Open tennis, international soccer, and Major League Baseball.

Yesterday my picks were 3-1, but my most confident pick was the only one to lose so I’m still in the red starting off today. Check out my stats at the bottom of the page for the month of August. I’m trying to decide whether to keep this post running through September so if you’re reading and enjoying let me know in the comments section or on twitter @FantasyCPR

Here’s the picks for today with the one stat you need to know for each matchup.

Picks for 8/29

11:00- Four games or Fewer: Azarenka is seeded #1 and lost just one game in her first round match. Confidence Meter: 3 (out of 10)

1:10- Any Other Result: Isner has played Xavier Malisse three times and he lost the first two finishing the other in tie-breakers 7-6, 7-5. Confidence Meter: 5

2:45- FC Copenhagen: Copenhagen won 1-0 in the first let at home so they already have the edge on aggregate. Confidence Meter: 3

Aug. 28, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA: Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman (right) celebrates with catcher Ryan Hanigan following the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

3:40- Cincinnati Reds: The Reds have won the first two games in the series and Arizona has lost their last five games. Confidence Meter: 6

4:30- Real Madrid win or draw: Real is at home and getting the draw which makes them a solid option. Confidence Meter: 3

7:05- Oakland Athletics: If Cleveland scores a run in this game it would be their first of the series as the A’s are up 10-0 after the first two games. It would also be the first win of Corey Kluber’s MLB career as well. Confidence Meter: 8

8:10- DC United win: The Red Bulls give up lots of goals on the road and DC United scores lots of goals at home. DC won 4-1 earlier this season. Confidence Meter: 5

9:20- Four or Five Plate appearances: In both the first two games of this series, five players batted in the top of the eighth. Confidence Meter: 3

August Results

Overall Record: 82-56 (.594)

Confident Picks (5+): 32-26

Personal Streak: L3

Topics: MLB Picks, MLS Picks, Streak For The Cash Picks, US Open Tennis Picks

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