Dec. 2 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Sunday’s college basketball games for Winners and Whiners. A link to the full preview is below, and confidence ratings are in parentheses.

Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games when there are multiple games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Illinois at Nebraska

Side Prediction/Full Game:  Nebraska -12 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 145 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Illinois +7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 69 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Minnesota at No. 16 Ohio State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Ohio State -6.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 139.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Ohio State -4.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 65 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 6-2-0 (.750)
December Record 20-8-0 (.714)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 101-99-6 (.505)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in December)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in December)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.667)           (9-5-0 (.643) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (.800)           (6-1-0 (.570) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)         (5-2-0 (.714) in December)

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