Dec. 18 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Tuesday’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.

East Carolina at Charlotte

Side Prediction/Full Game: East Carolina -1 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  UNDER 135 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: East Carolina +0.5 (4.5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 61 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Bradley at Georgia Southern

Side Prediction/Full Game: Georgia Southern -5 (4/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 154.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Georgia Southern -3 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  OVER 72.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Missouri State at Arkansas State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arkansas State +3.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 153.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Arkansas State +1.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  OVER 72.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 4-7-1 (.375)
December Record 46-43-3 (.516)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 127-134-9 (.487)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (0-0 (.000) in December)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (0-1 (.000) in December)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-4 (.333)             (21-23-1 (.478) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-1-1 (.500)         (12-9-2 (.565) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-2 (.333)             (13-10-0 (.565) in December)

 

Author: Chris Altruda

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