January 13 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Friday’s college basketball game 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.

Northwestern at No. 2 Michigan

Side Prediction/Full Game: Michigan -12 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 129 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Michigan -7 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 60 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Southern Cal at Oregon

Side Prediction/Full Game: USC +5.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 141.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: USC OVER 67.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: USC +4 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 65 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Today’s Record: 3-6-0 (.333)
Previous Day’s Record: 15-9-0 (.625)
January Record 66-55-1 (.545)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 233-208-12 (.528)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (0-0-0 (.000) in January)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (0-0-0 (.000) in January)
3-Star Pick Record: 1-4 (.200)             (33-28-1 (.540) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)             (17-13-0 (.567) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)             (16-14-0 (.533) in January)

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