NBA Picks — Nov. 7 (Minnesota at L.A. Lakers)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers 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.

Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Lakers:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves +6 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 239 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves over 116.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Timberwolves +3.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 123 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers Under 31.5 points 1st Quarter (5/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 4-2 (.667)
November Record: 4-2 (1.000)
October Record: 12-30 (.286)
Season Record: 16-32 (.333)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in November)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in November)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)        (2-2 (.500) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in November)

 

NBA Picks — Oct. 27 (Orlando at Milwaukee)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s NBA game between the Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks 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.

Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Bucks -8.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 222 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Bucks Over 115 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Bucks -5.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 112.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Bucks Over 59 points (5/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 4-2 (.667)
October Record: 12-30 (.286)
Season Record: 12-30 (.286)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-1 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)         (1-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)         (7-19 (.269) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)        (2-5 (.286) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)        (2-5 (.286) in October)

 

NBA Picks — Oct. 26 (Washington at Sacramento)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Friday’s NBA game between the Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings 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.

Washington Wizards at Sacramento Kings:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kings +4.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 237.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Wizards over 120.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Kings +120 1st quarter (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 121.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Kings Over 30 points 1Q (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 1-5 (.167)
October Record: 8-28 (.222)
Season Record: 8-28 (.222)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-1 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (1-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 1-3 (.250)        (5-17 (.227) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)        (1-5 (.167) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)        (1-5 (.167) in October)

 

NBA Picks — Oct. 24 (L.A. Lakers at Phoenix)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns 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.

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix Suns:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Lakers -2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 237 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Lakers Over 121.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Lakers -2.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 122 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers Over 62.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 5-1 (.833)
October Record: 7-23 (.233)
Season Record: 7-23 (.233)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-1 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (1-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 3-1 (.750)        (4-14 (.222) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-4 (.200) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-4 (.200) in October)

 

 

NBA Picks — Oct. 21 (Sacramento at Oklahoma City; Houston at L.A. Clippers)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Sunday’s NBA games between the Sacramento Kings and Oklahoma City Thunder, and Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers 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.

Sacramento at Oklahoma City:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kings +10 (-110) 2/5 — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 217 points (-110) 3/5 — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Thunder Under 113.5 points (-110) 4/5 — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Thunder -300 5/5 — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 111 points (-110) 3/5 — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Thunder Under 30 points (-110) 3/5 — LOSS!

Houston at Los Angeles Clippers:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rockets -+2 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 225 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Clippers Under 112 (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Rockets +1 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 113.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Rockets first to 20 (1/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 1-11 (.083)
October Record: 2-22 (.083)
Season Record: 2-22 (.083)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)          (0-1 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)        (1-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 0-6 (.000)        (1-13 (.071) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-2 (.000)          (0-4 (.000) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-2 (.000)          (0-4 (.000) in October)

NBA Picks — Oct. 20 (Minnesota at Dallas)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s NBA game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Dallas Mavericks 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.

Minnesota at Dallas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves -2.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 216 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves Under 111 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Timberwolves -0.5 points -110 (3/5) — LOSS! 
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 110 points -110 (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Mavericks Under 27.5 points 1Q -115 (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 0-6 (.000)
October Record: 1-11 (.083)
Season Record: 1-11 (.083)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 1-5 (.167)          (1-7 (.125) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)          (0-2 (.000) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)          (0-2 (.000) in October)

NBA Picks — Oct. 19 (Atlanta at Memphis)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Friday’s NBA game between the Atlanta Hawks and Memphis Grizzlies 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.

Atlanta at Memphis:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Hawks +7.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 214.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Grizzlies Under 111 points (5/5)
Side Prediction/1st Half: Hawks +4 (3/5)
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 106.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Memphis -200 (3/5)

Previous Day’s Record: 0-0 (.000)
October Record: 0-0 (.000)
Season Record: 0-0 (.000)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-0 (.000) in October)