January 7 NBA Picks — L.A. Lakers (21-19) at Dallas (18-21)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’s NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers 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.

Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks

Side Prediction/Full Game: Mavericks -8 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 222.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Lakers UNDER 107.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Mavericks -4.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 113 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers UNDER 27.5 points 1st Quarter (4/5) — WIN!

Day’s Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
Previous Day’s Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
January Record: 11-7-0 (.611)
December Record: 4-0-0 (1.000)
November Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
October Record: 14-30-0 (.286)
Season Record: 33-39-0 (.458)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in January)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in January)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)        (7-5 (.583) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-2 (.333) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (3-0 (1.000) in January)

January 5 NBA Picks — Golden State (25-14) at Sacramento (19-19)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s NBA game between the Golden State Warriors 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.

Golden State Warriors at Sacramento Kings

Side Prediction/Full Game: Warriors -7.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 238.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Buddy Hield OVER 21.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Warriors -4 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 123 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Warriors OVER 63.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Day’s Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
Previous Day’s Record: 3-3 (.500)
January Record: 7-5-0 (.583)
December Record: 4-0-0 (1.000)
November Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
October Record: 14-30-0 (.286)
Season Record: 29-37-0 (.439)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in January)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in January)
3-Star Pick Record: 3-1 (.667)        (5-3 (.625) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)        (0-2 (.000) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (2-0 (1.000) in January)

January 4 NBA Picks — Oklahoma City (24-13) at Portland (22-16)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Friday’s NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers 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.

Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Trail Blazers -1 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 224 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Thunder UNDER 112 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Thunder Pick ‘Em (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 115 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Trail Blazers UNDER 29.5 points 1st Quarter (3/5) — WIN!

Day’s Record: 3-3-0 (.500)
Previous Day’s Record: 4-0 (1.000)
January Record: 3-3-0 (.500)
December Record: 4-0-0 (1.000)
November Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
October Record: 14-30-0 (.286)
Season Record: 23-35-0 (.397)

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

December 26 NBA Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Sacramento Kings 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 Kings at Los Angeles Clippers:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Clippers -5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 236.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Clippers -3 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 122.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 4-0 (1.000)
December Record: 4-0 (1.000)
November Record: 4-2 (.667)
October Record: 14-30 (.286)
Season Record: 20-32 (.375)

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: 2-0 (1.000)      (2-0 (1.000) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in December)

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)