Dec. 17 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’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.

No. 20 Arizona State at Vanderbilt

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State -1 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 152 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Vanderbilt +0.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  OVER 73.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 1-3 (.250)
December Record 42-36-2 (.538)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 123-127-8 (.492)

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: 1-1 (.500)             (19-19-1 (.500) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)             (11-8-1 (.575) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)             (12-8-0 (.600) in December)

NCAAB Picks — Nov. 19

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’s college basketball games for Winners and Whiners featuring:

Western Michigan at Cincinnati
Eastern Michigan at Rutgers
Utah State vs. Saint Mary’s
Arizona State vs. No. 15 Mississippi State

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.

Western Michigan at Cincinnati:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Western Michigan +16 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 135.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Cincinnati -10 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 64 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Eastern Michigan at Rutgers

Side Prediction/Full Game: Eastern Michigan +6.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 135 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Rutgers -3 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 63 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Utah State vs. Saint Mary’s

Side Prediction/Full Game: Saint Mary’s -5.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 144.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Saint Mary’s over 73.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Saint Mary’s -2.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 67 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Saint Mary’s over 35 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Arizona State vs. No. 15 Mississippi State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Mississippi State -4.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 149.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State under 73 (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Mississippi State -2 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 71 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Arizona State under 34.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 5-11 (.313)
November Record: 58-62-3 (.484)
Season Record: 58-62-3 (.484)

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: 3-7 (.300)          (29-37-1 (.440) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)          (15-12-2 (.552) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-4 (.000)          (14-15 (.483) in November)

NCAAF Week 12 Previews — Nov. 17

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following Nov. 17 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Saturday’s picks will be updated Saturday morning. Links to the full previews are below:

Arizona State at Oregon
Arizona at No. 8 Washington State
Oregon State at No. 17 Washington
Miami at Virginia Tech
UTEP at Western Kentucky
No. 18 Iowa State at No. 13 Texas

Confidence rating is in parentheses. Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Arizona State at Oregon:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon -4 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 64 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Oregon Over 33.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -2.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 33.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -0.5 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Arizona at No. 8 Washington State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State -9.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 61 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Arizona Under 26.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington State -6.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 31.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Arizona Over 12.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Oregon State at No. 17 Washington

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon State +33.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 58.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington -21 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 32.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Miami at Virginia Tech

Side Prediction/Full Game: Miami -5.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 51.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Virginia Tech Under 22.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Virginia Tech +3.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 27 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Virginia Tech over 12.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

UTEP at Western Kentucky

Side Prediction/Full Game: UTEP +7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 47.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: UTEP +4 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 23.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

No. 18 Iowa State at No. 13 Texas

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas -3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 47.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Texas -1.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 23.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Texas -0.5 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Week’s Record: 15-9-0 (.625)
Season Record: 188-172-1 (.522)

1-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-0, .000)
2-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-2, .000)
3-star play record: (8-8, .500)             Season: (117-101, .537)
4-star play record: (4-0, 1.000)           Season: (36-39, .480)
5-star play record: (3-1, .750)             Season: (35-30-1, .538)

NCAAB Picks — Nov. 12 (Long Beach State at Arizona State; Utah at Minnesota)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’s college basketball games for Winners and Whiners featuring:

Long Beach State at Arizona State
Utah at Minnesota

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.

Long Beach State at Arizona State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Long Beach State +13.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 160 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Long Beach State +8.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 76 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Utah at Minnesota:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Utah +8.5 (3/5) — LOSS! 
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 147 points (4/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Minnesota -4.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 69.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 3-4-1 (.438)
November Record: 25-23-2 (.520)
Season Record: 25-23-2 (.520)

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: 1-3 (.250)          (12-13-1 (.481) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0-1 (.750)      (6-5-1 (.542) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)          (7-5 (.583) in November)

NCAAF Week 9 Picks — October 27

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following October 27 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

Oregon State at Colorado
Washington State at Stanford
Northern Illinois at BYU
Arizona State at Southern California
Kentucky at Missouri
UAB at UTEP
Oregon at Arizona

Confidence rating is in parentheses. Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Game 1: Oregon State at Colorado

Side Prediction/Full Game: Colorado -24 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 63.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Colorado -14 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 31.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Colorado -7 1Q (5/5) — PUSH!

Game 2: Washington State at Stanford:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State +3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Stanford Under 28.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington State +1 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Over 10.5 points 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 3: Northern Illinois at BYU

Side Prediction/Full Game: BYU -7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 43.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Northern Illinois Under 17.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Northern Illinois +3.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 21.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: BYU -0.5 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 4: Arizona State at Southern California

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State +3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 51.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: USC Under 27.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Arizona State +2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 26.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Arizona State +115 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 5: Kentucky at Missouri

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kentucky +7 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Kentucky +4 (5/5) — LOSS! 
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Under 13.5 points 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 6: UAB at UTEP

Side Prediction/Full Game: UAB -16 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 48.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: UAB -8.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 24.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: UAB -4 1Q (4/5) — WIN!

Game 7: Oregon at Arizona

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon -9.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 64 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Arizona Under 27.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -6 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 34 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -3 1Q (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Week’s Record: 22-16-1 (.577)
Season Record: 158-142-1 (.527)

1-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-0, .000)
2-star play record: (0-1, .000)             Season: (0-2, .000)
3-star play record: (17-8, .680)           Season: (100-80, .556)
4-star play record: (3-4, .429)              Season: (29-35, .453)
5-star play record: (2-4-1, .357)           Season: (29-25-1, .536)

NCAAF Week 6 Picks — October 6

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following September 22 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

Confidence rating is in parentheses. Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Tulane at Cincinnati
Missouri at South Carolina
No. 5 LSU at No. 22 Florida
Ohio at Kent State
Arizona State at No. 21 Colorado
Liberty at New Mexico State

Game 1: Tulane at Cincinnati:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Cincinnati -7 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 52.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Tulane Under 20.5 points (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Cincinnati -4 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 24 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to score in first 6:00 (3/5)

Game 2: Missouri at South Carolina:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Missouri +2.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 62 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Missouri +0.5 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 33 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 3: No. 5 LSU at No. 22 Florida:

Side Prediction/Full Game: LSU -3 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 44 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Florida Under 21.5 points (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: LSU -1 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 22.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Longest TD over 40.5 yards (3/5)

Game 4: Ohio at Kent State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Ohio -12.5 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 69.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Ohio -7 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 35 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 5: Arizona State at No. 21 Colorado:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Colorado -2.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 61/5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Colorado -1 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 33.5 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 6: Liberty at New Mexico State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Liberty -4 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 62.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Liberty -2.5 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 33 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Previous Week’s Record: 11-15 (.423)
Season Record: 100-97 (.508)

1-star play record: (0-0, .000)           Season: (0-0, .000)
2-star play record: (0-0, .000)           Season: (0-0, .000)
3-star play record: (6-10, .375)       Season: (61-56, .521)
4-star play record: (2-3, .400)           Season: (18-26, .409)
5-star play record: (3-2, .600)           Season: (21-15, .583)