January 19 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.

Louisiana at Louisiana-Monroe

Side Prediction/Full Game: Louisiana-Monroe -4 (3/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 155 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Louisiana-Monroe -1.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 74 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Missouri at Texas A&M

Side Prediction/Full Game: Missouri +5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 139 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Missouri +2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 65 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Akron at Miami of Ohio:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Miami of Ohio +2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 135 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Akron -0.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 63.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

No. 14 Kentucky at No. 12 Auburn:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Auburn -4.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 147.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Kentucky UNDER 71.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Auburn -2.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 69 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Southern Miss at ODU:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Southern Miss +8 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 124.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Southern Miss +4 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 58 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Wake Forest at No. 9 Virginia Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Virginia Tech -18.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 140.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Virginia Tech -10 (3/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 70 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Colorado State at Utah State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Utah State -15.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 147 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Utah State -9.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 70 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Day’s Record: 11-16-2 (.414)
Previous Day’s Record: 2-4-0 (.333)
January Record 97-93-3 (.510)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 264-246-14 (.517)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (0-0-0 (.000) in January)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (1-1-0 (.500) in January)
3-Star Pick Record: 5-8-2 (.400)          (49-47-3 (.510) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 4-3 (.571)             (25-21-0 (.543) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-5 (.286)             (22-24-0 (.478) in January)

January 12 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.

No. 1 Duke at No. 13 Florida State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Duke -7 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 156.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Florida State +4 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 74.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

No. 16 Ohio State at Iowa

Side Prediction/Full Game: Iowa -2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 147 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Iowa -1.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 69 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Seton Hall at No. 21 Marquette

Side Prediction/Full Game: Marquette -4.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 151 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Marquette -2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 71 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

VCU at Davidson

Side Prediction/Full Game: Davidson -2.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 130 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Davidson -2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 61 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Toledo at Western Michigan

Side Prediction/Full Game: Toledo -6 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 145 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Western Michigan +3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 69 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Texas-Arlington at Coastal Carolina

Side Prediction/Full Game: Coastal Carolina -6 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 142.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Coastal Carolina -3 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 67 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Today’s Record: 15-9-0 (.625)
Previous Day’s Record: 0-5-0 (.000)
January Record 63-49-1 (.562)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 230-202-12 (.532)

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: 6-6 (.500)             (32-24-1 (.570) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 5-1 (.833)             (16-12-0 (.571) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 4-2 (.667)             (15-13-0 (.536) in January)

NCAA Football Picks — Birmingham Bowl

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following Dec. 22 Birmingham Bowl for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below:

Memphis vs. Wake Forest

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.

Memphis vs. Wake Forest

Side Prediction/Full Game: Memphis -3.5 (5/5) LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 73.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Memphis OVER 38.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Memphis -2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: OVER 37.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Memphis OVER 19.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Week’s Record: 3-0-0 (1.000)
Season Record: 243-192-1 (.558)

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: (3-0, 1.000)           Season: (149-115, .564)
4-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (47-42, .528)
5-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (47-35-1, .572)

Dec. 15 — NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’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.

UCSB at Rice

Side Prediction/Full Game: UCSB -5.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 142 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: UCSB -3 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 67.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Kent State at Louisville

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kent State +14 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 148 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Kent State +7.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Over 70 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Charleston at VCU

Side Prediction/Full Game: VCU -6.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 128 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: VCU -3 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 60.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Utah at No. 19 Kentucky

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kentucky -14.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 146.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Kentucky -8.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 68.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Cincinnati at No. 18 Mississippi State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Mississippi State -2.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 130 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Cincinnati +1.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 61 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 10-10 (.500)
December Record 37-29-2 (.559)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 118-120-8 (.496)

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: 5-5 (.500)       (16-16-1 (.500 in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 3-2 (.600)             (11-5-1 (.676) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-3 (.400)             (10-7-0 (.588 in December)

Nov. 28 NCAA Basketball Picks

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

Bradley vs. IUPUI
Rutgers vs. Miami
Hawaii vs. UCLA
Valparaiso vs. UNLV

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.

Bradley vs. IUPUI

Side Prediction/Full Game: Bradley -3.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 134 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: IUPUI +2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 63 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Rutgers vs. Miami

Side Prediction/Full Game: Miami -11 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 139 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Miami -6.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 65 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Hawaii at UCLA

Side Prediction/Full Game: UCLA -14.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 150 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: UCLA -7.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 71 points (3/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Valparaiso at UNLV

Side Prediction/Full Game: UNLV -5.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 140 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: UNLV -3.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 65 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 6-9-1 (.406)
November Record: 79-85-5 (.482)
Season Record: 79-85-5 (.482)

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: 3-4-1 (.438)       (38-48-3 (.444) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-3 (.250)          (20-18-2 (.525) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)          (21-19 (.525) in November)

NCAA Basketball Picks — November 27

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

Illinois at Notre Dame
No. 13 Virginia Tech at Penn 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.

Illinois at Notre Dame

Side Prediction/Full Game: Notre Dame -5.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 148 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Notre Dame -3.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 71 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

No. 13 Virginia Tech at Penn State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Virginia Tech -1.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 139 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Virginia Tech -2 (3/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 65.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 2-5-1 (.313)
November Record: 73-76-4 (.503)
Season Record: 73-76-4 (.503)

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: 1-2-1 (.375)       (35-44-2 (.444) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-2 (.000)          (19-15-2 (.556) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)          (19-17 (.528) 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)