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)

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)

NCAAB Picks — Nov. 16 (Milwaukee at Cincinnati; Harvard at Rhode Island; IUPUI at Richmond)

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

Milwaukee at Cincinnati
Harvard at Rhode Island
IUPUI at Richmond

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.

Milwaukee at Cincinnati:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Cincinnati -20 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 133 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Cincinnati -12 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 62.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Harvard at Rhode Island

Side Prediction/Full Game: Harvard +4 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 139 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Harvard +2 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 65 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

IUPUI at Richmond:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Richmond -7.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 144 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: IUPUI +4.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 68 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 5-7 (.417)
November Record: 39-38-2 (.506)
Season Record: 39-38-2 (.506)

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: 3-3 (.500)          (19-21-1 (.476) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-1 (.667)          (10-8-1 (.553) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-3 (.000)          (10-9 (.526) in November)

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)