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)

Dec. 1 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.

Charlotte at Charleston

Side Prediction/Full Game: Charleston -17.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 129.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Charleston -8.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 58.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

George Washington at Princeton

Side Prediction/Full Game: Princeton -7 (4/5)  — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 133 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Princeton -4 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 62 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Texas State at UTSA:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas State pick’em (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 138.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Texas State -0.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 65.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Loyola of Chicago at Illinois-Chicago

Side Prediction/Full Game: Loyola -3 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 147.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Loyola -2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 69.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

New Mexico at Bradley

Side Prediction/Full Game: New Mexico +6.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 153.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: New Mexico +3.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 72 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 14-6-0 (.700)
December Record 14-6-0 (.700)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 95-97-6 (.495)

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: 7-3 (.700)          (7-3-0 (.700) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 4-1 (.800)           (4-1-0 (.800) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 3-2 (.600)          (3-2-0 (.600) in December)

NCAAB Picks — Nov. 18 (Indiana at Arkansas; Charleston at Oklahoma State; Washington at Santa Clara; Texas A&M at Minnesota)

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

Indiana at Arkansas
Charleston at Oklahoma State
Washington at Santa Clara
Texas A&M 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.

Indiana at Arkansas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Indiana -4 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 149.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Indiana Over 76.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Indiana -1.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 70.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Indiana Over 36 points (5/5) — LOSS!

Charleston at Oklahoma State:)

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oklahoma State -7 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 140.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Oklahoma State -3.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 65.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Washington at Santa Clara:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington -15.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 138 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Washington -8.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 64 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Texas A&M at Minnesota:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Minnesota -5 (4/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 152.5 points (3/5) — LOSE!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Minnesota -2.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 71 points (5/5) — LOSE!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 7-10-1 (.417)
November Record: 53-51-3 (.509)
Season Record: 53-51-3 (.509)

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: 4-6 (.400)          (26-30-1 (.465) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-2-1 (.375)       (13-10-2 .560 in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)          (14-11 .560 in November)