January 3 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Thursday’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.

UTEP at UTSA

Side Prediction/Full Game: UTSA -5.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 141.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: UTSA -3 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 66.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Utah at Arizona State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State -11.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 146 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Arizona State -350 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 69.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Today’s Record: 6-2-0 (.750)
Previous Day’s Record: 5-7-0 (.417)
January Record 15-10-0 (.600)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 179-162-11 (.524)

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: 3-1 (.750)             (8-5-0 (.615) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.000)             (3-3-0 (.500) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)           (4-2-0 (.667) in January)