January 7 NBA Picks — L.A. Lakers (21-19) at Dallas (18-21)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Monday’s NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks 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.

Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks

Side Prediction/Full Game: Mavericks -8 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 222.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Lakers UNDER 107.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Mavericks -4.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 113 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers UNDER 27.5 points 1st Quarter (4/5) — WIN!

Day’s Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
Previous Day’s Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
January Record: 11-7-0 (.611)
December Record: 4-0-0 (1.000)
November Record: 4-2-0 (.667)
October Record: 14-30-0 (.286)
Season Record: 33-39-0 (.458)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in January)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (0-0 (.000) in January)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)        (7-5 (.583) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-2 (.333) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (3-0 (1.000) in January)

NBA Picks — Nov. 7 (Minnesota at L.A. Lakers)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers 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.

Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Lakers:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves +6 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 239 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Timberwolves over 116.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Timberwolves +3.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 123 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers Under 31.5 points 1st Quarter (5/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 4-2 (.667)
November Record: 4-2 (1.000)
October Record: 12-30 (.286)
Season Record: 16-32 (.333)

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: 2-2 (.500)        (2-2 (.500) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-0 (1.000) in November)

 

NBA Picks — Oct. 24 (L.A. Lakers at Phoenix)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns 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.

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix Suns:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Lakers -2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 237 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Lakers Over 121.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Lakers -2.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 122 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers Over 62.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 5-1 (.833)
October Record: 7-23 (.233)
Season Record: 7-23 (.233)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-1 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (1-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 3-1 (.750)        (4-14 (.222) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-4 (.200) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-4 (.200) in October)