Dec. 5 — NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’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.

UC Davis at Northern Illinois:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Northern Illinois -9 (4/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 134 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Northern Illinois -4.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Over 63 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Ball State at Loyola of Chicago

Side Prediction/Full Game:  Loyola -4.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 144 points (3/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Loyola -3 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Over 67.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 1-5-2 (.250)
December Record 22-16-2 (.575)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 103-107-8 (.491)

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: 0-3-1 (.125)        (9-10-1 (.475) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-1-1 (.250)        (6-3-1 (.650) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)           (7-3-0 (.700) in December)

Nov. 30 NCAA Basketball Picks

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

Central Michigan at TCU
No. 22 Wisconsin at No. 14 Iowa

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.

Central Michigan at TCU

Side Prediction/Full Game: Central Michigan +14 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 150.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Central Michigan +7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 72 points (4/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

No. 22 Wisconsin at No. 14 Iowa

Side Prediction/Full Game: Wisconsin pick ’em (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 143 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Wisconsin -1 (5/5) — LOSS
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 66.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Wisconsin over 34 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 2-6-1 (.278)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 81-91-6 (.472)

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: 1-4 (.200)          (39-52-3 (.431) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0-1 (.750)      (21-18-3 (.536) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-2 (.000)          (21-21 (.500) in November)

NCAA Basketball Picks — November 26

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

Eastern Michigan at TCU
Minnesota at Boston College

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.

Eastern Michigan at TCU:

Side Prediction/Full Game: TCU -13 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 132.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: TCU -7.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 62 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Minnesota at Boston College

Side Prediction/Full Game: Minnesota Pick ’em (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 148.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Boston College -0.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 71 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 6-2 (.750)
November Record: 71-71-3 (.500)
Season Record: 71-71-3 (.500)

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)          (34-42-1 (.448) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)        (19-13-2 (.588) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)        (18-16 (.529) in November)

NCAA Basketball Picks — November 21

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

Dartmouth at No. 22 Buffalo
Minnesota vs. Washington
Rice at BYU

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.

Dartmouth at No. 22 Buffalo

Side Prediction/Full Game: Buffalo -18.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 151 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Dartmouth +11.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 72.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

 

Minnesota vs. Washington 

Side Prediction/Full Game: Minnesota pick ’em (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 146 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Minnesota +0.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 69.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

 

Rice at BYU

Side Prediction/Full Game: BYU -17.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 153 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: BYU -11.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under Over 74.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 7-5 (.583)
November Record: 65-67-3 (.493)
Season Record: 65-67-3 (.493)

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)          (32-40-1 (.445) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-1 (.667)          (17-13-2 (.563) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-1 (.667)          (16-16 (.500) in November)

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. 9 (Northern Kentucky vs. Northern Illinois; Rice vs. Penn; Air Force vs. Texas State)

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

Northern Kentucky vs. Northern Illinois
Rice vs. Penn
Air Force vs. Texas 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.

Northern Kentucky vs. Northern Illinois:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Northern Kentucky -4 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 141 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Northern Kentucky -2 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 67 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Rice vs. Penn:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Penn -15 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 148 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Penn -7.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 68.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Air Force vs. Texas State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Air Force +6 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 132 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Texas State -2.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 61 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 5-7 (.417)
November Record: 16-11-1 (.589)
Season Record: 16-11-1 (.589)

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)       (8-5-1 (.607) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-2 (.333)          (4-3 (.571) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-2 (.333)          (4-3 (.571) in November)

 

Week 8 NCAAF Picks — October 20

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following October 13 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

No. 1 Alabama at Tennessee
Buffalo at Toledo
Eastern Michigan at Ball State
No. 16 N.C. State at No. 3 Clemson
No. 2 Ohio State at Purdue

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.

Game 1: No. 1 Alabama at Tennessee:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Alabama -28.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 57 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Alabama -20 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 32 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 2: No. 2 Ohio State at Purdue:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Ohio State -13.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 65.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Ohio State over 40.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Ohio State -7 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 35 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to score in first 5:00 (3/5) — LOSS!

Game 3: No. 16 North Carolina State at No. 3 Clemson:

Side Prediction/Full Game: North Carolina State +17.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 57.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: North Carolina State under 20.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: North Carolina State +10 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 29.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to score in first 5:30 (3/5) — LOSS!

Game 4: Buffalo at Toledo:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Buffalo +1.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 67 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Buffalo Pick’ em (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 30.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 5: Eastern Michigan at Ball State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Ball State +3 (2/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 51.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Ball State +1.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 22.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Previous Week’s Record: 10-14 (.417)
Season Record: 136-126 (.519)

1-star play record: (0-0, .000)           Season: (0-0, .000)
2-star play record: (0-1, .000)           Season: (0-2, .000)
3-star play record: (5-8, .385)           Season: (83-72, .535)
4-star play record: (3-2, .600)           Season: (26-31, .456)
5-star play record: (2-3, .400)           Season: (27-21, .563)