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)

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)

NCAAF Week 12 Previews — Nov. 17

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following Nov. 17 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Saturday’s picks will be updated Saturday morning. Links to the full previews are below:

Arizona State at Oregon
Arizona at No. 8 Washington State
Oregon State at No. 17 Washington
Miami at Virginia Tech
UTEP at Western Kentucky
No. 18 Iowa State at No. 13 Texas

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.

Arizona State at Oregon:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon -4 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 64 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Oregon Over 33.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -2.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 33.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -0.5 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Arizona at No. 8 Washington State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State -9.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 61 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Arizona Under 26.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington State -6.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 31.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Arizona Over 12.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Oregon State at No. 17 Washington

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon State +33.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 58.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington -21 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 32.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Miami at Virginia Tech

Side Prediction/Full Game: Miami -5.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 51.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Virginia Tech Under 22.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Virginia Tech +3.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 27 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Virginia Tech over 12.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

UTEP at Western Kentucky

Side Prediction/Full Game: UTEP +7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 47.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: UTEP +4 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 23.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

No. 18 Iowa State at No. 13 Texas

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas -3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 47.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Texas -1.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 23.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Texas -0.5 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Week’s Record: 15-9-0 (.625)
Season Record: 188-172-1 (.522)

1-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-0, .000)
2-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-2, .000)
3-star play record: (8-8, .500)             Season: (117-101, .537)
4-star play record: (4-0, 1.000)           Season: (36-39, .480)
5-star play record: (3-1, .750)             Season: (35-30-1, .538)

NCAAB Picks — Nov. 12 (Long Beach State at Arizona State; Utah at Minnesota)

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

Long Beach State at Arizona State
Utah 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.

Long Beach State at Arizona State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Long Beach State +13.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 160 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Long Beach State +8.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 76 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Utah at Minnesota:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Utah +8.5 (3/5) — LOSS! 
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 147 points (4/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Minnesota -4.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 69.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 3-4-1 (.438)
November Record: 25-23-2 (.520)
Season Record: 25-23-2 (.520)

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: 1-3 (.250)          (12-13-1 (.481) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0-1 (.750)      (6-5-1 (.542) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)          (7-5 (.583) in November)

NCAAF Week 10 Previews — Nov. 1-3 (UPDATED WITH SATURDAY PICKS!!)

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

 

Temple at No. 9 UCF (Thursday Nov. 1)
No. 24 Boston College at Virginia Tech
No. 7 Oklahoma at Texas Tech
No. 12 West Virginia at No. 15 Texas
Rutgers at Wisconsin
San Jose State at Wyoming
California at No. 10 Washington State

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: Temple at No. 9 UCF

Side Prediction/Full Game: Temple +10.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 60.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Temple Under 25.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: UCF -310 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 31 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Temple +3 1Q (4/5) — WIN!

Game 2: No. 24 Boston College at Virginia Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Boston College -2 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 57.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Boston College -0.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 28.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 3: No. 7 Oklahoma at Texas Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas Tech +13 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 77.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Oklahoma Over 45.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oklahoma -7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 39 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Oklahoma Over 23.5 points (5/5) — WIN!

Game 4: No. 12 West Virginia at No. 15 Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: West Virginia +1.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 58 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: West Virginia Over 28.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: West Virginia +0.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 29 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: West Virginia Over 14.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Game 5: Rutgers at Wisconsin:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rutgers +29 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 50.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Wisconsin -17.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 6: San Jose State at Wyoming:

Side Prediction/Full Game: San Jose State +13.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 40.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: San Jose State +7.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 19 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 7: California at No. 10 Washington State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State -10.5 (3/5) — LOSS
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 51.5 points (4/5) — LOSS
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Washington State over 30.5 points (5/5) — LOSS
Side Prediction/Half Time: California +6.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 24.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Washington State over 15.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Week’s Record: 15-21-0 (.417)
Season Record: 173-163-1 (.515)

1-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-0, .000)
2-star play record: (0-0, .000)             Season: (0-2, .000)
3-star play record: (9-13, .409)           Season: (109-93, .540)
4-star play record: (3-4, .429)              Season: (32-39, .451)
5-star play record: (3-4, .429)           Season: (32-29-1, .524)

NCAAF Week 9 Picks — October 27

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following October 27 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

Oregon State at Colorado
Washington State at Stanford
Northern Illinois at BYU
Arizona State at Southern California
Kentucky at Missouri
UAB at UTEP
Oregon at Arizona

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: Oregon State at Colorado

Side Prediction/Full Game: Colorado -24 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 63.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Colorado -14 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 31.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Colorado -7 1Q (5/5) — PUSH!

Game 2: Washington State at Stanford:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State +3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Stanford Under 28.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington State +1 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Over 10.5 points 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 3: Northern Illinois at BYU

Side Prediction/Full Game: BYU -7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 43.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Northern Illinois Under 17.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Northern Illinois +3.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 21.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: BYU -0.5 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 4: Arizona State at Southern California

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State +3 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 51.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: USC Under 27.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Arizona State +2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 26.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Arizona State +115 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 5: Kentucky at Missouri

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kentucky +7 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Kentucky +4 (5/5) — LOSS! 
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Under 13.5 points 1Q (3/5) — WIN!

Game 6: UAB at UTEP

Side Prediction/Full Game: UAB -16 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 48.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: UAB -8.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 24.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: UAB -4 1Q (4/5) — WIN!

Game 7: Oregon at Arizona

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon -9.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 64 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Arizona Under 27.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -6 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 34 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Oregon -3 1Q (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Week’s Record: 22-16-1 (.577)
Season Record: 158-142-1 (.527)

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: (17-8, .680)           Season: (100-80, .556)
4-star play record: (3-4, .429)              Season: (29-35, .453)
5-star play record: (2-4-1, .357)           Season: (29-25-1, .536)

NCAAF Picks Week 5 — September 29

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:

No. 4 Ohio State at No. 9 Penn State
Baylor at No. 6 Oklahoma
Coastal Carolina at Troy
Florida Atlantic at Middle Tennessee
USC at Arizona

Game 1: No. 4 Ohio State at No. 9 Penn State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Ohio State -4.5 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 68 points -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Ohio State over 36.5 points -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Ohio State -2 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 34.5 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Ohio State over 18.5 points -115 (3/5)

Game 2: Baylor at No. 6 Oklahoma:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Baylor +27 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 68 points -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Baylor over 22.5 points -115 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oklahoma -14 -105 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 35.5 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Baylor over 10.5 points -115 (3/5)

Game 3: Coastal Carolina at Troy:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Troy -14 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 56.5 points (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Troy -7.5 -110 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 28.5 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 4: Florida Atlantic at Middle Tennessee:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Middle Tennessee +4.5 +105 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 61.5 points -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Middle Tennessee +1.5 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 31 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 5: USC at Arizona:

Side Prediction/Full Game: USC -3 -120 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 60.5 points -110 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: USC over 31.5 points -110 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Arizona +2 -110 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 30.5 points -110 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: USC over 16.5 points Even (5/5)

Previous Week’s Record: 21-23 (.477)
Season Record: 89-82 (.520)

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: (11-16, .407)       Season: (55-46, .545)
4-star play record: (6-3, .667)           Season: (16-23, .410)
5-star play record: (4-4, .500)           Season: (18-13, .581)