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)

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. 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 7 NCAAF Picks — October 13

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:

Duke at Georgia Tech
UAB at Rice
Ball State at Central Michigan
Purdue at Illinois
No. 22 Texas A&M at South Carolina
Louisiana-Monroe at Coastal Carolina
Hawaii at BYU

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: Duke at Georgia Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Georgia Tech -2 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 56.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Georgia Tech -130 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Georgia Tech -1 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 27.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Over 10.5 points 1Q (3/5)

Game 2: UAB at Rice:

Side Prediction/Full Game: UAB -16.5 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: UAB -460 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 27 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: UAB -450 1Q (3/5)

Game 3: Ball State at Central Michigan:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Ball State +2 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 54 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Ball State +120 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Ball State +1.5 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 27.5 points -115 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Under 10.5 points 1Q -115 (3/5)

Game 4: Purdue at Illinois:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Purdue -10 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 61.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Purdue Over 36.5 points -120 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Purdue -6.5 points (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 32 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Purdue Over 19.5 points (3/5)

Game 5: No. 22 Texas A&M at South Carolina:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas A&M -2 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 52 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Texas A&M -135 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Texas A&M -1 -110 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 26.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Texas A&M -0.5 points +120 (3/5)

Game 6: Louisiana-Monroe at Coastal Carolina:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Coastal Carolina -4.5 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 66.5 points (2/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Coastal Carolina -260 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Coastal Carolina -4 -110 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 34.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Over 14 points 1Q -135 (3/5)

Game 7: Hawaii at BYU:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Hawaii +15 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 54.5 points (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Hawaii Over 22.5 points (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: BYU -330 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 28.5 points (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Hawaii Over 10.5 points (4/5)

Previous Week’s Record: 11-15 (.423)
Season Record: 100-97 (.508)

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: (6-10, .375)       Season: (61-56, .521)
4-star play record: (2-3, .400)           Season: (18-26, .409)
5-star play record: (3-2, .600)           Season: (21-15, .583)