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)