January 10 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.

North Texas at UTEP:

Side Prediction/Full Game: North Texas -5.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 137 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: North Texas -3 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 63 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Washington at Utah:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Utah +2 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 141 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Utah +1.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 66.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Today’s Record: 4-4-0 (.500)
Previous Day’s Record: 5-7-0 (.417)
January Record 48-35-1 (.577)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 215-188-12 (.533)

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: 2-2 (.500)             (26-15-1 (.631) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)             (11-10-0 (.524) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)             (11-10-0 (.524) in January)

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)

December 29 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.

No. 6 Nevada at Utah

Side Prediction/Full Game: Nevada -7.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 145 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Nevada -4.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 69.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Eastern Michigan at No. 5 Kansas

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kansas -22.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 140 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Kansas -13 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 65 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Xavier at DePaul

Side Prediction/Full Game: Xavier +2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  UNDER 144 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:  DePaul UNDER 73 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: DePaul -1 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 68 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Santa Clara vs. Washington State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State -7 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 150 points (3/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Washington State -4.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 71 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Previous Day’s Record: 9-7-1 (.559)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 167-153-11 (.521)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)             (0-0 (.000) in December)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (1.000)           (1-1 (.500) in December)
3-Star Pick Record: 4-4-1 (.500)          (41-34-2 (.545) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 3-1 (.750)             (22-13-3 (.618) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)             (22-14-0 (.611) in December)

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)

NCAAF Week 13 Picks — Nov. 24

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following Nov. 24 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Saturday’s picks will be updated Saturday morning. Links to the full previews are below:

Troy at Appalachian State
Wyoming at New Mexico
UAB at Middle Tennessee
Colorado at California
BYU at No. 18 Utah

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.

Troy at Appalachian State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Appalachian State -10.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 48 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Appalachian State -7 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 23 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Wyoming at New Mexico

Side Prediction/Full Game: Wyoming -7 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 45 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Wyoming -4 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 21.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

UAB at Middle Tennessee

Side Prediction/Full Game: Middle Tennessee +2 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 52 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Middle Tennessee +1.5 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 26 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Colorado at California

Side Prediction/Full Game: California -12.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 43 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: California -6.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 22.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

BYU at No. 18 Utah

Side Prediction/Full Game: BYU +13.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 44 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Utah under 27.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: BYU +7 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 22.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Utah under 14.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Week’s Record: 16-6-0 (.727)
Season Record: 224-189-1 (.542)

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: (10-2, .833)           Season: (139-110, .558)
4-star play record: (3-2, .600)             Season: (44-42, .512)
5-star play record: (3-2, .600)             Season: (41-35-1, .539)

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 picks — Week 3 (September 15)

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following September 15 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

No. 21 Miami (Fla) at Toledo, Noon
Texas-El Paso at Tennessee, Noon
Ball State at Indiana, Noon
Duke at Baylor, 3:30 p.m.
Colorado State at Florida, 4 p.m.
North Texas at Arkansas, 4 p.m.
Houston at Texas Tech, 4:15 p.m.
Arkansas State at Tulsa, 7 p.m.
Massachusetts at Florida International, 7:30 p.m.
No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 15 TCU, 8 p.m. (at Dallas)
No. 9 Washington at Utah, 10 p.m.

Confidence rating is in parentheses. Also note, given the volume of college football games (and picks), a “5” rating does not imply the best pick of the day’s games, simply the best pick of that individual game.

Game 1: No. 21 Miami at Toledo:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Miami -9.5 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 56.5 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Toledo Under 23.5 (5/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Miami -6.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 29.5 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to score in first 5:30 (3/5)

Game 2: Texas-El Paso at Tennessee:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Tennessee -29.5 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 49 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Tennessee -18.5 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 26 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 3: Ball State at Indiana:

Side Prediction/Full Game:  Ball State +14 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 57.5 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Indiana -7.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 30.5 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 4: Duke at Baylor:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Baylor -6 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 50.5 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Duke Under 21.5 (4/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Baylor -3.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 24.5 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Under 45.5 yards for longest TD (4/5)

Game 5: Colorado State at Florida:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Colorado State +19 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 58 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Colorado State +11.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 30.5 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 6: North Texas at Arkansas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: North Texas +7 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 70.5 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: North Texas +4 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 35 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 7: Houston at Texas Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Houston +2.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 69 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Over 63.5 yards for longest TD (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Texas Tech +0.5 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 35 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Yes to score in first 5:00 (3/5)

Game 8: Arkansas State at Tulsa:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Tulsa +2 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 72 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Arkansas State Pick’em (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 36.5 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 9: Massachusetts at Florida International:

Side Prediction/Full Game: FIU -4 (4/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 59.5 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: FIU -3 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 32 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 10: No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 15 TCU:

Side Prediction/Full Game: TCU +13 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 58 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Ohio State Under 36.5 (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Ohio State -7 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 30 (5/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: No to score in first 5:30 (3/5)

Game 11: No. 10 Washington at Utah:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington -6 (3/5)
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 47.5 (4/5)
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Under 44.5 yards for longest TD (3/5)
Side Prediction/Half Time: Washington -3 (5/5)
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 23.5 (3/5)
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Washington scores 1st (3/5)

Previous Week’s Record: 25-18 (.581)
Season Record: 44-35 (.557)

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: (16-12, .571)       Season: (30-19, .612)
4-star play record: (4-3, .571)           Season: (6-11, .353)
5-star play record: (5-3, .625)           Season: (8-5, .613)