Dec. 4 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Tuesday’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.

Texas-Arlington at Missouri:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Arlington +11.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 134.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Arlington +7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 62.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

UTEP at Marquette:

Side Prediction/Full Game:  Marquette -21 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 142 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Marquette -12.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Over 67 points (5/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 2-5-1 (.313)
December Record 23-16-1 (.588)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 104-107-7 (.493)

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: 1-3 (.333)            (10-10-0 (.500) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-2 (.000)            (6-4-0 (.600) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0-1 (.750)         (7-2-1 (.750) in December)

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)

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 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)