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)

December 22 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Thursday’s college basketball game 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.

Loyola of Chicago at Saint Joseph’s

Side Prediction/Full Game: Saint Joseph’s -3 (4/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  OVER 142 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Saint Joseph’s -1.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 67 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Stanford at San Francisco

Side Prediction/Full Game: Stanford +8.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  UNDER 138.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: San Francisco -4.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 67 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Wisconsin-Green Bay at Evansville

Side Prediction/Full Game: Evansville -4.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 160 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Evansville -2.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 76.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

Previous Day’s Record: 4-7-1 (.375)
December Record 70-53-4 (.567)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 151-144-10 (.511)

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: 3-3 (.500)             (33-29-1 (.532) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-2-1 (.167)          (18-11-3 (.609) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-2 (.333)             (19-11-0 (.633) in December)

Dec. 16 NCAA Basketball Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Sunday’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.

Pacific at Cal State Northridge

Side Prediction/Full Game: Pacific -6 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 152 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Pacific -2 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Over 73.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Miami of Ohio at Northern Kentucky

Side Prediction/Full Game: Northern Kentucky -7.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Under 142 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Northern Kentucky -3.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half:  Under 67.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Previous Day’s Record: 4-4 (.500)
December Record 41-33-2 (.553)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 122-124-8 (.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: 2-2 (.333)             (18-18-1 (.500 in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-2 (.000)             (11-7-1 (.605) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)           (12-7-0 (.632 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. 19

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

Western Michigan at Cincinnati
Eastern Michigan at Rutgers
Utah State vs. Saint Mary’s
Arizona State vs. No. 15 Mississippi 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.

Western Michigan at Cincinnati:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Western Michigan +16 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 135.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Cincinnati -10 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 64 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Eastern Michigan at Rutgers

Side Prediction/Full Game: Eastern Michigan +6.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 135 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Half: Rutgers -3 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 63 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Utah State vs. Saint Mary’s

Side Prediction/Full Game: Saint Mary’s -5.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  Over 144.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Saint Mary’s over 73.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Saint Mary’s -2.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 67 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Saint Mary’s over 35 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Arizona State vs. No. 15 Mississippi State

Side Prediction/Full Game: Mississippi State -4.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 149.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Arizona State under 73 (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Mississippi State -2 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 71 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Arizona State under 34.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 5-11 (.313)
November Record: 58-62-3 (.484)
Season Record: 58-62-3 (.484)

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: 3-7 (.300)          (29-37-1 (.440) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-2 (.500)          (15-12-2 (.552) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-4 (.000)          (14-15 (.483) in November)

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)

NCAAB Picks — Nov. 10 (Wyoming vs. Oregon State; Cal State Northridge vs. Pepperdine)

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

Wyoming vs. Oregon State
Note: The Cal State Northridge-Pepperdine game has been postponed due to the wildfires around the area.

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.

Wyoming vs. Oregon State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Oregon State -9.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 148 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Wyoming under 69 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Oregon State -6 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Under 68 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Oregon State under 37 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Day’s Record: 4-2 (.667)
November Record: 20-13-1 (.603)
Season Record: 20-13-1 (.603)

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: 2-2 (.500)          (10-7-1 (.583) in November)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)        (5-3 (.625) in November)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)        (5-3 (.625) in November)