January 5 NCAA Basketball Night 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.

Air Force at Utah State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Utah State -18.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 136 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: 
Side Prediction/1st Half: Utah State -11 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: OVER 64 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half: 

West Virginia at Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas -7 (3/5) — PUSH!
Total Prediction/Full Game:  UNDER 141 points (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: West Virginia UNDER 66.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Texas -4 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: UNDER 66 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Half:

Today’s Record: 6-2-1 (.722)
Previous Day’s Record: 12-8-0 (.600)
January Record 33-20-1 (.620)
December Record 86-62-5 (.578)
November Record: 81-91-6 (.472)
Season Record: 200-173-12 (.535)

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: 3-1-1 (.700)          (19-8-1 (.696) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)           (7-6-0 (.538) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-1 (.500)             (7-6-0 (.538) in January)

NCAAF Week 10 Previews — Nov. 1-3 (UPDATED WITH SATURDAY PICKS!!)

These are the condensed versions of picks for the following Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 college football games for Winners and Whiners. Links to the full previews are below and all times listed are Eastern:

 

Temple at No. 9 UCF (Thursday Nov. 1)
No. 24 Boston College at Virginia Tech
No. 7 Oklahoma at Texas Tech
No. 12 West Virginia at No. 15 Texas
Rutgers at Wisconsin
San Jose State at Wyoming
California at No. 10 Washington State

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: Temple at No. 9 UCF

Side Prediction/Full Game: Temple +10.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Under 60.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Temple Under 25.5 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Side Prediction/Half Time: UCF -310 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 31 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Temple +3 1Q (4/5) — WIN!

Game 2: No. 24 Boston College at Virginia Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Boston College -2 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 57.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Boston College -0.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 28.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 3: No. 7 Oklahoma at Texas Tech:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Texas Tech +13 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 77.5 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Oklahoma Over 45.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: Oklahoma -7 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 39 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Oklahoma Over 23.5 points (5/5) — WIN!

Game 4: No. 12 West Virginia at No. 15 Texas:

Side Prediction/Full Game: West Virginia +1.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 58 points (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: West Virginia Over 28.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/Half Time: West Virginia +0.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 29 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: West Virginia Over 14.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Game 5: Rutgers at Wisconsin:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Rutgers +29 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 50.5 points (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: Wisconsin -17.5 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Under 28 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 6: San Jose State at Wyoming:

Side Prediction/Full Game: San Jose State +13.5 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 40.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/Half Time: San Jose State +7.5 (4/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 19 points (5/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time:

Game 7: California at No. 10 Washington State:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Washington State -10.5 (3/5) — LOSS
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 51.5 points (4/5) — LOSS
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Washington State over 30.5 points (5/5) — LOSS
Side Prediction/Half Time: California +6.5 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Half Time: Over 24.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Half Time: Washington State over 15.5 points (3/5) — LOSS!

Previous Week’s Record: 15-21-0 (.417)
Season Record: 173-163-1 (.515)

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: (9-13, .409)           Season: (109-93, .540)
4-star play record: (3-4, .429)              Season: (32-39, .451)
5-star play record: (3-4, .429)           Season: (32-29-1, .524)