About James Scully

James Scully is a passionate sports analyst who grew up traveling to various sporting events around the country. James follows the NFL and NCAA, but also plays golf and other sports as time allows. Whether it be pro or college football, basketball, baseball…James can share solid insight with actionable information. When James isn’t watching sports, he can be found handicapping horse racing and playing golf. Twitter: @James_Scully111

Scully’s Week 2 NFL picks: Playing a hot hand in Dallas

Week 1 in the NFL told us a lot about the upper-echelon teams and exposed holes in others. A couple of projected playoff teams that got off to fast starts are among this week’s five pack of picks, and we’re playing the road team Monday night.

Scully’s NCAAF Week 3 picks: Maryland, USC poised to keep rolling

This week’s quartet of college football picks includes a pair of hot teams outperforming expectations. We also expect a rebound performance from a Big 12 squad that squeaked by in its opener and will fade an ACC team in Week 3.

Scully’s Week 1 NFL picks: Ravens ready for a blowout

This week our plays focus upon a couple expected playoff teams in favorable spots, a pair of home teams against West Coast opponents and a defensive stalwart looking to regain lost luster.

Scully’s NCAAF Week 2 picks: Cincinnati poised for breakout game

Our four-pack of weekly College Football picks got off to a fast start in Week 1 with a 3-1 ATS record, and we’re motivated for Week 2. We will play a pair of double-digit dogs, take a stand against a once-proud program now in a mess and back one of the top defenses in the country laying a reasonable number on the road.

James Scully’s NCAAF free picks: Week 1

A pair of games took place last Saturday, but Week 1's full slate of games begins Thursday, and we’re excited to build upon a successful first season at BetAmerica (35-21-1 ATS) with a weekly four-pack of free picks.

Scully’s NCAAF free picks: Florida vs Miami, Arizona vs Hawaii

The college football season begins with a pair of games Saturday. We had a successful first year at BetAmerica.com, with a 35-21-1 ATS record from our picks in 2018, and we will look to build on it.

The Case for Tommy Fleetwood in the 2019 Masters

The third time could be the charm for Tommy Fleetwod in the 2019 Masters. After failing to make the cut in his first Masters appearance two years ago, Fleetwood shot 66 in the third round last year and was tied for sixth entering Sunday at Augusta National. He didn’t carry the momentum forward, sliding to 17th after a final-round 74, but the experience proved beneficial. “It takes you a little time to get used to the atmosphere at majors,” the [...]

Scully’s South Region Free Picks – Will Oregon Continue Late Season Surge?

Visit our sportsbook to view the full Sunday slate! #10 Iowa Hawkeyes vs #2 Tennessee Volunteers -8.0 Tennessee lost their focus in first round win, allowing a 14-point lead slip away as 15-seed Colgate rallied to tie game midway through second half behind three-point shooting and good defense, but eventually disposed of their pesky opponent. Look for a more inspired performance against a shaky defensive team. Iowa couldn’t stop anybody at the end of the season, losing five of six [...]

South Region Round of 32 Preview: #6 Villanova vs. #3 Purdue

James Scully drops in with his feature game for Saturday as Villanova takes on Purdue! [Saturday, March 23] #6 Villanova vs #3 Purdue -4 Intriguing second-round match-up between conference champions. Purdue, who shared the Big Ten regular-season title with Michigan State, dominated most of the way, recording a 13-point victory over Old Dominion in the first round Thursday. Villanova, the defending national champions and winner of the Big East regular-season and conference tourney titles, exits a four-point triumph over St. [...]

The 2019 NCAA Tournament – South Region Free Picks

James Scully rocks the rim with a full breakdown of South Region Free Picks! Looking for Oregon-Wisconsin? Well, Scully paid particular attention that matchup for very good reason in a separate deep dive. You can read that preview by clicking here to see who prevails in Oregon-Wisconsin, or continue on for the rest of the games! [Thursday, March 21st] #11 Saint Mary’s vs #6 Villanova -5.5 St. Mary’s enters on a hot streak, winning seven of the last eight including [...]