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

[VIDEO] James Scully Breaks Down The Big Game

It's felt like a long two weeks since Championship Sunday, but The Big Game is almost here. The New England Patriots have sat as -2.5 point favorites all week, though we could see some uptick in action as we approach game time. Scully was on New England's side when this line broke last week. Has he changed his mind? Check out Scully as he breaks down The Big Game below in his own two-minute drill (2:18 watch): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWlHlySD5wM This is [...]

Scully’s NFL Championship Preview

A pair of overtime thrillers decided this year’s Super Bowl match-up, with the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots winning conference championships on the road. The Rams opened as a slight choice but bettors quickly pushed New England into the favorite’s role. From 1983-to-2012, a span of 29 years, every Super Bowl favorite was giving at least three points and that led to numerous blowout wins. But underdogs have fared well this century, recording a 10-4-1 ATS record in [...]

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[VIDEO] 2019 AFC Championship Breakdown ft. Scully and Shapiro

Scott Shapiro and James Scully come together to offer a tight run down of the 2019 AFC Championship game featuring the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs. This is the first time in eons where the Patriots are underdogs, and the narrative of late has been around the frigid, arctic blast that is supposed to roll through Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Who's got the advantage? The New England Patriots have been doubted before, including last week where many thought [...]

[VIDEO] 2019 NFC Championship Betting Preview ft. Scully and Shapiro

Our very own Scott Shapiro and James Scully join forces to discuss the 2019 NFC Championship betting lines. The New Orleans Saints host the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, January 20th at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The home bound Saints are 3.5-point favorites after blasting their way past the Philadelphia Eagles in a tight, divisional playoff game last weekend. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Rams made short work of the Dallas Cowboys on route to the 2019 NFC Championship game, securing coach [...]

Scully’s NFL Free Picks – Divisional Playoffs Sunday

Los Angeles Chargers +4 vs New England Patriots (Sunday 1:05 p.m. ET) Intriguing match-up between AFC powerhouse New England, who has made the last two Super Bowls, and a 13-4 Chargers team that has covered seven straight on the road. Los Angeles arguably playing better football, winning on the road at Pittsburgh, Kansas City and Baltimore over the last six weeks. New England did not face a playoff team during the second half of the season but lost three of [...]

Scully’s NFL Free Picks – Divisional Playoffs Saturday

Indianapolis Colts +5.5 vs Kansas City Chiefs (Saturday 4:35 p.m. ET) Expect fireworks. Kansas City led the NFL in scoring, averaging 35.3 points per game behind superstar Patrick Mahones, who threw for 5,097 yards and 50 TDs in his first year at the helm. Indianapolis ranked seventh in scoring (27.1 points) and exit an impressive wildcard-round showing at Houston, jumping out to a 21-0 halftime advantage and surrendering no sacks as Andrew Luck had all day to throw against one [...]

College Football Championship Game Preview

Clemson Tigers +5.5 vs Alabama Crimson Tide (Monday 8 p.m. ET) Powerhouse programs will meet in the national championship game for the third time in four years, with Alabama winning by a 45-40 margin in 2015 and Clemson prevailing by a 35-31 score in 2016. Both highly-rated defenses are stocked with NFL prospects, but this game is all about the firepower with Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence leading dynamic attacks. Alabama averaged 47.7 points per game, scoring 50 [...]

Scully’s 2019 NFL Wild Card Free Picks – Playoffs Wildcard Round

After finishing the regular season at an even 40-40-3 ATS (50%), our very own James Scully has survived to tell the tale. He breaks down his favorite  2019 NFL Wild Card Free Picks below with playoff lives on the line! Enjoy. Indianapolis Colts +1.5 vs Houston Texans (Saturday 4:35 p.m. ET) Divisional rivals split meetings during regular season, each prevailing by three points on the road, and another close game can be expected. Both team play solid defense and feature [...]

Scully’s 2018 College Football Playoff Free Picks

College Football Semi Final - 2018 Orange Bowl Notre Dame Fighting Irish +13 vs Clemson Tigers (Saturday 4 p.m. ET) A pair of stingy defenses will be on display in the first national semifinal game, with Clemson and Notre Dame each ranked in the top 10 for scoring defense this season. And both offenses are averaging more than 35 points per game under their present quarterback. Oddsmakers made Clemson a double-digit favorite, but I’m expecting a much closer affair. Notre [...]

Scully’s Week 17 NFL Free Picks

The final week of the regular season is the most difficult to find value in, which is why James Scully is delivering a late Christmas present with his Week 17 NFL free picks! Enjoy and happy holidays from all of us here at BetAmerica! *ATS (Against the Spread) / SU (Straight Up) * PK indicates pick *home team in caps Cleveland Browns +6 vs Baltimore Ravens (Sunday 1 p.m. ET) Cleveland (+6) turned season around once Hue Jackson was fired, [...]