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

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 [...]

South Region Featured Game – #12 Oregon vs. #5 Wisconsin

Oregon could be the cagiest 12-seed to back in the South Region! Our own James Scully highlights the clash between Oregon and Wisconsin in his South Region Game of the Week! Check out his full break down for the South region by clicking here. Oregon will battle Wisconsin on Friday, March 22nd at 4:30pm ET. #12 Oregon vs #5 Wisconsin -1.5 A match-up between teams heading in different directions and no evidence suggests a turnaround. Oregon has not resembled the [...]

[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 [...]