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

Handicapping Friday’s John Battaglia Memorial at Turfway Park

February 13th, 2020 8:11 pmJames Scully

Friday’s $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial S. at Turfway Park has a few horses cross-entered to other races, but it remains extremely competitive on paper
Projected speed in King Cotton the key to Oaklawn Pick 3

February 7th, 2020 9:30 pmJames Scully

Share the Upside has the potential to be the controlling speed in the King Cotton Stakes.
Duke of Carthania key to Fair Grounds Pick 3 sequence

January 31st, 2020 10:08 pmJames Scully

Three-year-olds will contest Saturday’s $60,000 Randy P. Romero S. at Fair Grounds, and plenty of speed is signed on for the one-mile turf affair.
Scully's Super Bowl LIV preview

January 30th, 2020 4:35 pmJames Scully

Super Bowl LIV features a compelling matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. Miami will host the championship game for a record 11th time, and kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. ET.
Nelson J. Menard Memorial pick & Pick 3 play at Fair Grounds

January 24th, 2020 7:23 pmJames Scully

The $75,000 Nelson J. Menard Memorial S. highlights a nine-race card at Fair Grounds on Saturday, and #5 Hotshot Anna is the one to beat an overflow field, but we like another option.
Scully’s NFL conference championships preview

January 17th, 2020 4:59 pmJames Scully

The Tennessee Titans will travel to Kansas City, and the Green Bay Packers will return to San Francisco for Sunday’s conference championship games. Both home teams are favored by at least a touchdown, and favorites covered in three of the four Divisional Round games last weekend.
Scully's NFL Sunday Divisional Round preview

January 10th, 2020 9:45 pmJames Scully

Four of the NFL's best quarterbacks will face off this Sunday in the league's two Divisional Round games. Young studs Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson will take the field in the AFC matchup, while Super Bowl winners Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson will go in the NFC game.
Scully’s NFL Saturday Divisional Round preview

January 10th, 2020 5:45 pmJames Scully

The No. 1 seeds in both conferences, Baltimore and San Francisco, will be in action Saturday against opponents coming off significant upsets. Tennessee defeated last year's Super Bowl champ, New England, and Minnesota derailed New Orleans. Both Saturday games are eligible to be high-scoring affairs.
Scully’s CFP National Championship preview: #3 Clemson vs. #1 LSU

January 8th, 2020 7:18 pmJames Scully

Two of the best offenses in college football history will square off in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday in New Orleans, and both teams enter 14-0.
Scully’s NFC Wild Card preview and picks

January 3rd, 2020 6:39 pmJames Scully

Who will advance (and cover) this weekend in the NFC Wild Card games? BetAmerica analyst James Scully has you covered!
Scully’s AFC Wild Card previews and picks

January 2nd, 2020 10:40 pmJames Scully

New England will make a rare appearance as the No. 3 seed, after it earned a first-round bye the last eight seasons, and the Patriots are one of two top defensive teams in action this weekend, along with Buffalo. Houston and Tennessee will need to get things going offensively to prevail.