Picks 1-3-2018

I have identified several conditions that when they are met, The Ranker’s picks are significantly more accurate.

Yesterday, the Ranker was 4-5-1.  Unfortunately, yesterday’s picks didn’t get posted online.  Here are today’s picks that The Ranker has most confidence in:

Point spreads from teamrankings.com

Game Pick
Richmond vs Fordham Richmond +1.5
Clemson vs Boston College Clemson -5
Syracuse vs Wake Forest Syracuse +2
North Carolina vs Florida St. North Carolina +1.5
VCU vs Saint Joseph’s VCU +1
Illinois St. vs Drake Illinois St. +4
South Dakota St. vs North Dakota St. North Dakota St. +1
Kentucky vs LSU LSU +4.5
Oklahoma St. vs Oklahoma Oklahoma St. +9.5
Missouri vs South Carolina Missouri +2
Virginia vs Virginia Tech Virginia Tech +1.5
Miami (FL) vs Georgia Tech Miami (FL) -6
North Carolina St. vs Notre Dame Notre Dame -7

Picks 1-2-2018

I have identified several conditions that when they are met, The Ranker’s picks are significantly more accurate.

Yesterday, the Ranker was 1-0.  Unfortunately, yesterday’s picks didn’t get posted online.  Here are today’s picks that The Ranker has most confidence in:

Point spreads from teamrankings.com

Game Pick
Drexel vs UNC Wilmington Drexel +2
Ohio vs Central Mich. Ohio +2
TCU vs Baylor TCU +1.5
Butler vs Xavier Butler +7
Auburn vs Tennessee Auburn +6
Indiana vs Wisconsin Indiana +6
William & Mary vs James Madison William & Mary +3
Florida vs Texas A&M Texas A&M -3
Arkansas vs Mississippi St. Arkansas -2
Texas Tech vs Kansas Texas Tech +7

Week 6 College Football Upset Alerts

As the season progresses, and The Ranker has more data to work with, the upset alerts should carry more weight.  Nonetheless, here are the games The Ranker has identified as the most likely upsets this week.

Note:  So far, The Ranker has predicted 41 upsets, 8 of which happened – 20% accuracy.  Actually not that bad for this early in the season.

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Week 5 College Football Upset Alerts

As the season progresses, and The Ranker has more data to work with, the upset alerts should carry more weight.  Nonetheless, here are the games The Ranker has identified as the most likely upsets this weekend.

Note:  So far, The Ranker has predicted 29 upsets, 7 of which happened – 24% accuracy.  Actually not that bad for this early in the season.

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