ARGH Game Predictions (Weekend of September 9, 2006)

These are the ARGH system predictions for the game of the weekend of September 9, 2006. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

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BOISE STATE 8 over Oregon State; total 55


CINCINNATI 1 over Pittsburgh; total 48


TENNESSEE 17 over Air Force; total 51
NORTH CAROLINA STATE 12 over Akron; total 46
LOUISIANA STATE 17 over Arizona; total 46
Auburn 13 over MISSISSIPPI STATE; total 45
BOWLING GREEN STATE 18 over Buffalo; total 48
FLORIDA 20 over Central Florida; total 51
MICHIGAN 21 over Central Michigan; total 48
BOSTON COLLEGE 7 over Clemson; total 48
Colorado 1 over Colorado State; total 47
WAKE FOREST 20 over Duke; total 47
ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM 6 over East Carolina; total 51
MICHIGAN STATE 20 over Eastern Michigan; total 52
KANSAS STATE 20 over Florida Atlantic; total 50
SOUTH FLORIDA 20 over Florida International; total 47
SOUTH CAROLINA pick 'em over Georgia; total 47
WASHINGTON STATE 20 over Idaho; total 52
RUTGERS 8 over Illinois; total 51
BALL STATE 2 over Indiana; total 53
Iowa 12 over SYRACUSE; total 46
ARMY 11 over Kent; total 47
TEXAS A&M 19 over Louisiana-Lafayette; total 52
KANSAS 17 over Louisiana-Monroe; total 48
Louisville 30 over TEMPLE; total 55
PURDUE 15 over Miami, Ohio; total 53
MARYLAND 18 over Middle Tennessee State; total 44
CALIFORNIA 4 over Minnesota; total 51
MISSOURI 14 over Mississippi; total 49
ARIZONA STATE 16 over Nevada; total 55
IOWA STATE 21 over Nevada-Las Vegas; total 52
New Mexico 5 over NEW MEXICO STATE; total 48
NORTHERN ILLINOIS 12 over Ohio; total 48
TEXAS 11 over Ohio State; total 51
Oklahoma State 10 over Arkansas State; total 50
FRESNO STATE 1 over Oregon; total 51
NOTRE DAME 5 over Penn State; total 48
UCLA 26 over Rice; total 55
NORTH TEXAS 1 over Southern Methodist; total 48
Stanford 10 over SAN JOSE STATE; total 51
Texas Tech 3 over TEXAS-EL PASO; total 53
Toledo 2 over WESTERN MICHIGAN; total 56
FLORIDA STATE 21 over Troy; total 44
HOUSTON 15 over Tulane; total 51
BRIGHAM YOUNG 2 over Tulsa; total 52
ARKANSAS 23 over Utah State; total 50
ALABAMA 18 over Vanderbilt; total 46
Virginia Tech 7 over NORTH CAROLINA; total 47
OKLAHOMA 21 over Washington; total 48
VIRGINIA 13 over Wyoming; total 49

ATS picks for all games are evaluated against the first available spread, with pick'em games treated as a one point spread for this purpose only because there are no ties in college football.

Once again I'll be keeping track of games where my methods indicate a particularly good chance of a correct pick against the pointspread.

ARGH Picks this week are:

More picks may be added later as lines change.

The results for the ARGH predictions and picks for the 2005 season:

Last WeekOverall
Against the spread21-21-2.50021-21-2.500
ARGH Picks1-0-1.7501-0-1.750

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team-0.95455
Mean error9.9318
Mean square error147.023

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