This Week's ARGH Game Predictions

These are the ARGH system predictions for games of the weekend of October 3. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

Revised 9-27-20


BRIGHAM YOUNG 22 over Louisiana Tech; total 62


MISSISSIPPI STATE 15 over Arkansas; total 58
COASTAL CAROLINA pick 'em over Arkansas State; total 61
GEORGIA 4 over Auburn; total 51
WEST VIRGINIA 2 over Baylor; total 54
FLORIDA ATLANTIC 8 over Charlotte; total 60
GEORGIA STATE 2 over East Carolina; total 64
Georgia Southern 14 over LOUISIANA-MONROE; total 50
Louisiana State 8 over VANDERBILT; total 58
SOUTHERN METHODIST 1 over Memphis; total 67
KENTUCKY 12 over Mississippi; total 55
TENNESSEE 18 over Missouri; total 53
AIR FORCE 2 over Navy; total 55
North Carolina 2 over BOSTON COLLEGE; total 53
PITTSBURGH 13 over North Carolina State; total 54
IOWA STATE pick 'em over Oklahoma; total 60
Oklahoma State 23 over KANSAS; total 52
FLORIDA 13 over South Carolina; total 56
CINCINNATI 19 over South Florida; total 51
NORTH TEXAS 11 over Southern Mississippi; total 70
ALABAMA 4 over Texas A&M; total 56
TEXAS 22 over Texas Christian; total 67
KANSAS STATE 6 over Texas Tech; total 70
ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM 12 over Texas-San Antonio; total 60
Troy - SOUTH ALABAMA postponed
CENTRAL FLORIDA 21 over Tulsa; total 61
CLEMSON 16 over Virginia; total 57
Virginia Tech 16 over DUKE; total 53
Western Kentucky 7 over MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE; total 56

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

ARGH Picks this week are:

More picks may be added later as lines change. Very late picks may be posted on the ARGH Power Ratings Facebook page. Picks found to be against incorrectly posted lines will be removed.

2020 Results (includes late picks posted on Facebook):

Last WeekOverall
Against the spread17-9-1.64833-27-1.549
ARGH Picks4-2.6678-6.571

Retrodictive standings measure how the ratings explain the games that have already happened.

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team2.57787
Mean error11.0041
Mean square error197.321

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