This Week's ARGH Game Predictions

These are the ARGH system predictions for the weekend of October 10. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

Revised 10-8-15, note change in location and corresponding change in prediction for South Carolina-LSU


HOUSTON 30 over Southern Methodist; total 72
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 14 over Washington; total 55


North Carolina State 3 over VIRGINIA TECH; total 54
MARSHALL 10 over Southern Mississippi; total 61


Akron 9 over EASTERN MICHIGAN; total 58
Appalachian State 20 over GEORGIA STATE; total 59
ALABAMA 15 over Arkansas; total 49
NORTHERN ILLINOIS 6 over Ball State; total 58
Baylor 39 over KANSAS; total 74
Boise State 15 over COLORADO STATE; total 57
UTAH 11 over California; total 63
WESTERN MICHIGAN 2 over Central Michigan; total 51
ARIZONA STATE 10 over Colorado; total 55
Connecticut 4 over CENTRAL FLORIDA; total 38
Duke 19 over ARMY; total 47
BRIGHAM YOUNG 10 over East Carolina; total 54
Florida 4 over MISSOURI; total 39
Georgia 5 over TENNESSEE; total 59
CLEMSON 13 over Georgia Tech; total 58
IOWA 6 over Illinois; total 47
PENN STATE 5 over Indiana; total 53
TEXAS TECH 11 over Iowa State; total 74
TOLEDO 16 over Kent; total 41
Louisiana Tech 15 over TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO; total 61
TULSA 9 over Louisiana-Monroe; total 66
OHIO STATE 27 over Maryland; total 53
BOWLING GREEN STATE 14 over Massachusetts; total 67
FLORIDA STATE 15 over Miami, Florida; total 51
OHIO 19 over Miami, Ohio; total 48
Michigan State 16 over RUTGERS; total 53
WESTERN KENTUCKY 11 over Middle Tennessee State; total 63
Minnesota 6 over PURDUE; total 46
NOTRE DAME 8 over Navy; total 56
NEVADA 2 over New Mexico; total 57
MISSISSIPPI 43 over New Mexico State; total 71
Northwestern 1 over MICHIGAN; total 30
WEST VIRGINIA 1 over Oklahoma State; total 55
ARIZONA 12 over Oregon State; total 67
Rice pick 'em over FLORIDA ATLANTIC; total 61
HAWAII 1 over San Diego State; total 45
NEVADA-LAS VEGAS 6 over San Jose State; total 57
LOUISIANA STATE 18 over South Carolina; total 52
Syracuse 8 over SOUTH FLORIDA; total 48
Oklahoma 21 over Texas; total 62
Texas Christian 8 over KANSAS STATE; total 64
LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 2 over Texas State; total 75
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 9 over Texas-El Paso; total 52
MISSISSIPPI STATE 21 over Troy; total 49
TEMPLE 21 over Tulane; total 53
Utah State 8 over FRESNO STATE; total 51
PITTSBURGH 14 over Virginia; total 55
BOSTON COLLEGE 8 over Wake Forest; total 36
OREGON 16 over Washington State; total 72
Wisconsin 3 over NEBRASKA; total 45
AIR FORCE 24 over Wyoming; total 54

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.

2014 Results (includes late picks posted on Facebook):

Last WeekOverall
Against the spread25-31-2.448118-127-6.482
ARGH Picks2-4.33322-19.537

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

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team-0.65179
Mean error10.0228
Mean square error166.337

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