This Week's ARGH Game Predictions

These are the ARGH system predictions for games of the weekend of December 5. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

Revised 12-3-20


Air Force 13 over UTAH STATE; total 49
Louisiana Tech 12 over NORTH TEXAS; total 77


Louisiana 2 over APPALACHIAN STATE; total 53


Alabama 36 over LOUISIANA STATE; total 69
MISSOURI 6 over Arkansas; total 52
CENTRAL MICHIGAN 7 over Ball State; total 57
OKLAHOMA 24 over Baylor; total 64
VIRGINIA 3 over Boston College; total 55
AKRON 3 over Bowling Green; total 59
Brigham Young 2 over COASTAL CAROLINA; total 60
Buffalo 12 over OHIO; total 59
Clemson 23 over VIRGINIA TECH; total 69
Colorado 19 over ARIZONA; total 62
SAN DIEGO STATE 14 over Colorado State; total 51
WESTERN MICHIGAN 34 over Eastern Michigan; total 68
Florida 24 over TENNESSEE; total 63
Florida Atlantic 4 over GEORGIA SOUTHERN; total 35
NEVADA 9 over Fresno State; total 56
NORTH CAROLINA STATE 20 over Georgia Tech; total 66
WISCONSIN 4 over Indiana; total 50
Iowa 14 over ILLINOIS; total 51
TEXAS TECH 29 over Kansas; total 73
ARKANSAS STATE 29 over Louisiana-Monroe; total 69
TULANE 2 over Memphis; total 63
Miami, Florida 24 over DUKE; total 59
PURDUE 10 over Nebraska; total 56
Ohio State 23 over MICHIGAN STATE; total 62
Oklahoma State 5 over TEXAS CHRISTIAN; total 50
Oregon 18 over CALIFORNIA; total 58
UTAH 1 over Oregon State; total 56
RUTGERS 7 over Penn State; total 67
MARSHALL 35 over Rice; total 54
San Jose State 10 over HAWAII; total 51
KENTUCKY 7 over South Carolina; total 52
WASHINGTON 15 over Stanford; total 54
NOTRE DAME 32 over Syracuse; total 45
Texas 8 over KANSAS STATE; total 61
Texas A&M 5 over AUBURN; total 51
Toledo 11 over NORTHERN ILLINOIS; total 57
SOUTH ALABAMA 1 over Troy; total 48
Tulsa 14 over NAVY; total 46
ARIZONA STATE 3 over UCLA; total 59
GEORGIA 34 over Vanderbilt; total 49
IOWA STATE 9 over West Virginia; total 46
Wyoming 21 over New Mexico; total 59


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 17 over Washington State; total 64
CHARLOTTE 6 over Western Kentucky; total 48

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 spread21-23.477226-176-5.561
ARGH Picks3-5.37538-34.528

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

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team1.22973
Mean error10.5184
Mean square error172.129

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