This Week's ARGH Game Predictions

These are the ARGH system predictions for games of the weekend of December 19. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

Revised 12-15-20


MARSHALL 11 over Alabama-Birmingham; total 43
Buffalo 8 over Ball State; total 64
RUTGERS 4 over Nebraska; total 61
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 18 over Oregon; total 63


ARMY 4 over Air Force; total 38
Alabama 27 over Florida; total 74
Arizona State 7 over OREGON STATE; total 59
San Jose State 7 over Boise State; total 59
WAKE FOREST 16 over Florida State; total 68
PENN STATE 10 over Illinois; total 56
Iowa State 2 over Oklahoma; total 62
COASTAL CAROLINA 10 over Louisiana; total 56
IOWA 22 over Michigan; total 58
MARYLAND 8 over Michigan State; total 56
WISCONSIN 13 over Minnesota; total 51
LOUISIANA STATE 3 over Mississippi; total 80
Missouri 6 over MISSISSIPPI STATE; total 46
Ohio State 6 over Northwestern; total 56
Notre Dame 2 over Clemson; total 58
UCLA 5 over Stanford; total 59
Texas A&M 15 over TENNESSEE; total 49
CINCINNATI 14 over Tulsa; total 45
UTAH 11 over Washington State; total 59

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 spread21-15-1.581273-210-6.564
ARGH Picks1-4.20046-42.523

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

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team1.30675
Mean error10.8180
Mean square error187.314

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