This Week's ARGH Game Predictions

These are the ARGH system predictions for the 2017-2018 bowl season. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

Revised 12-26-17


Arkansas State 5 over Middle Tennessee State; total 58
Marshall pick 'em over Colorado State; total 53
Troy 6 over North Texas; total 62
Boise State 5 over Oregon; total 62
Western Kentucky 2 over Georgia State; total 45


FLORIDA ATLANTIC 16 over Akron; total 60


SOUTHERN METHODIST 13 over Louisiana Tech; total 70


Temple pick 'em over Florida International; total 50


Ohio 9 over Alabama-Birmingham; total 63
Central Michigan 1 over Wyoming; total 43


San Diego State 4 over Army; total 45
South Florida 5 over Texas Tech; total 63
Toledo 12 over Appalachian State; total 64


Fresno State 3 over Houston; total 38


Duke 1 over Northern Illinois; total 45
Kansas State pick 'em over UCLA; total 67
West Virginia 1 over Utah; total 60


Florida State 9 over Southern Mississippi; total 50
Iowa 3 over Boston College; total 45
Texas 3 over Missouri; total 63
Purdue 5 over Arizona; total 63


Michigan State 2 over Washington State; total 46
Virginia Tech 5 over Oklahoma State; total 61
Texas Christian 1 over Stanford; total 45
NAVY 5 over Virginia; total 50


North Carolina State 6 over Arizona State; total 62
Northwestern 12 over Kentucky; total 52
Ohio State 10 over Southern California; total 67
Wake Forest 8 over Texas A&M; total 65
Utah State 9 over New Mexico State; total 62


MEMPHIS 7 over Iowa State; total 69
Mississippi State pick 'em over Louisville; total 64
Penn State 4 over Washington; total 53
Wisconsin 6 over MIAMI, FLORIDA; total 46


Central Florida 2 over Auburn; total 67
Clemson 2 over Alabama; total 46
Georgia 7 over Oklahoma; total 60
Michigan 4 over South Carolina; total 39
Notre Dame 7 over Louisiana State; total 49

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.

2017 Results (includes late picks posted on Facebook):

Last WeekOverall
Against the spread1-01.000358-360-18.499
ARGH Picks0-0NA49-47-3.510

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

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team0.21947
Mean error10.6971
Mean square error184.026

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