This Week's ARGH Game Predictions

These are the ARGH system predictions for the 2016-2017 championship game. IMPORTANT: These are predictions, not betting lines! If you are looking for betting lines, please go to!

Revised 1-3-17


Alabama 11 over Clemson; total 52

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.

2016 Results (includes late picks posted on Facebook):

Last WeekOverall
Against the spread17-23.425373-369-17.503
ARGH Picks2-01.00054-52-2.509

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

ARGH Retrodictive standings
Bias toward home team-0.09783
Mean error11.6374
Mean square error218.780

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