This Weekend In Football Upsets

NCAA Football Conference Championship Upsets Alabama 41, Georgia 24, as 6.5-point dogs.Baylor 21, Oklahoma St 16, as 6-point dogs.Northern Illinois 41, Kent St. 23, as 4-point dogs.UTSA 49, WKU 41, as 3-point dogs.Louisiana 24, Appalachian St 16, as 2.5-point dogs. So, yeah, exactly half of the conference championships had an underdog winning outright. All five favorites that won also covered outright. The only box score fraud alert really of the week was UTSA winning with a 36-percent post game win expectancy. NFL Underdog Wins Lions 29, Vikings 27, as 7-point dogs. Steelers 20, Ravens 19, as 4-point dogs. Seahawks 30, … Continue reading This Weekend In Football Upsets

College Football Playoffs–The Power Rated Version (Championship Week edition)

With the conference championships upon us, I got my power ratings updated. This is not a look at resumes, or a debate over deserving, but a look at what the spreads would be in hypothetical matchups. First, the ratings. IAW CFP Top Rating 1 1 Georgia 100.0 2 7 Ohio St 94.5 3 3 Alabama 93.9 4 2 Michigan 89.0 5 6 Notre Dame 85.2 6 4 Cincinnati 85.0 7 5 Oklahoma St 84.5 8 14 Oklahoma 83.7 9 25 Texas A&M 83.6 10 NR Wisconsin 83.5 11 8 Ole Miss 82.9 12 15 Pittsburgh 82.8 13 17 Utah 82.8 … Continue reading College Football Playoffs–The Power Rated Version (Championship Week edition)

This Weekend In Football Upsets

NCAA Football Ranked Teams Losing #2 Ohio State lost at #5 Michigan, 42-27#10 Oklahoma lost at #7 Oklahoma St. 373-33#14 Wisconsin lost at Minnesota, 23-13#15 Texas A&M lost at LSU, 27-24.#22 UTSA lost at North Texas, 45-23 Rivalry weeks fails to disappoint in the big games. And the above doesn’t even include the bonkers Alabama/Auburn 4OT game. Next Week’s Ranked vs. Ranked #10 Oregon vs #17 Utah (Friday, 7 p.m.)#9 Baylor vs #5 Oklahoma St (11 a.m.)#1 Georgia vs. #3 Alabama (3 p.m.)#21 Houston vs. #4 Cincinnati (3 p.m.)#15 Pittsburgh vs. #16 Wake Forest (7 p.m.)#2 Michigan vs. #13 Iowa … Continue reading This Weekend In Football Upsets