The Power Rank uses data and analytics to *largest fart noise in recorded history*
My word, let’s take a look at these numbers:
1. Stanford at Notre Dame.
Notre Dame (13) will beat Stanford (8) by 1.9 at home. Stanford has a 44% chance of beating Notre Dame.
No…? The current market price has Stanford at 34% to win. Off by 10%, but I think we can do better.
2. Ohio State at Penn State.
Penn State (4) will beat Ohio State (5) by 6.4 at home. Ohio State has a 32% chance of beating Penn State.
The current market price has Ohio State at 62%. Ed is somehow off by a staggering 30%. How is this even possible? What predictive model would spit out results like this?
3. Iowa State at TCU.
TCU (18) will beat Iowa State (28) by 5.7 at home. Iowa State has a 33% chance of beating TCU.
Market price has Iowa State around 21.5%. That’s almost charmingly close after the tOSU-Penn State game.
4. Oregon at California.
California (26) will beat Oregon (33) by 4.6 at home. Oregon has a 36% chance of beating California.
Market has Oregon around 55%. Moving right along…
5. West Virginia at Texas Tech.
Texas Tech (36) will beat West Virginia (30) by 1.7 at home. West Virginia has a 45% chance of beating Texas Tech.
Market is putting West Virginia around 60.5%. You’d figure one of Ed’s top five games would be less than 10% off market, but no such luck.
6. South Carolina at Kentucky.
Kentucky (34) will beat South Carolina (27) by 1.2 at home. South Carolina has a 46% chance of beating Kentucky.
Market has South Carolina around 55% right now, so hey, let’s call this one a hit! Accurate AF that Ed Feng is.
7. Virginia at North Carolina State.
North Carolina State (43) will beat Virginia (45) by 3.6 at home. Virginia has a 39% chance of beating North Carolina State.
Market has Virginia around 33.5%. Great work Ed!
8. Michigan at Northwestern.
Michigan (15) will beat Northwestern (31) by 1.8 on the road. Northwestern has a 45% chance of beating Michigan.
Market has Northwestern at… 16%. Ed… what’s going on? Talk to us, we’re here to help. What is making you publish these wildly off-market predictions. Is something wrong at home? Are you lashing out? Is this a cry for help?
9. Florida at Mississippi State.
Mississippi State (21) will beat Florida (37) by 6.4 at home. Florida has a 32% chance of beating Mississippi State.
Ed, we need you to focus…
10. Mississippi at LSU.
LSU (17) will beat Mississippi (32) by 7.7 at home. Mississippi has a 28% chance of beating LSU.
Great work, but please we need to talk about Mich…
11. Utah at Washington State.
Washington State (41) will beat Utah (47) by 4.0 at home. Utah has a 38% chance of beating Washington State.
ED! First of all, no. Utah is expected to win 53.5% of the time. Second, we need to get to the root of…
12. Baylor at Oklahoma.
Oklahoma (6) will beat Baylor (29) by 13.8 at home. Baylor has a 16% chance of beating Oklahoma.
Oh for fuck’s sake, Oklahoma is a 23.5 point favorite. Baylor is expected win 6.9% of the time, which is nice.
13. Temple at Boston College.
Boston College (42) will beat Temple (53) by 6.0 at home. Temple has a 33% chance of beating Boston College.
The market price is 21%, but I think we’re done here.
14. Army at Buffalo.
Buffalo (52) will beat Army (62) by 4.4 at home. Army has a 37% chance of beating Buffalo
Army is expected to win 26.5% of the time, and get out of my office.
15. USC at Arizona.
USC (25) will beat Arizona (54) by 3.1 on the road. Arizona has a 41% chance of beating USC.
Too little, too late Ed.
16. Louisiana Tech at North Texas.
North Texas (55) will beat Louisiana Tech (69) by 5.5 at home. Louisiana Tech has a 34% chance of beating North Texas.
Louisiana Tech is expected to win 27.5% of the time, but I guess that’s a gold star effort from you.
17. Pittsburgh at UCF.
UCF (19) will beat Pittsburgh (56) by 11.3 at home. Pittsburgh has a 20% chance of beating UCF.
Close enough Ed.
18. Arkansas State at Georgia Southern.
Georgia Southern (80) will beat Arkansas State (77) by 2.8 at home. Arkansas State has a 42% chance of beating Georgia Southern.
Arkansas State is expected to win 61% of the time, but we’ve gone beyond worrying about such errors.
19. Florida State at Louisville.
Louisville (35) will beat Florida State (67) by 9.5 at home. Florida State has a 24% chance of beating Louisville.
Ed… Florida State is a six point favorite. They’re expected to win 69% of the time. Why would you mess with perfection? I can’t help you Ed. You’re doing this to yourself and you’re the only one who can make it stop.