WhatIfSports 2016 College Football Prediction Accuracy

BY foxsports • December 24, 2016

Each Monday, WhatIfSports.com provides college football predictions for the upcoming week using its simulation engine. We break down our performance from previous weeks and offer an upset pick for the current week. View our 2015 performance.

Additional weekly college football content includes power rankings of all 128 FBS teams

Performance through December 11
Overall Winning Percentage: 75.2% (625-206)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 78.8% (241-65)
Game of the Week: 85.7% (12-3)
Upset of the Week: 50.0% (6-6)
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College Football Week 15
Overall Winning Percentage: 0.0% (0-1)
Game to Watch: Army 24.8 - Navy 30.0 (incorrect, Army won 21-17)
View Week 15 College Football Picks

College Football Week 14
Overall Winning Percentage: 75.0% (12-4)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 76.9% (10-3)
Game to Watch: Clemson 28.0 - Virginia Tech 25.0 (correct, Clemson won 42-35)
View Week 14 College Football Picks

College Football Week 13
Overall Winning Percentage: 63.9% (39-22)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 78.3% (18-5)
Game to Watch: Michigan 25.6 - Ohio State 26.2 (correct, Ohio State won 30-27)
Upset Pick: Nebraska (+3) Iowa (incorrect, Iowa won 40-10)
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College Football Week 12
Overall Winning Percentage: 75.0% (48-16)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 72.0% (18-7)
Game to Watch: Oklahoma 26.4 - West Virginia 26.0 (correct, Oklahoma won 56-28)
Upset Pick: Virginia Tech (+1) over Notre Dame (correct, Virginia Tech won 34-31)
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College Football Week 11
Overall Winning Percentage: 71.2% (42-17)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 72.0% (18-7)
Game to Watch: USC 26.2 - Washington 29.5 (incorrect, USC won 26-13)
Upset Pick: West Virginia (+2) over Texas (correct, West Virginia won 24-20)
View Week 11 College Football Picks

College Football Week 10
Overall Winning Percentage: 78.7% (48-13)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 87.5% (21-3)
Game to Watch: Nebraska 26.5 - Ohio State 27.7 (correct, Ohio State won 62-3)
Upset Pick: Oklahoma State (+2.5) over Kansas State (correct, Oklahoma State won 43-37)
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College Football Week 9
Overall Winning Percentage: 66.7% (36-18)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 75.0% (15-5)
Game to Watch: Clemson 30.3 - Florida State 29.6 (correct, Clemson won 37-34)
Upset Pick: Connecticut (+7) over East Carolina (incorrect, East Carolina won 41-3)
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College Football Week 8
Overall Winning Percentage: 71.9% (41-16)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 85.0% (17-3)
Game to Watch: Texas A&M 26.3 - Alabama 27.5 (correct, Alabama won 33-14)
Upset Pick: Akron (+2) over Ball State (correct, Akron won 35-25)
View Week 8 College Football Picks

College Football Week 7
Overall Winning Percentage: 77.8% (42-12)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 80.0% (16-4)
Game to Watch: Ohio State 27.9 - Wisconsin 23.0 (correct, Ohio State won 30-23)
Upset Pick: Stanford (+2.5) over Notre Dame (correct, Stanford won 17-10)
View Week 7 College Football Picks

College Football Week 6
Overall Winning Percentage: 61.1% (33-21)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 66.7% (12-6)
Game to Watch: Tennessee 27.9 - Texas A&M 29.8 (correct, Texas A&M won 45-38)
Upset Pick: Florida (+2.5) over LSU (postponed)
View Week 6 College Football Picks

College Football Week 5
Overall Winning Percentage: 77.4% (48-14)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 80.0% (20-5)
Game to Watch: Louisville 26.7 - Clemson 28.9 (correct, Clemson won 42-36)
Upset Pick: Utah (+1) over California (incorrect, Cal won 28-23)
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College Football Week 4
Overall Winning Percentage: 71.2% (42-17)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 85.0% (17-3)
Game to Watch: Wisconsin 23.7 - Michigan State 26.0 (incorrect, Wisconsin won 30-6)
Upset Pick: California (+3.5) over Arizona State (incorrect, Arizona State won 51-41)
View Week 4 College Football Picks

College Football Week 3
Overall Winning Percentage: 83.6% (56-11)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 68.0% (17-8)
Game to Watch: Ohio State 27.4 - Oklahoma 26.9 (correct, Ohio State won 45-24)
Upset Pick: Oregon (+3.0) over Nebraska (incorrect, Nebraska won 35-32)
View Week 3 College Football Picks

College Football Week 2
Overall Winning Percentage: 88.0% (66-9)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 91.3% (21-2)
Game to Watch: Virginia Tech 25.4 - Tennessee 26.8 (correct, Tennessee won 45-24)
Upset Pick: Penn State (+6.0) over Pittsburgh (incorrect, Pitt won 42-39)
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College Football Week 1
Overall Winning Percentage: 82.8% (72-15)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 84.0% (21-4) 
Game to Watch: Ole Miss 27.8 - Florida State 28.7 (correct, Florida State won 45-34)
Upset Pick: Toledo (+3.0) over Arkansas State (correct, Toledo won 31-10)
View Week 1 College Football Picks


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