Joe Pinkos’ Game Forecasts – Week #14 (3rd Round Playoffs)

joepinkosgameforecastJoe Pinkos’ Power Ratings are calculated by a formula based on strength of opposition and margin of victory with greater weight given to recent games. The forecasted margin of victory for each game is determined by subtracting the power rating of the lower-rated team from the power rating of its higher-rated opponent.

Game forecasts are sorted by classification/conference of favorite and listed alphabetically. The underdog’s classification/conference is noted for inter-classification/inter-conference games. Teams in The Prep Zone coverage area are in bold.

The following match-ups and results are forecast for the 2015 Florida Football Finals:

Class 1A- Trenton over Port St. Joe
Class 2A- University Christian (Jacksonville) over Admiral Farragut (St. Petersburg)
Class 3A- Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) over Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach)
Class 4A- Cocoa over Dunnellon
Class 5A- American Heritage (Plantation) over North Marion (Citra)
Class 6A- Navarre over Miami Central
Class 7A- Braden River (Bradenton) over Columbia (Lake City)
Class 8A- Manatee (Bradenton) over Coral Gables

2015 PLAYOFF FORECAST – Week 3

CLASS 8A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
West Orange (Winter Garden) 11 over Mandarin (Jacksonville)

Region 2
Dr. Phillips 7 over Osceola (Kissimmee)

Region 3
Flanagan 7 over Atlantic (Delray Beach)

Region 4
Columbus 7 over South Dade

CLASS 7A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Columbia (Lake City) 14 over Bartram Trail (St. Johns)

Region 2
Viera 1 over Lakeland

Region 3
Braden River 7 over Plant City

Region 4
St. Thomas Aquinas 38 over Mater Academy

CLASS 6A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Tate 3 over Niceville

Region 2
Armwood (Seffner) 14 over Gainesville

Region 3
Naples 6 over Charlotte

Region 4
Miami Central 10 over Mainland (Daytona Beach)

CLASS 5A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Suwannee (Live Oak) 1 over Wakulla (Crawfordville)

Region 2
Nature Coast (Brooksville) 7 over Clay (Green Cove Springs)

Region 3
Jesuit 24 over Dunbar

Region 4
Hallandale 14 over Bishop Moore

CLASS 4A (State Semifinals)

North
Raines (Jacksonville) 7 over Santa Fe (Alachua)

South
Cocoa 6 over Booker T. Washington (Miami)

CLASS 3A (State Semifinals)

North
Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) 14 over Tampa Catholic

South
American Heritage (Delray Beach) 14 over Clearwater Central Catholic

CLASS 2A (State Semifinals)

North
University Christian (Jacksonville) 14 over Victory Christian (Lakeland)

South
First Baptist 3 over Cambridge Christian

CLASS 1A (State Semifinals)

North
Port St. Joe 10 over Baker

South
Trenton 14 over Madison County

Forecast Record
Playoffs 118-26, 81.9%
Season 2,325-536, 81.3%