Joe Pinkos’ Game Forecasts – Week #15 (4th 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 state title game match-ups and results were forecast for the 2015 Florida Football Finals prior to the postseason:

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 4

Friday, December 4, 2015

CLASS 2A (State Final)
University Christian (Jacksonville) 7 over Cambridge Christian (Tampa)

CLASS 1A (State Final)
Trenton 20 over Port St. Joe

CLASS 8A (State Semifinals)

North
West Orange (Winter Garden) 10 over Osceola (Kissimmee)

South
Flanagan (Pembroke Pines) 3 over Columbus (Miami)

CLASS 7A (State Semifinals)

North
Columbia (Lake City) 7 over Viera

South
Braden River (Bradenton) 1 over St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale)

CLASS 6A (State Semifinals)

North
Armwood (Seffner) 3 over Tate (Cantonment)

South
Miami Central 7 over Naples

CLASS 5A (State Semifinals)

North
Clay (Green Cove Springs) 4 over Wakulla (Crawfordville)

South
Jesuit (Tampa) 6 over Bishop Moore (Orlando)

Saturday, December 5, 2015

CLASS 3A (State Final)
Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) 10 over American Heritage (Delray Beach)

CLASS 4A (State Final)
Booker T. Washington (Miami) 9 over Raines (Jacksonville)

Forecast Record
Last Week 18-6, 75.0%
Playoffs 136-32, 81.0%
Season 2,343-542, 81.2%