Joe Pinkos’ Game Forecasts – Week #16 (5A-8A State Finals)

Joe 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.

joepinkosgameforecastGame 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 5

Friday, December 11, 2015

CLASS 5A (State Final)
Bishop Moore (Orlando) 14 over Wakulla (Crawfordville)

CLASS 7A (State Final)
St. Thomas Aquinas (St. Thomas Aquinas) 1 over Viera

Saturday, December 12, 2015

CLASS 6A (State Final)
Miami Central 10 over Armwood (Seffner)

CLASS 8A (State Final)
Flanagan (Pembroke Pines) 7 over Osceola (Kissimmee)

Forecast Record
Playoffs 143-37, 79.4%
Season 2,350-547, 81.1%