Joe Pinkos’ 2019 Regional Finals Playoff Forecast

JOE PINKOS POWER RATINGS
Florida High School Football

2019 PLAYOFF FORECAST – Week #3 (Area teams in bold)

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.

Game forecasts are sorted by classification of favorite and listed alphabetically. The underdog’s classification is noted for inter-classification games.

State Championship Forecast

The following match-ups and results are forecast for the 2019 Florida Football Finals:

Class 1A– Madison County over Blountstown
Class 2A– Champagnat Catholic over University Christian (Jacksonville)
Class 3A– Chaminade-Madonna over Trinity Christian (Jacksonville)
Class 4A– Cardinal Gibbons over Cocoa
Class 5A– American Heritage (Plantation) over Jones
Class 6A– Miami Central over Escambia
Class 7A– St. Thomas Aquinas over Armwood
Class 8A– Apopka over Vero Beach

CLASS 8A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Apopka 8 over Seminole (Sanford)

Region 2
Osceola (Kissimmee) 1 over Steinbrenner

Region 3
Deerfield Beach 7 over Vero Beach

Region 4
Western 1 over Columbus

CLASS 7A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Niceville 1 over Edgewater

Region 2
Lakeland 3 over Armwood

Region 3
Venice 6 over Manatee

Region 4
St. Thomas Aquinas 31 over Atlantic (Delray Beach)

CLASS 6A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Escambia (Pensacola) 18 over Robert E. Lee (Jacksonville)

Region 2
Gaither (Tampa) 3 over Lake Minneola

Region 3
Palmetto 3 over Charlotte

Region 4
Miami Central 8 over Dillard

CLASS 5A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Wakulla 6 over Godby

Region 2
Jones (Orlando) 13 over Vanguard (Ocala)

Region 3
Jesuit 14 over Lake Wales

Region 4
Northwestern 6 over American Heritage (Plantation)

CLASS 4A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Bolles (Jacksonville) 11 over Bradford (Starke)

Region 2
Cocoa 15 over South Sumter (Bushnell)

Region 3
Lakewood 11 over Tampa Catholic

Region 4
Cardinal Gibbons 1 over Booker T. Washington

CLASS 3A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Florida High 10 over Pensacola Catholic

Region 2
Lakeland Christian 16 over The First Academy

Region 3
Clearwater Central Catholic 14 over Bishop Verot

Region 4
Chaminade-Madonna 34 over Calvary Christian (Fort Lauderdale)

CLASS 2A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
University Christian (Jacksonville) 21 over Maclay

Region 2
Victory Christian 21 over Foundation Academy

Region 3
Seffner Christian 3 over Admiral Farragut

Region 4
Champagnat Catholic 29 over Moore Haven

CLASS 1A (Regional Finals)

Region 1
Vernon 14 over Baker

Region 2
Blountstown 13 over Taylor County (Perry)

Region 3
Madison County 42 over Union County (Lake Butler)

Region 4
Pahokee 7 over Chiefland

Forecast Record
Last Week 56-10, 84.8%
FHSAA Playoffs 135-25, 84.4%
Season 2,325-530, 81.4%