Joe Pinkos’ 2019 State Semifinals Playoff Forecast

JOE PINKOS POWER RATINGS
Florida High School Football

2019 PLAYOFF FORECAST – Week #4 (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 (State Semifinals)
North
Apopka 13 over Steinbrenner

South
Columbus 1 over Deerfield Beach

CLASS 7A (State Semifinals)
North
Armwood 8 over Edgewater

South
St. Thomas Aquinas 11 over Venice

CLASS 6A (State Semifinals)
North
Escambia 3 over Gaither

South
Miami Central 21 over Palmetto

CLASS 5A (State Semifinals)
North
Jones 4 over Wakulla

South
Northwestern 6 over Jesuit

CLASS 4A (State Semifinals)
North
Bolles (Jacksonville) 7 over Cocoa

South
Booker T. Washington 10 over Lakewood

CLASS 3A (State Semifinals)
North
Florida High 15 over Lakeland Christian

South
Chaminade-Madonna 17 over Clearwater Central Catholic

CLASS 2A (State Semifinals)
North
University Christian (Jacksonville) 1 over Victory Christian

South
Champagnat Catholic 24 over Seffner Christian

CLASS 1A (State Semifinals)
North
Blountstown 14 over Baker

South
Madison County 28 over Pahokee

Forecast Record
Last Week 26-6, 81.3%
FHSAA Playoffs 161-31, 83.9%
Season 2,351-536, 81.4%