Joe Pinkos’ 2019 State Championships Playoff Forecast

JOE PINKOS POWER RATINGS
Florida High School Football

2019 PLAYOFF FORECAST – Week #5 (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

Thursday, December 5
CLASS 2A
Champagnat Catholic 13 over Victory Christian

Friday, December 6
CLASS 3A
Chaminade-Madonna 21 over Florida High

Saturday, December 7
CLASS 1A
Madison County 10 over Blountstown

Wednesday, December 11
CLASS 4A
Booker T. Washington 10 over Bolles (Jacksonville)

Thursday, December 12
CLASS 6A
Miami Central 7 over Escambia

Friday, December 13
CLASS 8A
Apopka 6 over Columbus

Saturday, December 14, 2019
CLASS 5A
Northwestern 14 over Jones
CLASS 7A
St. Thomas Aquinas 18 over Edgewater

Forecast Record
Last Week 14-2, 87.5%
FHSAA Playoffs 175-33, 84.1%
Season 2,365-538, 81.5%