Category Archives: Predictions

Recent Performance and Thanksgiving Weekend Predictions

I didn’t post performance results or predictions last week, so I’m posting two weeks’ worth of performance this week. xHPI is falling into a familiar pattern of alternating weeks of strong and weak performance against the spread. Those weeks tend … Continue reading

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11/9 Performance and 11/16 Predictions

Week 11 was a good week for xHPI. Its performance against the spread was the second best of the season, and it was a perfect 5-0 on best bets. For the season, xHPI has correctly predicted 60% of its best … Continue reading

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11/2 Performance and 11/9 Predictions

Another tough week for xHPI. After two strong weeks, xHPI finished 10 games below .500 in predictions against the spread. However, xHPI also turned in its best performance of the season in straight-up games.   Last Week Cumulative   W-L … Continue reading

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Rare Thursday Night Predictions

Tonight is a rare Thursday night, featuring two marquee games involving four of the top 12 teams in the country: Oklahoma at Baylor, and Oregon at Stanford. Since it’s an unusual event, I thought I’d do something unusual: provide special … Continue reading

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10/26 Performance and 11/2 Predictions

Another strong week of predictions brings xHPI up to the level of mediocre! Last week, xHPI did well in all areas: against the spread, straight-up, and in Best Bets.  Here’s a closer look: Last Week Cumulative W-L Percent W-L Percent … Continue reading

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10/19 Performance and 10/26 Predictions

As I type this, it is 9:53 on Saturday evening. It’s a little late to be posting predictions, since most of the games have already finished. However, since I don’t intend for my best bets as gambling advice, I’m going … Continue reading

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10/12 Performance and 10/19 Predictions

Here’s a little lesson about xHPI. xHPI is an attempt to measure the performance of college football teams from the beginning of the season to the current date. It does not necessarily define who the best team is, but it … Continue reading

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Week 6 Performance and Week 7 Predictions

I didn’t post my best bets last week, so I could tell you I had an amazing week.  I didn’t. I’ve had worse weeks, but I never put much stock in xHPI’s predictions after I post my first set of … Continue reading

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Bowl Picks

The table below lists xHPI’s picks for each of the 35 bowl games this season.  For each game, xHPI’s pick is listed as the favorite, along with the confidence points assigned to each game (higher points = higher level of … Continue reading

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11/24 Performance and 12/1 Predictions

xHPI continued its relatively strong performance finishing five games above .500 against the spread, having another strong week on all games, and finishing above .500 on its best bets.  The worst performance was on the “alternate” best bets, where xHPI … Continue reading

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