Category Archives: Predictions

Ignore All of These National Championship Picks

A funny thing happened to xHPI’s national championship pick–it changed. At the end of the regular season xHPI had Alabama favored to win the national championship. xHPI favored the Crimson Tide over Clemson by 1.27 points. This is the pick … Continue reading

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How Early Bowl Results Affect Late Bowl Picks

Bowl season is coming down to the biggest bowl games–the ones that draw the most interest and the biggest audiences. Since xHPI incorporates the quality of prior opponents into the ratings, bowl games affect opponents’ ratings, which ultimately affects the … Continue reading

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Ignore Some of These Bowl Picks

xHPI Pick XHPI Pick Favorite Spread Underdog vs. Odds Straight Up Confidence Tulane 3.5 Louisiana Louisiana Tulane 11 Utah State 7.5 North Texas Utah State Utah State 26 Fresno State 5 Arizona St. Fresno St. Fresno St. 37 Ga. Southern … Continue reading

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Ignore These Predictions for the Week of November 24, 2018*

Favorite Spread Underdog xHPI Pick Northern Illinois 6.5 W. Michigan Northern Illinois Miami, OH 15 Ball State Ball State Air Force 14.5 Colorado State Air Force Mississippi St. 12.5 Mississippi Mississippi Texas 15 Kansas Texas Memphis 7.5 Houston Houston Iowa … Continue reading

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Predictions for Week of November 17, 2018

Favorite Spread Underdog xHPI Pick W. Michigan 10 Ball State Ball State Ohio 2.5 Buffalo Buffalo N. Illinois 6.5 Miami, OH N. Illinois Toledo 11.5 Kent State Toledo Houston 7.5 Tulane Houston North Texas 4.5 Florida Atlantic North Texas Memphis … Continue reading

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Predictions for Week of November 3, 2018

Favorite Spread Underdog xHPI Pick Buffalo 7 Miami, OH Buffalo Bowling Green Pick Kent State Bowling Green Toledo 20 Ball State Ball State Central Florida 9 Temple Central Florida Northern Illinois 6 Akron Akron Ohio 3.5 W. Michigan W. Michigan … Continue reading

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Predictions for the Week of October 27, 2018

Favorite Spread Underdog xHPI Pick Troy 11 South Alabama Troy West Virginia 13.5 Baylor West Virginia Western Michigan 5 Toledo Western Michigan Ohio 10.5 Ball State Ball State Virginia Tech 3.5 Georgia Tech Virginia Tech Appalachian St. 10.5 Ga. Southern … Continue reading

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