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2010 College Football Season-to-Date

Locks, Upsets, Picks, Predictions and Performance
Whatifsports.com
January 11th, 2010

Each Monday morning, we give our College Football Predictions for every DI FBS game of the upcoming week. Below is a breakdown of our prediction performance (whether our favored team actually wins), as well as some weekly picks like Upset of the Week (a team we pick to win outright that is an underdog) and Lock of the Week (the team that wins the highest percentage against the spread).

To see every game from our College Football Bowl Picks, click here. All of our college football content, including our most recent College Football Power Rankings and links to the Pre-Season Preview are located here.

You can see our 2009 picks performance here. We went 74.5% overall on the season.


Overall Performance (through 12/11/10)
Record
Winning Percentage 75.5% (584-190)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 80.6% (220-53)
Game of the Week11-5
ATS Lock of the Week10-4
Upset of the Week6-7
Link to 2010 College Football Content


College Football Bowl Season
Overall Winning Percentage: 57.1% (20-15)
Link to 2010 Bowl Predictions

College Football Week 14
Overall Winning Percentage: 85% (17-3) *
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 80% (8-2)
Game of the Week: Auburn over South Carolina (correct, Auburn won 56-17)
Lock of the Week: Fresno State (+5) vs Illinois (correct, Fresno won 25-23)
Upset of the Week: Connecticut (+1.5) over South Florida (correct, UCONN won 19-16)
Link to Week 14 College Football Picks
NOTE: * includes Army vs. Navy prediction from Week 15


Accuracy By Conference
ConferenceOverall Record
ACC72.3% (68-26)
Big 1275.5% (68-22)
Big East67.7% (44-21)
Big Ten74.0% (71-25)
Pac 1076.1% (51-16)
SEC82.9% (73-15)
College Football Week 13
Overall Winning Percentage: 63.6% (35-19)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 75% (15-5)
Game of the Week: Alabama over Auburn (incorrect, Alabama lost 28-27)
Lock of the Week: Ohio State (-17) over Michigan 68.6-percent of the time (correct, Ohio State won 37-7)
Upset of the Week: Oklahoma (+3) over Oklahoma State (correct, Oklahoma won 47-41
Link to Week 13 College Football Picks

College Football Week 12
Overall Winning Percentage: 85.7% (48-8)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 94.4% (17-1)
Game of the Week: Ohio State over Iowa and Wisconsin over Michigan
Lock of the Week: Missouri (-11) over Iowa State 69.1-percent of the time
Upset of the Week: Connecticut (+4) over Syracuse
Link to Week 12 College Football Picks

College Football Week 11
Overall Winning Percentage: 67.9% (38-18)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 86.4% (19-3)
Game of the Week: South Carolina over Florida (correct, South Carolina won 36-14)
Lock of the Week: Southern Miss over UCF (correct, Southern Miss won 31-21)
Upset of the Week: Ole Miss (+1.5) over Tennessee (incorrect, Ole Miss lost 52-14)
Link to Week 11 College Football Picks

College Football Week 10
Overall Winning Percentage: 37-18
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 14-4
Game of the Week: TCU 33 - Utah 26 (correct, TCU won 47-7)
Lock of the Week: Arizona (+9.5) over Stanford 70.6% of the time ATS (incorrect, Arizona lost 45-17)
Upset of the Week: Arkansas (+4) over South Carolina (correct, Arkansas won 41-20)
Link to Week 10 College Football Picks

College Football Week 9
Overall Winning Percentage: 70.1% (39-16)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 78.9% (15-4)
Game of the Week: Missouri 25 - Nebraska 23 (incorrect, Missouri lost 31-17)
Lock of the Week: Purdue -17 vs Illinois (incorrect, Purdue lost 44-10)
Upset of the Week: Buffalo +3 over Miami (OH) (incorrect, Buffalo lost 21-9 over Miami)
Link to Week 9 College Football Picks

College Football Week 8
Overall Winning Percentage: 70.5% (36-15)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 73.7% (14-5)
Game of the Week: Oklahoma over Missouri and Auburn over LSU (incorrect, Missouri beat Oklahoma and correct, Auburn beat LSU)
Lock of the Week: South Carolina (-12) over Vanderbilt 79% (correct, South Carolina won 21-7)
Upset of the Week: Georgia Tech (+6) over Clemson (incorrect, Georgia Tech lost 27-13)
Link to Week 8 College Football Picks

College Football Week 7
Overall Winning Percentage: 67.3% (37-18)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 61.9% (13-8)
Game of the Week: Ohio State over Wisconsin (incorrect, Ohio State lost 31-18)
Lock of the Week: Louisiana-Monroe (+2) over Western Kentucky (correct, Louisiana-Monroe wins 35-30)
Upset of the Week: Pittsburgh (+1) over Syracuse (correct, Pittsburgh won 45-14)
Link to Week 7 College Football Picks

College Football Week 6
Overall Winning Percentage: 74.5% (41-15)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 78.9% (15-4)
Game of the Week: Michigan State over Michigan (correct, Michigan State won 34-17)
Lock of the Week: Southern Methodist (-6.5) over Tulsa(incorrect, SMU won 21-18)
Upset of the Week: Michigan State (+4) over Michigan(correct, Michigan State won 34-17)
Link to Week 6 College Football Picks

College Football Week 5
Overall Winning Percentage: 73.1% (38-14)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 73.3% (11-4)
Game of the Week: Oregon over Stanford (correct, Oregon won 52-31)
Lock of the Week: UCONN (-7.5) over Vanderbilt 89.5% ATS (correct, UCONN won 40-21)
Upset of the Week: Texas over Oklahoma (incorrect, Texas lost 28-20)
Link to Week 5 College Football Picks

College Football Week 4
Overall Winning Percentage: 81% (47-11)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 90% (19-2)
Game of the Week: Alabama over Arkansas (correct, Alabama won 24-21)
Lock of the Week: Pittsburgh (+3.5) over Miami (incorrect, Pittsburgh lost 31-3)
Upset of the Week: Fresno State over Ole Miss (incorrect, Fresno State lost 55-38)
Link to Week 4 College Football Picks

College Football Week 3
Overall Winning Percentage: 79.3% (46-12)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 91.3% (21-2)
Game of the Week: Arkansas 39 - Georgia 37 (correct, Arkansas won 31-24)
Lock of the Week: Central Michigan (-9.5) covers over Eastern Michigan (correct, Central Michigan won 52-14)
Upset of the Week:None this week
Link to Week 3 College Football Picks

College Football Week 2
Overall Winning Percentage: 83% (58-12)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 85% (17-3)
Game of the Week: Penn State 14 - Alabama 30 and Miami 26 - Ohio State 34 (corrent, Alabama won 24-3 and Ohio State won 36-24)
Lock of the Week: Hawaii beats Army 84% of the time with 3 point spread (correct, Hawaii won 31-28)
Upset of the Week: Syracuse wins 95% ATS (-14) over Washington (incorrect, Washington won 41-20)
Link to Week 2 College Football Picks

College Football Week 1
Overall Winning Percentage: 85.8% (67-11)
Top 25 Winning Percentage: 91% (20-2)
Game of the Week: Boise State 38 - Virginia Tech 42 (incorrect, Boise State won 33-30)
Lock of the Week: Florida A&M 6 - Miami (FL) 62 (correct, Miami won 45-0)
Upset of the Week: Virginia Tech over Boise State (incorrect, Boise State won 33-30)
Link to Week 1 College Football Picks



Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for Whatifsports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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