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2012 College Football Season-to-Date

Upsets, Picks, Predictions and Performance
WhatIfSports.com
January 8, 2013

Each Monday morning, we publish 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 our 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).

All of our college football content, including our most recent College Football Power Rankings and links to the Preseason Previews are located here.

You can review our 2011 college football prediction accuracy here. We finished with a winning percentage of 74.5 on the season.

Overall Performance (through 12/10/12)
Record
Winning Percentage: 78.8% (634-171)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 80.1% (249-62)
Game of the Week: 11-4
Upset of the Week: 9-4
Link to 2012 College Football Content


College Football Bowl Season
Overall Winning Percentage: 62.9% (22-13)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 75.0% (18-6)
BCS Bowl Winning Percentage: 80.0% (4-1)
Link to 2012 Bowl Predictions

College Football Week 14
Overall Winning Percentage: 85.0% (17-3)*
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 85.7% (12-2)
Game of the Week: Alabama 26 - Georgia 23 (correct, Alabama won 32-28)
Upset of the Week: N/A
Link to Week 14 College Football Picks
NOTE: *includes Army vs. Navy prediction from Week 15

College Football Week 13
Overall Winning Percentage: 77.2% (44-13)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 66.7% (16-8)
Game of the Week: Ohio State 25 - Michigan 20 (correct, Ohio State won 26-21)
Upset of the Week: Rutgers (+2) covers against Pittsburgh (incorrect, Pittsburgh won 27-6)
Link to Week 13 College Football Picks

College Football Week 12
Overall Winning Percentage: 78.7% (48-13)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 65.2% (15-8)
Game of the Week: Kansas State 30 - Baylor 19 (incorrect, Baylor won 52-24)
Upset of the Week: Temple (+3) covers against Army (correct, Temple won 63-32)
Link to Week 12 College Football Picks

College Football Week 11
Overall Winning Percentage: 71.9% (41-16)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 83.3% (20-4)
Game of the Week: Stanford 24 - Oregon State 23 (correct, Stanford won 27-23)
Upset of the Week: Washington (+1.5) covers against Utah (correct, Washington won 34-15)
Link to Week 11 College Football Picks

College Football Week 10
Overall Winning Percentage: 76.8% (43-13)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 78.3% (18-5)
Game of the Week: Oregon 29 - USC 27 (correct, Oregon won 62-51)
Upset of the Week: Iowa (+1) covers against Indiana (incorrect, Indiana won 24-21)
Link to Week 10 College Football Picks

College Football Week 9
Overall Winning Percentage: 67.2% (39-19)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 60.9% (14-9)
Game of the Week: Alabama 28 - Mississippi State 18 (correct, Alabama won 38-7)
Upset of the Week: Michigan (+3) covers against Nebraska (incorrect, Nebraska won 23-9)
Link to Week 9 College Football Picks

College Football Week 8
Overall Winning Percentage: 83.9% (47-9)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 87.5% (21-3)
Game of the Week: West Virginia 28 - Kansas State 25 (incorrect, Kansas State won 55-14)
Upset of the Week: Indiana (+3.5) covers against Navy (correct, Navy won 31-30)
Link to Week 8 College Football Picks

College Football Week 7
Overall Winning Percentage: 83.6% (46-9)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 90.0% (18-2)
Game of the Week: Oklahoma 26 - Texas 23 (correct, Oklahoma won 63-21)
Upset of the Week: Navy (+1.5) covers against Central Michigan (correct, Navy won 31-13)
Link to Week 7 College Football Picks

College Football Week 6
Overall Winning Percentage: 74.5% (41-14)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 69.6% (16-7)
Game of the Week: Georgia 21 - South Carolina 20 (incorrect, South Carolina won 35-7)
Upset of the Week: West Virginia (+7) covers against Texas (correct, West Virginia won 48-45)
Link to Week 6 College Football Picks

College Football Week 5
Overall Winning Percentage: 77.8% (42-12)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 94.4% (17-1)
Game of the Week: West Virginia 30 - Baylor 25 (correct, West Virginia won 70-63)
Upset of the Week: Oregon State (+3) covers against Arizona (correct, Oregon State won 38-35)
Link to Week 5 College Football Picks

College Football Week 4
Overall Winning Percentage: 73.3% (44-16)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 87.0% (20-3)
Game of the Week: Florida State 27 - Clemson 22 (correct, Florida State won 49-37)
Upset of the Week: Syracuse (+2) covers against Minnesota (incorrect, Minnesota won 17-10)
Link to Week 4 College Football Picks

College Football Week 3
Overall Winning Percentage: 85.3% (58-10)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 75.0% (18-6)
Game of the Week: Michigan State 24 - Notre Dame 22 (incorrect, Notre Dame won 20-3)
Upset of the Week: Arizona State (+7) covers against Missouri (correct, Missouri won 24-20)
Link to Week 3 College Football Picks

College Football Week 2
Overall Winning Percentage: 79.2% (57-15)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 83.3% (20-4)
Game of the Week: Florida 21 - Texas A&M 18 (correct, Florida won 20-17)
Upset of the Week: Toledo (+3) covers against Wyoming (correct, Toledo won 34-31)
Link to Week 2 College Football Picks

College Football Week 1
Overall Winning Percentage: 88.2% (67-9)
AP Top 25 Winning Percentage: 100.0% (24-0)
Game of the Week: Alabama 28 - Michigan 21 (correct, Alabama won 41-14)
Upset of the Week: Miami (FL) (pick) covers against Boston College (correct, Miami won 41-32)
Link to Week 1 College Football Picks



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