College Football Predictions/Scoreboard

Last updated: Monday, January 9, 2023 - thru games of January 8 PICKING GAME WINNERS PICKING GAME WINNERS AND WITHIN 8 PTS. ON SPREAD WEEK 16: Brian Simmons: 26 right, 18 wrong - 59% right; 36% right and within 8 pts. (16/44) SEASON TO DATE: Brian Simmons: 1177 right, 418 wrong - 74% right; 36% right and within 8 pts. (578/1595) WEEK-BY-WEEK RESULTS: Week 0: 10 right, 4 wrong - 71% right; 29% right and within 8 pts. (4/14) Week 1: 112 right, 19 wrong - 85% right; 40% right and within 8 pts. (53/131) Week 2: 101 right, 30 wrong - 77% right; 33% right and within 8 pts. (43/131) Week 3: 98 right, 26 wrong - 79% right; 35% right and within 8 pts. (44/124) Week 4: 96 right, 25 wrong - 79% right; 37% right and within 8 pts. (45/121) Week 5: 90 right, 29 wrong - 76% right; 42% right and within 8 pts. (50/119) Week 6: 79 right, 32 wrong - 71% right; 37% right and within 8 pts. (41/111) Week 7: 74 right, 35 wrong - 68% right; 39% right and within 8 pts. (42/109) Week 8: 79 right, 33 wrong - 71% right; 34% right and within 8 pts. (38/112) Week 9: 72 right, 36 wrong - 67% right; 31% right and within 8 pts. (33/108) Week 10: 85 right, 34 wrong - 71% right; 35% right and within 8 pts. (42/119) Week 11: 94 right, 35 wrong - 73% right; 41% right and within 8 pts. (53/129) Week 12: 91 right, 33 wrong - 73% right; 35% right and within 8 pts. (43/124) Week 13: 50 right, 23 wrong - 68% right; 33% right and within 8 pts. (24/73) Week 14: 17 right, 4 wrong - 81% right; 29% right and within 8 pts. (6/21) Week 15: 3 right, 2 wrong - 60% right; 20% right and within 8 pts. (1/5) Week 16: 26 right, 18 wrong - 59% right; 36% right and within 8 pts. (16/44)




THIS WEEK'S PICKS/SCOREBOARD


To get the pick for each game, I take the power ratings of the two teams and add 3 points for the home team.



WEEK 17

FBS GAMES
MONDAY JANUARY 9
National Championship Game - Inglewood, CA PICK SCORE
TCU (13-1) vs. Georgia (14-0) G by 8

FBS game winners: 0/1


FCS GAMES
SUNDAY JANUARY 8
National Championship Game - Frisco, TX PICK SCORE
#3 North Dakota State (12-2) vs. #1 South Dakota State (13-1) S by 4 S 45-21

FCS game winners: 1/1
Total game winners: 1/2 0.0%
Correct winner and within 8 points or less: 0/2 0.0%



LAST WEEK'S RESULTS

WEEK 16

FBS BOWL SCHEDULE
FRIDAY DECEMBER 16
Bahamas Bowl - Nassau, Bahamas PICK SCORE
Miami(Ohio) (6-6) vs. UAB (6-6) U by 10 U 24-20

Cure Bowl - Orlando, FL PICK SCORE
UTSA (11-2) vs. Troy (11-2) Even - U T 18-12


SATURDAY DECEMBER 17
Fenway Bowl - Boston, MA PICK SCORE
Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Louisville (7-5) L by 4 L 24-7

Las Vegas Bowl PICK SCORE
Florida (6-6) vs. Oregon State (9-3) O by 7 O 30-3

LA Bowl - Inglewood, CA PICK SCORE
Washington State (7-5) vs. Fresno State (9-4) W by 4 F 29-6

LendingTree Bowl - Mobile, AL PICK SCORE
Rice (5-7) vs. Southern Mississippi (6-6) S by 9 S 38-24

New Mexico Bowl - Albuquerque, NM PICK SCORE
SMU (7-5) vs. BYU (7-5) Even - B B 24-23

Frisco Bowl - Frisco, TX PICK SCORE
North Texas (7-6) vs. Boise State (9-4) B by 6 B 35-32


MONDAY DECEMBER 19
Myrtle Beach Bowl - Conway, SC PICK SCORE
Marshall (8-4) vs. Connecticut (6-6) M by 12 M 28-14


TUESDAY DECEMBER 20
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Boise, ID PICK SCORE
Eastern Michigan (8-4) vs. San Jose State (7-4) S by 3 E 41-27

Boca Raton Bowl - Boca Raton, FL PICK SCORE
Liberty (8-4) vs. Toledo (8-5) T by 2 T 21-19


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21
New Orleans Bowl PICK SCORE
Western Kentucky (8-5) vs. South Alabama (10-2) S by 3 W 44-23


THURSDAY DECEMBER 22
Armed Forces Bowl - Fort Worth, TX PICK SCORE
Baylor (6-6) vs. Air Force (9-3) B by 8 A 30-15


FRIDAY DECEMBER 23
Independence Bowl - Shreveport, LA PICK SCORE
Louisiana-Lafayette (6-6) vs. Houston (7-5) H by 4 H 23-16

Gasparilla Bowl - Tampa, FL PICK SCORE
Wake Forest (7-5) vs. Missouri (6-6) W by 1 W 27-17


SATURDAY DECEMBER 24
Hawaii Bowl - Honolulu, HI PICK SCORE
Middle Tennessee (7-5) vs. San Diego State (7-5) S by 3 M 25-23


MONDAY DECEMBER 26
Quick Lane Bowl - Detroit, MI PICK SCORE
New Mexico State (6-6) vs. Bowling Green (6-6) B by 2 N 24-19


TUESDAY DECEMBER 27
Camellia Bowl - Montgomery, AL PICK SCORE
Georgia Southern (6-6) vs. Buffalo (6-6) G by 1 B 23-21

First Responder Bowl - Dallas, TX PICK SCORE
Memphis (6-6) vs. Utah State (6-6) M by 8 M 38-10

Birmingham Bowl - Birmingham, AL PICK SCORE
Coastal Carolina (9-3) vs. East Carolina (7-5) E by 2 E 53-29

Guaranteed Rate Bowl - Phoenix, AZ PICK SCORE
Wisconsin (6-6) vs. Oklahoma State (7-5) W by 1 W 24-17


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28
Military Bowl - Annapolis, MD PICK SCORE
Central Florida (9-4) vs. Duke (8-4) Even - C D 30-13

Liberty Bowl - Memphis, TN PICK SCORE
Kansas (6-6) vs. Arkansas (6-6) A by 2 A 55-53(ot)

Holiday Bowl - San Diego, CA PICK SCORE
Oregon (9-3) vs. North Carolina (9-4) O by 12 O 28-27

Texas Bowl - Houston, TX PICK SCORE
Texas Tech (7-5) vs. Mississippi (8-4) M by 3 T 42-25


THURSDAY DECEMBER 29
Pinstripe Bowl - Bronx, NY PICK SCORE
Syracuse (7-5) vs. Minnesota (8-4) M by 4 M 28-20

Cheez-It Bowl - Orlando, FL PICK SCORE
Oklahoma (6-6) vs. Florida State (9-3) F by 9 F 35-32

Alamo Bowl - San Antonio, TX PICK SCORE
Texas (8-4) vs. Washington (10-2) T by 7 W 27-20


FRIDAY DECEMBER 30
Duke's Mayo Bowl - Charlotte, NC PICK SCORE
Maryland (7-5) vs. North Carolina State (8-4) Even - N M 16-12

Sun Bowl - El Paso, TX PICK SCORE
Pittsburgh (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3) U by 2 P 37-35

Gator Bowl - Jacksonville, FL PICK SCORE
Notre Dame (8-4) vs. South Carolina (8-4) N by 3 N 45-38

Arizona Bowl - Tucson, AZ PICK SCORE
Ohio (9-4) vs. Wyoming (7-5) O by 5 O 30-27(ot)

Orange Bowl - Miami, FL PICK SCORE
Tennessee (10-2) vs. Clemson (11-2) T by 6 T 31-14


SATURDAY DECEMBER 31
Sugar Bowl - New Orleans, LA PICK SCORE
Alabama (10-2) vs. Kansas State (10-3) A by 3 A 45-20

Music City Bowl - Nashville, TN PICK SCORE
Iowa (7-5) vs. Kentucky (7-5) K by 1 I 21-0

Fiesta Bowl - Glendale, AZ (National Semifinal) PICK SCORE
TCU (12-1) vs. Michigan (13-0) M by 5 T 51-45

Peach Bowl - Atlanta, GA (National Semifinal) PICK SCORE
Ohio State (11-1) vs. Georgia (13-0) G by 8 G 42-41


MONDAY JANUARY 2
ReliaQuest Bowl - Tampa, FL PICK SCORE
Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Illinois (8-4) M by 1 M 19-10

Cotton Bowl - Arlington, TX PICK SCORE
Tulane (11-2) vs. Southern California (11-2) S by 6 T 46-45

Citrus Bowl - Orlando, FL PICK SCORE
LSU (9-4) vs. Purdue (8-5) L by 8 L 63-7

Rose Bowl - Pasadena, CA PICK SCORE
Penn State (10-2) vs. Utah (10-3) U by 1 P 35-21

FBS game winners: 24/41


FCS GAMES
FCS PLAYOFFS - QUARTERFINALS
FRIDAY DECEMBER 16 PICK SCORE
#7 Incarnate Word (12-1) at #3 North Dakota State (11-2) N by 3 N 35-32


SATURDAY DECEMBER 17 PICK SCORE
#4 Montana State (12-1) at #1 South Dakota State (11-1) S by 5 S 39-18

Celebration Bowl - Atlanta, GA PICK SCORE
Jackson State (12-0) vs. North Carolina Central (9-2) J by 15 N 41-34(ot)

FCS game winners: 2/3
Total game winners: 26/44 59.1%
Correct winner and within 8 points or less: 16/44 36.4%