JOE PINKOS: POWER RATINGS – Forecast for Week 7

By now, Joe Pinkos has everyone's attention when it comes to picking games in the state of Florida. You may not agree with all of his picks, but on the record, he is as good as you will ever find when it comes to selecting football games in this state!

Game forecasts are sorted by classification of favored team, and listed alphabetically by favorite.

Each game forecast shows favored team, favorite's power rating in parentheses, underdog (preceded by classification if different from favorite's), power rating of underdog and forecasted margin of victory.

Joe Pinkos' Power Ratings are computed by a formula based on strength of opposition and margin of victory. To determine the forecasted margin of victory between any two teams, simply figure the difference in the respective power ratings.

CLASS 6A
American (59.7) over Miami Springs (54.1) by 6
Apopka (70.7) over Olympia (61.6) by 9
Boone (61.3) over Gateway (54.5) by 7
Braddock (53.5) over Southwest Miami (23.5) by 30
Carol City (78.7) over North Miami (51.7) by 27
Columbus (66.2) over Coral Gables (62.4) by 4
Coral Reef (68.0) over South Dade (59.0) by 9
Cypress Creek (31.8) over Colonial (30.4) by 1
Deerfield Beach (80.7) over Coconut Creek (26.8) by 54
Douglas (70.5) over 5A South Broward (57.1) by 13
Edgewater (89.2) over Dr. Phillips (49.1) by 40
Ely (81.5) over Taravella (40.9) by 41
Hialeah Miami Lakes (48.6) over Goleman (33.7) by 15
John I. Leonard (57.0) over Spanish River (48.8) by 8
Killian (80.6) over Varela (65.3) by 15
Lake Brantley (65.7) over DeLand (52.3) by 13
Lake Mary (65.6) over 5A Kissimmee Osceola (61.7) by 4
Miami High (47.5) over Coral Park (47.0) by 1
Miami Palmetto (81.3) over Hialeah (49.4) by 32
Miramar (43.2) over Cypress Bay (39.2) by 4
North Miami Beach (79.8) over Miami Central (72.0) by 8
Northwestern (86.8) over Dr. Krop (53.6) by 33
Oviedo (70.8) over Sanford Seminole (62.2) by 9
Palm Beach Gardens (84.1) over Vero Beach (70.0) by 14
Piper (72.7) over South Plantation (66.4) by 6
Plantation (81.1) over Boyd Anderson (54.3) by 27
Royal Palm Bch. (55.7) over Palm Bch. Lakes (55.2) by 1
Sandalwood (63.6) over 5A Wolfson (49.4) by 14
Santaluces (62.5) over Lake Worth (46.4) by 16
South Miami (63.3) over Sunset (33.7) by 30
Southridge (90.6) over Homestead (75.0) by 16
Wellington (59.5) Olympic Hts. (41.7) by 18
West Orange (61.9) over Evans (57.9) by 4
Western (57.5) over Flanagan (49.1) by 8
Winter Park (65.9) over University (64.0) by 2

CLASS 5A
Atlantic-Delray Beach (74.9) over South Fork (72.0) by 3
Barron Collier (69.6) over Lely (55.4) by 14
Bartram Trail (61.3) over Orange Park (45.0) by 16
Chamberlain (61.3) over Gaither (40.8) by 21
Durant (83.7) over Lakeland (69.7) by 14
East Bay (69.8) over Plant City (54.0) by 16
East Lake (59.2) over Pinellas Park (52.3) by 7
Ed White (66.7) over Terry Parker (25.8) by 41
Edison (91.2) over Miami Jackson (59.0) by 32
Flagler Palm Coast (50.1) over Deltona (33.3) by 17
Fletcher (67.1) over Englewood (48.0) by 19
Gibbs (46.9) over Palm Harbor University (40.8) by 6
Gulf Coast (71.8) over 4A Central-Brooksville (45.2) by 27
Hillsborough (69.4) over King (39.0) by 30
Hollywood Hills (56.8) over Cooper City (55.4) by 1
Lyman (61.9) over Winter Springs (57.2) by 5
Mainland (93.9) over New Smyrna Beach (41.2) by 53
Manatee (71.8) over Sarasota Riverview (71.2) by 1
Martin County (49.6) over Boynton Beach (48.7) by 1
McArthur (71.9) over Everglades (21.4) by 51
Melbourne (61.3) over Eau Gallie (37.5) by 24
Mosley (71.0) over 4A Pace (67.8) by 3
Naples (82.5) over Cape Coral (46.7) by 36
Niceville (80.8) over Dothan AL (51.2) by 30
Norland (72.5) over Miami Beach (54.7) by 18
Northeast-Oakland Park (54.5) over Stranahan (52.8) by 2
Northeast-St. Pete (49.1) over St. Petersburg (31.7) by 17
Oak Ridge (63.6) over Lake Howell (24.2) by 39
Palm Bay (83.4) over St. Cloud (41.5) by 42
Riverview (66.3) over Brandon (44.5) by 22
Sarasota (72.1) over Lakewood Ranch (65.2) by 7
Seminole (40.2) over Boca Ciega (39.4) by 1
Spruce Creek (47.1) over Pine Ridge (41.8) by 5
St. Thomas Aquinas (89.8) over Dillard (57.9) by 32
Timber Creek (60.4) over Freedom-Orlando (19.7) by 41
Venice (72.7) over 4A Port Charlotte (44.3) by 28
Wharton (50.5) over Sickles (46.7) by 4
William T. Dwyer (73.8) over Ft. Pierce Central (56.5) by 17

CLASS 4A
Armwood (93.4) over Alonso (63.2) by 30
Astronaut (66.4) over Bayside (51.2) by 15
Auburndale (70.3) over Lake Gibson (69.1) by 1
Belleview (49.4) over Vanguard (43.5) by 6
Blake (52.5) over Plant (41.5) by 11
Boca Raton (74.6) over Okeechobee (43.8) by 31
Booker T. Washington (73.1) over Ft. Lauderdale (39.0) by 34
Centennial (71.6) over Palm Beach Central (21.6) by 50
Charlotte (73.9) over Bayshore (73.4) by 1
Choctawhatchee (63.3) over Rutherford (60.4) by 3
Columbia (85.0) over Gainesville (66.1) by 19
Countryside (54.8) over Tarpon Springs (37.2) by 18
Dunedin (74.0) over 5A Clearwater (50.0) by 24
East Ridge (54.7) over South Lake (45.2) by 10
Escambia (83.6) over Tate (61.2) by 22
Fort Myers (73.3) over Mariner (51.6) by 22
Fort Walton Beach (78.2) over Crestview (72.8) by 5
George Jenkins (64.9) over Lake Region (50.4) by 15
Haines City (65.5) over Winter Haven (47.1) by 18
Jupiter (60.4) over Port St. Lucie (27.0) by 33
Land O' Lakes (51.5) over Mitchell (37.3) by 14
Largo (61.3) over Dixie Hollins (60.2) by 1
Lehigh (58.2) over Estero (53.6) by 5
Leon (69.9) over Chiles (63.6) by 6
Lincoln (92.7) over 2A Madison County (86.1) by 7
Merritt Island (75.1) over Titusville (50.0) by 25
Middleton (50.6) over Leto (22.1) by 29
North Fort Myers (51.4) over Cypress Lake (36.2) by 15
Nova (23.6) over Ind. Pembroke Pines Charter (8.3) by 15
Ocala Forest (66.0) over Lake Weir (8.3) by 58
Pensacola (82.4) over Pensacola Washington (63.9) by 19
River Ridge (48.1) over Ridgewood (18.9) by 29
Sebastian River (59.4) over Satellite (46.4) by 13
Springstead (49.8) over Leesburg (42.5) by 7

CLASS 3A
Andrew Jackson (63.3) over Ribault (50.9) by 12
Baker County (66.5) over Stanton Prep (31.7) by 35
Bartow (56.2) over Celebration (-3.3) by 60
Bay (63.1) over Pine Forest (56.7) by 6
Bolles (91.5) over Robert E. Lee (61.5) by 30
Booker (89.9) over 5A Buchholz (74.7) by 15
Clay (84.4) over Fleming Island (30.6) by 54
Cocoa (84.9) over Jones (43.8) by 41
Crystal River (57.1) over Zephyrhills (48.3) by 9
DeSoto (42.7) over 4A Poinciana (22.4) by 20
Dunnellon (72.1) over North Marion (65.8) by 6
First Coast (73.1) over 6A Mandarin (71.3) by 2
Forrest (67.7) over Bishop Kenny (54.7) by 13
Freedom-Tampa (24.6) over Ind. Newsome (17.4) by 7
Glades Central (75.6) over Suncoast (41.8) by 34
Godby (61.8) over East Gadsden (52.8) by 9
Gulf (36.5) over Hudson (35.7) by 1
Gulf Breeze (62.9) over Woodham (50.6) by 12
Hernando (45.5) over Lecanto (11.9) by 34
Jefferson (73.3) over Robinson (64.0) by 9
Jesuit (48.8) over Tampa Bay Tech (38.9) by 10
Kathleen (70.9) over Lake Wales (62.3) by 9
Key West (72.1) over Cardinal Gibbons (59.1) by 13
Lemon Bay (68.1) over Riverdale (30.5) by 38
Middleburg (65.6) over Ridgeview (40.8) by 25
Milton (76.1) over Navarre (72.2) by 4
Monsignor Pace (75.5) over Hallandale (61.0) by 15
Palatka (68.9) over Nease (67.7) by 1
Raines (75.4) over Fernandina Beach (20.0) by 55
Rockledge (74.5) over Seabreeze (67.1) by 7
Sebring (43.1) over North Port (35.8) by 7
Seminole Osceola (73.2) over Palmetto (60.7) by 13
South Sumter (57.7) over Citrus (35.0) by 23
Southeast (62.3) over Lakewood (24.7) by 38
St. Augustine (78.9) over Menendez (47.3) by 32
Suwannee (72.4) over Rickards (64.8) by 8
Wesley Chapel (65.5) over Pasco (60.6) by 5
West Port (69.7) over Santa Fe (61.4) by 8
Westwood (45.7) over Forest Hill (20.9) by 25

CLASS 2A
Am. Heritage Plntn. (73.3) over Ind. Lk. Placid (11.1) by 62
Arnold (53.2) over Ind. Bell (13.8) by 39
Avon Park (44.5) over Mulberry (25.1) by 19
Belen Jesuit (44.7) over Archbishop McCarthy (30.0) by 15
Bradford (65.5) over 4A Eastside (49.4) by 16
Cardinal Newman (49.0) over Monarch (-3.6) by 53
Chaminade (81.4) over Gulliver Prep (57.3) by 24
Dunbar (73.4) over LaBelle (41.4) by 32
Eustis (61.0) over 2B Wildwood (24.7) by 36
Hardee (63.9) over Cocoa Beach (48.9) by 15
Immokalee (78.3) over Bishop Verot (74.3) by 4
Marianna (60.2) over West Florida (31.0) by 29
Pope John Paul II (39.6) over Pine Crest (27.4) by 12
Tavares (53.3) over Bishop Moore (46.1) by 7
Umatilla (65.8) over Mount Dora (50.5) by 15
Wakulla (74.4) over Taylor County (44.7) by 30
West Nassau (37.3) over Keystone Heights (31.9) by 5

CLASS 2B
Archbishop Curley (13.2) over LaSalle (4.3) by 9
Cardinal Mooney (50.8) over Tampa Catholic (20.7) by 30
Coral Springs Charter (31.8) over Inlet Grove (-2.3) by 34
Dixie County (73.3) over Williston (42.6) by 31
Episcopal (51.5) over Ind. Paxon (47.9) by 4
Florida High (67.7) over Hamilton County (67.2) by 1
John Carroll (62.0) over Frostproof (49.1) by 13
Lake Highland Prep (58.3) over Crescent City (40.1) by 18
Marathon (56.3) over Coral Shores (37.4) by 19
Melbourne C.C. (43.8) over 2A Interlachen (16.7) by 27
Newberry (43.2) over Fort White (42.7) by 1
N. Broward Prep (32.0) over Westminster Acad. (22.4) by 10
Pahokee (76.8) over Pompano Beach (37.0) by 40
Pensacola Catholic (56.4) over Northview (18.2) by 38
Ransom (42.8) over Archbishop Carroll (18.1) by 25
St. Pete Catholic (58.9) over Clearwater C.C. (57.2) by 2
Taylor-Pierson (27.9) over Trinity Prep (27.4) by 1
Walton (76.7) over Holmes County (39.2) by 38

CLASS 1A
Am. Heritage-Delray (71.5) over Benjamin (37.9) by 34
Baker (27.2) over South Walton (11.2) by 16
Bay Point (38.2) over Miami Country Day (5.8) by 32
Berkeley Prep (41.5) over Northside Christian (23.5) by 18
Blountstown (35.3) over Apalachicola (30.6) by 5
Branford (34.4) over Trenton (10.0) by 24
Broward Christian (16.6) over Highlands Chr. (10.3) by 6
Chiefland (64.6) over Baldwin (16.2) by 48
Evangelical Chr. (35.6) over Moore Haven (31.3) by 4
First Academy (33.1) over Warner Christian (24.1) by 9
Fort Meade (63.3) over Evangel Christian (46.3) by 17
Freeport (60.7) over Vernon (46.7) by 14
Glades Day (70.9) over Jupiter Christian (-18.1) by 89
Greensboro (15.4) over Chattahoochee (-7.8) by 23
Hawthorne (61.0) over Bronson (16.5) by 45
Hollywood Chr. (49.6) over Coral Springs Chr. (-4.4) by 54
Holy Trinity (64.5) over Space Coast (14.7) by 50
Indian Rocks Chr. (19.7) over Keswick Chr. (11.1) by 9
Jay (52.2) over Graceville (41.7) by 11
Jefferson County (29.8) over Munroe Day (19.6) by 10
King's Academy (50.3) over St. Edward's (30.5) by 20
Lafayette (46.4) over Hilliard (31.7) by 15
Liberty County (36.6) over Wewahitchka (6.9) by 30
North Florida Chr. (66.5) over FAMU High (36.0) by 31
P.K. Yonge (66.8) over 2B Union County (64.0) by 3
Palmer Trinity (32.8) over MacArthur North (23.4) by 9
Port St. Joe (52.4) over Carrabelle (-17.9) by 70
Santa Fe Catholic (11.9) over Ind. Sonrise Chr. (-4.6) by 17
Shorecrest Prep (32.9) over Admiral Farragut (23.5) by 9
Sneads (31.4) over Aucilla Christian (6.0) by 25
Trinity Catholic (47.9) over St. John Lutheran (4.4) by 44
Trinity Christian (76.2) over University Christian (61.3) by 15
Westminster Chr. (41.8) over Dade Christian (32.1) by 10
Zion Lutheran (-12.5) over Boca Raton Christian (-17.9) by 5

Independents
All Saints Academy (3.7) over Cambridge (-4.5) by 8
Eagle's View (6.6) over Master's Acad. (-5.4) by 12
Father Lopez (25.3) over Merritt Island Chr. (-29.0) by 54
Landmark Chr. (-2.7) over Ocala Christian (-44.9) by 42
Northwest Chr. (11.4) over 1A St. John Neumann (10.9) by 1
Potter's House Christian (8.2) over St. Joseph (6.2) by 2
Providence (22.3) over Temple Christian (-8.8) by 31
St. Andrew's (17.7) over Upperroom Christian (-3.1) by 21
Temple Heights Chr. (18.6) over Calvary Chr. (-14.9) by 34


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