JOE PINKOS: Forecast for Playoff Week 2

When it comes to picking games in the state of Florida, Joe Pinkos is always on the mark. In the first round, our "Guru" picked 77 of 96 (80%) right!

All game forecasts appear in bracket order.

Each game forecast listing shows favored team, favorite's power rating in parentheses, underdog, power rating of underdog in parentheses, 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.

Last Week's Forecast Record: 77-19, 80.2%

CLASS 6A

Edgewater (79.3) over Oviedo (74.5) by 5
Sandalwood (75.6) over Lake Mary (73.1) by 3
Vero Beach (78.0) over Palm Beach Lakes (75.4) by 3
Deerfield Beach (91.3) over Palm Bch. Gardens (78.8) by 13
Plantation (94.8) over Carol City (84.4) by 10
Northwestern (95.4) over Piper (64.0) by 31
Killian (83.3) over Coral Gables (63.8) by 20
Southridge (85.8) over Columbus (69.0) by 17

CLASS 5A
Niceville (83.5) over Mainland (79.9) by 4
Fletcher (78.1) over Flagler Palm Coast (64.5) by 14
Durant (74.0) over Kissimmee Osceola (67.4) by 7
Hillsborough (81.1) over Winter Springs (73.9) by 7
Venice (77.8) over Clearwater (50.5) by 27
Naples (89.3) over East Lake (50.9) by 38
William T. Dwyer (81.2) over McArthur (74.1) by 7
St. Thomas Aquinas (87.9) over Edison (86.5) by 1

CLASS 4A
Lincoln (86.2) over Choctawhatchee (75.8) by 10
Columbia (92.3) over Pensacola (84.0) by 8
Land O' Lakes (68.1) over Ocala Forest (60.7) by 7
Lake Gibson (75.1) over East Ridge (74.6) by 1
Bayshore (78.9) over Countryside (69.4) by 10
Armwood (95.9) over Fort Myers (78.5) by 17
Booker T. Washington (87.1) over Astronaut (72.7) by 14
Centennial (78.7) over Merritt Island (72.1) by 7

CLASS 3A
Bolles (95.3) over Godby (82.1) by 13
Suwannee (84.1) over Raines (83.2) by 1
Clay (89.8) over North Marion (66.0) by 24
Middleburg (82.0) over Dunnellon (77.6) by 4
Booker (84.9) over Robinson (68.4) by 17
Jefferson (72.7) over Lemon Bay (71.8) by 1
Glades Central (80.0) over Cocoa (63.2) by 17
Monsignor Pace (77.7) over Kathleen (75.7) by 2

CLASS 2A
Madison County (92.9) over Wakulla (72.0) by 21
Umatilla (71.8) over Bradford (71.3) by 1
Immokalee (69.5) over Clewiston (63.3) by 6
Chaminade (85.9) over Belen Jesuit (57.6) by 28

CLASS 2B
Florida High (65.6) over Hamilton County (65.0) by 1
Dixie County (66.2) over Union County (58.8) by 7
John Carroll (81.0) over Clearwater Cent. Cath. (62.6) by 18
Pahokee (71.5) over Marathon (44.8) by 27

CLASS 1A
Port St. Joe (54.8) over Sneads (45.6) by 9
Freeport (60.8) over Chiefland (59.4) by 1
North Florida Chr. (69.1) over University Chr. (68.4) by 1
Trinity Christian (78.4) over P.K. Yonge (64.5) by 14
Fort Meade (62.1) over Evangelical Christian (34.2) by 28
Evangel Christian (58.3) over Northside Chr. (37.2) by 21
American Heritage-Delray (69.4) over Bay Point (50.4) by 19
Glades Day (68.8) over King's Academy (62.3) by 7

Sun State Football Top Stories