JOE PINKOS: Forecast for Playoff Week 5

With a 75 percent average of picking games, Joe Pinkos gives his best try for the state football championships.

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.

Forecast Record:
Playoffs Overall:
133-45, 74.7%
Five (5) teams identified by Joe Pinkos' Power Ratings as pre-playoff favorites (Naples, Armwood, Bolles, Madison County and Trinity Christian) are poised to win state championships. Armwood has been ranked by Joe Pinkos' Power Ratings as the top team in Florida for eight (8) consecutive weeks.

CLASS 6A
Carol City (97.1) over Edgewater (86.9) by 10

CLASS 5A
Naples (101.0) over Mainland (87.5) by 14

CLASS 4A
Armwood (102.1) over Lake Gibson (84.7) by 17

CLASS 3A
Bolles (97.0) over Monsignor Pace (87.0) by 10

CLASS 2A
Madison County (95.1) over Chaminade (88.1) by 7

CLASS 2B
Pahokee (75.4) over Union County (62.5) by 13

CLASS 1A
Trinity Christian (88.8) over Fort Meade (81.4) by 7


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