2004 JOE PINKOS' PLAYOFF FORECAST: WEEK 4

While others try and match his skills, when all is said and done, Joe Pinkos remains the undisputed guru when it comes to picking football games in the state of Florida, Joe maintains a "big" lead over the other "experts" in the state. Check out this week's picks.....

Each game forecast below 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.

By the way, for those who follow this sort of thing, and have watched those who have gone on the record each week during the playoffs for all to see, here is the way things stack up heading into the fourth round of the playoffs. Our very own duo of Joe Pinkos and Larry Blustein – are 1-2!
Joe Pinkos (www.floridakids.us) – 136-31 81.4%
Larry Blustein (www.floridakids.us/www.sunshinepreps.net) – 133-34 79.6%
Laz (Laz Power Index) – 133-34 79.6%
Steve Berrey (Mr. Hi School, www.i-high.Florida.com) – 132-35 79.0%


CLASS 6A (State Semifinals)
North

Ely (92.3) over Edgewater (82.6) by 10

South
Killian (92.9) over Carol City (86.4) by 7

CLASS 5A (State Semifinals)
North

Lakeland (95.4) over Mainland (84.5) by 11

South
Sarasota Riverview (87.5) over St. Thomas Aquinas (82.4) by 5

CLASS 4A (State Semifinals)
North

Lake Gibson (89.7) over Pensacola (83.2) by 7

South
Armwood (102.7) over Booker T. Washington (93.1) by 10

CLASS 3A (State Semifinals)
North

Bolles (94.9) over St. Augustine (80.6) by 14

South
Monsignor Pace (91.3) over Jefferson (84.4) by 7

CLASS 1A (State Semifinals)
North

Blountstown (72.0) over Trinity Christian (68.3) by 4

South
Fort Meade (72.5) over Glades Day (67.0) by 6

Playoff Forecast Record: 136-31, 81.4%

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