OK Dawg fans, this is your chance to predict the regular season. How many games will the Huskies win?
One computer ranking has UW winning all their games (at least as far as preseason numbers can predict). Another gives Washington only a 28% chance of beating Oregon and finishing 10-2. Phil Steele's S&P says 11-1 with the only probable loss a very close call in Eugene.
I'm burned out on all the preseason hype and won't be making my own picks. I'm terrible at picking games anyway.
Here's some win-probability numbers to digest before making your selections.
ESPN Football Power Index (FPI)
The Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance going forward for the rest of the season. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule.
S&P Plus (S&P+)
The S&P statistic, developed by Bill Connelly, is made by compiling two different numbers: A team's success rate and Equivalent Points Per Play (PPP). Connelly's S&P+ rankings are weighted, where 100 is average for an NCAA team.
Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI)
The Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI) is a college football rating system based on opponent-adjusted drive efficiency.
Copy and paste the list below into the comments and add your picks, then tally your predicted W-L record at the bottom. If you want to add game scores to the W's and L's, knock yourself out.