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Playoff Predictor for the 2018 college football season

Predicted Rankings

Predicted committee top 4:

First predicted committee top 4 of the season will be available after the first committee poll is released (October 31st)


Computer top 4:

True computer ratings (full list)




updated daily and constantly throughout the day on Saturdays as games go final.

True ratings are computed by a variant of the Colley Matrix method

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Know the 2018 college football playoff positioning at all times

PlayoffPredictor.com uses a combination of a mathematical computer based formula plus a calculated playoff committee bias in order to rank all top 25 teams. This top 25 list is a prediction of what the selection committee's top 25 rankings will be that are released on Tuesday nights. The top 25 rankings is not my opinion of the teams rankings, rather it is a prediction on what the committe will do.

Additionally, using the menu at the top you can predict the future rankings the committee will give each team by filling out who the winners and losers of each game will be.

Try it yourself now! Select the next week's game winners and determine what the Computer Rankings poll will look like now


Average Committee Bias --
What's this?
Committee Bias
The bias indicates the level of agreement between the PlayoffPredictor's computer ranking and the committee ranking of a given team.

If a team has a high positive bias, the committee is ranking a team higher than the computer. If a team has a high negative bias, the computer is ranking that team higher than the committee. If the bias is zero then the commitee and computer agree on the ranking for that team.



No bias data until first committee rankings (Oct 31)

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