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Playoff Predictor for the (pandemic) 2020 college football season

Predicted Rankings

Predicted committee top 4:

Full playoff committee predicted rankings (top 25)


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 2020 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 week 14 game winners and determine what the December 3rd - Final 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.



Heavily over-ranked teams
Iowa 0.0368
Indiana 0.0344
Texas A&M 0.0317
Oklahoma 0.0305
Computer and playoff committee agreement
Ohio State 0.0289
Georgia 0.0289
Wisconsin 0.0282
Florida 0.0269
Auburn 0.0259
Texas 0.0247
Clemson 0.0187
Iowa State 0.0174
North Carolina 0.0135
Notre Dame 0.0084
Colorado -0.0005
Oregon -0.0027
Oklahoma State -0.0049
Boise State -0.0057
Buffalo -0.0064
Miami -0.0087
Cincinnati -0.01
Northwestern -0.0134
Tulsa -0.0147
Nevada -0.0147
San Jose State -0.0186
Western Michigan -0.0233
BYU -0.0268
Marshall -0.028
Louisiana -0.0296
Heavily under-ranked teams
Coastal Carolina -0.0387

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