4A prediction game – week 0

1. Guess the game margin for the top 10 matchups in Class 4A. Beat the computer – earn bcmoorerankings.com fame – prove to everyone that your team is underrated.

2. Notation: +2 –> Home wins by 2 points. -7 –> Visitor wins by 7 points.

3. Game is open to all, and all are encouraged to play. The greater the number of participants, the more accurate the overall predictions should be (central limit theorem).

3.1 Reply to this post in this form:

username, -2, -4, +3, +5, -3, +10, -20, +3, +3, -1
where: username –> your rivals.com username,

-2, -4, +3, +5, -3, +10, -20, +3, +3, -1 –> your predictions for the 10 games this week

3.2 Notes:

3.2.1 Use one line only.

3.2.2 Use a comma and space as separaters

3.2 The following are example of bad replies:

name

-13, +3, +14, +12, +4, +26, +10, -8, +21, +43 (entry uses two lines, comma after name missing)

name,-13,+3,+14,+12,+4,+26,+10,-8,+21,+43 (spaces missing)

name: -13,+3,+14,+12,+4,+26,+10,-8,+21,+43 (don’t use colon, spaces missing)

name -13, +3, +14, +12, +4, +26, +10, -8, +21, +43 (commas after name missing)

3.3 Motivation of format rules is to minimize mistakes in reading your entry and minimize the amount of my time in working on this contest.

4. Rankings: Official rankings of the contest are the BCMoore Rankings, http://bcmoorerankings.com.

5. Scoring: Entry with most correct answers wins. Ties will be broken by sum of (absolute values of predictions – actual scores).

6. Deadline: All entries must be submitted by Friday, 5PM. Entries can be changed up to deadline. To change your entry, submit a new entry. Do not edit a previous entry; I may not see the change you want to make.

7. Duration: Contest will run for the length of the regular season. Updates on season long standings will be given weekly in addition to each individual weeks winner.

This week’s games:

Only CIML-MRC games are played this week. We will join the eastern side in week 1.


 N Conf Rk (W-L) Visitor              Conf Rk (W-L) Home                Matchup
 1 CIML  9 (0-0) Ankeny               CIML 14 (0-0) Waukee                89.55
 2 CIML 18 (0-0) Johnston             CIML 27 (0-0) Ottumwa               70.02
 3 CIML  2 (0-0) WDM Dowling          CIML 20 (0-0) WDM Valley            66.45
 4 CIML 30 (0-0) Des Moines Lincoln   CIML 37 (0-0) Southeast Polk        63.56
 5 CIML 31 (0-0) Indianola            CIML 44 (0-0) Des Moines Hoover     42.54
 6 CIML 12 (0-0) Marshalltown         CIML 42 (0-0) Des Moines Roosevelt  31.17
 7 3A-2 29 (0-0) Sergeant Bluff-Luton  MRC 43 (0-0) Sioux City West       30.96
 8  MRC 46 (0-0) CB Jefferson          MRC 32 (0-0) CB Lincoln            20.82
 9 CIML 29 (0-0) Ames                 CIML 47 (0-0) Des Moines North      -4.18
10  MRC 36 (0-0) Sioux City East      3A-2  5 (0-0) Sioux City Heelan     39.90

Composite Computer, -11, -9, -17, 3, -18, -31, -25, 22, -30, 32
Modified Computer, -5, -10, -35, -6, -19, -43, -43, 34, -52, 53
Standard Computer, -5, -10, -35, -6, -19, -43, -43, 34, -52, 53
Momentum Computer, -5, -10, -35, -6, -19, -43, -43, 34, -52, 53

3 thoughts on “4A prediction game – week 0

  1. Contest runs concurrently with contest on iowapreps.rivals.com. Submit entry here or at iowapreps.rivals.com.

  2. Lastest update:

    
    Conf Rk (W-L) Visitor              Conf Rk (W-L) Home                  Open  Curr
    CIML  9 (0-0) Ankeny               CIML 14 (0-0) Waukee                -5.0 -10.5
    CIML 18 (0-0) Johnston             CIML 27 (0-0) Ottumwa              -10.0 -10.0
    CIML  2 (0-0) WDM Dowling          CIML 20 (0-0) WDM Valley           -35.0 -19.0
    CIML 30 (0-0) Des Moines Lincoln   CIML 37 (0-0) Southeast Polk        -6.0   0.0
    CIML 31 (0-0) Indianola            CIML 44 (0-0) Des Moines Hoover    -19.0 -19.5
    CIML 12 (0-0) Marshalltown         CIML 42 (0-0) Des Moines Roosevelt -43.0 -22.5
    3A-2 29 (0-0) Sergeant Bluff-Luton  MRC 43 (0-0) Sioux City West      -43.0 -19.5
     MRC 46 (0-0) CB Jefferson          MRC 32 (0-0) CB Lincoln            34.0  29.5
    CIML 29 (0-0) Ames                 CIML 47 (0-0) Des Moines North     -52.0 -35.0
     MRC 36 (0-0) Sioux City East      3A-2  5 (0-0) Sioux City Heelan     53.0  31.0
    
  3. Results

    
    Conf Rk (W-L) Visitor              Conf Rk (W-L) Home                  Open  Curr Act
    CIML  9 (0-0) Ankeny               CIML 14 (0-0) Waukee                -5.0 -10.0 -35
    CIML 18 (0-0) Johnston             CIML 27 (0-0) Ottumwa              -10.0 -10.0 -10
    CIML  2 (0-0) WDM Dowling          CIML 20 (0-0) WDM Valley           -35.0 -17.0 -27
    CIML 30 (0-0) Des Moines Lincoln   CIML 37 (0-0) Southeast Polk        -6.0   3.0   3
    CIML 31 (0-0) Indianola            CIML 44 (0-0) Des Moines Hoover    -19.0 -20.0 -48
    CIML 12 (0-0) Marshalltown         CIML 42 (0-0) Des Moines Roosevelt -43.0 -17.0 -12
    3A-2 29 (0-0) Sergeant Bluff-Luton  MRC 43 (0-0) Sioux City West      -43.0 -14.0  -2
     MRC 46 (0-0) CB Jefferson          MRC 32 (0-0) CB Lincoln            34.0  28.0  48
    CIML 29 (0-0) Ames                 CIML 47 (0-0) Des Moines North     -52.0 -35.0 -55
     MRC 36 (0-0) Sioux City East      3A-2  5 (0-0) Sioux City Heelan     53.0  28.0  -3