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Are You Smarter Than A Computer?

So, kidbourbon brought it up, and places like AccuScore already do it, so I thought: heck, why not? Why not simulate ten first-weeks using my copy of NCAA Football 2011 and see what the Computer picked out for upset specials and scores and all that who-jazz. Now, I'll go ahead and note: these numbers are very crude, especially the "confidence" percentage, which just represents how many times the team actually won across all ten simulations.

But I digress. I selected a few -- 15, in fact -- opening week games to keep track of. The Tennessee game, of course, the big battles, and a few smaller ones that caught my interest. Care to play pick'em against my XBox? I wonder who, over the course of the year, might do better..? (Speaking of which, I guess I should try to enter my XBox into RTT's College Pick'em thingie. If only I knew how ... ::hint hint hint::

Matchup

Score

Confidence

Average Score

Tennessee vs UT-Martin

52 - 7

10 - 0

43.5 - 1.6

Pittsburgh @ Utah

52 - 13

5 - 5

25.6 - 26.3

Southern Miss @ South Carolina

24 - 23

2 - 8

15.5 - 30.7

USC @ Hawai'i

27 - 13

9 - 1

30.5 - 17.8

Kansas State vs UCLA

24 - 6

6 - 4

21.8 - 19

Oregon vs New Mexico

27 - 10

9 - 1

37.1 - 12.8

Northwestern @ Vanderbilt

24 - 17

6 - 4

21.3 - 22.6

Connecticut @ Michigan

29 - 23

3 - 7

19.9 - 33

Notre Dame vs Purdue

24 - 13

4 - 6

19.5 - 18.9

Washington @ BYU

38 - 26

10 - 0

36.2 - 20

Colorado @ Colorado State

27 - 0

7 - 3

26.1 - 16.5

TCU vs Oregon State

38 - 35

5 - 5

24.5 - 25.2

North Carolina @ LSU

23 - 20

6 - 4

19 - 19.3

Virginia Tech vs Boise State

28 - 3

3 - 7

20.8 - 30.5

Louisville vs Kentucky

19 - 7

5 - 5

21.1 - 21.7

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