The ESPN Football Power Index Really Likes Oklahoma State

first_imgESPN’s football power index which measures team strength and “is meant to be the best predictor of a team’s performance going forward for the rest of the season” is really high on Oklahoma State. The ESPN projection tool says OSU will finish second in the Big 12 behind Oklahoma (who ESPN has at No. 3), and projects the Cowboys to finish with *around* a 9.2-2.8 win-loss record, and an 18% chance to win the conference. Nationally, the FPI ranks OSU No. 8, notably ahead of Ohio State, Michigan, and USC. The index has the next ranked Big 12 team, TCU, ranked No. 29.Screen Shot 2016-09-01 at 6.43.37 AMThe results of the FPI, according to ESPN’s website, is based on 10,000 different simulations that take into account results to date, remaining schedule, and how many point above or below average a team is.If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img

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