Predictions for all 84 FBS games in week 2

  Savvy Index   2022      
  predictions week 2      
  week 1: 74 – 8 90%       rev: 9/5/22  
top 25 season: 82 – 11 88% wins losses game rating notes  
  Mississippi St. 1 0 34    
  Arizona 1 0 24    
             
  Arizona St. 1 0 21    
9 Oklahoma St. 1 0 44    
             
  UNLV 1 0 21 UNLV has a great shot here because of a strong  
  California 1 0 34 two-back running attack vs Cal’s 111th ranked rush defense.  
             
  Colorado 0 1 14 Colorado is worst in the nation stopping the rush (9.2 ypc).  
  Air Force 1 0 45 Air Force is second in the nation for rushing (9.4 tpc).  
             
fcs E Washington 1 0 21    
  Oregon 0 1 37    
             
  Oregon St. 1 0 24 Oddsmakers favor OSU by 1.  
  Fresno St. 1 0 29 Apart from Savvy, so do I.  
             
25 USC 1 0 40 . . . But Stanford has a history  
  Stanford 1 0 20 of impressive play vs USC.  
             
fcs Alabama St. 2 0 7  
  UCLA 1 0 50 UCLA may be the best in the West.  
             
fcs S Utah 1 0 3 Southern Utah is beginning to climb  
21 Utah 0 1 56 in FCS but it won’t show against Utah.  
             
fcs Portland St. 0 1 17 This is a risky game for UW against  
  Washington 1 0 35 a red hot PSU outfit.  
             
  Washington St. 1 0 10 Keep an eye on this one because Wisconsin’s  
11 Wisconsin 1 0 36 elite defense gave up 243 yards to FCS Illinois St. last week.  
             
23 S Carolina 1 0 24 USC’s Spencer Rattler isn’t struggling…  
7 Arkansas 1 0 30 he’s running for his life behind an awful OL.  
             
  UTSA 0 1 33 Oddsmakers say UTSA by 2 with  
  Army 0 1 27 54.5 total pts. Both will be higher.  
             
  San Jose St. 1 0 20 Auburn has big, big qb issues yet  
  Auburn 1 0 30 is favored in Vegas by 22.5?  
             
  W Michigan 0 1 36 Ball State looked horrible last week  
  Ball St. 0 1 24 If they can’t stretch the field, the Cardinals will look awful again this week.  
             
fcs E Kentucky 0 1 31 EKU quarterback Parker McKinney is a true  
  Bowling Green 0 1 34 dual threat and may reverse this outcome.  
             
fcs Holy Cross 1 0 24 Really strong HCU offensive line  
  Buffalo 0 1 27 raises the upset alert to “very high”.  
             
12 Baylor 1 0 31 Based on Coaches Poll rankings, this would be an upset.  
8 BYU 1 0 33 Vegas says 53.5 total points. It will be much more.  
             
  Maryland 1 0 39    
  Charlotte 0 1 14    
             
fcs Kennesaw St. 0 1 17 KSU will try to run the ball 70% of the time.  
18 Cincinnati 0 1 42 UC is 101st against the rush. UC also has some troubling offensive line issues.  
             
fcs Furman 1 0 7 Yes, Furman won 52-0 last week but that was  
8 Clemson 0 0 47 against North Greenville Univ.  
             
  S Alabama 1 0 24 I think Savvy Index has this spread  
  C Michigan 0 1 42 twice as high as it should be. We’ll see.  
             
fcs Gardner-Webb 1 0 7 GWU won by 35 last week … against Limestone College.  
17 Coastal Car 1 0 57 Will CCU’s Grayson McCall be ready?  
             
  Middle Tenn 0 1 27    
  Colorado St. 0 1 31    
             
  Syracuse 1 0 28 Surprisingly narrow margin for Savvy  
  Connecticut 1 1 26 since Vegas says this is 20+.  
             
  Old Dominion 1 0 17    
  E Carolina 0 1 37    
             
16 Kentucky 1 0 27 I disagree with Savvy and  
  Florida 1 0 24 agree with Vegas … Florida wins this.  
             
fcs S E Louisiana 0 1 30 Upset. This is SELU’s 2nd FBS  
  Florida Atl. 1 1 27 opponent this year.  
             
fcs Samford 1 0 3 You gotta at least check in on this one and  
2 Georgia 1 0 53 see sensational Samford receiver Kendall Watson.  
             
  N Carolina 2 0 39 UNC has already scored  
  Georgia St. 0 1 33 119 points this season.  
             
fcs W Carolina 1 0 28 Carlos Davis of WCU threw  
  Georgia Tech 0 0 40 six td pases last week.  
             
  Virginia 1 0 21    
  Illinois 1 1 33    
             
fcs Idaho 0 1 17 Idaho’s second FBS  
  Indiana 1 0 35 opponent of the year.  
             
  Iowa St. 1 0 14    
20 Iowa 1 0 24    
             
fcs Norfolk St. 0 1 10 This is Norfolk’s second FBS opponent  
  James Madison 1 0 45 in as many weeks.  
             
  Missouri 1 0 21 Mizzou will try to win this on the ground  
  Kansas St. 1 0 34 but KSU is really tough against the run.  
             
  UAB 1 0 31    
  Liberty 1 0 27    
             
  E Michigan 1 0 13    
  Louisiana 1 0 43    
             
fcs Nicholls 0 1 30 Another FCS upset.  
  LA Monroe 0 1 28    
             
fcs Stephen F Austin 1 1 28 SFAU is an FCS title contender  
  LA Tech 0 1 30 but so far not showing much.  
             
fcs Southern Univ. 1 0 14 Southern U. won last week 86-0  
  LSU 0 1 42 . . . over Florida Memorial College.  
             
  S Miss 0 1 12 SoMiss is better this year  
15 Miami Fl 1 0 46 but not this week.  
             
fcs Robert Morris 0 1 9    
  Miami Oh 0 1 40    
             
  Hawai’i 0 2 12    
5 Michigan 1 0 51    
             
  Akron 1 0 7    
24 Michigan St. 1 0 37    
             
fcs W Illinois 0 1 7 Western Illinois looked much worse  
  Minnesota 1 0 45 than expected against Tenn-Martin last week.  
             
fcs C Arkansas 0 1 10    
22 Mississippi 1 0 41    
             
  Memphis 0 1 33 Navy with an awful upset loss  
  Navy 0 1 24 to FCS Delaware last week.  
             
  Georgia So. 1 0 32 Upset  
  Nebraska 1 1 24    
             
fcs Incarnate Word 1 0 24 Extremely high alerts for  
  Nevada 1 0 32 this to be an ICU upset.  
             
  Boise St. 0 1 36 BSU is going to climb now that dynamic  
  New Mexico 1 0 17 qb Teyvon Green has taken over.  
             
fcs Charleston S. 0 1 6 … but lots of negative trends  
10 N Carolina St. 1 0 50 already for N Carolina St.  
             
  Duke 1 0 24 Savvy predicts this upset despite  
  Northwestern 1 0 17 bettors favoring NW by 9.5.  
             
fcs Texas Southern 0 1 7    
  N Texas 1 1 54    
             
  Marshall 1 0 14 Both of these teams looked better last  
  Notre Dame 0 1 31 week in their openers than I expected.  
             
  Arkansas St. 1 0 7 I think Arkansas State needs to give  
3 Ohio St. 1 0 46 backup qb A. J. Mayer another look.  
             
  Kent St. 0 1 12    
4 Oklahoma 1 0 52    
             
  Ohio 1 0 17 Over/under is set at 53.5 but  
13 Penn St. 1 0 46 it will be much more.  
             
  Tennessee 1 0 27 Oddsmakers say Tennessee  
  Pittsburgh 1 0 34 will win this by 7.  
             
fcs Indiana St. 1 0 17 Purdue is still pretty beat  
  Purdue 0 1 41 up on defense.  
             
fcs McNeese St. 0 1 32 Upset  
  Rice 0 1 31    
             
fcs Wagner 0 1 6 Wagner reciver Naiem Simmons  
  Rutgers 1 0 45 is fast and will get loose vs Rutgers.  
             
fcs Idaho St. 0 1 7    
  San Diego St. 0 1 45    
             
fcs Lamar 0 1 3    
14 SMU 1 0 55    
             
fcs Tarleton St 1 0 10    
  TCU 1 0 39    
             
fcs Lafayette (Penn) 1 0 14 Jeeeeeeze…get ready to be bored stiff.  
  Temple 0 1 37 Neither team has hit 200 yards of total offense this year.  
             
1 Alabama 1 0 37 Betting lines say Alabama  
  Texas 1 0 24 by 20+.  
             
  App State 0 1 28 Neither defense is strong. Both offenses are.  
  Texas A&M 1 0 39 53.5 total points is too low.  
             
  Florida Intl. 1 0 28    
  Texas St. 0 1 30    
             
19 Houston 1 0 39 Savvy and most others say this is only a one  
  Texas Tech 1 0 34 possession difference. Total points will be above 65.5.  
             
  Massachusetts 0 1 18 UMass Minutemen . . . that’s about how  
  Toledo 1 0 40 long they’ll be in this game.  
             
fcs Alabama A&M 0 1 14 AAU has no offense and was  
  Troy 0 1 36 creamed by UAB last week.  
             
fcs Alcorn St. 0 1 17 Both teams were outstanding  
  Tulane 1 0 35 last week.  
             
  N Illinois 1 0 24 Tulsa drives me crazy . . .  
  Tulsa 0 1 35 up and down and hard to predict.  
             
  Louisville 0 1 17    
  UCF 1 0 39    
             
fcs Howard 0 2 14 USF looked much better than I thought  
  USF 0 1 40 in the season opener.  
             
fcs Weber St. 1 0 27 Weber State is a legit FCS contender.  
  Utah St. 1 1 31 USU cannot stop the run.  
             
  New Mexico St. 0 2 17    
  UTEP 0 1 33    
             
  Wake Forest 1 0 39 Neither team has played a  
  Vanderbilt 2 0 24 competitive opponent this year.  
             
  Boston Col 0 1 21    
  Virginia Tech 0 1 30    
             
  Kansas 1 0 21    
  W Virginia 0 1 38    
             
fcs N Colorado 0 1 14 NoCo has two outstanding qbs  
  Wyoming 1 1 41 but not much defense.  
           

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