1 - Expected Difference Rating (11-5, 2-1) 2 - Power Rating (13-3, 3-0)
3 - Discrete Rating Model (7-5-4, 1-0-4) 4 - Virtual Game Model (9-7, 3-2)
5 - Overtake and Feedback (Ranking) (7-9, 1-4) + - Result if disagree with the team who was favored

Inside the (...) above is each system's won/loss record: first "straight up", and then against the spread (when disagreeing with the favorite listed by "the bookies"). The 3rd number listed is for ties: the number of games that the model thinks is dead even. The favorites won 10 and lost 6, and 8 of the 16 favorites covered the spread in 1983.

  W/L Cover Score 1 2 3 4 5 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ 5+
Rose (Bowl): Illinois by 4
over UCLA
L N 9-45 L L T L L     T    
Orange: Nebraska by 11
over Miami (Florida)
L N 30-31 L L L L L
Sugar: Auburn by 5
over Michigan
W N 9-7 W W L L W     Y Y  
Cotton: Texas by 7
over Georgia
L N 9-10 L L L L L          
Sun: SMU by 4
over Alabama
L N 7-28 W W L L W Y Y     Y
Gator: Florida by 2.5
over Iowa
W Y 14-6 W W W L W       N  
Liberty: Boston College by 1
over Notre Dame
L N 18-19 W W T W L Y Y T Y  
Peach: Florida State by 1
over North Carolina
W Y 28-3 L W W W L N       N
Citrus: Maryland by 4.5
over Tennessee
L N 23-30 L W L W L   Y   Y  
Fiesta: Ohio State by 3
over Pittsburgh
W Y 28-23 W W W W L         N
Independence: Air Force by 3.5
over Mississippi
W Y 9-3 W W W W L         N
All American: West Virginia by 9.5
over Kentucky
W N 20-16 W W W W W          
Holiday: BYU by 2
over Missouri
W Y 21-17 W W W W L         N
California: Northern Illinois by 4
over Cal-Fullerton
W Y 20-13 W W W W W          
Aloha: Penn State by 1
over Washington
W Y 13-10 W W T L W     T N  
Bluebonnet : Oklahoma State by 2
over Baylor
W Y 24-14 W W T W W     T    

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