1 - Expected Difference Rating (9-8, 4-0) 2 - Power Rating (12-5, 3-0)
3 - Discrete Rating Model (7-6-4, 2-1-4) 4 - Virtual Game Model (6-9-2, 7-2-2)
5 - Overtake and Feedback (Ranking) (10-7, 5-1) + - 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 9 and lost 8 (with one tie game), and 3 of the 18 favorites covered the spread in 1987.

  W/L Cover Score 1 2 3 4 5 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ 5+
Rose (Bowl): USC by 3
over Michigan State
L N 17-20 W W T W Y Y Y T Y
Orange: Oklahoma by 3
over Miami (Florida)
L N 14-20 L L L L W Y
Sugar: Auburn by 2.5
over Syracuse
T N 16-16 --- --- --- --- ---       Y Y
Cotton: Notre Dame by 5.5
over Texas A+M
L N 10-35 L L T W L     T Y  
Sun: Oklahoma State by 1.5
over West Virginia
W Y 35-33 W W L W W     N    
Gator: South Carolina by 3.5
over LSU
L N 13-30 L L L L L          
Liberty: Georgia by 7
over Arkansas
W N 20-17 W W W W W          
Peach: Tennessee by 6.5
over Indiana
W N 27-22 W W W L W       Y  
Citrus: Clemson by 2
over Penn State
W Y 35-10 W W T L L     T N N
Fiesta: Florida State by 3.5
over Nebraska
W N 31-28 W W T T W     T T  
Independence: Washington by 6
over Tulane
W Y 24-12 W W T L W     T N  
All-American: BYU by 1
over Virginia
L N 16-22 L W W W W   Y Y Y Y
Holiday: Iowa by 4
over Wyoming
W N 20-19 L W W L W Y     Y  
California: San Jose State by 16
over Eastern Michigan
L N 27-30 L L L L L          
Aloha: UCLA by 8.5
over Florida
W N 20-17 W W W L W       Y  
Bluebonnet: Pittsburgh by 4
over Texas
L N 27-32 L L L W L       Y  
Freedom: Arizona State by 6.5
over Air Force
W N 33-28 L W W W L Y       Y
Hall of Fame: Alabama by 1
over Michigan
L N 24-28 W W L L L Y Y      

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