1 - Expected Difference Rating (9-8, 0-4) 2 - Power Rating (11-6, 0-2)
3 - Discrete Rating Model (7-5-5, 0-1-5) 4 - Virtual Game Model (8-6-3, 2-3-3)
5 - Overtake and Feedback (Ranking) (11-6, 3-4) + - 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 12 and lost 4, and 8 of the 16 favorites covered the spread in 1988 (with one game equal to the point spread, i.e. a "Push").

  W/L Cover Score 1 2 3 4 5 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ 5+
Rose (Bowl): USC by 6.5
over Michigan
L N 14-22 L L L L L          
Orange: Miami (Florida) by 6.5
over Nebraska
W Y 23-3 W W T T W T T
Sugar: Florida State by 6
over Auburn
W P 13-7 W W W W W          
Cotton: UCLA by 6
over Arkansas
W Y 17-3 W W W T L       T N
Sun: Alabama by 14
over Army
W N 29-28 W W W W W          
Gator: Georgia EVEN
against Michigan State
--- --- 34-27 L L T W W N N T Y Y
Liberty: Indiana by 3
over South Carolina
W Y 34-10 W W T W L     T   N
Peach: North Carolina State by 1
over Iowa
W Y 28-23 L W T W W N   T    
Citrus: Clemson by 1
over Oklahoma
W Y 13-6 L W W L L N     N N
Fiesta: Notre Dame by 5.5
over West Virginia
W Y 34-21 W W T L W     T N  
Independence: Texas at El Paso by 2.5
over Southern Mississippi State
L N 18-38 L L L L W         Y
All-American: Florida by 5.5
over Illinois
W N 14-13 W W W W W          
Holiday: Oklahoma State by 2.5
over Wyoming
W Y 62-14 L L L L W N N N N  
California: Fresno State by 11.5
over Western Michigan
W N 35-30 W W W T W       T  
Aloha: Houston by 4.5
over Washington State
L N 22-24 L L L L W         Y
Freedom: Colorado by 3
over BYU
L N 17-20 L L L W L       Y  
Hall of Fame: Syracuse by 2
over LSU
W Y 23-10 W W W W L         N

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