1 - Expected Difference Rating (11-7, 1-3) 2 - Power Rating (13-5, 2-2)
3 - Discrete Rating Model (9-5-4, 1-2-4) 4 - Virtual Game Model (9-8-1, 3-6-1)
5 - Overtake and Feedback (Ranking) (10-8, 2-5) + - 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 13 and lost 5, and 11 of the 18 favorites covered the spread in 1989.

  W/L Cover Score 1 2 3 4 5 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ 5+
Rose (Bowl): USC by 2
over Michigan
W Y 17-10 W W T W L     T   N
Orange: Notre Dame by 2
over Colorado
W Y 21-6 L L L L L N N N N N
Sugar: Miami (Florida) by 9
over Alabama
W N 33-25 W W W W W          
Cotton: Arkansas by 1.5
over Tennessee
L N 27-31 W W W L W Y Y Y   Y
Sun: Texas A+M by 6
over Pittsburgh
L N 28-31 L L L W L       Y  
Gator: Clemson by 7
over West Virginia
W Y 27-7 W W W W W          
Liberty: Air Force by 3
over Mississippi
L N 29-42 L L L L W         Y
Peach: Georgia by 2
over Syracuse
L N 18-19 L L T W L     T Y  
Citrus: Illinois by 3
over Virginia
W Y 31-21 W W L L L     N N N
Fiesta: Florida State by 4
over Nebraska
W Y 41-17 L W W T W N     T  
Independence: Oregon by 14.5
over Tulsa
W N 27-24 W W W W W          
All-American: Duke by 3
over Texas Tech
L N 21-49 L W L W L   Y   Y  
Holiday: Penn State by 3
over BYU
W Y 50-39 L L T W W N N T    
California: Fresno State by 13.5
over Ball State
W Y 27-6 W W W W L         N
Aloha: Michigan State by 8
over Hawaii
W Y 33-13 W W W L W       N  
Freedom: Washington by 2.5
over Florida
W Y 34-7 W W T L W     T N  
Hall of Fame: Auburn by 8
over Ohio State
W Y 31-14 W W W L W       N  
Copper: Arizona by 6.5
over North Carolina State
W Y 17-10 W W W L L       N N

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