1 - Expected Difference Rating (14-6, 1-4) 2 - Power Rating (18-2, 0-1)
3 - Discrete Rating Model (15-3-2, 0-2-2) 4 - Virtual Game Model (8-11-1, 0-10-1)
5 - Overtake and Feedback (Ranking) (18-2, 1-2) + - 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 19 and lost 1, and 15 of the 20 favorites covered the spread in 1997.

  W/L Cover Score 1 2 3 4 5 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ 5+
Rose (Bowl): Michigan by 7
over Washington State
W N 21-16 W W W W          
Orange: Nebraska by 13.5
over Tennessee
W Y 42-17 W W W W L N
Sugar: Florida State by 6.5
over Ohio State
W Y 31-14 W W W W W
Cotton: UCLA by 14
over Texas A&M
W N 29-23 W W W W W          
Sun: Iowa by 7
over Arizona State
L N 7-17 L L L L W         Y
Gator: North Carolina by 11
over Virginia Tech
W Y 42-3 W W W L W       N  
Liberty: Southern Mississippi State by 10
over Pittsburgh
W Y 41-7 W W W T W       T  
Peach: Auburn by 4.5
over Clemson
W N 21-17 W W W L W       N  
Citrus: Florida by 14
over Penn State
W Y 21-6 W W W W W          
Fiesta: Kansas State by 3
over Syracuse
W Y 31-18 W W T L W     T N  
Independence: LSU by 6.5
over Notre Dame
W Y 27-9 W W T L W     T N  
Holiday: Colorado State by 3.5
over Missouri
W Y 35-24 W W W L L       N N
Aloha: Washington by 5
over Michigan State
W Y 51-23 W W W L W N
Outback: Georgia by 9.5
over Wisconsin
W Y 33-6 W W W W W          
Insight.com: Arizona by 9
over New Mexico
W N 20-14 L W W W W Y        
Carquest: Georgia Tech by 3
over West Virginia
W Y 35-30 L W L L W N   N N  
Las Vegas: Oregon by 3.5
over Air Force
W Y 41-13 L W W L W N     N  
Humanitarian: Cincinnati by 2
over Utah State
W Y 35-19 L L W W W N N      
Motor City: Mississippi by 1
over Marshall
W Y 34-31 L W L L W N   N N  
Alamo: Purdue by 4
over Oklahoma State
W Y 33-20 W W W L W N

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