ESPN's projection gives Clemson 19.8% chance to win ACC


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ESPN's projection gives Clemson 19.8% chance to win ACC

Clemson has been ranked #7 in the nation in the 2017 rankings of the ESPN Football Power Index. However, the index was updated on Wednesday afternoon to include several different interesting projections.

The Tigers were given a 19.8% to win the ACC conference while only a 1.9% to go undefeated according to the projections. Clemson was projected to also have a 9.4 win season with 2.9 losses with a strength of schedule of #20 overall.

Here is the breakdown of odds for Clemson against each opponent on their 2017 schedule according to the FPI index.

Kent State - 98.9%
Auburn - 52.5%
Louisville - 55.8%
Boston College - 95.4%
Virginia Tech - 74.2%
Wake Forest - 92.2%
Syracuse - 81.7%
Georgia Tech - 88.4%
North Carolina State - 63.9%
Florida State - 44%
The Citadel - 99.1%
South Carolina - 75.0%

ACC Atlantic rival Florida State was given a 56% chance to defeat Clemson on Nov. 11 in Death Valley. The Seminoles were the conference favorite to win the ACC with a 49% chance to win.

ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance for a season. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is, and projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule.

The top ten schools in the FPI were Ohio State, Alabama, Oklahoma, Florida State, Auburn, LSU, Clemson, Penn State, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Clemson kicks off the 2017 regular season with a home contest against Kent State on September 2.

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spacer LMAO HAHAHA ROTFLMAO***
elwyn07®
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badb
spacer i woulda swapped Lville and fsu predictions
tigrrfan
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ninetytwotiger®
spacer Re: Compared to the coots' 0.8% chance to win the SEC per
Ridgeland Booster
spacer Re: Compared to the coots' 0.8% chance to win the SEC per
CU13®
spacer Auburn & LSU ranked 5 & 6 is really a joke. Same old, same old***
longtallsam®
spacer so what they're saying is...
TigerHawk76®
spacer So anything less than 56% odds projects as a loss?***
Tiger95
spacer No. 56% win is .44 of a loss. 90% is .1 of a loss, etc.
TigersAndCubs
spacer That FPI is a true load of crap and that's a fact
ChemETiger97
spacer I'm sure sorry to hear this
FORESTTIGER
spacer Re: I'm sure sorry to hear this
FORESTTIGER
spacer Bwahahaha
boricuatiger
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retired®
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Tiger Michael
spacer I so enjoy making the E$ecPN talking heads look stupid...
BigCUFan®
spacer SO YOU'RE SAYING THERE'S A CHANCE!***
Obed
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acevans®
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Gcostanza
spacer Statistically that is about right. Individual games ....
Tropical
spacer Garbage
courtenayflash
spacer What - me worry?***
terrier2®
spacer I give ESPN a 19.8% chance to
Felix2
spacer ESPN? Didn't they layoff most of their people because
Baltimore Tiger®
spacer Auburn and LSU?!?! Give me a break!!
ancientorange
spacer Auburn might have a QB***
TigersAndCubs
spacer Stidham is probably an improvement over White... Still...***
SOLOS®
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fencebusters®
spacer ESPiN preseason is a factor of being part of their
SOLOS®
spacer So we're favorites in all but one game huh?
jbrock11
spacer Re: So we're favorites in all but one game huh?
fencebusters®
spacer I guess we forgot how to play football since January, right?***
WhoDatTiger®
spacer How do you do an FPI based on
SageMoody®
spacer Wait a goldarned minute there Babba-Louie...
walrus
spacer Best news we could hear all off season
FLTiger87
spacer Seems fairly realistic to me tbh.
TigersAndCubs
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