Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 38,523, Level: 60
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 527
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    helechopper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,946
    Points
    38,523
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 120
    Given: 203

    The Prediction Machine

    Runs the college football season 50K times and this is what it came up with. The defensive numbers seem a bit off to me. And no bowl?!? Pffft. Time to prove the machine wrong...
    Iowa State Cyclones
    Power Rank: 50
    Offensive Rank: 16
    
Defensive Rank: 47
    
Projected Regular Season Record: 4.4 - 7.6
    Conference Standing: 9
    Projected Bowl: None
    Check out all of college football here --> The Prediction Machine



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 150,076, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Akron, OH > Ames > Dallas
    Posts
    6,790
    Points
    150,076
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,011
    Given: 263

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    Between 4 and 7-8 wins...


    "Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning 'bit' always switched on."

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 567,002, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Close Enough, IA
    Posts
    21,747
    Points
    567,002
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 646
    Given: 356


  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 38,523, Level: 60
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 527
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    helechopper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,946
    Points
    38,523
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 120
    Given: 203

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Between 4 and 7-8 wins...
    Seems a little on the low side for me, just by a game. I think we're at worst a 5 win team and best 9-10.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 150,076, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Akron, OH > Ames > Dallas
    Posts
    6,790
    Points
    150,076
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,011
    Given: 263

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by helechopper View Post
    Seems a little on the low side for me, just by a game. I think we're at worst a 5 win team and best 9-10.
    Well we could very well lose tulsa and Iowa and beat.... WIU, Kansas, and who else is an easy out?


    "Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning 'bit' always switched on."

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 436,101, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    65,356
    Points
    436,101
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,536
    Given: 1,175

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    Prediction machine must be a dart board.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Georges, Georgios, 3sus, Hallice, Deonte, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and McKaT.

  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 206,565, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CyFan61's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    11,410
    Points
    206,565
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,074
    Given: 782

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Between 4 and 7-8 wins...
    Where did you get that from? Unless I am not seeing something, I only see one prediction of 4.4 wins and 7.6 losses. Essentially, the odds say that the most likely outcome is 4-8, but 5-7 is almost as likely.

    If I could get an over/under of 4.5 on Iowa State football wins this season, I would be there in a second.



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 10,971, Level: 31
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 279
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    BuffettClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Altoona, Iowa
    Posts
    1,137
    Points
    10,971
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 8

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    That's why they actually play the games



  9. #9
    Prospect
    Points: 9,384, Level: 29
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 566
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    68
    Points
    9,384
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 4

    Re: The Prediction Machine

    This is a 7 to 9 win team this season. Yep, you read it correctly.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM