BY JESSE SMITHEY
Last season, we predicted a grand total of 496 football games, from Week 1 through the BlueCross Bowls.
And we finished with a mark of 403-93 for a winning percentage of 81.3. Now, that took a lot of correct guesstimates late in the season to get that percentage to 80 percent and beyond — because our prediction models did not get off to the greatest of starts in August 2022.
Nevertheless, we trudge forward into a new campaign, one that should feature more parity and wilder finishes than ever before.
In Week 1, we offer you 41 game predictions involving teams from the 5Star Preps coverage.
Thursday games. Saturday games. Friday games out of state or in the midstate. Doesn’t matter. We’re predicting them all.
Here are the teams we are forecasting wins from in their season debuts…