Aggies Projected To Win Six Games In 2019 By ESPN’s FPI

Jul 9, 2019, 4:05 PM
(Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)...
(Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)
(Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)

LOGAN, Utah – The Utah State Aggies are coming off of an 11-2 season last year, but ESPN’s Football Power Index projects the 2019 Aggies to win six games.

The program brought back Gary Andersen as the head coach after Matt Wells left the team to become the head coach at Texas Tech.

The index gives out rankings, projected wins and losses, chances of winning out, chance of winning conference and their strength of schedule ranking.

ESPN’s FPI also gives the projected result percentage for each opponent on their schedule.

Projected Rank, Wins, Chances

Utah State is projected to win 5.6 games and lose 6.5 contests and was given a -4.7 rating, which is good for 83rd in the country. They have a 0 percent chance of going undefeated, a 3.4 percent chance of winning the Mountain West Conference and their strength of schedule is ranked No. 70 in the nation.

In the conference, Boise State has the highest FPI rating at 5.9, which is 42nd in the country. Air Force comes in at No. 69 with a -1.5 rating, Fresno State’s -2.2 rating is good for 71st in the nation, San Diego State is 78th with a -3.7, Utah State is the fifth highest rated team in the conference.

Hawaii is 88th with -5.6, Wyoming’s -7.4 is good enough for 95th in the country, Nevada is 100th with a -8.8, UNLV’s -9.3 rating is 104th, San Jose State is 113th at -12.4, New Mexico rounds out the conference at -13.4, which is good for 115th in the nation.

Percentage Of Wins

ESPN’s FPI for percentage of wins against a particular opponent would give the Aggies 5 wins and 7 losses, with all 5 wins projected over 50 percent in favor of Utah State.

August 30th: at Wake Forest (59th FPI ranking, 6 projected wins) – 23.9 percent chance to beat Demon Deacons.

September 7th: vs. Stony Brook – 91.3 percent

September 21st: at San Diego State (78th, 7 projected wins) – 41.3 percent

September 28th: vs. Colorado State (102nd, 5 projected wins) – 70.6 percent

October 5th: at LSU (4th, 10 projected wins) – 2.1 percent

October 19th: vs. Nevada (100th, 6 projected wins) – 73.2 percent

October 26th: at Air Force (69th, 8 projected wins) – 32.4 percent

November 2nd: vs. BYU (44th, 8 projected wins) – 25.5 percent

November 9th: at Fresno State (71st, 7 projected wins) – 33.8 percent

November 16th: vs. Wyoming (95th, 6 projected wins) – 66.2 percent

November 23rd: vs. Boise State (42nd, 10 projected wins) – 27.9 percent

November 30th: at New Mexico (115th, 4 projected wins) – 63.3 percent

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