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New worst team in Westgate college football power ratings

Here’s a look at college football power ratings compared to point spreads for Week 3.

WESTGATE RATINGS

First, the Westgate SuperBook presents its power ratings of all 130 Football Bowl Subdivision teams, from No. 1 Alabama to new No. 130 Connecticut:

1. Alabama, 108.5

2. Georgia, 104.5

3. Ohio State, 100.5

4. Oklahoma, 100.5

5. Clemson, 99.5

6. Cincinnati, 93.5

7. Texas A&M, 93.5

8. Wisconsin, 91.5

9. Penn State, 90.5

10. Iowa, 90.5

11. Iowa State, 90.5

12. Oregon, 90.5

13. Florida, 90.5

14. Mississippi, 90.5

15. TCU, 88.5

16. Notre Dame, 88.5

17. UCLA, 88.5

18. North Carolina, 87.5

19. Miami (Fla.), 87.5

20. Michigan, 87.5

21. Texas, 87.5

22. Arizona State, 87.5

23. Central Florida, 86.5

24. Southern California, 86.5

25. Utah, 86.5

26. Auburn, 86.5

27. Virginia Tech, 85.5

28. Indiana, 85.5

29. LSU, 85.5

30. Pittsburgh, 84.5

31. Michigan State, 84.5

32. Boise State, 84.5

33. Kentucky, 84.5

34. Minnesota, 83.5

35. Coastal Carolina, 83.5

36. Appalachian State, 83.5

37. Arkansas, 83.5

38. Fresno State, 82.5

39. Virginia, 81.5

40. Wake Forest, 81.5

41. Nebraska, 81.5

42. Purdue, 81.5

43. Oklahoma State, 81.5

44. West Virginia, 81.5

45. Brigham Young, 81.5

46. Liberty, 81.5

47. UNR, 81.5

48. Louisiana (Lafayette), 81.5

49. Missouri, 81.5

50. North Carolina State, 80.5

51. Florida State, 80.5

52. Maryland, 80.5

53. Washington, 80.5

54. Houston, 79.5

55. SMU, 79.5

56. Mississippi State, 79.5

57. Memphis, 78.5

58. Tulane, 78.5

59. Boston College, 78.5

60. Texas Tech, 78.5

61. San Jose State, 78.5

62. California, 78.5

63. Louisville, 77.5

64. Northwestern, 77.5

65. Baylor, 77.5

66. Toledo, 77.5

67. Oregon State, 77.5

68. Tulsa, 76.5

69. Rutgers, 76.5

70. San Diego State, 76.5

71. Stanford, 76.5

72. Colorado, 76.5

73. Kansas State, 75.5

74. UAB, 75.5

75. UTSA, 75.5

76. Wyoming, 75.5

77. Air Force, 75.5

78. Washington State, 75.5

79. Tennessee, 75.5

80. Georgia Tech, 74.5

81. Marshall, 74.5

82. Army, 73.5

83. Troy, 73.5

84. South Carolina, 73.5

85. Illinois, 72.5

86. Western Michigan, 72.5

87. Central Michigan, 72.5

88. Western Kentucky, 71.5

89. Kent State, 71.5

90. East Carolina, 70.5

91. Ball State, 70.5

92. Duke, 69.5

93. Florida Atlantic, 69.5

94. Buffalo, 69.5

95. Colorado State, 68.5

96. Arkansas State, 68.5

97. Syracuse, 67.5

98. Hawaii, 67.5

99. Utah State, 67.5

100. Rice, 66.5

101. Eastern Michigan, 66.5

102. Miami (Ohio), 65.5

103. Arizona, 65.5

104. Vanderbilt, 65.5

105. Northern Illinois, 64.5

106. Texas State, 64.5

107. South Alabama, 64.5

108. Louisiana Tech, 63.5

109. Middle Tennessee, 63.5

110. Charlotte, 63.5

111. Ohio, 63.5

112. New Mexico, 63.5

113. Georgia Southern, 63.5

114. Georgia State, 63.5

115. Navy, 62.5

116. North Texas, 62.5

117. South Florida, 61.5

118. Southern Mississippi, 61.5

119. Temple, 60.5

120. Kansas, 60.5

121. Florida International, 59.5

122. UNLV, 55.5

123. UTEP, 54.5

124. Old Dominion, 48.5

125. Akron, 47.5

126. Bowling Green, 47.5

127. Louisiana-Monroe, 47.5

128. New Mexico State, 45.5

129. Massachusetts, 45.5

130. Connecticut, 39.5

BIGGEST RISES

The teams gaining the most in their rating from the Westgate:

— New Mexico State gains five points to 45.5 to move from last at No. 130 to No. 128.

— Bowling Green gains four points to 47.5 to move from No. 129 to No. 126

BIGGEST FALLS

— Kansas State drops six points to 75.5 to move from No. 47 to No. 73. The Wildcats lost quarterback Skylar Thompson to injury.

— Hawaii drops six points to 67.5 to move from No. 84 to No. 98.

— Connecticut drops four points to 39.5 to take over last place at No. 130 (No. 127 last week).

WEEK 3 COMPARISON

Here is a comparison of Week 3 point spreads to spreads created by two popular power rating services, ESPN’s FPI and Jeff Sagarin, along with the raw numbers from the Westgate SuperBook (which sometimes differ from actual spreads).

Notes: Power rating spreads are rounded to the nearest half-point and reflect three points added for home-field advantage. ESPN FPI does not produce ratings for Football Championship Subdivision teams. Teams are listed with Associated Press poll ranking where applicable.

Thursday

— Ohio at Louisiana (Lafayette) (-20, total 57), 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Louisiana -18½

Sagarin: Louisiana -9½

Westgate: Louisiana -21

Friday

— Central Florida (-7, 68) at Louisville, 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Central Florida -3½

Sagarin: Central Florida -6½

Westgate: Central Florida -6

— Maryland (-8, 60½) at Illinois, 6 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Maryland -5

Sagarin: Maryland -6

Westgate: Maryland -5

Saturday

— Nebraska at No. 3 Oklahoma (-22, 62½), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Oklahoma -20

Sagarin: Oklahoma -20

Westgate: Oklahoma -22

— New Mexico at No. 7 Texas A&M (-29½, 50½), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Texas A&M -36½

Sagarin: Texas A&M -36½

Westgate: Texas A&M -33

— No. 8 Cincinnati (-4, 50) at Indiana, 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Cincinnati -1

Sagarin: Cincinnati -1½

Westgate: Cincinnati -5

— No. 15 Virginia Tech at West Virginia (-2½, 51), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Virginia Tech -2

Sagarin: West Virginia -2½

Westgate: Virginia Tech -1

— No. 16 Coastal Carolina (-13, 57½) at Buffalo, 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Coastal Carolina -3

Sagarin: Coastal Carolina -1½

Westgate: Coastal Carolina -11

— Michigan State at No. 24 Miami (Fla.) (-6½, 56½), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Miami -4½

Sagarin: Miami -8½

Westgate: Miami -6

— Northern Illinois at No. 25 Michigan (-26½, 54), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Michigan -24½

Sagarin: Michigan -16

Westgate: Michigan -26

— Chattanooga at Kentucky (no line), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Kentucky -30

Westgate: Not available

— Southeast Missouri State at Missouri (no line), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Missouri -36½

Westgate: Not available

— Tennessee Tech at Tennessee (no line), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Tennessee -40½

Westgate: Not available

— Western Michigan at Pittsburgh (-15, 60½), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Pittsburgh -18

Sagarin: Pittsburgh -8½

Westgate: Pittsburgh -15

— Albany at Syracuse (no line), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Syracuse -27

Westgate: Not available

— Boston College (-15½, 58) at Temple, 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Boston College -15½

Sagarin: Boston College -11

Westgate: Boston College -15

— Connecticut at Army (-33, 48½), 9 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Army -35

Sagarin: Army -31½

Westgate: Army -37

— Minnesota at Colorado (-2½, 48), 10 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Colorado -3½

Sagarin: Colorado -4½

Westgate: Minnesota -4

— UNR (-2, 50½) at Kansas State, 11 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Kansas State -5

Sagarin: Kansas State -8

Westgate: UNR -3

— Purdue at No. 12 Notre Dame (-8, 58½), 11:30 a.m.

ESPN FPI: Notre Dame -8

Sagarin: Notre Dame -6½

Westgate: Notre Dame -10

— No. 1 Alabama (-14, 58½) at No. 11 Florida, 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Alabama -7½

Sagarin: Alabama -8

Westgate: Alabama -15

— Kent State at No. 5 Iowa (-22, 57), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Iowa -21

Sagarin: Iowa -16½

Westgate: Iowa -22

— Georgia Tech at No. 6 Clemson (-28, 52½), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Clemson -25

Sagarin: Clemson -23

Westgate: Clemson -28

— Tulsa at No. 9 Ohio State (-24½, 60), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Ohio State -24½

Sagarin: Ohio State -22½

Westgate: Ohio State -27

— SMU (-13, 65½) at Louisiana Tech, 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: SMU -11½

Sagarin: SMU -7

Westgate: SMU -13

— Florida State at Wake Forest (-5½, 62½), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Wake Forest -4½

Sagarin: Wake Forest -11

Westgate: Wake Forest -4

— Delaware at Rutgers (no line), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Rutgers -23½

Westgate: Not available

— Eastern Michigan (-21½, 57) at Massachusetts, 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Eastern Michigan -11½

Sagarin: Eastern Michigan -21

Westgate: Eastern Michigan -18

— Baylor (-17½, 49½) at Kansas, 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Baylor -17

Sagarin: Baylor -11

Westgate: Baylor -14

— Long Island at Miami (Ohio) (no line), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Miami -39

Westgate: Not available

— Bryant at Akron (no line), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Akron -15

Westgate: Not available

— Elon at Appalachian State (no line), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Appalachian State -39

Westgate: Not available

— Idaho at Oregon State (no line), 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Oregon State -28½

Westgate: Not available

— Southern California (-9, 61½) at Washington State, 12:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: USC -7½

Sagarin: USC -5½

Westgate: USC -8

— Georgia Southern at No. 20 Arkansas (-23½, 52½), 1 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Arkansas -27½

Sagarin: Arkansas -20½

Westgate: Arkansas -23

— Mississippi State (-3½, 64) at Memphis, 1 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Memphis PK

Sagarin: Memphis PK

Westgate: Memphis -2

— Northwestern (-3, 49½) at Duke, 1 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Duke PK

Sagarin: Northwestern PK

Westgate: Northwestern -5

— Ball State at Wyoming (-7, 53), 1 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Wyoming -6

Sagarin: Wyoming -6½

Westgate: Wyoming -8

— Colorado State at Toledo (-14½, 58½), 1 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Toledo -20

Sagarin: Toledo -19

Westgate: Toledo -12

— Sacramento State at California (no line), 1 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Cal -26½

Westgate: Not available

— Arkansas State at Washington (-16½, 58½), 1:15 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Washington -11

Sagarin: Washington -12½

Westgate: Washington -15

— Murray State at Bowling Green (no line), 2 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Bowling Green -3

Westgate: Not available

— Middle Tennessee at UTSA (-13½, 59½), 3 p.m.

ESPN FPI: UTSA -9

Sagarin: UTSA -8

Westgate: UTSA -15

— Fordham at Florida Atlantic (no line), 3 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Florida Atlantic -32

Westgate: Not available

— East Carolina at Marshall (-10, 58), 3 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Marshall -10

Sagarin: Marshall -12

Westgate: Marshall -7

— Old Dominion at Liberty (-27½, 54), 3 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Liberty -21

Sagarin: Liberty -18½

Westgate: Liberty -36

— South Carolina at No. 2 Georgia (-32, 48), 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Georgia -28

Sagarin: Georgia -23

Westgate: Georgia -34

— Charlotte at Georgia State (-4, 63), 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Georgia State PK

Sagarin: Georgia State PK

Westgate: Georgia State -3

— Florida International at Texas Tech (-20½, 54), 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Texas Tech -19

Sagarin: Texas Tech -23

Westgate: Texas Tech -22

— Troy (-10, 50) at Southern Mississippi, 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Troy -7½

Sagarin: Troy -6

Westgate: Troy -9

— Grambling at Houston (no line), 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Houston -37½

Westgate: Not available

— Florida A&M at South Florida (no line), 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: South Florida -20½

Westgate: Not available

— Incarnate Word at Texas State (no line), 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Texas State -9

Westgate: Not available

— Utah (-9, 44) at San Diego State, 4 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Utah -4

Sagarin: Utah -3½

Westgate: Utah -7

— Stony Brook at No. 4 Oregon (no line), 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Oregon -45½

Westgate: Not available

— No. 22 Auburn at No. 10 Penn State (-6, 53½), 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Penn State -4

Sagarin: Penn State -5½

Westgate: Penn State -7

— Virginia at No. 21 North Carolina (-9, 67½), 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: North Carolina -8

Sagarin: North Carolina -6

Westgate: North Carolina -9

— Central Michigan at LSU (-20, 60), 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: LSU -11½

Sagarin: LSU -13

Westgate: LSU -16

— UAB (-11½, 58) at North Texas, 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: UAB -2

Sagarin: UAB -7

Westgate: UAB -10

— Furman at North Carolina State (no line), 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: N.C. State -27½

Westgate: Not available

— Utah State at Air Force (-9, 54), 4:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Air Force PK

Sagarin: Air Force -5

Westgate: Air Force -11

— Tulane at No. 17 Mississippi (-14½, 76½), 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Mississippi -11

Sagarin: Mississippi -12

Westgate: Mississippi -15

— Stanford (-12½, 48½) at Vanderbilt, 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Stanford -17½

Sagarin: Stanford -18

Westgate: Stanford -8

— Rice at Texas (-25, 52½), 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Texas -30

Sagarin: Texas -29

Westgate: Texas -24

— Jackson State at Louisiana-Monroe (no line), 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Louisiana-Monroe -12½

Westgate: Not available

— Alcorn State at South Alabama (no line), 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: South Alabama -20

Westgate: Not available

— South Carolina State at New Mexico State (no line), 5 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: New Mexico State -1½

Westgate: Not available

— Oklahoma State at Boise State (-4, 57½), 6 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Boise State -5

Sagarin: Boise State -3½

Westgate: Boise State -6

— Northern Arizona at Arizona (no line), 7 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Not available

Sagarin: Arizona -21

Westgate: Not available

— No. 19 Arizona State (-3½, 51½) at No. 23 Brigham Young, 7:15 p.m.

ESPN FPI: BYU -1

Sagarin: Arizona State -5½

Westgate: Arizona State -3

— No. 14 Iowa State (-31, 52) at UNLV, 7:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: Iowa State -23½

Sagarin: Iowa State -23

Westgate: Iowa State -32

— Fresno State at No. 13 UCLA (-11, 62½), 7:45 p.m.

ESPN FPI: UCLA -6½

Sagarin: UCLA -11½

Westgate: UCLA -9

— San Jose State (-6½, 61½) at Hawaii, 9:30 p.m.

ESPN FPI: San Jose State -2

Sagarin: San Jose State -4½

Westgate: San Jose State -8

Contact Jim Barnes at jbarnes@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0277. Follow @JimBarnesLV on Twitter.

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