MAC Football Projections 2018


These are the latest Mid-American Conference projections. These projections for the MAC are based on actual results of previous games and our predicted results for games upcoming in the future. The rank within the conference for each team is only based upon their projected finish, not current standings. Our latest update to these projections was done on 11/25/2018.

MAC West Projected Standings

Rank Team All Games Conference Games
Actual Projected Actual Projected
Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses
1 N Illinois 7 5 7 5 6 2 6 2
2 E Michigan 7 5 7 5 5 3 5 3
3 Toledo 7 5 7 5 5 3 5 3
4 W Michigan 7 5 7 5 5 3 5 3
5 Ball St 4 8 4 8 3 5 3 5
6 C Michigan 1 11 1 11 0 8 0 8

MAC East Projected Standings

Rank Team All Games Conference Games
Actual Projected Actual Projected
Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses
1 Buffalo 10 2 10 2 7 1 7 1
2 Miami OH 6 6 6 6 6 2 6 2
3 Ohio 8 4 8 4 6 2 6 2
4 Bowling Green 3 9 3 9 2 6 2 6
5 Akron 4 7 4 8 2 6 2 6
6 Kent 2 10 2 10 1 7 1 7

*Note that these projections do not include conference championship games or bowl games.

MAC Bowl Projections

Team Bowl Affiliation Bowl Location
Buffalo MAC 1st Tier Dollar General Mobile, AL
Ohio MAC 1st Tier Camelia Montgomery, AL
N Illinois MAC 1st Tier Potato Boise, ID
W Michigan Fill-In Bid Frisco Frisco, TX
E Michigan MAC 1st Tier Bahamas Nassau, BS
Toledo Fill-In Bid Birmingham Birmingham, AL
Miami OH No Bowl Game No Bowl
Akron No Bowl Game No Bowl
Ball St No Bowl Game No Bowl
Bowling Green No Bowl Game No Bowl
Kent No Bowl Game No Bowl
C Michigan No Bowl Game No Bowl