One of the things we’ve grown fondest of doing while making our predictions about the Florida Gators around these parts is using win shares to do it.
As longtime readers of Alligator Army know, the use of win shares has been part of our annual predictions of every season dating back to 2012; in 2016, I updated the format by trying to do it weekly, and … well, I tried, y’all. As ever, I think win shares are an interesting, somewhat rigorous means of determining just how much success we really think the Gators are likely to have in a given year based on the confidence we have in each given Saturday’s game.
The way it works is simple: Come up with your percentage change for a team to win a given game, however you will, and convert it to a decimal value. (100 percent is 1.00, for example.


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