Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and six ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
Because these ratings contain no prejudices regarding team or conference strengths, they tend to be quite inaccurate early in the seasons. College football appears to take at least 5 games per team before even remotely reasonable ratings are produced; acceptable ratings are produced with 8 games per team; excellent ratings unfortunately require 14 games per team.

Rankings by division: Overall I-A I-AA II III NAIA NESCAC


Full Ranking


Unconnected teams:
                                       STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI     RPI         POLL   
TEAM             W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Williams         7  1 215 171  0.183       4.430       1.069       0.332      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.540  0.762 -0.098
Amherst          7  1 256  93  0.270       4.363       0.953       1.194      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.135  1.065  1.322
Wesleyan         7  1 189 149 -0.022       4.283       0.968       0.269      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.302  0.357  0.181
Trinity CT       5  3 167 118  0.207       3.824       0.374       0.393      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.872 -0.042  0.827
Bowdoin          4  4 140 207 -0.224       3.491      -0.013      -0.480      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.302 -0.392 -0.568
Middlebury       4  4 217 127  0.114       3.443      -0.094       0.508      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.271  0.555  0.462
Tufts            3  5 148 159  0.069       3.279      -0.255       0.044      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.090 -0.141  0.228
Hamilton         2  6 102 184 -0.161       2.991      -0.645      -0.471      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.843 -0.937 -0.005
Bates            1  7  98 209 -0.291       2.634      -1.018      -0.890      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.043 -1.130 -0.649
Colby            0  8  86 201 -0.270       2.347      -1.401      -0.899      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.861 -1.345 -0.452



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.207 points in main ratings
     0.025 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Dec 31 14:17:44 2007

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