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


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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                8  0 215  84  0.440       4.683       1.733       1.100      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.987  0.706  1.494
Amherst                 7  1 165  49  0.489       4.408       1.275       1.168      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.166  0.035  2.302
Tufts                   6  2 176  83  0.384       4.154       0.854       0.836      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.756  0.193  1.479
Wesleyan                4  4 172 187 -0.035       3.590       0.042      -0.196      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.393 -0.070 -0.321
Colby                   4  4 187 120  0.154       3.563      -0.004       0.408      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.136  0.191  0.624
Middlebury              4  4 113 111  0.025       3.529       0.025       0.004      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.655 -0.737  0.744
Trinity CT              4  4 174 147  0.007       3.421      -0.050       0.084      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.245  0.007  0.161
Hamilton                1  7  62 187 -0.442       2.344      -1.230      -1.110      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.588 -1.913 -0.308
Bates                   1  7 110 275 -0.472       2.342      -1.232      -1.257      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.391 -1.135 -1.380
Bowdoin                 1  7 143 274 -0.452       2.317      -1.280      -1.037      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.637 -0.545 -1.529



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.198 points in main ratings
     0.024 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Dec 31 14:18:36 2007

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