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
Trinity CT              8  0 310  52  0.191       4.906       1.393       1.648      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.908  1.161  2.135
Williams                6  2 183 111  0.190       4.485       0.733       0.505      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.029  0.156  0.854
Amherst                 6  2 192 125  0.168       4.377       0.658       0.455      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.137  0.236  0.673
Colby                   6  2 158  65 -0.033       4.271       0.487       0.634      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.385 -0.342  1.611
Middlebury              4  4 167 169  0.031       3.921       0.028       0.033      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.293  0.017  0.049
Wesleyan                3  5 131 222 -0.241       3.624      -0.321      -0.739      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.315 -0.726 -0.753
Tufts                   2  6  75 139  0.013       3.344      -0.529      -0.233      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.590 -1.037  0.571
Bowdoin                 2  6 149 217 -0.241       3.188      -0.797      -0.505      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.381 -0.399 -0.611
Bates                   2  6 138 204 -0.239       3.179      -0.794      -0.501      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.218 -0.617 -0.386
Hamilton                1  7 132 331 -0.257       3.048      -1.006      -1.295      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.625 -0.825 -1.765



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.214 points in main ratings
     0.027 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Dec 31 14:20:42 2007

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