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                 8  0 276  74  0.494       5.440       1.713       1.570      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.484  1.989  1.151
Trinity CT               7  1 206  54  0.496       5.052       1.178       1.520      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.853  1.138  1.902
Middlebury               6  2 103  91  0.157       4.728       0.847       0.395      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.446 -0.375  1.164
Amherst                  5  3 146  90  0.223       4.443       0.393       0.474      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.702 -0.062  1.011
Tufts                    4  4  81 107 -0.058       4.172       0.016      -0.165      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.519 -0.872  0.541
Wesleyan                 3  5  91 163 -0.201       3.847      -0.435      -0.445      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.987 -0.678 -0.212
Hamilton                 2  6  24  82 -0.288       3.539      -0.820      -0.667      0.0000      0.0000           0 -0.473 -2.002  0.668
Bowdoin                  2  6  49 151 -0.372       3.509      -0.812      -0.977      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.459 -1.735 -0.218
Colby                    2  6  57 142 -0.450       3.383      -0.911      -0.955      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.691 -1.503 -0.408
Bates                    1  7  87 166 -0.398       3.096      -1.310      -0.750      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.083 -0.869 -0.631



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.190 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 14:23:55 2007

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