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
Amherst                  8  0 162  83  0.180       4.036       1.108       0.635      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.642 -0.145  1.414
Trinity CT               6  2 216 154  0.124       3.600       0.543       0.312      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.383  0.395  0.228
Williams                 6  2 239 119  0.176       3.570       0.497       0.711      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.307  0.690  0.732
Middlebury               5  3 239 170  0.155       3.401       0.271       0.451      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.539  0.764  0.138
Colby                    4  4 159 194 -0.103       3.206      -0.031      -0.180      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.320 -0.184 -0.177
Wesleyan                 3  5 135 187 -0.171       3.037      -0.302      -0.350      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.171 -0.549 -0.151
Bowdoin                  3  5 231 223 -0.115       3.013      -0.338      -0.071      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.798  0.660 -0.801
Tufts                    2  6  94 149  0.044       2.959      -0.418      -0.321      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.591 -1.147  0.505
Hamilton                 2  6  91 203 -0.124       2.894      -0.458      -0.655      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.798 -1.282 -0.029
Bates                    1  7 135 219 -0.190       2.631      -0.806      -0.531      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.244 -0.637 -0.426



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.157 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: Thu Apr  8 19:27:52 2010

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