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  0 293 107  0.350       4.291       1.472       1.256      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.271  1.148  1.364
Trinity CT               7  1 233 106  0.331       4.017       1.080       0.942      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.985  0.480  1.403
Amherst                  6  2 286 159  0.345       3.684       0.714       0.818      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.521  1.065  0.571
Middlebury               4  4 203 218  0.032       3.120       0.035       0.014      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.508  0.242 -0.213
Wesleyan                 4  4 188 201  0.010       3.105       0.031      -0.027      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.394  0.034 -0.089
Colby                    4  4 175 197 -0.272       2.912      -0.196      -0.325      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.280 -0.420 -0.230
Bowdoin                  3  5 122 230 -0.238       2.829      -0.337      -0.705      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.176 -0.937 -0.474
Bates                    2  6 104 203 -0.331       2.418      -0.746      -0.761      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.808 -1.415 -0.107
Hamilton                 1  7 127 238 -0.290       2.060      -1.084      -0.821      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.219 -0.996 -0.645
Tufts                    1  7 197 269 -0.179       2.032      -1.131      -0.391      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.716  0.165 -0.947



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.191 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: Sat Nov  2 13:24:57 2013

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