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  0 239 101  0.229       4.853       1.243       0.986      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.182  0.738  1.235
Trinity CT               7  1 221  65  0.268       4.556       0.843       1.154      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.817  0.486  1.823
Williams                 5  3 200 177  0.051       4.063       0.279       0.147      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.517  0.363 -0.070
Middlebury               4  4 227 250 -0.049       3.745      -0.011      -0.134      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.875  0.669 -0.937
Bowdoin                  4  4 105 128 -0.104       3.730      -0.037      -0.191      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.688 -0.988  0.605
Wesleyan                 3  5 104 139 -0.004       3.595      -0.245      -0.200      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.668 -1.015  0.616
Colby                    3  5 133 178 -0.103       3.546      -0.305      -0.267      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.190 -0.505 -0.029
Bates                    3  5 179 192 -0.189       3.500      -0.382      -0.208      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.465 -0.069 -0.347
Hamilton                 3  5 101 159 -0.270       3.493      -0.393      -0.489      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.797 -1.178  0.201
Tufts                    0  8  75 195 -0.119       2.910      -1.185      -0.798      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.773 -1.512 -0.085



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.188 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: Sat Nov  2 13:25:44 2013

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