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 NSIC


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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
Amherst                  7  1 169  94  0.193       3.713       0.997       0.572      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.810 -0.171  1.315
Wesleyan                 7  1 243 104  0.158       3.662       0.911       0.723      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.187  0.412  1.033
Middlebury               7  1 238 130  0.041       3.635       0.875       0.591      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.355  0.504  0.678
Trinity CT               6  2 259 125  0.235       3.454       0.623       0.834      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.412  0.828  0.839
Bates                    4  4 133 169 -0.149       2.981      -0.021      -0.317      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.020 -0.830  0.196
Colby                    4  4 168 143 -0.061       2.931      -0.108       0.105      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.086 -0.330  0.539
Bowdoin                  3  5 133 198 -0.104       2.832      -0.264      -0.380      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.199 -0.676 -0.085
Williams                 2  6 139 157  0.050       2.540      -0.635      -0.057      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.034 -0.554  0.440
Tufts                    0  8  94 283 -0.009       2.185      -1.191      -1.063      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.298 -1.228 -0.898
Hamilton                 0  8  99 272 -0.014       2.181      -1.198      -1.006      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.310 -1.155 -0.858



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.180 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: Tue Oct 14 20:59:10 2014

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