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 MAIAA


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  0 173  71  0.362       4.485       1.521       0.865      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.705  0.027  1.703
Wesleyan                 7  1 224 104  0.303       4.120       1.040       0.906      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.239  0.671  1.141
Middlebury               6  2 211  91  0.291       3.884       0.693       0.870      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.026  0.372  1.368
Trinity CT               5  3 173  92  0.204       3.572       0.313       0.546      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.855 -0.141  1.234
Bates                    4  4 140 172 -0.187       3.224      -0.080      -0.269      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.150 -0.617  0.080
Tufts                    4  4 171 214 -0.251       3.192      -0.133      -0.354      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.548 -0.149 -0.559
Williams                 2  6 118 160 -0.016       2.831      -0.605      -0.276      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.964 -0.845  0.293
Colby                    2  6 127 205 -0.146       2.815      -0.629      -0.534      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.205 -0.813 -0.255
Bowdoin                  2  6  94 186 -0.297       2.770      -0.707      -0.765      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.910 -1.393 -0.137
Hamilton                 0  8 116 252 -0.323       2.233      -1.460      -0.990      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.384 -1.027 -0.953



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.134 points in main ratings
     0.023 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Wed Jan 14 21:27:50 2015

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