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 HAAC GAC 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  0 221  79  0.180       4.567       1.137       0.916      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.973  0.358  1.474
Trinity CT               7  1 199  81  0.236       4.315       0.845       0.758      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.829  0.044  1.473
Tufts                    6  2 207 180 -0.011       4.051       0.526       0.135      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.558  0.355 -0.085
Middlebury               5  3 203 172  0.133       3.928       0.332       0.206      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.506  0.348  0.065
Wesleyan                 5  3 166 140 -0.007       3.863       0.227       0.202      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.199 -0.083  0.488
Williams                 2  6 103 175 -0.015       3.286      -0.474      -0.421      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.917 -1.041  0.199
Bowdoin                  2  6 123 219 -0.233       3.217      -0.584      -0.613      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.307 -0.756 -0.470
Bates                    2  6 128 158 -0.166       3.195      -0.621      -0.271      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.983 -0.817  0.276
Hamilton                 2  6 124 160 -0.204       3.177      -0.649      -0.250      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.003 -0.774  0.275
Colby                    1  7  99 209 -0.056       3.096      -0.751      -0.665      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.065 -1.117 -0.213



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.166 points in main ratings
     0.022 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Jan 18 17:29:13 2016

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