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
Trinity CT               8  0 305 109  0.464       5.603       1.738       1.441      0.0000      0.0000       5.292  1.427  1.442  1.440
Tufts                    7  1 252 151  0.394       5.081       1.347       0.822      0.0000      0.0000       4.958  1.490  0.916  0.728
Wesleyan                 6  2 252 105  0.303       4.539       0.673       0.995      0.0000      0.0000       4.605  1.195  0.681  1.309
Middlebury               6  2 272 182  0.053       4.509       0.628       0.499      0.0000      0.0000       4.429  1.681  0.890  0.108
Amherst                  4  4 184 111  0.304       3.900       0.006       0.550      0.0000      0.0000       3.966  0.797 -0.219  1.320
Hamilton                 3  5  95 215 -0.422       3.544      -0.449      -0.866      0.0000      0.0000       3.396  0.966 -1.455 -0.277
Bates                    3  5 111 173 -0.317       3.503      -0.519      -0.602      0.0000      0.0000       3.455  0.831 -1.337  0.132
Colby                    3  5 119 208 -0.387       3.487      -0.498      -0.718      0.0000      0.0000       3.415  1.085 -1.169 -0.267
Williams                 0  8  99 263 -0.178       2.474      -1.592      -1.003      0.0000      0.0000       2.665  1.215 -1.292 -0.714
Bowdoin                  0  8  99 271 -0.224       2.472      -1.597      -1.119      0.0000      0.0000       2.626  1.242 -1.372 -0.865



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.127 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 Apr 29 13:41:16 2017

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