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

                                               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
Fort Hays St            11  1 388 183  1.615    1  6.142    1  2.399    2  2.057    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  6.113  1.133  1.718  2.396
NW Missouri St           9  3 302 112  1.669    2  5.840    2  1.943    1  2.105    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  5.788  0.396  1.029  3.181
Central Missouri         9  3 486 352  1.407    3  5.810    3  1.901    5  1.584    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  5.676  1.919  2.437  0.732
Pittsburg St             8  4 382 259  1.466    4  5.598    4  1.688    3  1.795    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  5.577  1.388  1.794  1.795
Central Oklahoma         8  4 452 324  1.345    5  5.505    5  1.608    4  1.589    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  5.483  1.774  2.188  0.990
Washburn                 7  5 382 313  1.346    6  5.410    6  1.465    6  1.431    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  5.356  1.567  1.695  1.167
Emporia St               6  5 322 311  1.182    7  5.317    7  1.323    7  1.164    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  5.231  1.539  1.386  0.943
Missouri Western         4  7 309 307  1.167    8  4.918    9  0.855    8  1.049    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  4.943  1.478  1.179  0.919
Lindenwood               4  7 293 299  1.154    9  4.906    8  0.869    9  1.041    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  4.932  1.443  1.119  0.963
Nebraska-Kearney         3  8 184 337  0.933   10  4.721   10  0.630   10  0.542    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  4.620  1.125  0.193  0.891
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Northeastern St OK       1 10 187 515  0.630   11  4.239   11  0.083   11 -0.058    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  4.170  1.596  0.251 -0.366
Missouri Southern        0 11 178 516  0.634   12  3.964   12 -0.229   12 -0.108    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  3.951  1.504  0.060 -0.276


Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association: strength=1.254 (#1)
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 Fort Hays St 11 1 388 183 1.615 1 6.142 1 2.399 2 2.057 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 6.113 1.133 1.718 2.396 NW Missouri St 9 3 302 112 1.669 2 5.840 2 1.943 1 2.105 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 5.788 0.396 1.029 3.181 Central Missouri 9 3 486 352 1.407 3 5.810 3 1.901 5 1.584 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 5.676 1.919 2.437 0.732 Pittsburg St 8 4 382 259 1.466 4 5.598 4 1.688 3 1.795 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 5.577 1.388 1.794 1.795 Central Oklahoma 8 4 452 324 1.345 5 5.505 5 1.608 4 1.589 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 5.483 1.774 2.188 0.990 Washburn 7 5 382 313 1.346 6 5.410 6 1.465 6 1.431 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 5.356 1.567 1.695 1.167 Emporia St 6 5 322 311 1.182 7 5.317 7 1.323 7 1.164 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 5.231 1.539 1.386 0.943 Missouri Western 4 7 309 307 1.167 8 4.918 9 0.855 8 1.049 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 4.943 1.478 1.179 0.919 Lindenwood 4 7 293 299 1.154 9 4.906 8 0.869 9 1.041 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 4.932 1.443 1.119 0.963 Nebraska-Kearney 3 8 184 337 0.933 10 4.721 10 0.630 10 0.542 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 4.620 1.125 0.193 0.891 Northeastern St OK 1 10 187 515 0.630 11 4.239 11 0.083 11 -0.058 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 4.170 1.596 0.251 -0.366 Missouri Southern 0 11 178 516 0.634 12 3.964 12 -0.229 12 -0.108 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 3.951 1.504 0.060 -0.276
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association 70 68 0.507 1 1.254

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.165 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: Tue Jan  9 18:46:37 2018

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