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
Minn St-Mankato         13  1 562 215  0.835    1  5.542    1  1.664    1  1.529    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  5.513  1.414  1.565  1.492
Winona St               10  2 400 175  0.684    2  5.226    2  1.186    2  1.073    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  5.166  1.219  0.844  1.302
Sioux Falls              9  3 313 150  0.495    3  4.891    3  0.842    3  0.829    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  4.911  0.755  0.069  1.588
Minnesota-Duluth         9  3 393 222  0.424    4  4.867    4  0.804    4  0.815    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  4.884  1.297  0.688  0.941
Bemidji St               8  3 388 190 -0.017    5  4.434    5  0.345    5  0.476    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  4.480  1.351  0.424  0.529
Wayne St NE              6  5 272 254 -0.019    6  4.219    7  0.040    6  0.071    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  4.206  1.279 -0.080  0.222
Upper Iowa               6  5 271 273 -0.097    7  4.203    6  0.073    9 -0.219    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  4.194  1.304 -0.336 -0.102
Northern St SD           6  5 265 301 -0.286    8  4.170    8  0.016   11 -0.380    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  4.109  1.384 -0.386 -0.374
St Cloud St              6  5 310 231 -0.252    9  3.957    9 -0.245    8 -0.098    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  4.035  1.323 -0.189 -0.007
Augustana SD             4  7 226 284 -0.007   10  3.888   10 -0.349    7 -0.084    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  3.866  1.301 -0.206  0.038
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Minn St-Moorhead         5  6 285 289 -0.383   11  3.778   11 -0.442   10 -0.373    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  3.804  1.425 -0.322 -0.425
SW Minnesota St          2  9 205 377 -0.151   12  3.470   12 -0.810   13 -0.772    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  3.442  1.480 -0.639 -0.905
Concordia-St Paul        2  9 213 342 -0.082   13  3.438   13 -0.866   12 -0.428    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  3.485  1.413 -0.393 -0.464
Minot St                 3  8 188 320 -0.658   14  3.407   14 -0.914   14 -0.894    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  3.351  1.157 -1.203 -0.585
Mary                     1 10 180 469 -0.694   15  3.086   15 -1.408   15 -1.324    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  2.891  1.556 -1.077 -1.571
Minnesota-Crookston      0 11 141 513 -0.876   16  2.832   16 -1.777   16 -1.785    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  2.582  1.464 -1.677 -1.893


Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: strength=-0.110 (#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 Minn St-Mankato 13 1 562 215 0.835 1 5.542 1 1.664 1 1.529 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 5.513 1.414 1.565 1.492 Winona St 10 2 400 175 0.684 2 5.226 2 1.186 2 1.073 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 5.166 1.219 0.844 1.302 Sioux Falls 9 3 313 150 0.495 3 4.891 3 0.842 3 0.829 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 4.911 0.755 0.069 1.588 Minnesota-Duluth 9 3 393 222 0.424 4 4.867 4 0.804 4 0.815 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 4.884 1.297 0.688 0.941 Bemidji St 8 3 388 190 -0.017 5 4.434 5 0.345 5 0.476 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 4.480 1.351 0.424 0.529 Wayne St NE 6 5 272 254 -0.019 6 4.219 7 0.040 6 0.071 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 4.206 1.279 -0.080 0.222 Upper Iowa 6 5 271 273 -0.097 7 4.203 6 0.073 9 -0.219 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 4.194 1.304 -0.336 -0.102 Northern St SD 6 5 265 301 -0.286 8 4.170 8 0.016 11 -0.380 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 4.109 1.384 -0.386 -0.374 St Cloud St 6 5 310 231 -0.252 9 3.957 9 -0.245 8 -0.098 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 4.035 1.323 -0.189 -0.007 Augustana SD 4 7 226 284 -0.007 10 3.888 10 -0.349 7 -0.084 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 3.866 1.301 -0.206 0.038 Minn St-Moorhead 5 6 285 289 -0.383 11 3.778 11 -0.442 10 -0.373 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 3.804 1.425 -0.322 -0.425 SW Minnesota St 2 9 205 377 -0.151 12 3.470 12 -0.810 13 -0.772 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 3.442 1.480 -0.639 -0.905 Concordia-St Paul 2 9 213 342 -0.082 13 3.438 13 -0.866 12 -0.428 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 3.485 1.413 -0.393 -0.464 Minot St 3 8 188 320 -0.658 14 3.407 14 -0.914 14 -0.894 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 3.351 1.157 -1.203 -0.585 Mary 1 10 180 469 -0.694 15 3.086 15 -1.408 15 -1.324 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 15 2.891 1.556 -1.077 -1.571 Minnesota-Crookston 0 11 141 513 -0.876 16 2.832 16 -1.777 16 -1.785 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 16 2.582 1.464 -1.677 -1.893
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 90 92 0.495 1 -0.110

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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