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
Baker                   10  2 556 268 -1.453    1  3.384    1 -0.955    2 -1.020    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  3.368  1.742 -0.475 -1.565
Benedictine KS           9  3 583 221 -1.208    2  3.205    2 -1.220    1 -0.651    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  3.145  1.571 -0.381 -0.921
Grand View               9  3 503 254 -1.541    3  3.194    3 -1.238    3 -1.239    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  3.057  1.562 -0.983 -1.495
William Penn             7  4 312 206 -1.900    4  2.896    5 -1.761    4 -1.623    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  2.659  1.093 -2.011 -1.236
Evangel                  7  4 290 236 -2.063    5  2.888    6 -1.775    5 -1.948    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  2.601  1.106 -2.320 -1.576
Peru St                  7  4 354 367 -2.234    6  2.851    4 -1.753    8 -2.345    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  2.575  1.738 -1.806 -2.883
Missouri Valley          5  6 303 286 -2.175    7  2.427    7 -2.307    6 -2.114    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  2.275  1.346 -2.175 -2.054
MidAmerica Nazarene      5  6 355 353 -2.212    8  2.389    8 -2.373    7 -2.268    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  2.221  1.715 -1.767 -2.769
Avila                    3  8 213 421 -2.652    9  2.031    9 -2.887    9 -3.025    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  1.824  1.381 -3.035 -3.015
Central Methodist        2  9 179 433 -2.799   10  1.798   10 -3.282   11 -3.273    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  1.636  1.240 -3.476 -3.070
TEAM                     W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Culver-Stockton          1 10 202 471 -2.886   11  1.641   12 -3.594   10 -3.256    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  1.481  1.453 -3.163 -3.349
Graceland                1 10 196 554 -3.002   12  1.596   11 -3.587   12 -3.693    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  1.414  1.630 -3.330 -4.055


Heart of America Athletic Conference: strength=-2.199 (#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 Baker 10 2 556 268 -1.453 1 3.384 1 -0.955 2 -1.020 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 3.368 1.742 -0.475 -1.565 Benedictine KS 9 3 583 221 -1.208 2 3.205 2 -1.220 1 -0.651 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 3.145 1.571 -0.381 -0.921 Grand View 9 3 503 254 -1.541 3 3.194 3 -1.238 3 -1.239 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 3.057 1.562 -0.983 -1.495 William Penn 7 4 312 206 -1.900 4 2.896 5 -1.761 4 -1.623 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 2.659 1.093 -2.011 -1.236 Evangel 7 4 290 236 -2.063 5 2.888 6 -1.775 5 -1.948 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 2.601 1.106 -2.320 -1.576 Peru St 7 4 354 367 -2.234 6 2.851 4 -1.753 8 -2.345 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 2.575 1.738 -1.806 -2.883 Missouri Valley 5 6 303 286 -2.175 7 2.427 7 -2.307 6 -2.114 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 2.275 1.346 -2.175 -2.054 MidAmerica Nazarene 5 6 355 353 -2.212 8 2.389 8 -2.373 7 -2.268 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 2.221 1.715 -1.767 -2.769 Avila 3 8 213 421 -2.652 9 2.031 9 -2.887 9 -3.025 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 1.824 1.381 -3.035 -3.015 Central Methodist 2 9 179 433 -2.799 10 1.798 10 -3.282 11 -3.273 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 1.636 1.240 -3.476 -3.070 Culver-Stockton 1 10 202 471 -2.886 11 1.641 12 -3.594 10 -3.256 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 1.481 1.453 -3.163 -3.349 Graceland 1 10 196 554 -3.002 12 1.596 11 -3.587 12 -3.693 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 1.414 1.630 -3.330 -4.055
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING Heart of America Athletic Conference 66 69 0.489 1 -2.199

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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