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 NCAA-I NCAA-II NCAA-III NAIA-I NAIA-II NCCAA-I NCCAA-II USCAA-I USCAA-II CIS CCAA NBCAA Indep


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
U of the Bahamas         4  3  531  568 -1.568    1  3.071    1 -1.492    4 -2.121    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  3.370  3.582 -2.041 -2.202
U of the Virgin Islands  4 13 1169 1420 -0.688    2  2.963    2 -1.589    2 -1.659    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  3.322  3.536 -1.772 -1.547
Cal Miramar              1  6  447  594 -0.317    3  2.952    3 -1.602    3 -1.988    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  3.270  3.623 -1.734 -2.243
Miami-Hamilton           3 10 1068 1279 -0.858    4  2.518    4 -2.089    1 -1.629    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  2.891  3.774 -0.698 -2.560
East-West                2 19 1535 2104 -0.606    5  2.461    5 -2.130    5 -2.467    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  2.701  3.754 -1.628 -3.306
Ohio U-Lancaster         3  6  676  830 -2.709    6  1.734    6 -3.124   10 -3.286    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  1.788  3.683 -2.767 -3.806
Miami-Middletown         1  6  490  633 -1.612    7  1.584    7 -3.415    6 -2.872    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  1.714  3.562 -2.879 -2.865
Westcliff                0 16 1023 1640 -0.591    8  1.359    8 -3.684    8 -3.055    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  1.470  3.646 -2.699 -3.412
Clark St CC              1  2  253  237 -2.931    9  1.346    9 -3.734    7 -2.918    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  1.489  3.567 -2.902 -2.934
Ohio U-Eastern           0  1   70  143  1.807   10  1.334   10 -3.769   15 -4.099    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  1.246  3.757 -3.245 -4.952
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Northwest Indian         0 16 1204 1861 -0.872   11  1.306   11 -3.814    9 -3.280    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  1.379  3.944 -1.526 -5.034
Red River                4  2  487  434 -4.436   12  1.246   13 -3.971   13 -3.930    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  1.183  3.566 -3.916 -3.943
Barber-Scotia            0  7  487  711 -1.351   13  1.162   12 -3.952   11 -3.498    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  1.234  3.679 -2.995 -4.001
Canadian Mennonite       2  2  349  360 -4.253   14  1.088   14 -4.125   17 -4.293    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  1.056  3.640 -3.965 -4.621
Ohio St-Lima             0  4  249  413 -2.049   15  1.072   15 -4.146   18 -4.385    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  1.015  3.664 -3.949 -4.821
Salish Kootenai          0 18 1121 2099 -1.217   16  1.051   16 -4.196   19 -4.400    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   17  0.951  3.762 -3.523 -5.277
Ohio U-Chillicothe       0  9  556  964 -1.949   17  1.031   17 -4.251   12 -3.735    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  1.022  3.642 -3.399 -4.071
Ohio U-Zanesville        1  3  288  345 -3.875   18  1.000   18 -4.333   20 -4.502    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   18  0.891  3.546 -4.573 -4.430
Baptist Bible MO         0  7  345  768 -2.757   19  0.891   19 -4.569   21 -5.345    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   20  0.753  3.464 -5.751 -4.938
Ohio St-Mansfield        0  6  329  549 -2.883   20  0.768   20 -4.796   14 -3.972    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   19  0.795  3.411 -4.587 -3.357
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Akron-Wayne              0  8  531  781 -3.243   21  0.608   21 -5.150   16 -4.167    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   21  0.638  3.713 -3.515 -4.820
Cooper Union             1  2  212  263 -5.780   22  0.568   22 -5.280   23 -5.621    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   22  0.543  3.569 -5.595 -5.646
New School               0  3  168  263 -5.220   23  0.428   23 -5.643   24 -5.771    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   23  0.416  3.501 -6.028 -5.514
Union NE                 0  9  508  697 -4.569   24  0.231   24 -6.063   22 -5.588    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   24  0.266  3.333 -6.498 -4.678


Indep: strength=-3.900 (#4)
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 U of the Bahamas 4 3 531 568 -1.568 1 3.071 1 -1.492 4 -2.121 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 3.370 3.582 -2.041 -2.202 East-West 2 19 1535 2104 -0.606 5 2.461 5 -2.130 5 -2.467 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 2.701 3.754 -1.628 -3.306 Westcliff 0 16 1023 1640 -0.591 8 1.359 8 -3.684 8 -3.055 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 1.470 3.646 -2.699 -3.412 Clark St CC 1 2 253 237 -2.931 9 1.346 9 -3.734 7 -2.918 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 1.489 3.567 -2.902 -2.934 Northwest Indian 0 16 1204 1861 -0.872 11 1.306 11 -3.814 9 -3.280 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 1.379 3.944 -1.526 -5.034 Barber-Scotia 0 7 487 711 -1.351 13 1.162 12 -3.952 11 -3.498 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 1.234 3.679 -2.995 -4.001 Salish Kootenai 0 18 1121 2099 -1.217 16 1.051 16 -4.196 19 -4.400 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 17 0.951 3.762 -3.523 -5.277 Baptist Bible MO 0 7 345 768 -2.757 19 0.891 19 -4.569 21 -5.345 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 20 0.753 3.464 -5.751 -4.938 Cooper Union 1 2 212 263 -5.780 22 0.568 22 -5.280 23 -5.621 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 22 0.543 3.569 -5.595 -5.646 New School 0 3 168 263 -5.220 23 0.428 23 -5.643 24 -5.771 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 23 0.416 3.501 -6.028 -5.514 Union NE 0 9 508 697 -4.569 24 0.231 24 -6.063 22 -5.588 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 24 0.266 3.333 -6.498 -4.678
LAI: strength=-1.679 (#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 U of the Virgin Islands 4 13 1169 1420 -0.688 2 2.963 2 -1.589 2 -1.659 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 3.322 3.536 -1.772 -1.547
Man CAC: strength=-4.191 (#5)
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 Providence MB 8 6 1157 1278 -4.142 1.380 -3.652 -4.114 0.0000 0.0000 1.285 3.766 -3.219 -5.009 Red River 4 2 487 434 -4.436 12 1.246 13 -3.971 13 -3.930 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 1.183 3.566 -3.916 -3.943 Canadian Mennonite 2 2 349 360 -4.253 14 1.088 14 -4.125 17 -4.293 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 1.056 3.640 -3.965 -4.621
ORCC: strength=-3.796 (#3)
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 Miami-Hamilton 3 10 1068 1279 -0.858 4 2.518 4 -2.089 1 -1.629 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 2.891 3.774 -0.698 -2.560 Ohio U-Lancaster 3 6 676 830 -2.709 6 1.734 6 -3.124 10 -3.286 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 1.788 3.683 -2.767 -3.806 Miami-Middletown 1 6 490 633 -1.612 7 1.584 7 -3.415 6 -2.872 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 1.714 3.562 -2.879 -2.865 Ohio U-Eastern 0 1 70 143 1.807 10 1.334 10 -3.769 15 -4.099 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 1.246 3.757 -3.245 -4.952 Ohio St-Lima 0 4 249 413 -2.049 15 1.072 15 -4.146 18 -4.385 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 16 1.015 3.664 -3.949 -4.821 Ohio U-Chillicothe 0 9 556 964 -1.949 17 1.031 17 -4.251 12 -3.735 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 15 1.022 3.642 -3.399 -4.071 Ohio U-Zanesville 1 3 288 345 -3.875 18 1.000 18 -4.333 20 -4.502 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 18 0.891 3.546 -4.573 -4.430 Ohio St-Mansfield 0 6 329 549 -2.883 20 0.768 20 -4.796 14 -3.972 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 19 0.795 3.411 -4.587 -3.357 Akron-Wayne 0 8 531 781 -3.243 21 0.608 21 -5.150 16 -4.167 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 21 0.638 3.713 -3.515 -4.820
PCAC: strength=-2.150 (#2)
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 Cal Miramar 1 6 447 594 -0.317 3 2.952 3 -1.602 3 -1.988 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 3.270 3.623 -1.734 -2.243 Bethesda 4 20 1558 2051 -0.448 2.842 -1.702 -1.555 0.0000 0.0000 3.238 3.511 -1.772 -1.339 Portland Bible 4 13 1161 1420 -1.039 2.790 -1.769 -1.845 0.0000 0.0000 3.137 3.558 -1.868 -1.823 West Coast Baptist 3 20 1529 2096 -1.144 2.512 -2.095 -2.563 0.0000 0.0000 2.762 3.634 -2.259 -2.868 New Hope Christian 3 16 1350 1847 -1.853 2.092 -2.546 -2.976 0.0000 0.0000 2.310 3.664 -2.541 -3.412
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING LAI 4 13 0.235 1 -1.679 PCAC 15 75 0.167 2 -2.150 ORCC 8 53 0.131 3 -3.796 Indep 8 102 0.073 4 -3.900 Man CAC 14 10 0.583 5 -4.191

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.240 points in main ratings
     0.033 points in improved RPI
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Jan 15 18:47:56 2018

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