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
Berkeley-NY             28  1 2761 2027 -1.852    1  5.899    1 -0.183    1 -0.664    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  6.552  3.668 -0.196 -1.132
Villa Maria             25  6 2756 2398 -1.949    2  4.655    2 -1.097    3 -1.492    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  4.936  3.690 -0.926 -2.059
Central Penn            17 13 2352 2175 -1.194    3  4.653    3 -1.098    2 -1.167    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  5.033  3.511 -1.369 -0.965
Penn St-Brandywine      21  8 2393 2238 -2.204    4  4.000    4 -1.621    5 -1.864    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  4.214  3.657 -1.445 -2.283
New Hampshire Tech      21  4 2286 1913 -2.817    5  3.814    5 -1.806   10 -2.137    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  4.011  3.757 -1.266 -3.008
Warren Wilson           17 16 3280 3262 -1.850    6  3.770    6 -1.847    6 -1.920    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  3.995  4.007  0.169 -4.008
Penn St-York            16  8 1824 1779 -2.464    7  3.637    7 -1.981   15 -2.394    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  3.786  3.539 -2.477 -2.311
SUNY Delhi              14 15 2263 2175 -1.874    8  3.619    8 -1.999    4 -1.711    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  3.891  3.583 -1.613 -1.809
Johnson & Wales NC      10 16 2101 2322 -1.645    9  3.596    9 -2.004    7 -1.950    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  3.823  3.691 -1.381 -2.520
Penn St-Wilkes-Barre    15 11 1923 1791 -2.288   10  3.360   11 -2.193    8 -2.018    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  3.600  3.438 -2.512 -1.523
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Penn St-Gtr Allegheny   15  9 1973 1895 -2.501   11  3.337   10 -2.178   12 -2.293    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  3.536  3.671 -1.813 -2.773
Andrews                 12 11 1580 1566 -2.208   12  3.324   12 -2.194   11 -2.237    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  3.528  3.328 -3.151 -1.323
Penn St-Lehigh Valley   11  9 1594 1522 -2.311   13  3.223   13 -2.275    9 -2.130    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  3.510  3.603 -1.946 -2.314
Albany Pharmacy         12  7 1395 1222 -2.594   14  3.215   14 -2.285   13 -2.312    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  3.495  3.377 -3.043 -1.582
Wright St-Lake          12 20 2407 2781 -2.250   15  3.019   15 -2.484   20 -2.698    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  3.195  3.594 -2.554 -2.843
Five Towns               9  6 1347 1224 -3.282   16  3.000   16 -2.510   27 -3.234    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   18  3.072  3.833 -2.006 -4.462
SW Adventist             5 13 1225 1469 -2.037   17  2.974   17 -2.551   21 -2.709    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   17  3.075  3.453 -3.144 -2.274
Central Maine CC        17  5 1835 1574 -3.327   18  2.956   18 -2.576   23 -2.819    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  3.097  3.559 -2.820 -2.817
Penn St-Mont Alto       11 13 1738 1789 -2.525   19  2.842   19 -2.649   18 -2.675    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   20  2.993  3.524 -2.820 -2.531
Vermont Tech            20 16 2670 2538 -2.830   20  2.827   20 -2.669   19 -2.686    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   21  2.984  3.432 -3.204 -2.169
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Penn St-Hazleton         8 13 1482 1651 -2.408   21  2.812   21 -2.684   24 -2.856    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   22  2.939  3.500 -3.099 -2.612
Southern Maine CC       16  7 1978 1615 -3.123   22  2.789   22 -2.714   14 -2.348    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   19  3.017  3.580 -2.261 -2.435
Penn St-Schuylkill       8 12 1690 1739 -2.461   23  2.688   23 -2.827   17 -2.603    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   23  2.891  3.803 -1.518 -3.689
Cincinnati-Clermont     10 14 2010 2196 -2.652   24  2.665   24 -2.853   26 -3.075    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   25  2.768  3.780 -2.101 -4.049
Penn St-Fayette          7 14 1677 1757 -2.397   25  2.614   25 -2.912   16 -2.577    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   24  2.786  3.663 -2.129 -3.025
Penn St-Beaver           9 15 1655 1735 -2.555   26  2.579   27 -2.956   22 -2.792    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   26  2.719  3.405 -3.415 -2.170
Penn St-DuBois           6 12 1267 1461 -2.537   27  2.569   26 -2.941   28 -3.269    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   27  2.689  3.534 -3.373 -3.165
Mid-Atlantic Chr         8 21 2051 2457 -2.385   28  2.502   28 -3.018   25 -2.911    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   28  2.665  3.563 -2.895 -2.926
Maine-Machias           11 19 2218 2497 -3.042   29  2.321   29 -3.257   33 -3.582    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   29  2.444  3.609 -3.371 -3.793
Williamson Trade         6 12 1081 1205 -2.898   30  2.259   30 -3.379   30 -3.410    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   30  2.366  3.242 -4.636 -2.184
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Davis College            7 12 1392 1452 -3.238   31  2.103   31 -3.591   29 -3.396    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   31  2.198  3.577 -3.321 -3.471
Vaughn                   8  8 1178 1213 -3.892   32  1.996   32 -3.729   39 -4.155    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   33  2.094  3.521 -4.315 -3.995
Maine-Augusta            8 16 2076 2214 -3.285   33  1.971   33 -3.779   34 -3.621    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   32  2.101  3.860 -2.265 -4.977
Penn St-New Kensington   3 15 1305 1482 -2.828   34  1.903   34 -3.868   31 -3.509    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   34  2.049  3.575 -3.441 -3.577
Penn St-Worth Scranton   3 18 1367 1702 -3.006   35  1.691   35 -4.069   38 -4.026    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   35  1.774  3.512 -4.221 -3.831
Kent St-Tuscarawas       5 24 1955 2643 -3.243   36  1.627   36 -4.100   42 -4.275    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   37  1.686  3.633 -3.959 -4.591
Unity                    6 18 1675 1875 -3.396   37  1.583   37 -4.126   37 -4.016    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   36  1.766  3.487 -4.315 -3.716
Georgia NW Tech          2  6  579  729 -3.671   38  1.561   38 -4.170   41 -4.194    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   40  1.587  3.603 -4.011 -4.377
Christendom              5 12 1062 1249 -3.633   39  1.541   39 -4.199   36 -3.909    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   39  1.607  3.370 -4.667 -3.151
St Joseph VT             2 22 1755 2192 -2.698   40  1.518   40 -4.256   32 -3.558    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   38  1.640  3.693 -2.979 -4.137
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Paul Smith's             5 20 1726 1970 -3.602   41  1.367   41 -4.545   40 -4.188    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   42  1.440  3.494 -4.456 -3.921
SUNY-ESF                 4 13 1082 1196 -3.526   42  1.344   42 -4.592   35 -3.859    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   41  1.461  3.384 -4.560 -3.158
Southern St OH           2 17 1190 1592 -3.656   43  1.231   43 -4.765   43 -4.802    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   43  1.214  3.400 -5.443 -4.160
Crown TN                 2 18 1487 1994 -4.129   44  0.901   44 -5.488   44 -4.897    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   44  0.935  3.732 -4.141 -5.653
Pratt Institute          5 13  954 1343 -5.606   45  0.682   45 -5.865   45 -6.092    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   45  0.707  3.252 -7.281 -4.903
Hampshire                0 16  843 1603 -3.784   46  0.569   46 -6.113   48 -7.194    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   46  0.536  3.454 -7.623 -6.765
Culinary Institute       2  9  671  955 -5.968   47  0.415   47 -6.552   46 -6.582    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   47  0.463  3.508 -6.795 -6.369
King's NY                3 13  826 1293 -6.149   48  0.351   48 -6.571   47 -7.163    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   48  0.364  3.272 -8.281 -6.045
Webb Institute           0  5  246  410 -6.918   49  0.000   49 -7.497   49 -7.375    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   49  0.000  3.367 -8.142 -6.608


PSUAC: strength=-2.630 (#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 Penn St-Brandywine 21 8 2393 2238 -2.204 4 4.000 4 -1.621 5 -1.864 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 4.214 3.657 -1.445 -2.283 Penn St-York 16 8 1824 1779 -2.464 7 3.637 7 -1.981 15 -2.394 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 3.786 3.539 -2.477 -2.311 Penn St-Wilkes-Barre 15 11 1923 1791 -2.288 10 3.360 11 -2.193 8 -2.018 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 3.600 3.438 -2.512 -1.523 Penn St-Gtr Allegheny 15 9 1973 1895 -2.501 11 3.337 10 -2.178 12 -2.293 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 3.536 3.671 -1.813 -2.773 Penn St-Lehigh Valley 11 9 1594 1522 -2.311 13 3.223 13 -2.275 9 -2.130 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 3.510 3.603 -1.946 -2.314 Penn St-Mont Alto 11 13 1738 1789 -2.525 19 2.842 19 -2.649 18 -2.675 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 20 2.993 3.524 -2.820 -2.531 Penn St-Hazleton 8 13 1482 1651 -2.408 21 2.812 21 -2.684 24 -2.856 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 22 2.939 3.500 -3.099 -2.612 Penn St-Schuylkill 8 12 1690 1739 -2.461 23 2.688 23 -2.827 17 -2.603 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 23 2.891 3.803 -1.518 -3.689 Penn St-Fayette 7 14 1677 1757 -2.397 25 2.614 25 -2.912 16 -2.577 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 24 2.786 3.663 -2.129 -3.025 Penn St-Beaver 9 15 1655 1735 -2.555 26 2.579 27 -2.956 22 -2.792 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 26 2.719 3.405 -3.415 -2.170 Penn St-DuBois 6 12 1267 1461 -2.537 27 2.569 26 -2.941 28 -3.269 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 27 2.689 3.534 -3.373 -3.165 Penn St-New Kensington 3 15 1305 1482 -2.828 34 1.903 34 -3.868 31 -3.509 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 34 2.049 3.575 -3.441 -3.577 Penn St-Worth Scranton 3 18 1367 1702 -3.006 35 1.691 35 -4.069 38 -4.026 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 35 1.774 3.512 -4.221 -3.831
Yankee Small: strength=-3.379 (#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 New Hampshire Tech 21 4 2286 1913 -2.817 5 3.814 5 -1.806 10 -2.137 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 4.011 3.757 -1.266 -3.008 Central Maine CC 17 5 1835 1574 -3.327 18 2.956 18 -2.576 23 -2.819 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 16 3.097 3.559 -2.820 -2.817 Vermont Tech 20 16 2670 2538 -2.830 20 2.827 20 -2.669 19 -2.686 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 21 2.984 3.432 -3.204 -2.169 Southern Maine CC 16 7 1978 1615 -3.123 22 2.789 22 -2.714 14 -2.348 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 19 3.017 3.580 -2.261 -2.435 Maine-Machias 11 19 2218 2497 -3.042 29 2.321 29 -3.257 33 -3.582 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 29 2.444 3.609 -3.371 -3.793 Maine-Augusta 8 16 2076 2214 -3.285 33 1.971 33 -3.779 34 -3.621 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 32 2.101 3.860 -2.265 -4.977 Unity 6 18 1675 1875 -3.396 37 1.583 37 -4.126 37 -4.016 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 36 1.766 3.487 -4.315 -3.716 Paul Smith's 5 20 1726 1970 -3.602 41 1.367 41 -4.545 40 -4.188 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 42 1.440 3.494 -4.456 -3.921 Hampshire 0 16 843 1603 -3.784 46 0.569 46 -6.113 48 -7.194 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 46 0.536 3.454 -7.623 -6.765
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING PSUAC 133 157 0.459 1 -2.630 Yankee Small 104 121 0.462 2 -3.379

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.251 points in main ratings
     0.031 points in improved RPI
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Tue Apr  3 18:54:31 2018

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