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             12  1 1284  923 -1.775    1  4.019    1 -0.667    1 -0.555    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  4.697  3.685 -0.026 -1.084
Villa Maria             14  3 1446 1246 -1.742    2  3.704    2 -0.891    3 -1.262    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  4.218  3.639 -0.936 -1.587
Central Penn             7 13 1450 1623 -0.437    3  3.662    3 -0.937    2 -0.918    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  4.202  3.559 -0.935 -0.900
New Hampshire Tech      10  2 1074  905 -2.493    4  3.072    4 -1.495    9 -1.978    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  3.431  3.719 -1.295 -2.661
Penn St-Brandywine       9  5 1148 1096 -1.966    5  2.897    5 -1.673    6 -1.820    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  3.245  3.655 -1.423 -2.216
Warren Wilson            8 10 1823 1863 -1.389    6  2.839    6 -1.708    4 -1.557    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  3.248  4.040  0.687 -3.802
Penn St-York             8  4  903  881 -2.418    7  2.631    7 -1.970   16 -2.403    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  2.907  3.544 -2.485 -2.322
SUNY Delhi               9 10 1511 1462 -1.842    8  2.604    9 -2.001    5 -1.733    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  2.967  3.615 -1.514 -1.952
Albany Pharmacy          6  4  715  659 -2.132    9  2.581    8 -1.988    8 -1.913    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  2.960  3.356 -2.738 -1.089
Penn St-Wilkes-Barre     5  5  767  744 -1.898   10  2.457   10 -2.141    7 -1.872    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  2.848  3.543 -1.955 -1.788
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Johnson & Wales NC       3  9  857 1088 -1.352   11  2.433   11 -2.172   10 -2.062    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  2.786  3.632 -1.767 -2.357
Central Maine CC        10  2 1001  807 -3.166   12  2.388   12 -2.239   18 -2.492    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  2.652  3.541 -2.585 -2.399
Andrews                  5  7  799  838 -1.942   13  2.357   13 -2.286   11 -2.144    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  2.623  3.311 -3.135 -1.153
Penn St-DuBois           4  5  656  726 -2.134   14  2.353   14 -2.292   19 -2.532    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  2.590  3.560 -2.546 -2.518
Penn St-Gtr Allegheny    4  4  671  675 -2.221   15  2.283   15 -2.331   15 -2.312    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  2.603  3.666 -1.867 -2.757
Wright St-Lake           6 14 1499 1825 -1.920   16  2.262   16 -2.362   20 -2.609    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  2.482  3.629 -2.327 -2.892
Cincinnati-Clermont      7  8 1280 1406 -2.331   17  2.241   17 -2.398   22 -2.682    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   17  2.471  3.820 -1.535 -3.829
Penn St-Fayette          3  5  653  709 -2.060   18  2.149   18 -2.480   17 -2.460    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   18  2.436  3.705 -1.845 -3.075
Five Towns               7  4 1024  888 -3.117   19  2.085   19 -2.558   26 -2.974    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   20  2.374  3.845 -1.707 -4.240
SW Adventist             3  9  781  989 -1.918   20  2.081   20 -2.566   24 -2.708    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   21  2.330  3.448 -3.177 -2.239
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-Schuylkill       4  6  833  877 -2.065   21  2.055   21 -2.610   12 -2.174    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   19  2.403  3.752 -1.345 -3.003
Southern Maine CC        9  4 1098  884 -3.112   22  1.949   22 -2.751   14 -2.218    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   22  2.273  3.569 -2.192 -2.243
Penn St-Mont Alto        5  8  937  993 -2.395   23  1.928   23 -2.785   23 -2.688    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   23  2.158  3.565 -2.680 -2.697
Vermont Tech             9  9 1391 1305 -2.803   24  1.901   24 -2.827   25 -2.812    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   24  2.148  3.544 -2.892 -2.732
Penn St-New Kensington   3  4  546  594 -2.820   25  1.868   25 -2.891   28 -3.106    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   27  1.974  3.613 -2.893 -3.318
Penn St-Beaver           4  9  914  989 -2.286   26  1.833   26 -2.950   21 -2.669    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   26  1.996  3.459 -3.094 -2.244
Penn St-Lehigh Valley    2  6  592  614 -2.012   27  1.793   27 -3.020   13 -2.196    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   25  2.015  3.532 -2.328 -2.065
Mid-Atlantic Chr         3 13 1029 1471 -2.364   28  1.730   28 -3.127   31 -3.412    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   29  1.784  3.572 -3.375 -3.449
Maine-Machias            6 12 1306 1546 -2.942   29  1.690   29 -3.200   34 -3.712    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   30  1.740  3.627 -3.441 -3.983
Vaughn                   5  3  647  568 -3.554   30  1.670   30 -3.246   29 -3.181    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   28  1.785  3.534 -3.303 -3.059
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         2  8  680  822 -2.387   31  1.653   31 -3.274   30 -3.192    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   31  1.734  3.529 -3.334 -3.050
Williamson Trade         4  5  549  542 -3.093   32  1.608   32 -3.367   27 -3.066    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   32  1.697  3.209 -4.423 -1.709
Maine-Augusta            6  7 1106 1174 -3.425   33  1.566   33 -3.437   33 -3.649    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   33  1.626  3.821 -2.496 -4.802
Davis College            3  8  761  904 -3.157   34  1.486   34 -3.581   37 -3.925    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   34  1.453  3.582 -3.843 -4.006
Kent St-Tuscarawas       3 13 1070 1493 -3.037   35  1.364   35 -3.672   38 -4.150    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   35  1.260  3.686 -3.620 -4.680
Unity                    4 10  973 1053 -3.367   36  1.138   36 -4.009   35 -3.727    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   36  1.193  3.468 -4.115 -3.339
Christendom              1  6  357  589 -3.332   37  1.123   37 -4.038   43 -4.928    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   39  1.003  3.376 -5.676 -4.180
King's NY                3  3  357  442 -5.293   38  1.086   38 -4.125   45 -5.295    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   41  0.938  3.379 -6.035 -4.556
St Joseph VT             1 12  937 1182 -2.627   39  1.074   39 -4.142   32 -3.562    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   37  1.099  3.662 -3.139 -3.986
Georgia NW Tech          1  4  354  480 -3.758   40  1.056   40 -4.187   42 -4.664    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   40  0.965  3.639 -4.340 -4.989
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
SUNY-ESF                 1  8  528  674 -3.032   41  1.035   41 -4.238   36 -3.844    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   38  1.038  3.388 -4.547 -3.141
Penn St-Worth Scranton   1  8  574  728 -3.266   42  1.008   42 -4.312   39 -4.244    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   42  0.927  3.535 -4.363 -4.125
Southern St OH           0  9  576  795 -2.795   43  0.780   43 -4.732   40 -4.312    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   43  0.770  3.440 -4.811 -3.812
Paul Smith's             2 14 1030 1209 -3.652   44  0.648   44 -5.044   41 -4.314    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   44  0.698  3.404 -4.957 -3.671
Crown TN                 0  9  624  943 -3.900   45  0.471   46 -5.501   44 -5.032    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   45  0.498  3.661 -4.609 -5.454
Hampshire                0 10  518  982 -3.708   46  0.467   45 -5.497   48 -6.743    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   48  0.368  3.449 -7.209 -6.278
Culinary Institute       1  5  408  574 -5.351   47  0.447   47 -5.588   46 -5.796    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   46  0.447  3.595 -5.663 -5.930
Pratt Institute          2  7  462  675 -5.442   48  0.413   48 -5.609   47 -5.988    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   47  0.406  3.241 -7.233 -4.744
Webb Institute           0  5  246  410 -6.126   49  0.000   49 -6.709   49 -7.155    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   49  0.000  3.339 -8.042 -6.267


PSUAC: strength=-2.493 (#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 9 5 1148 1096 -1.966 5 2.897 5 -1.673 6 -1.820 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 3.245 3.655 -1.423 -2.216 Penn St-York 8 4 903 881 -2.418 7 2.631 7 -1.970 16 -2.403 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 2.907 3.544 -2.485 -2.322 Penn St-Wilkes-Barre 5 5 767 744 -1.898 10 2.457 10 -2.141 7 -1.872 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 2.848 3.543 -1.955 -1.788 Penn St-DuBois 4 5 656 726 -2.134 14 2.353 14 -2.292 19 -2.532 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 15 2.590 3.560 -2.546 -2.518 Penn St-Gtr Allegheny 4 4 671 675 -2.221 15 2.283 15 -2.331 15 -2.312 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 2.603 3.666 -1.867 -2.757 Penn St-Fayette 3 5 653 709 -2.060 18 2.149 18 -2.480 17 -2.460 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 18 2.436 3.705 -1.845 -3.075 Penn St-Schuylkill 4 6 833 877 -2.065 21 2.055 21 -2.610 12 -2.174 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 19 2.403 3.752 -1.345 -3.003 Penn St-Mont Alto 5 8 937 993 -2.395 23 1.928 23 -2.785 23 -2.688 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 23 2.158 3.565 -2.680 -2.697 Penn St-New Kensington 3 4 546 594 -2.820 25 1.868 25 -2.891 28 -3.106 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 27 1.974 3.613 -2.893 -3.318 Penn St-Beaver 4 9 914 989 -2.286 26 1.833 26 -2.950 21 -2.669 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 26 1.996 3.459 -3.094 -2.244 Penn St-Lehigh Valley 2 6 592 614 -2.012 27 1.793 27 -3.020 13 -2.196 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 25 2.015 3.532 -2.328 -2.065 Penn St-Hazleton 2 8 680 822 -2.387 31 1.653 31 -3.274 30 -3.192 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 31 1.734 3.529 -3.334 -3.050 Penn St-Worth Scranton 1 8 574 728 -3.266 42 1.008 42 -4.312 39 -4.244 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 42 0.927 3.535 -4.363 -4.125
Yankee Small: strength=-3.308 (#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 10 2 1074 905 -2.493 4 3.072 4 -1.495 9 -1.978 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 3.431 3.719 -1.295 -2.661 Central Maine CC 10 2 1001 807 -3.166 12 2.388 12 -2.239 18 -2.492 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 2.652 3.541 -2.585 -2.399 Southern Maine CC 9 4 1098 884 -3.112 22 1.949 22 -2.751 14 -2.218 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 22 2.273 3.569 -2.192 -2.243 Vermont Tech 9 9 1391 1305 -2.803 24 1.901 24 -2.827 25 -2.812 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 24 2.148 3.544 -2.892 -2.732 Maine-Machias 6 12 1306 1546 -2.942 29 1.690 29 -3.200 34 -3.712 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 30 1.740 3.627 -3.441 -3.983 Maine-Augusta 6 7 1106 1174 -3.425 33 1.566 33 -3.437 33 -3.649 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 33 1.626 3.821 -2.496 -4.802 Unity 4 10 973 1053 -3.367 36 1.138 36 -4.009 35 -3.727 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 36 1.193 3.468 -4.115 -3.339 Paul Smith's 2 14 1030 1209 -3.652 44 0.648 44 -5.044 41 -4.314 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 44 0.698 3.404 -4.957 -3.671 Hampshire 0 10 518 982 -3.708 46 0.467 45 -5.497 48 -6.743 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 48 0.368 3.449 -7.209 -6.278
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING PSUAC 54 77 0.412 1 -2.493 Yankee Small 56 70 0.444 2 -3.308

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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