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 Virgin Islands  4 13 1169 1420 -0.690    1  4.075    1 -1.569    2 -1.724    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  4.287  3.545 -1.784 -1.665
U of the Bahamas         4  3  531  568 -1.701    2  4.062    2 -1.583    4 -2.319    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  4.198  3.578 -2.242 -2.396
Cal Miramar              2  9  742  891 -1.100    3  3.562    3 -2.042    3 -2.111    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  3.750  3.580 -2.025 -2.197
Miami-Hamilton          21 12 3044 2728 -2.154    4  3.331    4 -2.189    1 -1.677    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  3.651  3.765 -0.772 -2.582
East-West                2 22 1732 2370 -0.688    5  3.247    5 -2.241    5 -2.639    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  3.435  3.743 -1.834 -3.444
Ohio U-Chillicothe      12 15 2023 2364 -2.958    6  2.611    6 -2.917    9 -3.213    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  2.679  3.608 -3.008 -3.418
Miami-Middletown        11 13 1873 1984 -2.968    7  2.408    7 -3.149   10 -3.230    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  2.566  3.591 -3.095 -3.365
Salish Kootenai          2 18 1303 2264 -2.516    8  2.253    8 -3.391   18 -4.198    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  2.208  3.792 -3.163 -5.233
Clark St CC              4  3  583  496 -3.330    9  2.247    9 -3.408    7 -2.870    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  2.398  3.544 -2.933 -2.806
Ohio St-Lima             8 12 1485 1689 -3.292   10  2.174   10 -3.502   14 -3.782    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  2.222  3.589 -3.657 -3.907
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Red River                9  4 1052  972 -4.051   11  2.126   11 -3.565   13 -3.597    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  2.183  3.535 -3.699 -3.496
Ohio U-Lancaster        11 14 1984 2101 -3.418   12  1.997   12 -3.729   11 -3.510    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  2.120  3.654 -3.104 -3.916
Oglala Lakota            2  5  598  677 -3.052   13  1.988   13 -3.744   12 -3.577    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  2.108  3.786 -2.572 -4.582
Westcliff                0 20 1343 2008 -0.858   14  1.977   14 -3.758    6 -2.767    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  2.179  3.665 -2.314 -3.220
Canadian Mennonite       7  6 1089 1054 -3.984   15  1.894   15 -3.883   15 -3.788    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  1.967  3.658 -3.366 -4.210
Northwest Indian         0 18 1358 2029 -1.173   16  1.795   16 -3.972    8 -3.172    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  2.025  3.911 -1.566 -4.778
Ohio St-Mansfield        5 16 1459 1869 -3.377   17  1.768   17 -4.036   19 -4.201    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   17  1.769  3.548 -4.247 -4.154
Barber-Scotia            0 11  700 1058 -1.526   18  1.533   18 -4.214   17 -3.926    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   18  1.702  3.551 -3.961 -3.892
Ohio U-Eastern           1  8  618  786 -3.072   19  1.438   19 -4.410   16 -3.790    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   19  1.524  3.510 -3.995 -3.586
Baptist Bible MO         2 16 1054 1713 -3.780   20  1.269   20 -4.709   22 -5.255    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   21  1.182  3.462 -5.654 -4.856
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              3 23 1851 2358 -3.523   21  1.257   21 -4.726   20 -4.223    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   20  1.293  3.648 -3.843 -4.604
Ohio U-Zanesville        1 10  811 1052 -3.732   22  1.110   22 -4.979   21 -4.929    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   22  1.109  3.656 -4.516 -5.342
Union NE                 2 11  752 1021 -4.482   23  0.985   23 -5.225   23 -5.294    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   23  0.979  3.366 -6.064 -4.523
Patrick Henry            0  6  271  575 -3.948   24  0.825   24 -5.617   26 -7.018    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   25  0.708  3.457 -7.438 -6.599
New School               1  4  299  413 -5.389   25  0.786   25 -5.719   24 -5.434    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   24  0.760  3.465 -5.820 -5.049
Cooper Union             2  3  343  391 -6.699   26  0.441   26 -6.469   25 -6.312    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   26  0.476  3.589 -6.186 -6.438


Indep: strength=-4.065 (#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 U of the Bahamas 4 3 531 568 -1.701 2 4.062 2 -1.583 4 -2.319 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 2 4.198 3.578 -2.242 -2.396 East-West 2 22 1732 2370 -0.688 5 3.247 5 -2.241 5 -2.639 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 5 3.435 3.743 -1.834 -3.444 Salish Kootenai 2 18 1303 2264 -2.516 8 2.253 8 -3.391 18 -4.198 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 10 2.208 3.792 -3.163 -5.233 Clark St CC 4 3 583 496 -3.330 9 2.247 9 -3.408 7 -2.870 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 8 2.398 3.544 -2.933 -2.806 Oglala Lakota 2 5 598 677 -3.052 13 1.988 13 -3.744 12 -3.577 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 2.108 3.786 -2.572 -4.582 Westcliff 0 20 1343 2008 -0.858 14 1.977 14 -3.758 6 -2.767 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 2.179 3.665 -2.314 -3.220 Northwest Indian 0 18 1358 2029 -1.173 16 1.795 16 -3.972 8 -3.172 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 15 2.025 3.911 -1.566 -4.778 Barber-Scotia 0 11 700 1058 -1.526 18 1.533 18 -4.214 17 -3.926 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 18 1.702 3.551 -3.961 -3.892 Baptist Bible MO 2 16 1054 1713 -3.780 20 1.269 20 -4.709 22 -5.255 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 21 1.182 3.462 -5.654 -4.856 Union NE 2 11 752 1021 -4.482 23 0.985 23 -5.225 23 -5.294 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 23 0.979 3.366 -6.064 -4.523 Patrick Henry 0 6 271 575 -3.948 24 0.825 24 -5.617 26 -7.018 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 25 0.708 3.457 -7.438 -6.599 New School 1 4 299 413 -5.389 25 0.786 25 -5.719 24 -5.434 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 24 0.760 3.465 -5.820 -5.049 Cooper Union 2 3 343 391 -6.699 26 0.441 26 -6.469 25 -6.312 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 26 0.476 3.589 -6.186 -6.438
LAI: strength=-1.666 (#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 -0.690 1 4.075 1 -1.569 2 -1.724 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 4.287 3.545 -1.784 -1.665
Man CAC: strength=-3.840 (#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 Red River 9 4 1052 972 -4.051 11 2.126 11 -3.565 13 -3.597 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 2.183 3.535 -3.699 -3.496 Canadian Mennonite 7 6 1089 1054 -3.984 15 1.894 15 -3.883 15 -3.788 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 16 1.967 3.658 -3.366 -4.210 Providence MB 12 13 2047 2176 -3.943 1.828 -3.923 -3.951 0.0000 0.0000 1.893 3.751 -3.107 -4.796
ORCC: strength=-3.672 (#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 21 12 3044 2728 -2.154 4 3.331 4 -2.189 1 -1.677 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 3.651 3.765 -0.772 -2.582 Ohio U-Chillicothe 12 15 2023 2364 -2.958 6 2.611 6 -2.917 9 -3.213 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 6 2.679 3.608 -3.008 -3.418 Miami-Middletown 11 13 1873 1984 -2.968 7 2.408 7 -3.149 10 -3.230 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 2.566 3.591 -3.095 -3.365 Ohio St-Lima 8 12 1485 1689 -3.292 10 2.174 10 -3.502 14 -3.782 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 2.222 3.589 -3.657 -3.907 Ohio U-Lancaster 11 14 1984 2101 -3.418 12 1.997 12 -3.729 11 -3.510 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 2.120 3.654 -3.104 -3.916 Ohio St-Mansfield 5 16 1459 1869 -3.377 17 1.768 17 -4.036 19 -4.201 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 17 1.769 3.548 -4.247 -4.154 Ohio U-Eastern 1 8 618 786 -3.072 19 1.438 19 -4.410 16 -3.790 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 19 1.524 3.510 -3.995 -3.586 Akron-Wayne 3 23 1851 2358 -3.523 21 1.257 21 -4.726 20 -4.223 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 20 1.293 3.648 -3.843 -4.604 Ohio U-Zanesville 1 10 811 1052 -3.732 22 1.110 22 -4.979 21 -4.929 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 22 1.109 3.656 -4.516 -5.342
PCAC: strength=-2.117 (#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 Portland Bible 12 18 2150 2424 -1.401 4.085 -1.563 -1.913 0.0000 0.0000 4.240 3.534 -2.020 -1.807 Bethesda 7 23 2009 2519 -0.700 4.050 -1.595 -1.603 0.0000 0.0000 4.284 3.517 -1.777 -1.429 Cal Miramar 2 9 742 891 -1.100 3 3.562 3 -2.042 3 -2.111 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 3.750 3.580 -2.025 -2.197 West Coast Baptist 4 27 2162 2799 -1.337 3.140 -2.363 -2.463 0.0000 0.0000 3.308 3.668 -1.994 -2.933 New Hope Christian 5 21 1875 2430 -1.779 3.018 -2.483 -2.701 0.0000 0.0000 3.151 3.646 -2.328 -3.074
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING LAI 4 13 0.235 1 -1.666 PCAC 30 98 0.234 2 -2.117 ORCC 73 123 0.372 3 -3.672 Man CAC 28 23 0.549 4 -3.840 Indep 21 140 0.130 5 -4.065

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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