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
Randall                  9 14 1851 1996 -0.311    1  3.977    1 -0.711    1 -0.851    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    1  4.414  3.722 -0.158 -1.545
Grace Bible             11 16 2040 2128 -0.742    2  3.479    2 -1.101    2 -1.143    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    2  3.999  3.543 -1.229 -1.057
Dallas Christian        10 11 1749 1878 -1.253    3  3.363    3 -1.209    4 -1.567    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    3  3.783  3.713 -0.913 -2.221
Bob Jones U.             8 10 1311 1457 -1.138    4  3.205    4 -1.366    3 -1.453    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    4  3.642  3.564 -1.448 -1.459
Johnson TN               5 11 1476 1606 -1.086    5  2.824    5 -1.724    5 -1.712    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    5  3.217  3.932 -0.020 -3.404
Portland Bible           4 13 1161 1420 -1.039    6  2.790    6 -1.769    6 -1.845    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    6  3.137  3.558 -1.868 -1.823
Arlington Baptist        3 14 1099 1566 -1.463    7  2.221    7 -2.426   11 -2.556    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    7  2.449  3.558 -2.578 -2.534
Great Lakes Christian    3 16 1455 1742 -1.378    8  2.020    8 -2.663    9 -2.203    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    8  2.328  3.778 -1.250 -3.156
Manhattan Christian      4 15 1405 1742 -1.936    9  1.931    9 -2.780   14 -2.836    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   11  2.141  3.656 -2.437 -3.236
Kansas Christian         8 13 1561 1795 -2.462   10  1.896   11 -2.834   13 -2.666    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   12  2.105  3.580 -2.594 -2.738
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
SAGU Amer Ind            1 13 1062 1264 -0.875   11  1.894   10 -2.828    7 -1.873    1 0.0000    1 0.0000    9  2.214  3.693 -1.309 -2.437
Simmons KY               2 10  848 1072 -1.389   12  1.881   12 -2.860   10 -2.235    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   10  2.151  3.591 -2.117 -2.353
Trinity FL               3  8  728  902 -2.540   13  1.758   13 -3.078   16 -3.179    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   13  1.817  3.471 -3.556 -2.801
Trinity Baptist          4 13 1023 1369 -2.544   14  1.647   14 -3.288   17 -3.199    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   16  1.710  3.342 -4.077 -2.320
Ctr Chr Col Bible MO     6 14 1543 1916 -2.929   15  1.643   15 -3.295   19 -3.469    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   17  1.682  3.757 -2.613 -4.325
Johnson FL               1 13 1001 1217 -1.304   16  1.630   16 -3.315    8 -2.187    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   14  1.790  3.579 -2.121 -2.253
Barclay                  1 17 1385 1765 -1.567   17  1.582   17 -3.408   12 -2.598    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   15  1.719  3.757 -1.743 -3.453
Pensacola Christian      2 10  819 1008 -2.264   18  1.550   18 -3.465   15 -3.094    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   18  1.658  3.524 -3.255 -2.934
Emmaus Bible             4  9  928 1238 -3.536   19  1.496   19 -3.565   26 -4.167    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   19  1.416  3.645 -3.814 -4.520
Providence MB            8  6 1157 1278 -4.142   20  1.380   20 -3.652   23 -4.114    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   22  1.285  3.766 -3.219 -5.009
TEAM                     W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Welch                    1 12  902 1174 -2.354   21  1.331   21 -3.764   18 -3.361    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   20  1.395  3.576 -3.309 -3.413
Oak Hills Christian      2 13 1024 1439 -2.648   22  1.309   22 -3.812   22 -3.622    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   21  1.356  3.637 -3.304 -3.939
Appalachian Bible        1  2  234  294 -4.357   23  1.282   23 -3.893   29 -4.531    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   25  1.154  3.696 -3.955 -5.107
Trinity Bible            5  7  801  922 -4.017   24  1.164   24 -3.964   24 -4.123    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   24  1.159  3.488 -4.432 -3.814
Moody Bible              1  8  598  802 -2.782   25  1.119   25 -4.051   20 -3.539    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   23  1.171  3.496 -3.817 -3.260
Toccoa Falls             0 20 1082 2119 -1.989   26  1.076   26 -4.139   27 -4.259    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   26  1.018  3.559 -4.276 -4.242
Ozark Christian          5 15 1368 1754 -3.626   27  1.012   27 -4.309   25 -4.141    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   28  0.961  3.579 -4.073 -4.210
Boyce                    0 17 1053 1535 -2.227   28  0.991   28 -4.342   21 -3.592    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   27  0.974  3.524 -3.755 -3.429
Calvary                  3 13  977 1410 -3.834   29  0.903   29 -4.541   28 -4.525    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   29  0.848  3.478 -4.876 -4.174
Faith Baptist Bible      2 13  787 1221 -4.702   30  0.525   30 -5.374   30 -5.784    1 0.0000    1 0.0000   30  0.487  3.263 -6.950 -4.617


Midwest Chr: strength=-3.945 (#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 Manhattan Christian 4 15 1405 1742 -1.936 9 1.931 9 -2.780 14 -2.836 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 11 2.141 3.656 -2.437 -3.236 Ctr Chr Col Bible MO 6 14 1543 1916 -2.929 15 1.643 15 -3.295 19 -3.469 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 17 1.682 3.757 -2.613 -4.325 Barclay 1 17 1385 1765 -1.567 17 1.582 17 -3.408 12 -2.598 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 15 1.719 3.757 -1.743 -3.453 Emmaus Bible 4 9 928 1238 -3.536 19 1.496 19 -3.565 26 -4.167 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 19 1.416 3.645 -3.814 -4.520 Ozark Christian 5 15 1368 1754 -3.626 27 1.012 27 -4.309 25 -4.141 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 28 0.961 3.579 -4.073 -4.210 Calvary 3 13 977 1410 -3.834 29 0.903 29 -4.541 28 -4.525 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 29 0.848 3.478 -4.876 -4.174 Faith Baptist Bible 2 13 787 1221 -4.702 30 0.525 30 -5.374 30 -5.784 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 30 0.487 3.263 -6.950 -4.617
NCCAA-II N: strength=-3.566 (#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 Moody Bible 1 8 598 802 -2.782 25 1.119 25 -4.051 20 -3.539 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 23 1.171 3.496 -3.817 -3.260
NCCAA-II SW: strength=-1.870 (#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 Randall 9 14 1851 1996 -0.311 1 3.977 1 -0.711 1 -0.851 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 1 4.414 3.722 -0.158 -1.545 Dallas Christian 10 11 1749 1878 -1.253 3 3.363 3 -1.209 4 -1.567 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 3 3.783 3.713 -0.913 -2.221 Arlington Baptist 3 14 1099 1566 -1.463 7 2.221 7 -2.426 11 -2.556 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 7 2.449 3.558 -2.578 -2.534 Kansas Christian 8 13 1561 1795 -2.462 10 1.896 11 -2.834 13 -2.666 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 12 2.105 3.580 -2.594 -2.738 SAGU Amer Ind 1 13 1062 1264 -0.875 11 1.894 10 -2.828 7 -1.873 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 9 2.214 3.693 -1.309 -2.437
NCCAA-II South: strength=-2.908 (#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 Bob Jones U. 8 10 1311 1457 -1.138 4 3.205 4 -1.366 3 -1.453 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 4 3.642 3.564 -1.448 -1.459 Trinity FL 3 8 728 902 -2.540 13 1.758 13 -3.078 16 -3.179 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 13 1.817 3.471 -3.556 -2.801 Trinity Baptist 4 13 1023 1369 -2.544 14 1.647 14 -3.288 17 -3.199 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 16 1.710 3.342 -4.077 -2.320 Johnson FL 1 13 1001 1217 -1.304 16 1.630 16 -3.315 8 -2.187 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 14 1.790 3.579 -2.121 -2.253 Pensacola Christian 2 10 819 1008 -2.264 18 1.550 18 -3.465 15 -3.094 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 18 1.658 3.524 -3.255 -2.934 Toccoa Falls 0 20 1082 2119 -1.989 26 1.076 26 -4.139 27 -4.259 1 0.0000 1 0.0000 26 1.018 3.559 -4.276 -4.242
Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING NCCAA-II SW 31 65 0.323 1 -1.870 NCCAA-II South 18 74 0.196 2 -2.908 NCCAA-II N 1 8 0.111 3 -3.566 Midwest Chr 25 96 0.207 4 -3.945

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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