Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and its ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
In order to increase early-season stability, the three main rankings, the improved RPI, and the college pseudopoll include priors based on the previous season final predictive ratings and occasionally incorporating preseason predictions of various major publications. The other rankings for college sports do not include priors, and thus can be wildly unstable early in the year. A team whose rankings are affected by this prior is noted with a P following its rankings.

Full Ranking

                                         STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI
TEAM      W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
LYNX     16  2 1577 1378  0.119  9.022    1  1.463    1  0.797    1  0.724    1 0.5938  3.633  0.747  0.701  0.000
SPARKS   14  6 1680 1561 -0.008  9.358    2  1.082    2  0.348    2  0.352    2 0.5446  3.623  0.328  0.375  0.000
SUN      12  9 1811 1729  0.133 11.027    3  0.934    3  0.216    3  0.330    3 0.5242  3.721  0.742 -0.083  0.000
MYSTICS  12  9 1728 1671  0.060 10.624    4  0.872    4  0.166    4  0.204    4 0.5208  3.607  0.114  0.295  0.000
LIBERTY  10  9 1510 1501  0.040  9.772    5  0.768    5  0.077    5  0.098    6 0.5060  3.556 -0.208  0.404  0.000
MERCURY  11  9 1628 1598 -0.067  9.409    6  0.715    6  0.032    6  0.011    5 0.5100  3.620 -0.023  0.045  0.000
WINGS    10 12 1872 1942 -0.008 11.284    7  0.591    7 -0.069   10 -0.206    7 0.4912  3.739  0.288 -0.701  0.000
DREAM     9 11 1622 1637 -0.062  9.685    8  0.539    8 -0.127    7 -0.080    8 0.4822  3.614 -0.142 -0.019  0.000
STORM     9 11 1639 1642 -0.119  9.190    9  0.483    9 -0.180    8 -0.093    9 0.4789  3.653  0.017 -0.204  0.000
SKY       8 13 1699 1784  0.017 11.081   10  0.469   10 -0.188    9 -0.156   10 0.4771  3.645 -0.083 -0.230  0.000
TEAM      W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
FEVER     8 13 1605 1760 -0.054 10.667   11  0.401   11 -0.236   12 -0.544   11 0.4680  3.587 -0.721 -0.366  0.000
STARS     3 18 1555 1723 -0.071 10.890   12  0.000   12 -0.758   11 -0.499   12 0.4184  3.527 -0.926 -0.072  0.000

WESTERN CONFERENCE
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR LYNX 16 2 1577 1378 0.119 9.022 1 1.463 1 0.797 1 0.724 1 0.5938 3.633 0.747 0.701 0.000 SPARKS 14 6 1680 1561 -0.008 9.358 2 1.082 2 0.348 2 0.352 2 0.5446 3.623 0.328 0.375 0.000 MERCURY 11 9 1628 1598 -0.067 9.409 6 0.715 6 0.032 6 0.011 5 0.5100 3.620 -0.023 0.045 0.000 WINGS 10 12 1872 1942 -0.008 11.284 7 0.591 7 -0.069 10 -0.206 7 0.4912 3.739 0.288 -0.701 0.000 STORM 9 11 1639 1642 -0.119 9.190 9 0.483 9 -0.180 8 -0.093 9 0.4789 3.653 0.017 -0.204 0.000 STARS 3 18 1555 1723 -0.071 10.890 12 0.000 12 -0.758 11 -0.499 12 0.4184 3.527 -0.926 -0.072 0.000

EASTERN CONFERENCE
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR SUN 12 9 1811 1729 0.133 11.027 3 0.934 3 0.216 3 0.330 3 0.5242 3.721 0.742 -0.083 0.000 MYSTICS 12 9 1728 1671 0.060 10.624 4 0.872 4 0.166 4 0.204 4 0.5208 3.607 0.114 0.295 0.000 LIBERTY 10 9 1510 1501 0.040 9.772 5 0.768 5 0.077 5 0.098 6 0.5060 3.556 -0.208 0.404 0.000 DREAM 9 11 1622 1637 -0.062 9.685 8 0.539 8 -0.127 7 -0.080 8 0.4822 3.614 -0.142 -0.019 0.000 SKY 8 13 1699 1784 0.017 11.081 10 0.469 10 -0.188 9 -0.156 10 0.4771 3.645 -0.083 -0.230 0.000 FEVER 8 13 1605 1760 -0.054 10.667 11 0.401 11 -0.236 12 -0.544 11 0.4680 3.587 -0.721 -0.366 0.000


DIVISION            W  L   PCT  RNK RATING
WESTERN CONFERENCE 63 58 0.521    1  0.074
EASTERN CONFERENCE 59 64 0.480    2 -0.051

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.299 points in main ratings (0.226 for semineutral)
     0.024 points in improved RPI (0.023 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sun Jul 23 05:30:20 2017
games through: Sat Jul 22 2017

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