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"I particularly condemn the way our political leaders supplied the manpower for that war. The policies - determining who would be drafted and who would be deferred, who would serve and who would escape, who would die and who would live - were an antidemocratic disgrace. I can never forgive a leadership that said, in effect: These young men - poorer, less educated, less privileged - are expendable (someone described them as 'economic cannon fodder'), but the rest are too good to risk. I am angry that so many of the sons of the powerful and well placed and so many professional athletes (who were probably healthier than any of us) managed to wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units. Of the many tragedies of Vietnam, this raw class discrimination strikes me as the most damaging to the ideal that all Americans are created equal and owe equal allegiance to their country."

page 148 "MY AMERICAN JOURNEY" by Colin Powell
Copyright 1995 by Colin L. Powell
published by Random House
ISBN 0-679-43296-5


COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2018 through results 2018 DECEMBER 8 SATURDAY


this output has three parts: (1) teams listed by RATING top-to-bottom
                             (2) CONFERENCE AVERAGES
                                 (listed top-to-bottom & alphabetically)
                             (3) teams listed by CONFERENCE
                                 (listed in order within conferences)

The SCHEDULE ratings represent what the rating would have to be for a
hypothetical team to have a mathematical expectation of winning precisely 50%
of their games against the schedule played by the team in question in the games
that it has played so far.  The schedule difficulty of each given game takes
into account the rating of the opponent and the location of the game. This
is the same concept that is used in computing the WIN50% conference ratings.

In COLLEGE FOOTBALL the W-L records include ALL games, but ONLY
games between the 255 TEAMS RATED here are used for RATING and SCHEDULE
STRENGTH computations.

To make predictions for upcoming games, simply compare the RATINGS of
the teams in question and allow an ADDITIONAL  3  points for the home
team.  Thus, for example, a HOME team with a rating of 92 would be
favored by  5  points over a VISITING team having a rating of 90.
Or a VISITING team with a rating of 89 would be favored by  7  points
over a HOME team having a rating of 79.

NOTE: Use whatever home advantage is listed in the output below.
      In the example just above, a home edge of 3 was shown for
      illustrative purposes. The home edge will vary during the season.
Several different home edges are shown, one for each of the several different type of ratings
directly over their respective columns.

The numbers to the right of a team's schedule strength are its rank of schedule - (in parentheses) - and its record versus teams in these rating's CURRENT top 10 and top 30 respectively.

Teams that appear to be tied to two decimal places in a given column are actually different when carried to more decimal places in the computer's internal arithmetic. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The PREDICTOR, is such that the score is the only thing that matters. PREDICTOR is also known as PURE_POINTS, BALLANTINE, RHEINGOLD, WHITE OWL and is a very good PREDICTOR of future games. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GOLDEN_MEAN also utilizes the actual SCORES of the games in a different way but is also completely SCORE BASED and thus should be a good match for the PURE POINTS in terms of predictive accuracy for upcoming games. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The RECENT, is score-based and weights RECENT play more heavily than earlier games. Its effect will become more pronounced the longer a season goes if a given team happens to have an upward or downward trend. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The overall RATING is a synthesis of the three different SCORE-BASED methods, PREDICTOR(PURE_POINTS), GOLDEN_MEAN, and RECENT and thus should be a good predictor in its own right.

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College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   1  Alabama              A  = 103.12   13   0   73.21(  44)    2   0  |    6   0  |  102.68    1 |  103.84    1 |  106.24    1  SEC-WEST
   2  Clemson              A  = 100.22   13   0   72.65(  48)    0   0  |    3   0  |  100.00    2 |  100.19    2 |  101.21    2  ACC-ATLANTIC
   3  Georgia              A  =  92.99   11   2   76.12(   6)    0   1  |    5   2  |   92.67    3 |   92.56    5 |   94.84    5  SEC-EAST
   4  Ohio State           A  =  92.36   12   1   73.54(  40)    2   0  |    3   0  |   91.87    4 |   93.80    3 |   95.75    4  BIG TEN-EAST
   5  Michigan             A  =  91.63   10   2   74.19(  30)    1   2  |    2   2  |   91.78    5 |   91.06    7 |   90.14    8  BIG TEN-EAST
   6  Oklahoma             A  =  90.68   12   1   74.08(  31)    0   0  |    2   1  |   90.15    6 |   92.83    4 |   94.44    6  BIG 12
   7  Notre Dame           A  =  88.49   12   0   73.27(  42)    1   0  |    2   0  |   87.59    8 |   91.31    6 |   96.98    3  I-A IND.
   8  Mississippi State    A  =  87.63    8   4   74.05(  32)    0   1  |    2   4  |   87.77    7 |   85.31   11 |   86.14   12  SEC-WEST
   9  Washington           A  =  87.32   10   3   74.77(  24)    0   0  |    4   1  |   86.82   10 |   89.12    8 |   90.70    7  PAC-12(NORTH)
  10  Penn State           A  =  87.11    9   3   73.72(  38)    0   2  |    1   3  |   87.22    9 |   87.15    9 |   85.80   13  BIG TEN-EAST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  11  Iowa                 A  =  85.69    8   4   72.56(  50)    0   1  |    0   1  |   86.43   11 |   83.99   13 |   80.98   24  BIG TEN-WEST
  12  West Virginia        A  =  85.28    8   3   73.74(  37)    0   1  |    1   1  |   85.94   12 |   83.58   14 |   80.92   25  BIG 12
  13  Missouri             A  =  84.79    8   4   75.46(  14)    0   2  |    1   4  |   84.26   13 |   83.47   16 |   88.44   10  SEC-EAST
  14  LSU                  A  =  84.51    9   3   76.26(   5)    2   1  |    4   3  |   84.00   14 |   86.63   10 |   88.02   11  SEC-WEST
  15  Utah                 A  =  83.54    9   4   75.12(  18)    0   2  |    1   3  |   83.81   15 |   83.03   21 |   81.27   23  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  16  Washington State     A  =  83.52   10   2   71.93(  54)    0   1  |    2   1  |   83.42   16 |   83.04   20 |   83.67   17  PAC-12(NORTH)
  17  Texas A&M            A  =  83.23    8   4   76.42(   4)    0   3  |    3   4  |   83.05   17 |   83.41   18 |   83.89   16  SEC-WEST
  18  Central Florida(UCF) A  =  83.19   12   0   63.09(  89)    0   0  |    0   0  |   82.47   20 |   84.82   12 |   88.69    9  AAC EAST
  19  Florida              A  =  82.96    9   3   74.01(  34)    1   1  |    3   3  |   82.90   18 |   82.87   22 |   82.81   19  SEC-EAST
  20  North Dakota State   AA =  82.61   13   0   53.33( 141)    0   0  |    0   0  |   82.30   21 |   82.73   23 |   84.27   15  MISSOURI VALLEY
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  21  Auburn               A  =  82.44    7   5   74.65(  26)    1   3  |    2   4  |   82.75   19 |   83.41   17 |   79.88   28  SEC-WEST
  22  Texas                A  =  82.11    9   4   75.55(  12)    1   1  |    1   2  |   81.67   24 |   83.50   15 |   84.92   14  BIG 12
  23  Stanford             A  =  81.99    8   4   75.37(  16)    0   2  |    0   4  |   82.11   22 |   83.14   19 |   80.60   26  PAC-12(NORTH)
  24  Fresno State         A  =  81.90   11   2   64.04(  81)    0   0  |    1   1  |   81.82   23 |   80.02   27 |   81.82   21  MWC-WEST
  25  Miami-Florida        A  =  81.01    7   5   70.47(  60)    0   0  |    0   1  |   81.13   26 |   79.32   29 |   79.63   30  ACC-COASTAL
  26  NC State             A  =  80.91    9   3   67.90(  68)    0   1  |    0   1  |   81.22   25 |   81.09   24 |   78.37   34  ACC-ATLANTIC
  27  Kentucky             A  =  79.70    9   3   73.96(  35)    1   1  |    4   2  |   79.75   27 |   80.36   26 |   78.72   31  SEC-EAST
  28  South Carolina       A  =  79.07    7   5   75.35(  17)    0   2  |    1   5  |   79.08   29 |   78.90   30 |   78.44   32  SEC-EAST
  29  Boise State          A  =  79.00   10   3   67.58(  70)    0   0  |    1   1  |   78.77   31 |   78.78   31 |   79.99   27  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  30  Michigan State       A  =  78.65    7   5   75.87(   8)    1   2  |    1   2  |   78.79   30 |   80.94   25 |   77.16   39  BIG TEN-EAST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  31  Oregon               A  =  77.98    8   4   70.23(  62)    1   0  |    1   3  |   78.27   34 |   77.87   34 |   75.58   45  PAC-12(NORTH)
  32  Syracuse             A  =  77.93    9   3   69.55(  63)    0   2  |    1   2  |   77.18   36 |   78.26   33 |   83.56   18  ACC-ATLANTIC
  33  Wisconsin            A  =  77.92    7   5   71.25(  58)    0   2  |    1   2  |   79.27   28 |   79.81   28 |   70.02   61  BIG TEN-WEST
  34  Utah State           A  =  77.78   10   2   59.23( 114)    0   0  |    0   2  |   77.63   35 |   76.48   40 |   78.21   36  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  35  Oklahoma State       A  =  77.67    6   6   73.47(  41)    0   1  |    3   1  |   78.76   32 |   77.15   37 |   70.95   58  BIG 12
  36  Purdue               A  =  77.64    6   6   76.05(   7)    1   0  |    2   2  |   78.27   33 |   77.08   38 |   73.22   52  BIG TEN-WEST
  37  Northwestern         A  =  77.16    8   5   75.81(   9)    0   3  |    2   3  |   76.53   41 |   78.52   32 |   81.55   22  BIG TEN-WEST
  38  Georgia Tech         A  =  76.94    7   5   70.29(  61)    0   2  |    1   2  |   76.78   39 |   75.63   42 |   77.47   38  ACC-COASTAL
  39  Cincinnati           A  =  76.70   10   2   62.43(  93)    0   0  |    0   1  |   76.65   40 |   75.33   43 |   76.40   41  AAC EAST
  40  Boston College       A  =  76.62    7   5   72.60(  49)    0   1  |    1   2  |   76.99   37 |   77.25   36 |   73.67   50  ACC-ATLANTIC
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  41  Arizona State        A  =  76.50    7   5   73.09(  46)    0   1  |    2   2  |   76.16   42 |   75.32   44 |   78.41   33  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  42  Iowa State           A  =  76.39    8   4   74.28(  29)    0   1  |    1   3  |   75.61   44 |   77.78   35 |   82.30   20  BIG 12
  43  TCU                  A  =  76.06    6   6   74.89(  21)    0   2  |    0   4  |   76.09   43 |   76.85   39 |   75.28   46  BIG 12
  44  Appalachian State    A  =  75.67   10   2   56.29( 132)    0   1  |    0   1  |   75.48   45 |   74.32   49 |   76.39   42  SUN BELT-EAST
  45  Texas Tech           A  =  75.62    5   7   74.34(  28)    0   1  |    0   3  |   76.98   38 |   72.95   53 |   67.49   76  BIG 12
  46  Temple               A  =  75.09    8   4   64.85(  77)    0   0  |    0   1  |   74.65   47 |   74.14   50 |   77.77   37  AAC EAST
  47  Southern California  A  =  74.38    5   7   74.72(  25)    0   1  |    1   4  |   75.21   46 |   75.19   45 |   68.81   69  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  48  Memphis              A  =  74.12    8   5   61.27( 103)    0   0  |    0   3  |   74.05   48 |   73.46   51 |   73.98   49  AAC WEST
  49  Minnesota            A  =  74.08    6   6   73.71(  39)    0   1  |    1   2  |   73.66   49 |   72.63   54 |   76.63   40  BIG TEN-WEST
  50  Pittsburgh           A  =  73.94    7   6   76.80(   3)    0   3  |    0   5  |   73.61   50 |   75.93   41 |   75.74   44  ACC-COASTAL
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  51  Vanderbilt           A  =  73.71    6   6   73.83(  36)    0   2  |    0   6  |   73.30   52 |   72.19   59 |   76.23   43  SEC-EAST
  52  Kansas State         A  =  73.40    5   7   74.88(  22)    0   2  |    0   4  |   73.16   54 |   74.91   46 |   74.49   48  BIG 12
  53  South Dakota State   AA =  73.17   10   2   52.82( 143)    0   0  |    0   1  |   73.07   56 |   72.07   61 |   73.23   51  MISSOURI VALLEY
  54  Virginia             A  =  73.15    7   5   69.20(  65)    0   0  |    1   1  |   73.25   53 |   72.63   55 |   71.84   56  ACC-COASTAL
  55  Army West Point      A  =  72.95   10   2   61.43( 102)    0   1  |    0   1  |   72.06   59 |   74.49   48 |   79.83   29  I-A IND.
  56  Nebraska             A  =  72.91    4   8   74.90(  20)    0   2  |    1   3  |   72.97   57 |   71.52   64 |   71.91   55  BIG TEN-WEST
  57  Maryland             A  =  72.79    5   7   75.68(  11)    0   3  |    1   5  |   73.43   51 |   72.26   57 |   68.22   71  BIG TEN-EAST
  58  California           A  =  72.69    7   5   71.59(  55)    1   0  |    1   2  |   73.13   55 |   72.27   56 |   69.26   68  PAC-12(NORTH)
  59  Duke                 A  =  71.76    7   5   73.13(  45)    0   1  |    1   1  |   72.68   58 |   74.56   47 |   65.53   85  ACC-COASTAL
  60  Wake Forest          A  =  71.68    6   6   71.98(  53)    0   2  |    1   2  |   70.80   66 |   72.21   58 |   78.29   35  ACC-ATLANTIC
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  61  Houston              A  =  71.61    8   4   62.05(  97)    0   0  |    0   0  |   71.88   60 |   71.64   62 |   69.27   67  AAC WEST
  62  Ohio                 A  =  71.34    8   4   58.74( 117)    0   0  |    0   0  |   70.84   65 |   70.62   68 |   74.53   47  MAC-EAST
  63  Virginia Tech        A  =  71.19    6   6   70.49(  59)    0   1  |    0   2  |   71.37   62 |   72.16   60 |   69.41   66  ACC-COASTAL
  64  Arizona              A  =  71.11    5   7   71.30(  57)    0   0  |    0   2  |   70.74   67 |   71.53   63 |   73.18   53  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  65  Indiana              A  =  70.74    5   7   75.11(  19)    0   3  |    0   5  |   71.59   61 |   70.26   69 |   64.87   88  BIG TEN-EAST
  66  Florida State        A  =  70.43    5   7   75.75(  10)    0   2  |    0   5  |   70.43   68 |   73.24   52 |   69.85   63  ACC-ATLANTIC
  67  Tennessee            A  =  70.42    5   7   78.00(   2)    0   2  |    2   6  |   70.38   69 |   71.04   66 |   70.09   60  SEC-EAST
  68  Mississippi          A  =  70.26    5   7   74.63(  27)    0   2  |    0   6  |   70.88   64 |   71.18   65 |   65.71   84  SEC-WEST
  69  Baylor               A  =  70.17    6   6   73.04(  47)    0   1  |    0   3  |   69.94   71 |   70.97   67 |   71.15   57  BIG 12
  70  UCLA                 A  =  70.01    3   9   78.25(   1)    0   2  |    0   5  |   70.23   70 |   69.71   70 |   67.88   74  PAC-12(SOUTH)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  71  BYU                  A  =  69.82    6   6   69.07(  66)    0   1  |    0   3  |   69.88   72 |   68.55   73 |   68.77   70  I-A IND.
  72  Colorado             A  =  69.78    5   7   72.04(  52)    0   1  |    0   3  |   70.89   63 |   69.56   71 |   62.44   97  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  73  Eastern Washington   AA =  69.45   11   2   51.41( 150)    0   0  |    0   1  |   68.98   74 |   68.18   75 |   72.29   54  BIG SKY
  74  Toledo               A  =  69.29    7   5   60.40( 110)    0   0  |    0   2  |   69.53   73 |   67.90   76 |   67.06   78  MAC-WEST
  75  Northern Illinois    A  =  67.29    8   5   66.90(  73)    0   0  |    0   2  |   67.32   77 |   69.08   72 |   66.52   80  MAC-WEST
  76  UAB                  A  =  67.07   10   3   56.42( 131)    0   0  |    0   1  |   66.87   80 |   65.59   85 |   67.88   75  CONF USA-WEST
  77  Buffalo              A  =  67.07   10   3   60.51( 108)    0   0  |    0   0  |   66.93   78 |   68.19   74 |   67.44   77  MAC-EAST
  78  Air Force            A  =  67.03    5   7   63.71(  85)    0   0  |    0   1  |   67.57   75 |   64.45   89 |   62.90   95  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  79  James Madison        AA =  66.99    9   4   48.64( 164)    0   0  |    0   1  |   67.33   76 |   64.90   88 |   64.07   91  COLONIAL
  80  North Texas          A  =  66.91    9   3   54.16( 139)    0   0  |    0   0  |   66.88   79 |   66.94   79 |   66.50   82  CONF USA-WEST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  81  Troy                 A  =  66.30    9   3   57.03( 128)    0   0  |    0   1  |   65.73   82 |   67.65   78 |   69.96   62  SUN BELT-EAST
  82  Wyoming              A  =  65.92    6   6   65.48(  76)    0   0  |    0   4  |   65.55   83 |   66.22   80 |   68.02   72  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  83  Middle Tennessee     A  =  65.73    8   5   61.66(  99)    0   1  |    0   2  |   65.14   85 |   66.20   81 |   69.57   64  CONF USA-EAST
  84  Arkansas State       A  =  65.56    8   4   57.10( 125)    0   1  |    0   1  |   64.95   89 |   65.74   84 |   69.54   65  SUN BELT-WEST
  85  San Diego State      A  =  65.37    7   5   63.89(  84)    0   0  |    1   2  |   65.29   84 |   67.74   77 |   65.32   86  MWC-WEST
  86  Georgia Southern     A  =  65.30    9   3   55.56( 137)    0   1  |    0   1  |   65.00   88 |   65.29   87 |   66.83   79  SUN BELT-EAST
  87  Eastern Michigan     A  =  65.18    7   5   61.22( 104)    0   0  |    0   0  |   65.00   87 |   64.00   90 |   65.84   83  MAC-WEST
  88  Miami-Ohio           A  =  65.18    6   6   64.06(  80)    0   0  |    0   0  |   64.44   94 |   63.86   91 |   70.22   59  MAC-EAST
  89  Marshall             A  =  65.02    8   4   59.30( 113)    0   0  |    0   1  |   65.04   86 |   66.01   83 |   64.30   90  CONF USA-EAST
  90  Princeton            AA =  64.93   10   0   37.60( 215)    0   0  |    0   0  |   64.45   93 |   62.60   97 |   67.90   73  IVY LEAGUE
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  91  Tulane               A  =  64.79    6   6   66.45(  74)    0   1  |    0   1  |   64.47   92 |   65.58   86 |   66.52   81  AAC WEST
  92  Nevada               A  =  64.78    7   5   62.89(  91)    0   0  |    0   2  |   64.63   91 |   63.80   92 |   65.20   87  MWC-WEST
  93  North Carolina       A  =  64.73    2   9   72.33(  51)    0   0  |    0   2  |   65.88   81 |   63.26   94 |   56.70  117  ACC-COASTAL
  94  Kansas               A  =  64.15    3   9   73.26(  43)    0   1  |    0   3  |   64.69   90 |   61.07  104 |   59.92  108  BIG 12
  95  Illinois State       AA =  63.55    6   5   55.93( 133)    0   0  |    0   1  |   64.20   95 |   61.21  103 |   58.59  112  MISSOURI VALLEY
  96  South Florida        A  =  63.31    7   5   63.92(  83)    0   0  |    0   1  |   63.48   97 |   66.11   82 |   61.55   99  AAC EAST
  97  Northern Iowa        AA =  62.85    7   6   57.78( 120)    0   0  |    0   2  |   63.57   96 |   62.96   96 |   57.43  115  MISSOURI VALLEY
  98  Florida Atlantic     A  =  62.58    5   7   62.22(  95)    0   1  |    0   2  |   62.66   99 |   63.07   95 |   61.42  102  CONF USA-EAST
  99  Arkansas             A  =  62.50    2  10   74.86(  23)    0   2  |    0   6  |   63.23   98 |   61.62  101 |   57.00  116  SEC-WEST
 100  Kennesaw State       AA =  62.24   11   2   40.07( 205)    0   0  |    0   0  |   62.18  100 |   60.26  109 |   62.03   98  BIG SOUTH
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 101  Western Michigan     A  =  61.82    7   5   62.09(  96)    0   1  |    0   1  |   62.02  101 |   63.39   93 |   59.82  110  MAC-WEST
 102  UC Davis             AA =  61.79   10   3   51.94( 146)    0   0  |    0   1  |   61.55  103 |   61.24  102 |   62.92   94  BIG SKY
 103  Fla. International   A  =  61.63    8   4   55.57( 136)    0   0  |    0   1  |   61.79  102 |   60.76  106 |   59.92  109  CONF USA-EAST
 104  SMU                  A  =  61.35    5   7   67.81(  69)    0   1  |    0   2  |   61.29  105 |   62.08   98 |   61.17  103  AAC WEST
 105  Navy                 A  =  60.62    3  10   69.32(  64)    0   1  |    0   2  |   61.36  104 |   60.56  108 |   54.94  124  AAC WEST
 106  Colgate              AA =  60.09   10   2   39.82( 207)    0   0  |    0   1  |   59.54  108 |   59.06  110 |   63.51   92  PATRIOT
 107  Southern Miss        A  =  59.79    6   5   54.78( 138)    0   0  |    0   1  |   59.69  107 |   58.46  113 |   59.93  107  CONF USA-WEST
 108  Louisiana Tech       A  =  59.37    7   5   57.22( 123)    0   1  |    0   2  |   59.85  106 |   60.56  107 |   55.37  121  CONF USA-WEST
 109  Louisiana            A  =  59.31    7   6   59.88( 112)    0   2  |    0   2  |   58.74  112 |   58.73  112 |   62.88   96  SUN BELT-WEST
 110  Illinois             A  =  59.28    4   8   71.58(  56)    0   1  |    0   2  |   59.02  110 |   61.70  100 |   60.56  104  BIG TEN-WEST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 111  Weber State          AA =  58.83   10   3   50.15( 154)    0   0  |    0   1  |   58.00  113 |   60.84  105 |   64.41   89  BIG SKY
 112  Tulsa                A  =  58.44    3   9   64.61(  78)    0   0  |    0   1  |   59.11  109 |   56.69  116 |   53.12  136  AAC WEST
 113  Louisville           A  =  58.29    2  10   75.54(  13)    0   2  |    0   4  |   58.82  111 |   61.78   99 |   53.94  130  ACC-ATLANTIC
 114  Dartmouth            AA =  57.52    9   1   40.15( 203)    0   0  |    0   0  |   56.89  115 |   55.50  119 |   61.52  100  IVY LEAGUE
 115  Hawai'i              A  =  57.34    8   5   61.90(  98)    0   0  |    0   1  |   56.86  116 |   58.84  111 |   60.19  106  MWC-WEST
 116  Oregon State         A  =  57.17    2  10   75.39(  15)    0   2  |    0   4  |   57.57  114 |   57.78  114 |   53.79  132  PAC-12(NORTH)
 117  Samford              AA =  56.29    6   5   49.10( 161)    0   0  |    0   0  |   56.42  117 |   54.90  123 |   54.77  126  SOUTHERN
 118  Jacksonville State   AA =  55.77    9   4   42.68( 194)    0   0  |    0   0  |   56.08  119 |   54.97  121 |   52.93  138  OHIO VALLEY
 119  ULM                  A  =  55.73    6   6   58.96( 115)    0   0  |    0   1  |   54.86  122 |   57.06  115 |   61.45  101  SUN BELT-WEST
 120  Western Illinois     AA =  55.56    5   6   56.46( 130)    0   0  |    0   1  |   55.04  121 |   55.96  117 |   58.68  111  MISSOURI VALLEY
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 121  Rutgers              A  =  55.48    1  11   74.05(  33)    0   3  |    0   4  |   56.31  118 |   53.83  129 |   48.83  155  BIG TEN-EAST
 122  Colorado State       A  =  55.03    3   9   65.78(  75)    0   0  |    0   2  |   55.38  120 |   55.92  118 |   51.89  144  MWC-MOUNTAIN
 123  Maine                AA =  54.96   10   3   49.79( 155)    0   0  |    0   0  |   53.75  130 |   54.45  125 |   63.18   93  COLONIAL
 124  Wofford              AA =  54.92    9   4   45.31( 183)    0   0  |    0   0  |   54.85  123 |   55.31  120 |   54.80  125  SOUTHERN
 125  Stony Brook          AA =  54.63    7   5   48.21( 166)    0   0  |    0   0  |   54.56  125 |   54.24  127 |   54.49  127  COLONIAL
 126  Nicholls State       AA =  54.57    9   4   43.74( 191)    0   0  |    0   0  |   54.32  127 |   53.23  135 |   55.75  120  SOUTHLAND
 127  UNLV                 A  =  54.50    4   8   62.32(  94)    0   0  |    0   1  |   54.62  124 |   53.83  128 |   53.01  137  MWC-WEST
 128  Youngstown State     AA =  54.44    4   7   57.35( 122)    0   0  |    0   2  |   54.45  126 |   54.92  122 |   53.79  131  MISSOURI VALLEY
 129  New Mexico           A  =  54.10    3   9   63.97(  82)    0   0  |    0   2  |   54.26  128 |   54.35  126 |   52.31  141  MWC-MOUNTAIN
 130  Akron                A  =  53.37    4   8   64.37(  79)    0   0  |    0   1  |   54.08  129 |   53.42  133 |   47.48  161  MAC-EAST
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 131  Ball State           A  =  53.31    4   8   62.76(  92)    0   1  |    0   1  |   53.56  131 |   51.86  142 |   50.91  148  MAC-WEST
 132  South Dakota         AA =  53.19    4   7   58.56( 118)    0   0  |    0   1  |   53.08  132 |   53.44  132 |   53.37  134  MISSOURI VALLEY
 133  East Carolina        A  =  53.16    3   9   67.26(  72)    0   0  |    0   2  |   52.96  134 |   54.50  124 |   54.01  129  AAC EAST
 134  Western Kentucky     A  =  53.11    3   9   58.94( 116)    0   0  |    0   0  |   52.86  135 |   52.33  137 |   54.29  128  CONF USA-EAST
 135  Montana              AA =  52.71    6   5   47.96( 167)    0   0  |    0   0  |   52.73  136 |   52.29  138 |   51.96  143  BIG SKY
 136  Montana State        AA =  52.68    8   5   51.49( 149)    0   0  |    0   1  |   51.77  143 |   53.55  131 |   58.56  113  BIG SKY
 137  Delaware             AA =  52.60    7   5   48.90( 163)    0   0  |    0   1  |   53.07  133 |   53.40  134 |   48.54  156  COLONIAL
 138  Massachusetts        A  =  52.42    4   8   61.16( 105)    0   1  |    0   1  |   52.31  138 |   52.05  140 |   52.56  140  I-A IND.
 139  Charlotte            A  =  52.35    5   7   60.71( 107)    0   0  |    0   0  |   51.87  141 |   51.43  146 |   55.09  123  CONF USA-EAST
 140  Coastal Carolina     A  =  52.27    5   7   60.35( 111)    0   0  |    0   1  |   52.58  137 |   53.66  130 |   49.39  152  SUN BELT-EAST
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 141  Indiana State        AA =  52.20    7   4   55.92( 134)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.95  148 |   51.54  143 |   60.44  105  MISSOURI VALLEY
 142  Liberty              A  =  51.97    6   6   57.10( 126)    0   0  |    0   1  |   51.10  146 |   52.33  136 |   57.52  114  I-A IND.
 143  Towson               AA =  51.96    7   5   49.69( 158)    0   0  |    0   0  |   52.27  139 |   51.50  144 |   49.14  154  COLONIAL
 144  Elon                 AA =  51.46    6   5   52.03( 145)    0   0  |    0   0  |   51.77  142 |   51.89  141 |   48.52  157  COLONIAL
 145  Furman               AA =  51.40    6   4   48.59( 165)    0   1  |    0   1  |   50.76  149 |   52.06  139 |   55.29  122  SOUTHERN
 146  San Jose State       A  =  51.28    1  11   68.05(  67)    0   0  |    0   2  |   51.74  144 |   49.17  155 |   47.29  163  MWC-WEST
 147  Georgia State        A  =  51.09    2  10   63.64(  86)    0   0  |    0   1  |   51.61  145 |   51.29  147 |   46.64  169  SUN BELT-EAST
 148  Central Michigan     A  =  51.04    1  11   63.49(  88)    0   0  |    0   2  |   52.02  140 |   49.21  154 |   42.81  187  MAC-WEST
 149  New Hampshire        AA =  51.03    4   7   53.29( 142)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.58  150 |   51.12  148 |   53.54  133  COLONIAL
 150  Villanova            AA =  50.54    5   6   49.76( 156)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.50  151 |   49.52  153 |   50.23  150  COLONIAL
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 151  Old Dominion         A  =  50.53    4   8   57.47( 121)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.96  147 |   50.32  149 |   46.78  167  CONF USA-EAST
 152  Bowling Green        A  =  50.35    3   9   63.56(  87)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.99  153 |   51.43  145 |   52.27  142  MAC-EAST
 153  Harvard              AA =  50.23    6   4   42.31( 197)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.33  157 |   48.77  157 |   55.88  119  IVY LEAGUE
 154  North Dakota         AA =  50.11    6   5   46.58( 176)    0   1  |    0   1  |   50.49  152 |   50.23  150 |   46.71  168  BIG SKY
 155  NC A&T               AA =  49.60    9   2   31.15( 242)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.25  158 |   49.96  151 |   51.40  147  MID-EASTERN
 156  SE Missouri State    AA =  49.52    9   4   45.25( 185)    0   0  |    0   0  |   48.40  159 |   49.54  152 |   56.62  118  OHIO VALLEY
 157  Idaho State          AA =  49.50    6   5   52.46( 144)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.46  155 |   49.05  156 |   49.22  153  BIG SKY
 158  Kent State           A  =  49.42    2  10   63.08(  90)    0   1  |    0   1  |   49.80  154 |   47.93  161 |   45.98  173  MAC-EAST
 159  Southern Illinois    AA =  49.22    2   9   57.09( 127)    0   0  |    0   1  |   49.34  156 |   48.72  158 |   47.70  158  MISSOURI VALLEY
 160  The Citadel          AA =  48.47    5   6   47.28( 173)    0   1  |    0   1  |   47.93  160 |   46.52  171 |   51.64  145  SOUTHERN
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 161  Rhode Island         AA =  47.69    6   5   49.02( 162)    0   0  |    0   0  |   47.18  161 |   45.82  172 |   50.70  149  COLONIAL
 162  Yale                 AA =  46.95    5   5   45.27( 184)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.83  163 |   48.12  160 |   47.20  164  IVY LEAGUE
 163  South Alabama        A  =  46.92    3   9   61.51( 101)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.75  164 |   47.31  165 |   47.52  160  SUN BELT-WEST
 164  Chattanooga          AA =  46.88    6   5   46.42( 178)    0   0  |    0   1  |   46.98  162 |   47.75  162 |   45.59  174  SOUTHERN
 165  Central Arkansas     AA =  46.85    6   5   41.01( 200)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.70  165 |   46.96  168 |   47.31  162  SOUTHLAND
 166  Northern Arizona     AA =  46.41    4   6   49.53( 160)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.62  166 |   46.92  169 |   44.22  180  BIG SKY
 167  Cal Poly-SLO         AA =  46.19    5   6   51.53( 148)    0   0  |    0   1  |   45.05  173 |   47.25  166 |   53.25  135  BIG SKY
 168  New Mexico State     A  =  46.10    3   9   58.14( 119)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.03  167 |   48.18  159 |   46.04  172  I-A IND.
 169  Sam Houston State    AA =  45.53    6   5   41.09( 199)    0   0  |    0   0  |   45.93  168 |   47.37  164 |   41.80  190  SOUTHLAND
 170  UTSA                 A  =  45.42    3   9   61.59( 100)    0   0  |    0   0  |   45.54  169 |   47.59  163 |   43.89  182  CONF USA-WEST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 171  Texas State          A  =  45.36    3   9   55.77( 135)    0   0  |    0   0  |   45.06  172 |   43.99  175 |   46.80  166  SUN BELT-WEST
 172  Idaho                AA =  45.23    4   7   57.15( 124)    0   0  |    0   2  |   45.11  171 |   47.20  167 |   45.46  175  BIG SKY
 173  Missouri State       AA =  45.04    4   7   60.97( 106)    0   0  |    0   1  |   45.18  170 |   46.63  170 |   43.41  185  MISSOURI VALLEY
 174  Abilene Christian    AA =  44.05    6   5   43.23( 192)    0   0  |    0   0  |   43.66  176 |   43.28  179 |   46.15  171  SOUTHLAND
 175  Mercer               AA =  44.04    5   6   46.36( 179)    0   0  |    0   0  |   43.82  175 |   44.20  174 |   45.00  176  SOUTHERN
 176  Tennessee-Martin     AA =  43.97    2   9   46.51( 177)    0   0  |    0   1  |   44.69  174 |   41.69  187 |   37.43  207  OHIO VALLEY
 177  Incarnate Word       AA =  43.62    6   5   47.71( 171)    0   0  |    0   0  |   42.62  180 |   43.52  177 |   49.64  151  SOUTHLAND
 178  Rice                 A  =  43.41    2  11   60.44( 109)    0   0  |    0   1  |   43.47  178 |   42.38  185 |   42.38  188  CONF USA-WEST
 179  Connecticut          A  =  43.39    1  11   67.39(  71)    0   0  |    0   2  |   43.62  177 |   45.38  173 |   41.07  193  AAC EAST
 180  East Tennessee State AA =  43.09    8   4   47.79( 170)    0   0  |    0   0  |   42.51  182 |   43.72  176 |   46.49  170  SOUTHERN
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 181  Tennessee State      AA =  42.69    4   5   44.31( 188)    0   0  |    0   0  |   43.05  179 |   41.23  194 |   39.30  199  OHIO VALLEY
 182  Austin Peay          AA =  42.47    5   6   40.12( 204)    0   1  |    0   1  |   42.56  181 |   41.47  191 |   41.15  191  OHIO VALLEY
 183  Lamar                AA =  41.99    7   5   44.76( 186)    0   0  |    0   0  |   40.37  187 |   41.53  189 |   51.48  146  SOUTHLAND
 184  Portland State       AA =  41.86    4   7   53.38( 140)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.48  184 |   42.47  183 |   43.93  181  BIG SKY
 185  Richmond             AA =  41.83    4   7   49.53( 159)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.99  183 |   43.25  180 |   40.02  197  COLONIAL
 186  Alcorn State         AA =  40.98    9   3   32.47( 236)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.85  190 |   42.46  184 |   47.63  159  SWAC-EAST
 187  McNeese State        AA =  40.96    6   5   42.64( 195)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.14  186 |   43.48  178 |   38.96  201  SOUTHLAND
 188  UTEP                 A  =  40.91    1  11   56.62( 129)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.45  185 |   39.19  200 |   35.86  212  CONF USA-WEST
 189  Eastern Illinois     AA =  40.48    3   8   46.71( 175)    0   0  |    0   0  |   40.34  188 |   40.11  198 |   40.83  196  OHIO VALLEY
 190  Monmouth-NJ          AA =  40.33    8   3   32.46( 237)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.18  196 |   43.20  182 |   47.02  165  BIG SOUTH
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 191  SE Louisiana         AA =  40.30    4   7   45.92( 180)    0   0  |    0   1  |   39.95  189 |   40.89  195 |   42.11  189  SOUTHLAND
 192  Duquesne             AA =  40.09    9   4   37.63( 214)    0   0  |    0   0  |   37.78  204 |   43.23  181 |   52.91  139  NORTHEAST
 193  Holy Cross           AA =  40.03    5   6   42.47( 196)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.83  191 |   38.76  203 |   40.87  195  PATRIOT
 194  Northern Colorado    AA =  39.77    2   9   49.75( 157)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.50  194 |   39.03  201 |   41.05  194  BIG SKY
 195  Southern U.          AA =  39.74    7   4   35.10( 225)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.10  197 |   40.29  197 |   43.46  184  SWAC-WEST
 196  Pennsylvania         AA =  39.59    6   4   40.03( 206)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.92  200 |   41.42  192 |   43.46  183  IVY LEAGUE
 197  William & Mary       AA =  39.54    4   6   51.58( 147)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.94  199 |   42.13  186 |   42.98  186  COLONIAL
 198  Albany-NY            AA =  39.52    3   8   47.85( 169)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.48  195 |   39.22  199 |   39.21  200  COLONIAL
 199  Eastern Kentucky     AA =  39.50    7   4   41.24( 198)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.62  201 |   41.37  193 |   44.64  178  OHIO VALLEY
 200  Murray State         AA =  39.49    5   6   45.66( 181)    0   0  |    0   1  |   39.57  193 |   40.57  196 |   38.21  205  OHIO VALLEY
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
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                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 201  Columbia             AA =  39.16    6   4   40.60( 201)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.22  202 |   41.57  188 |   44.60  179  IVY LEAGUE
 202  San Diego            AA =  39.13    9   3   28.45( 246)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.14  203 |   41.48  190 |   44.90  177  PIONEER
 203  Southern Utah        AA =  39.13    1  10   50.54( 152)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.72  192 |   38.95  202 |   33.51  214  BIG SKY
 204  Western Carolina     AA =  38.36    3   8   47.29( 172)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.99  198 |   38.37  204 |   32.39  216  SOUTHERN
 205  Northwestern State   AA =  38.11    5   6   43.03( 193)    0   0  |    0   1  |   37.58  206 |   37.81  205 |   41.12  192  SOUTHLAND
 206  Central Connecticut  AA =  37.58    6   5   32.53( 234)    0   0  |    0   0  |   37.31  207 |   37.24  206 |   38.91  202  NORTHEAST
 207  Sacred Heart         AA =  37.39    7   4   32.59( 233)    0   0  |    0   0  |   36.96  208 |   36.74  208 |   39.73  198  NORTHEAST
 208  Sacramento State     AA =  37.11    2   8   50.73( 151)    0   0  |    0   0  |   37.75  205 |   36.91  207 |   31.01  221  BIG SKY
 209  North Alabama        AA =  36.08    7   3   37.81( 212)    0   0  |    0   1  |   35.73  211 |   35.74  211 |   37.85  206  I-AA IND.
 210  Drake                AA =  35.91    7   4   26.52( 250)    0   0  |    0   0  |   35.81  210 |   33.85  214 |   36.03  210  PIONEER
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 211  Charleston Southern  AA =  35.58    5   6   39.24( 208)    0   0  |    0   1  |   35.29  212 |   35.29  212 |   37.00  208  BIG SOUTH
 212  Prairie View A&M     AA =  35.54    5   6   32.80( 232)    0   0  |    0   0  |   35.98  209 |   32.64  218 |   31.28  218  SWAC-WEST
 213  Cornell              AA =  35.47    3   7   47.20( 174)    0   0  |    0   0  |   34.94  213 |   35.91  210 |   38.46  203  IVY LEAGUE
 214  Florida A&M          AA =  34.16    6   5   32.02( 239)    0   0  |    0   0  |   34.51  215 |   32.79  217 |   30.69  223  MID-EASTERN
 215  Howard               AA =  34.11    4   6   32.33( 238)    0   0  |    0   0  |   34.64  214 |   33.11  216 |   28.97  229  MID-EASTERN
 216  Grambling State      AA =  34.07    6   5   30.59( 244)    0   0  |    0   0  |   33.70  216 |   36.12  209 |   35.98  211  SWAC-WEST
 217  Bethune-Cookman      AA =  33.43    7   5   36.90( 219)    0   0  |    0   0  |   32.54  220 |   34.91  213 |   38.40  204  MID-EASTERN
 218  Stephen F. Austin    AA =  33.35    2   8   44.41( 187)    0   1  |    0   1  |   33.56  217 |   33.37  215 |   31.06  219  SOUTHLAND
 219  Dayton               AA =  33.25    6   5   24.29( 253)    0   0  |    0   0  |   33.54  218 |   31.42  220 |   30.23  226  PIONEER
 220  Saint Francis-Pa.    AA =  32.52    4   7   31.96( 240)    0   0  |    0   0  |   32.89  219 |   30.66  221 |   28.90  230  NORTHEAST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 221  SC State             AA =  32.45    5   6   34.63( 226)    0   0  |    0   1  |   31.74  221 |   31.78  219 |   36.41  209  MID-EASTERN
 222  Campbell             AA =  30.71    6   5   34.56( 227)    0   0  |    0   0  |   30.74  222 |   30.43  222 |   29.85  228  BIG SOUTH
 223  Alabama A&M          AA =  29.03    6   5   28.67( 245)    0   0  |    0   0  |   28.71  223 |   26.61  232 |   30.67  224  SWAC-EAST
 224  Lehigh               AA =  28.28    3   8   40.27( 202)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.58  226 |   30.11  223 |   32.13  217  PATRIOT
 225  Georgetown           AA =  28.18    5   6   32.48( 235)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.36  228 |   28.18  228 |   32.64  215  PATRIOT
 226  Morgan State         AA =  28.17    4   7   35.73( 222)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.10  229 |   26.91  231 |   33.88  213  MID-EASTERN
 227  NC Central           AA =  28.05    5   6   35.42( 223)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.64  224 |   29.21  224 |   30.18  227  MID-EASTERN
 228  Wagner               AA =  27.95    4   7   37.90( 211)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.42  227 |   27.99  230 |   30.85  222  NORTHEAST
 229  Fordham              AA =  27.55    2   9   37.18( 217)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.60  225 |   28.09  229 |   26.46  234  PATRIOT
 230  Bryant               AA =  26.81    6   5   33.53( 229)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.05  230 |   28.72  227 |   24.26  240  NORTHEAST
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 231  Gardner-Webb         AA =  26.53    3   8   44.12( 190)    0   0  |    0   0  |   25.70  231 |   28.99  225 |   31.01  220  BIG SOUTH
 232  VMI                  AA =  25.64    1  10   50.21( 153)    0   0  |    0   0  |   25.67  232 |   24.93  238 |   24.82  238  SOUTHERN
 233  Hampton              AA =  25.46    7   3   32.96( 231)    0   0  |    0   0  |   25.01  233 |   28.88  226 |   27.82  231  I-AA IND.
 234  Brown                AA =  25.01    1   9   45.51( 182)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.62  236 |   25.77  235 |   26.99  233  IVY LEAGUE
 235  Tennessee Tech       AA =  24.93    1  10   47.96( 168)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.82  235 |   25.82  233 |   25.10  237  OHIO VALLEY
 236  Norfolk State        AA =  24.87    4   7   35.31( 224)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.89  234 |   24.96  237 |   24.02  241  MID-EASTERN
 237  Jackson State        AA =  24.51    5   5   31.87( 241)    0   0  |    0   0  |   23.31  240 |   25.80  234 |   30.66  225  SWAC-EAST
 238  Lafayette            AA =  24.29    3   8   38.59( 210)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.56  237 |   25.24  236 |   21.34  242  PATRIOT
 239  Savannah State       AA =  24.26    2   8   36.43( 221)    0   0  |    0   1  |   24.11  238 |   23.48  239 |   24.70  239  MID-EASTERN
 240  Bucknell             AA =  23.46    1  10   37.70( 213)    0   0  |    0   0  |   23.98  239 |   22.81  240 |   17.85  245  PATRIOT
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 241  Marist               AA =  22.77    5   6   25.29( 251)    0   0  |    0   0  |   21.85  242 |   21.52  241 |   27.56  232  PIONEER
 242  Houston Baptist      AA =  22.37    1  10   44.28( 189)    0   0  |    0   0  |   22.75  241 |   19.53  243 |   18.31  244  SOUTHLAND
 243  Stetson              AA =  18.94    8   2   20.34( 255)    0   0  |    0   0  |   17.40  249 |   19.47  244 |   26.13  236  PIONEER
 244  Delaware State       AA =  18.79    3   8   36.81( 220)    0   0  |    0   0  |   17.19  250 |   18.56  246 |   26.16  235  MID-EASTERN
 245  Butler               AA =  18.63    4   7   28.19( 247)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.80  243 |   18.91  245 |   16.53  247  PIONEER
 246  Valparaiso           AA =  18.41    2   9   25.26( 252)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.46  244 |   16.60  247 |   17.37  246  PIONEER
 247  Alabama State        AA =  18.28    4   7   36.96( 218)    0   0  |    0   1  |   18.07  246 |   20.99  242 |   19.19  243  SWAC-EAST
 248  Texas Southern       AA =  17.96    2   9   33.19( 230)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.44  245 |   15.46  250 |   12.53  253  SWAC-WEST
 249  Robert Morris        AA =  17.66    2   9   37.28( 216)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.04  247 |   16.30  249 |   13.47  251  NORTHEAST
 250  Presbyterian College AA =  17.32    2   8   39.23( 209)    0   0  |    0   0  |   17.51  248 |   16.54  248 |   15.08  249  BIG SOUTH
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 251  Davidson             AA =  13.31    6   5   21.10( 254)    0   0  |    0   0  |   12.93  252 |   10.01  254 |   15.21  248  PIONEER
 252  Jacksonville         AA =  12.91    2   8   26.69( 249)    0   0  |    0   0  |   13.09  251 |   12.50  251 |   10.68  254  PIONEER
 253  Ark.-Pine Bluff      AA =  12.03    2   9   33.84( 228)    0   0  |    0   0  |   11.57  253 |   11.03  253 |   14.41  250  SWAC-WEST
 254  Morehead State       AA =  11.05    3   8   28.19( 248)    0   0  |    0   0  |   10.59  254 |   11.50  252 |   13.38  252  PIONEER
 255  Miss. Valley State   AA =   8.84    1  10   30.75( 243)    0   0  |    0   0  |    9.02  255 |    6.67  255 |    6.54  255  SWAC-EAST
 256  ***UNRATED***        __ = -91.00    3  61    0.00(   0)    0   0  |    0   0  |  -91.00  256 |  -91.00  256 |  -91.00  256  ***UNRATED***
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Conference Rankings


There are three group ratings, the "central mean", the
"simple average" (also known as the "arithmetic mean",)
and the WIN50%.
The "central mean" gives the most weight to the middle team(s)
in the group and progressively less weight to teams as you go
away from the middle in either direction, up or down.
This tends to smooth out the effect of anomalous teams that are rated
much higher and lower than the middle team(s) in the group.  The
"simple average" ("arithmetic mean") weights each team equally
no matter where they are relative to the middle.
Here are a few examples of how the "central mean" is computed.
  4-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-2-1
  5-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-2-1
  6-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-3-2-1
  7-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-3-2-1
  8-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-4-3-2-1
  9-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1
 10-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-5-5-4-3-2-1
 11-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-5-6-5-4-3-2-1
 12-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-5-6-6-5-4-3-2-1
 13-team group ___ the weights are   1-2-3-4-5-6-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
This is an expanded version of the "tri-mean".

The WIN50% is the rating required to win 50% of the games if playing an
infinite number of round-robins in the given group at a neutral location.
      CONFERENCE          CENTRAL MEAN    SIMPLE AVERAGE  TEAMS      WIN50%

   1  SEC-WEST            (A) =  82.20      81.96  (  1)      7      82.04  (  1)
   2  SEC-EAST            (A) =  80.33      80.52  (  2)      7      80.43  (  2)
   3  BIG TEN-EAST        (A) =  79.18      78.39  (  3)      7      79.03  (  3)
   4  PAC-12(NORTH)       (A) =  78.07      76.78  (  5)      6      77.66  (  4)
   5  BIG 12              (A) =  76.92      77.15  (  4)     10      77.08  (  5)
   6  ACC-ATLANTIC        (A) =  76.03      76.58  (  6)      7      75.96  (  6)
   7  BIG TEN-WEST        (A) =  75.65      74.95  (  7)      7      75.31  (  7)
   8  PAC-12(SOUTH)       (A) =  73.57      74.22  (  8)      6      74.08  (  8)
   9  ACC-COASTAL         (A) =  73.23      73.25  (  9)      7      73.26  (  9)
  10  AAC EAST            (A) =  66.79      65.81  ( 11)      6      66.64  ( 10)
  11  MWC-MOUNTAIN        (A) =  66.47      66.48  ( 10)      6      66.48  ( 11)
  12  AAC WEST            (A) =  64.62      65.16  ( 12)      6      65.02  ( 12)
  13  I-A IND.            (A) =  62.60      63.63  ( 13)      6      62.76  ( 13)
  14  SUN BELT-EAST       (A) =  62.20      62.12  ( 15)      5      62.13  ( 14)
  15  MAC-WEST            (A) =  61.88      61.32  ( 16)      6      61.52  ( 16)
  16  MWC-WEST            (A) =  61.61      62.53  ( 14)      6      61.80  ( 15)
  17  MAC-EAST            (A) =  59.27      59.45  ( 17)      6      59.40  ( 17)
  18  CONF USA-EAST       (A) =  59.04      58.71  ( 19)      7      58.78  ( 18)
  19  MISSOURI VALLEY     (AA)=  57.79      59.18  ( 18)     10      58.29  ( 19)
  20  CONF USA-WEST       (A) =  55.11      54.70  ( 20)      7      54.90  ( 20)
  21  SUN BELT-WEST       (A) =  54.51      54.58  ( 21)      5      54.55  ( 21)
  22  COLONIAL            (AA)=  50.32      50.23  ( 22)     12      50.15  ( 22)
  23  BIG SKY             (AA)=  48.59      49.34  ( 23)     14      48.94  ( 23)
  24  SOUTHERN            (AA)=  46.26      45.46  ( 24)      9      45.97  ( 24)
  25  IVY LEAGUE          (AA)=  44.51      44.86  ( 25)      8      44.66  ( 25)
  26  OHIO VALLEY         (AA)=  42.17      42.09  ( 26)      9      42.26  ( 26)
  27  SOUTHLAND           (AA)=  41.68      41.06  ( 27)     11      41.39  ( 27)
  28  BIG SOUTH           (AA)=  34.35      35.45  ( 28)      6      34.16  ( 28)
  29  NORTHEAST           (AA)=  32.04      31.43  ( 30)      7      31.68  ( 29)
  30  PATRIOT             (AA)=  30.77      33.13  ( 29)      7      31.33  ( 30)
  31  I-AA IND.           (AA)=  30.77      30.77  ( 32)      2      30.77  ( 31)
  32  MID-EASTERN         (AA)=  30.37      30.79  ( 31)     10      30.44  ( 32)
  33  SWAC-WEST           (AA)=  29.00      27.87  ( 33)      5      28.50  ( 33)
  34  SWAC-EAST           (AA)=  24.22      24.33  ( 34)      5      24.20  ( 34)
  35  PIONEER             (AA)=  21.34      22.43  ( 35)     10      21.85  ( 35)
  36  ***UNRATED***   (**)    = -91.00     -91.00  ( 36)      1     -91.00  ( 36)


      CONFERENCE          CENTRAL MEAN    SIMPLE AVERAGE  TEAMS      WIN50%

  10  AAC EAST            (A) =  66.79      65.81  ( 11)      6      66.64  ( 10)
  12  AAC WEST            (A) =  64.62      65.16  ( 12)      6      65.02  ( 12)
   6  ACC-ATLANTIC        (A) =  76.03      76.58  (  6)      7      75.96  (  6)
   9  ACC-COASTAL         (A) =  73.23      73.25  (  9)      7      73.26  (  9)
   3  BIG TEN-EAST        (A) =  79.18      78.39  (  3)      7      79.03  (  3)
   7  BIG TEN-WEST        (A) =  75.65      74.95  (  7)      7      75.31  (  7)
   5  BIG 12              (A) =  76.92      77.15  (  4)     10      77.08  (  5)
  18  CONF USA-EAST       (A) =  59.04      58.71  ( 19)      7      58.78  ( 18)
  20  CONF USA-WEST       (A) =  55.11      54.70  ( 20)      7      54.90  ( 20)
  17  MAC-EAST            (A) =  59.27      59.45  ( 17)      6      59.40  ( 17)
  15  MAC-WEST            (A) =  61.88      61.32  ( 16)      6      61.52  ( 16)
  11  MWC-MOUNTAIN        (A) =  66.47      66.48  ( 10)      6      66.48  ( 11)
  16  MWC-WEST            (A) =  61.61      62.53  ( 14)      6      61.80  ( 15)
   4  PAC-12(NORTH)       (A) =  78.07      76.78  (  5)      6      77.66  (  4)
   8  PAC-12(SOUTH)       (A) =  73.57      74.22  (  8)      6      74.08  (  8)
   2  SEC-EAST            (A) =  80.33      80.52  (  2)      7      80.43  (  2)
   1  SEC-WEST            (A) =  82.20      81.96  (  1)      7      82.04  (  1)
  14  SUN BELT-EAST       (A) =  62.20      62.12  ( 15)      5      62.13  ( 14)
  21  SUN BELT-WEST       (A) =  54.51      54.58  ( 21)      5      54.55  ( 21)
  13  I-A IND.            (A) =  62.60      63.63  ( 13)      6      62.76  ( 13)
  23  BIG SKY             (AA)=  48.59      49.34  ( 23)     14      48.94  ( 23)
  28  BIG SOUTH           (AA)=  34.35      35.45  ( 28)      6      34.16  ( 28)
  22  COLONIAL            (AA)=  50.32      50.23  ( 22)     12      50.15  ( 22)
  25  IVY LEAGUE          (AA)=  44.51      44.86  ( 25)      8      44.66  ( 25)
  32  MID-EASTERN         (AA)=  30.37      30.79  ( 31)     10      30.44  ( 32)
  19  MISSOURI VALLEY     (AA)=  57.79      59.18  ( 18)     10      58.29  ( 19)
  29  NORTHEAST           (AA)=  32.04      31.43  ( 30)      7      31.68  ( 29)
  26  OHIO VALLEY         (AA)=  42.17      42.09  ( 26)      9      42.26  ( 26)
  30  PATRIOT             (AA)=  30.77      33.13  ( 29)      7      31.33  ( 30)
  35  PIONEER             (AA)=  21.34      22.43  ( 35)     10      21.85  ( 35)
  24  SOUTHERN            (AA)=  46.26      45.46  ( 24)      9      45.97  ( 24)
  27  SOUTHLAND           (AA)=  41.68      41.06  ( 27)     11      41.39  ( 27)
  34  SWAC-EAST           (AA)=  24.22      24.33  ( 34)      5      24.20  ( 34)
  33  SWAC-WEST           (AA)=  29.00      27.87  ( 33)      5      28.50  ( 33)
  31  I-AA IND.           (AA)=  30.77      30.77  ( 32)      2      30.77  ( 31)
  36  ***UNRATED***   (**)    = -91.00     -91.00  ( 36)      1     -91.00  ( 36)
__________________________________________________________________________________________________

By Conference

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  10  AAC EAST            (A) =  66.79      65.81  ( 11)   TEAMS=  6      66.64  ( 10)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  18  Central Florida(UCF) A  =  83.19   12   0   63.09(  89)    0   0  |    0   0  |   82.47   20 |   84.82   12 |   88.69    9  AAC EAST
  39  Cincinnati           A  =  76.70   10   2   62.43(  93)    0   0  |    0   1  |   76.65   40 |   75.33   43 |   76.40   41  AAC EAST
  46  Temple               A  =  75.09    8   4   64.85(  77)    0   0  |    0   1  |   74.65   47 |   74.14   50 |   77.77   37  AAC EAST
  96  South Florida        A  =  63.31    7   5   63.92(  83)    0   0  |    0   1  |   63.48   97 |   66.11   82 |   61.55   99  AAC EAST
 133  East Carolina        A  =  53.16    3   9   67.26(  72)    0   0  |    0   2  |   52.96  134 |   54.50  124 |   54.01  129  AAC EAST
 179  Connecticut          A  =  43.39    1  11   67.39(  71)    0   0  |    0   2  |   43.62  177 |   45.38  173 |   41.07  193  AAC EAST
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  12  AAC WEST            (A) =  64.62      65.16  ( 12)   TEAMS=  6      65.02  ( 12)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  48  Memphis              A  =  74.12    8   5   61.27( 103)    0   0  |    0   3  |   74.05   48 |   73.46   51 |   73.98   49  AAC WEST
  61  Houston              A  =  71.61    8   4   62.05(  97)    0   0  |    0   0  |   71.88   60 |   71.64   62 |   69.27   67  AAC WEST
  91  Tulane               A  =  64.79    6   6   66.45(  74)    0   1  |    0   1  |   64.47   92 |   65.58   86 |   66.52   81  AAC WEST
 104  SMU                  A  =  61.35    5   7   67.81(  69)    0   1  |    0   2  |   61.29  105 |   62.08   98 |   61.17  103  AAC WEST
 105  Navy                 A  =  60.62    3  10   69.32(  64)    0   1  |    0   2  |   61.36  104 |   60.56  108 |   54.94  124  AAC WEST
 112  Tulsa                A  =  58.44    3   9   64.61(  78)    0   0  |    0   1  |   59.11  109 |   56.69  116 |   53.12  136  AAC WEST
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   6  ACC-ATLANTIC        (A) =  76.03      76.58  (  6)   TEAMS=  7      75.96  (  6)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   2  Clemson              A  = 100.22   13   0   72.65(  48)    0   0  |    3   0  |  100.00    2 |  100.19    2 |  101.21    2  ACC-ATLANTIC
  26  NC State             A  =  80.91    9   3   67.90(  68)    0   1  |    0   1  |   81.22   25 |   81.09   24 |   78.37   34  ACC-ATLANTIC
  32  Syracuse             A  =  77.93    9   3   69.55(  63)    0   2  |    1   2  |   77.18   36 |   78.26   33 |   83.56   18  ACC-ATLANTIC
  40  Boston College       A  =  76.62    7   5   72.60(  49)    0   1  |    1   2  |   76.99   37 |   77.25   36 |   73.67   50  ACC-ATLANTIC
  60  Wake Forest          A  =  71.68    6   6   71.98(  53)    0   2  |    1   2  |   70.80   66 |   72.21   58 |   78.29   35  ACC-ATLANTIC
  66  Florida State        A  =  70.43    5   7   75.75(  10)    0   2  |    0   5  |   70.43   68 |   73.24   52 |   69.85   63  ACC-ATLANTIC
 113  Louisville           A  =  58.29    2  10   75.54(  13)    0   2  |    0   4  |   58.82  111 |   61.78   99 |   53.94  130  ACC-ATLANTIC
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   9  ACC-COASTAL         (A) =  73.23      73.25  (  9)   TEAMS=  7      73.26  (  9)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  25  Miami-Florida        A  =  81.01    7   5   70.47(  60)    0   0  |    0   1  |   81.13   26 |   79.32   29 |   79.63   30  ACC-COASTAL
  38  Georgia Tech         A  =  76.94    7   5   70.29(  61)    0   2  |    1   2  |   76.78   39 |   75.63   42 |   77.47   38  ACC-COASTAL
  50  Pittsburgh           A  =  73.94    7   6   76.80(   3)    0   3  |    0   5  |   73.61   50 |   75.93   41 |   75.74   44  ACC-COASTAL
  54  Virginia             A  =  73.15    7   5   69.20(  65)    0   0  |    1   1  |   73.25   53 |   72.63   55 |   71.84   56  ACC-COASTAL
  59  Duke                 A  =  71.76    7   5   73.13(  45)    0   1  |    1   1  |   72.68   58 |   74.56   47 |   65.53   85  ACC-COASTAL
  63  Virginia Tech        A  =  71.19    6   6   70.49(  59)    0   1  |    0   2  |   71.37   62 |   72.16   60 |   69.41   66  ACC-COASTAL
  93  North Carolina       A  =  64.73    2   9   72.33(  51)    0   0  |    0   2  |   65.88   81 |   63.26   94 |   56.70  117  ACC-COASTAL
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   3  BIG TEN-EAST        (A) =  79.18      78.39  (  3)   TEAMS=  7      79.03  (  3)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   4  Ohio State           A  =  92.36   12   1   73.54(  40)    2   0  |    3   0  |   91.87    4 |   93.80    3 |   95.75    4  BIG TEN-EAST
   5  Michigan             A  =  91.63   10   2   74.19(  30)    1   2  |    2   2  |   91.78    5 |   91.06    7 |   90.14    8  BIG TEN-EAST
  10  Penn State           A  =  87.11    9   3   73.72(  38)    0   2  |    1   3  |   87.22    9 |   87.15    9 |   85.80   13  BIG TEN-EAST
  30  Michigan State       A  =  78.65    7   5   75.87(   8)    1   2  |    1   2  |   78.79   30 |   80.94   25 |   77.16   39  BIG TEN-EAST
  57  Maryland             A  =  72.79    5   7   75.68(  11)    0   3  |    1   5  |   73.43   51 |   72.26   57 |   68.22   71  BIG TEN-EAST
  65  Indiana              A  =  70.74    5   7   75.11(  19)    0   3  |    0   5  |   71.59   61 |   70.26   69 |   64.87   88  BIG TEN-EAST
 121  Rutgers              A  =  55.48    1  11   74.05(  33)    0   3  |    0   4  |   56.31  118 |   53.83  129 |   48.83  155  BIG TEN-EAST
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   7  BIG TEN-WEST        (A) =  75.65      74.95  (  7)   TEAMS=  7      75.31  (  7)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  11  Iowa                 A  =  85.69    8   4   72.56(  50)    0   1  |    0   1  |   86.43   11 |   83.99   13 |   80.98   24  BIG TEN-WEST
  33  Wisconsin            A  =  77.92    7   5   71.25(  58)    0   2  |    1   2  |   79.27   28 |   79.81   28 |   70.02   61  BIG TEN-WEST
  36  Purdue               A  =  77.64    6   6   76.05(   7)    1   0  |    2   2  |   78.27   33 |   77.08   38 |   73.22   52  BIG TEN-WEST
  37  Northwestern         A  =  77.16    8   5   75.81(   9)    0   3  |    2   3  |   76.53   41 |   78.52   32 |   81.55   22  BIG TEN-WEST
  49  Minnesota            A  =  74.08    6   6   73.71(  39)    0   1  |    1   2  |   73.66   49 |   72.63   54 |   76.63   40  BIG TEN-WEST
  56  Nebraska             A  =  72.91    4   8   74.90(  20)    0   2  |    1   3  |   72.97   57 |   71.52   64 |   71.91   55  BIG TEN-WEST
 110  Illinois             A  =  59.28    4   8   71.58(  56)    0   1  |    0   2  |   59.02  110 |   61.70  100 |   60.56  104  BIG TEN-WEST
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   5  BIG 12              (A) =  76.92      77.15  (  4)   TEAMS= 10      77.08  (  5)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   6  Oklahoma             A  =  90.68   12   1   74.08(  31)    0   0  |    2   1  |   90.15    6 |   92.83    4 |   94.44    6  BIG 12
  12  West Virginia        A  =  85.28    8   3   73.74(  37)    0   1  |    1   1  |   85.94   12 |   83.58   14 |   80.92   25  BIG 12
  22  Texas                A  =  82.11    9   4   75.55(  12)    1   1  |    1   2  |   81.67   24 |   83.50   15 |   84.92   14  BIG 12
  35  Oklahoma State       A  =  77.67    6   6   73.47(  41)    0   1  |    3   1  |   78.76   32 |   77.15   37 |   70.95   58  BIG 12
  42  Iowa State           A  =  76.39    8   4   74.28(  29)    0   1  |    1   3  |   75.61   44 |   77.78   35 |   82.30   20  BIG 12
  43  TCU                  A  =  76.06    6   6   74.89(  21)    0   2  |    0   4  |   76.09   43 |   76.85   39 |   75.28   46  BIG 12
  45  Texas Tech           A  =  75.62    5   7   74.34(  28)    0   1  |    0   3  |   76.98   38 |   72.95   53 |   67.49   76  BIG 12
  52  Kansas State         A  =  73.40    5   7   74.88(  22)    0   2  |    0   4  |   73.16   54 |   74.91   46 |   74.49   48  BIG 12
  69  Baylor               A  =  70.17    6   6   73.04(  47)    0   1  |    0   3  |   69.94   71 |   70.97   67 |   71.15   57  BIG 12
  94  Kansas               A  =  64.15    3   9   73.26(  43)    0   1  |    0   3  |   64.69   90 |   61.07  104 |   59.92  108  BIG 12
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  18  CONF USA-EAST       (A) =  59.04      58.71  ( 19)   TEAMS=  7      58.78  ( 18)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  83  Middle Tennessee     A  =  65.73    8   5   61.66(  99)    0   1  |    0   2  |   65.14   85 |   66.20   81 |   69.57   64  CONF USA-EAST
  89  Marshall             A  =  65.02    8   4   59.30( 113)    0   0  |    0   1  |   65.04   86 |   66.01   83 |   64.30   90  CONF USA-EAST
  98  Florida Atlantic     A  =  62.58    5   7   62.22(  95)    0   1  |    0   2  |   62.66   99 |   63.07   95 |   61.42  102  CONF USA-EAST
 103  Fla. International   A  =  61.63    8   4   55.57( 136)    0   0  |    0   1  |   61.79  102 |   60.76  106 |   59.92  109  CONF USA-EAST
 134  Western Kentucky     A  =  53.11    3   9   58.94( 116)    0   0  |    0   0  |   52.86  135 |   52.33  137 |   54.29  128  CONF USA-EAST
 139  Charlotte            A  =  52.35    5   7   60.71( 107)    0   0  |    0   0  |   51.87  141 |   51.43  146 |   55.09  123  CONF USA-EAST
 151  Old Dominion         A  =  50.53    4   8   57.47( 121)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.96  147 |   50.32  149 |   46.78  167  CONF USA-EAST
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  20  CONF USA-WEST       (A) =  55.11      54.70  ( 20)   TEAMS=  7      54.90  ( 20)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  76  UAB                  A  =  67.07   10   3   56.42( 131)    0   0  |    0   1  |   66.87   80 |   65.59   85 |   67.88   75  CONF USA-WEST
  80  North Texas          A  =  66.91    9   3   54.16( 139)    0   0  |    0   0  |   66.88   79 |   66.94   79 |   66.50   82  CONF USA-WEST
 107  Southern Miss        A  =  59.79    6   5   54.78( 138)    0   0  |    0   1  |   59.69  107 |   58.46  113 |   59.93  107  CONF USA-WEST
 108  Louisiana Tech       A  =  59.37    7   5   57.22( 123)    0   1  |    0   2  |   59.85  106 |   60.56  107 |   55.37  121  CONF USA-WEST
 170  UTSA                 A  =  45.42    3   9   61.59( 100)    0   0  |    0   0  |   45.54  169 |   47.59  163 |   43.89  182  CONF USA-WEST
 178  Rice                 A  =  43.41    2  11   60.44( 109)    0   0  |    0   1  |   43.47  178 |   42.38  185 |   42.38  188  CONF USA-WEST
 188  UTEP                 A  =  40.91    1  11   56.62( 129)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.45  185 |   39.19  200 |   35.86  212  CONF USA-WEST
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  17  MAC-EAST            (A) =  59.27      59.45  ( 17)   TEAMS=  6      59.40  ( 17)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  62  Ohio                 A  =  71.34    8   4   58.74( 117)    0   0  |    0   0  |   70.84   65 |   70.62   68 |   74.53   47  MAC-EAST
  77  Buffalo              A  =  67.07   10   3   60.51( 108)    0   0  |    0   0  |   66.93   78 |   68.19   74 |   67.44   77  MAC-EAST
  88  Miami-Ohio           A  =  65.18    6   6   64.06(  80)    0   0  |    0   0  |   64.44   94 |   63.86   91 |   70.22   59  MAC-EAST
 130  Akron                A  =  53.37    4   8   64.37(  79)    0   0  |    0   1  |   54.08  129 |   53.42  133 |   47.48  161  MAC-EAST
 152  Bowling Green        A  =  50.35    3   9   63.56(  87)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.99  153 |   51.43  145 |   52.27  142  MAC-EAST
 158  Kent State           A  =  49.42    2  10   63.08(  90)    0   1  |    0   1  |   49.80  154 |   47.93  161 |   45.98  173  MAC-EAST
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  15  MAC-WEST            (A) =  61.88      61.32  ( 16)   TEAMS=  6      61.52  ( 16)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  74  Toledo               A  =  69.29    7   5   60.40( 110)    0   0  |    0   2  |   69.53   73 |   67.90   76 |   67.06   78  MAC-WEST
  75  Northern Illinois    A  =  67.29    8   5   66.90(  73)    0   0  |    0   2  |   67.32   77 |   69.08   72 |   66.52   80  MAC-WEST
  87  Eastern Michigan     A  =  65.18    7   5   61.22( 104)    0   0  |    0   0  |   65.00   87 |   64.00   90 |   65.84   83  MAC-WEST
 101  Western Michigan     A  =  61.82    7   5   62.09(  96)    0   1  |    0   1  |   62.02  101 |   63.39   93 |   59.82  110  MAC-WEST
 131  Ball State           A  =  53.31    4   8   62.76(  92)    0   1  |    0   1  |   53.56  131 |   51.86  142 |   50.91  148  MAC-WEST
 148  Central Michigan     A  =  51.04    1  11   63.49(  88)    0   0  |    0   2  |   52.02  140 |   49.21  154 |   42.81  187  MAC-WEST
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  11  MWC-MOUNTAIN        (A) =  66.47      66.48  ( 10)   TEAMS=  6      66.48  ( 11)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  29  Boise State          A  =  79.00   10   3   67.58(  70)    0   0  |    1   1  |   78.77   31 |   78.78   31 |   79.99   27  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  34  Utah State           A  =  77.78   10   2   59.23( 114)    0   0  |    0   2  |   77.63   35 |   76.48   40 |   78.21   36  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  78  Air Force            A  =  67.03    5   7   63.71(  85)    0   0  |    0   1  |   67.57   75 |   64.45   89 |   62.90   95  MWC-MOUNTAIN
  82  Wyoming              A  =  65.92    6   6   65.48(  76)    0   0  |    0   4  |   65.55   83 |   66.22   80 |   68.02   72  MWC-MOUNTAIN
 122  Colorado State       A  =  55.03    3   9   65.78(  75)    0   0  |    0   2  |   55.38  120 |   55.92  118 |   51.89  144  MWC-MOUNTAIN
 129  New Mexico           A  =  54.10    3   9   63.97(  82)    0   0  |    0   2  |   54.26  128 |   54.35  126 |   52.31  141  MWC-MOUNTAIN
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  16  MWC-WEST            (A) =  61.61      62.53  ( 14)   TEAMS=  6      61.80  ( 15)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  24  Fresno State         A  =  81.90   11   2   64.04(  81)    0   0  |    1   1  |   81.82   23 |   80.02   27 |   81.82   21  MWC-WEST
  85  San Diego State      A  =  65.37    7   5   63.89(  84)    0   0  |    1   2  |   65.29   84 |   67.74   77 |   65.32   86  MWC-WEST
  92  Nevada               A  =  64.78    7   5   62.89(  91)    0   0  |    0   2  |   64.63   91 |   63.80   92 |   65.20   87  MWC-WEST
 115  Hawai'i              A  =  57.34    8   5   61.90(  98)    0   0  |    0   1  |   56.86  116 |   58.84  111 |   60.19  106  MWC-WEST
 127  UNLV                 A  =  54.50    4   8   62.32(  94)    0   0  |    0   1  |   54.62  124 |   53.83  128 |   53.01  137  MWC-WEST
 146  San Jose State       A  =  51.28    1  11   68.05(  67)    0   0  |    0   2  |   51.74  144 |   49.17  155 |   47.29  163  MWC-WEST
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   4  PAC-12(NORTH)       (A) =  78.07      76.78  (  5)   TEAMS=  6      77.66  (  4)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   9  Washington           A  =  87.32   10   3   74.77(  24)    0   0  |    4   1  |   86.82   10 |   89.12    8 |   90.70    7  PAC-12(NORTH)
  16  Washington State     A  =  83.52   10   2   71.93(  54)    0   1  |    2   1  |   83.42   16 |   83.04   20 |   83.67   17  PAC-12(NORTH)
  23  Stanford             A  =  81.99    8   4   75.37(  16)    0   2  |    0   4  |   82.11   22 |   83.14   19 |   80.60   26  PAC-12(NORTH)
  31  Oregon               A  =  77.98    8   4   70.23(  62)    1   0  |    1   3  |   78.27   34 |   77.87   34 |   75.58   45  PAC-12(NORTH)
  58  California           A  =  72.69    7   5   71.59(  55)    1   0  |    1   2  |   73.13   55 |   72.27   56 |   69.26   68  PAC-12(NORTH)
 116  Oregon State         A  =  57.17    2  10   75.39(  15)    0   2  |    0   4  |   57.57  114 |   57.78  114 |   53.79  132  PAC-12(NORTH)
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   8  PAC-12(SOUTH)       (A) =  73.57      74.22  (  8)   TEAMS=  6      74.08  (  8)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  15  Utah                 A  =  83.54    9   4   75.12(  18)    0   2  |    1   3  |   83.81   15 |   83.03   21 |   81.27   23  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  41  Arizona State        A  =  76.50    7   5   73.09(  46)    0   1  |    2   2  |   76.16   42 |   75.32   44 |   78.41   33  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  47  Southern California  A  =  74.38    5   7   74.72(  25)    0   1  |    1   4  |   75.21   46 |   75.19   45 |   68.81   69  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  64  Arizona              A  =  71.11    5   7   71.30(  57)    0   0  |    0   2  |   70.74   67 |   71.53   63 |   73.18   53  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  70  UCLA                 A  =  70.01    3   9   78.25(   1)    0   2  |    0   5  |   70.23   70 |   69.71   70 |   67.88   74  PAC-12(SOUTH)
  72  Colorado             A  =  69.78    5   7   72.04(  52)    0   1  |    0   3  |   70.89   63 |   69.56   71 |   62.44   97  PAC-12(SOUTH)
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   2  SEC-EAST            (A) =  80.33      80.52  (  2)   TEAMS=  7      80.43  (  2)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   3  Georgia              A  =  92.99   11   2   76.12(   6)    0   1  |    5   2  |   92.67    3 |   92.56    5 |   94.84    5  SEC-EAST
  13  Missouri             A  =  84.79    8   4   75.46(  14)    0   2  |    1   4  |   84.26   13 |   83.47   16 |   88.44   10  SEC-EAST
  19  Florida              A  =  82.96    9   3   74.01(  34)    1   1  |    3   3  |   82.90   18 |   82.87   22 |   82.81   19  SEC-EAST
  27  Kentucky             A  =  79.70    9   3   73.96(  35)    1   1  |    4   2  |   79.75   27 |   80.36   26 |   78.72   31  SEC-EAST
  28  South Carolina       A  =  79.07    7   5   75.35(  17)    0   2  |    1   5  |   79.08   29 |   78.90   30 |   78.44   32  SEC-EAST
  51  Vanderbilt           A  =  73.71    6   6   73.83(  36)    0   2  |    0   6  |   73.30   52 |   72.19   59 |   76.23   43  SEC-EAST
  67  Tennessee            A  =  70.42    5   7   78.00(   2)    0   2  |    2   6  |   70.38   69 |   71.04   66 |   70.09   60  SEC-EAST
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   1  SEC-WEST            (A) =  82.20      81.96  (  1)   TEAMS=  7      82.04  (  1)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   1  Alabama              A  = 103.12   13   0   73.21(  44)    2   0  |    6   0  |  102.68    1 |  103.84    1 |  106.24    1  SEC-WEST
   8  Mississippi State    A  =  87.63    8   4   74.05(  32)    0   1  |    2   4  |   87.77    7 |   85.31   11 |   86.14   12  SEC-WEST
  14  LSU                  A  =  84.51    9   3   76.26(   5)    2   1  |    4   3  |   84.00   14 |   86.63   10 |   88.02   11  SEC-WEST
  17  Texas A&M            A  =  83.23    8   4   76.42(   4)    0   3  |    3   4  |   83.05   17 |   83.41   18 |   83.89   16  SEC-WEST
  21  Auburn               A  =  82.44    7   5   74.65(  26)    1   3  |    2   4  |   82.75   19 |   83.41   17 |   79.88   28  SEC-WEST
  68  Mississippi          A  =  70.26    5   7   74.63(  27)    0   2  |    0   6  |   70.88   64 |   71.18   65 |   65.71   84  SEC-WEST
  99  Arkansas             A  =  62.50    2  10   74.86(  23)    0   2  |    0   6  |   63.23   98 |   61.62  101 |   57.00  116  SEC-WEST
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  14  SUN BELT-EAST       (A) =  62.20      62.12  ( 15)   TEAMS=  5      62.13  ( 14)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  44  Appalachian State    A  =  75.67   10   2   56.29( 132)    0   1  |    0   1  |   75.48   45 |   74.32   49 |   76.39   42  SUN BELT-EAST
  81  Troy                 A  =  66.30    9   3   57.03( 128)    0   0  |    0   1  |   65.73   82 |   67.65   78 |   69.96   62  SUN BELT-EAST
  86  Georgia Southern     A  =  65.30    9   3   55.56( 137)    0   1  |    0   1  |   65.00   88 |   65.29   87 |   66.83   79  SUN BELT-EAST
 140  Coastal Carolina     A  =  52.27    5   7   60.35( 111)    0   0  |    0   1  |   52.58  137 |   53.66  130 |   49.39  152  SUN BELT-EAST
 147  Georgia State        A  =  51.09    2  10   63.64(  86)    0   0  |    0   1  |   51.61  145 |   51.29  147 |   46.64  169  SUN BELT-EAST
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  21  SUN BELT-WEST       (A) =  54.51      54.58  ( 21)   TEAMS=  5      54.55  ( 21)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  84  Arkansas State       A  =  65.56    8   4   57.10( 125)    0   1  |    0   1  |   64.95   89 |   65.74   84 |   69.54   65  SUN BELT-WEST
 109  Louisiana            A  =  59.31    7   6   59.88( 112)    0   2  |    0   2  |   58.74  112 |   58.73  112 |   62.88   96  SUN BELT-WEST
 119  ULM                  A  =  55.73    6   6   58.96( 115)    0   0  |    0   1  |   54.86  122 |   57.06  115 |   61.45  101  SUN BELT-WEST
 163  South Alabama        A  =  46.92    3   9   61.51( 101)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.75  164 |   47.31  165 |   47.52  160  SUN BELT-WEST
 171  Texas State          A  =  45.36    3   9   55.77( 135)    0   0  |    0   0  |   45.06  172 |   43.99  175 |   46.80  166  SUN BELT-WEST
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  13  I-A IND.            (A) =  62.60      63.63  ( 13)   TEAMS=  6      62.76  ( 13)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
   7  Notre Dame           A  =  88.49   12   0   73.27(  42)    1   0  |    2   0  |   87.59    8 |   91.31    6 |   96.98    3  I-A IND.
  55  Army West Point      A  =  72.95   10   2   61.43( 102)    0   1  |    0   1  |   72.06   59 |   74.49   48 |   79.83   29  I-A IND.
  71  BYU                  A  =  69.82    6   6   69.07(  66)    0   1  |    0   3  |   69.88   72 |   68.55   73 |   68.77   70  I-A IND.
 138  Massachusetts        A  =  52.42    4   8   61.16( 105)    0   1  |    0   1  |   52.31  138 |   52.05  140 |   52.56  140  I-A IND.
 142  Liberty              A  =  51.97    6   6   57.10( 126)    0   0  |    0   1  |   51.10  146 |   52.33  136 |   57.52  114  I-A IND.
 168  New Mexico State     A  =  46.10    3   9   58.14( 119)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.03  167 |   48.18  159 |   46.04  172  I-A IND.
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  23  BIG SKY             (AA)=  48.59      49.34  ( 23)   TEAMS= 14      48.94  ( 23)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  73  Eastern Washington   AA =  69.45   11   2   51.41( 150)    0   0  |    0   1  |   68.98   74 |   68.18   75 |   72.29   54  BIG SKY
 102  UC Davis             AA =  61.79   10   3   51.94( 146)    0   0  |    0   1  |   61.55  103 |   61.24  102 |   62.92   94  BIG SKY
 111  Weber State          AA =  58.83   10   3   50.15( 154)    0   0  |    0   1  |   58.00  113 |   60.84  105 |   64.41   89  BIG SKY
 135  Montana              AA =  52.71    6   5   47.96( 167)    0   0  |    0   0  |   52.73  136 |   52.29  138 |   51.96  143  BIG SKY
 136  Montana State        AA =  52.68    8   5   51.49( 149)    0   0  |    0   1  |   51.77  143 |   53.55  131 |   58.56  113  BIG SKY
 154  North Dakota         AA =  50.11    6   5   46.58( 176)    0   1  |    0   1  |   50.49  152 |   50.23  150 |   46.71  168  BIG SKY
 157  Idaho State          AA =  49.50    6   5   52.46( 144)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.46  155 |   49.05  156 |   49.22  153  BIG SKY
 166  Northern Arizona     AA =  46.41    4   6   49.53( 160)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.62  166 |   46.92  169 |   44.22  180  BIG SKY
 167  Cal Poly-SLO         AA =  46.19    5   6   51.53( 148)    0   0  |    0   1  |   45.05  173 |   47.25  166 |   53.25  135  BIG SKY
 172  Idaho                AA =  45.23    4   7   57.15( 124)    0   0  |    0   2  |   45.11  171 |   47.20  167 |   45.46  175  BIG SKY
 184  Portland State       AA =  41.86    4   7   53.38( 140)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.48  184 |   42.47  183 |   43.93  181  BIG SKY
 194  Northern Colorado    AA =  39.77    2   9   49.75( 157)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.50  194 |   39.03  201 |   41.05  194  BIG SKY
 203  Southern Utah        AA =  39.13    1  10   50.54( 152)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.72  192 |   38.95  202 |   33.51  214  BIG SKY
 208  Sacramento State     AA =  37.11    2   8   50.73( 151)    0   0  |    0   0  |   37.75  205 |   36.91  207 |   31.01  221  BIG SKY
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  28  BIG SOUTH           (AA)=  34.35      35.45  ( 28)   TEAMS=  6      34.16  ( 28)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 100  Kennesaw State       AA =  62.24   11   2   40.07( 205)    0   0  |    0   0  |   62.18  100 |   60.26  109 |   62.03   98  BIG SOUTH
 190  Monmouth-NJ          AA =  40.33    8   3   32.46( 237)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.18  196 |   43.20  182 |   47.02  165  BIG SOUTH
 211  Charleston Southern  AA =  35.58    5   6   39.24( 208)    0   0  |    0   1  |   35.29  212 |   35.29  212 |   37.00  208  BIG SOUTH
 222  Campbell             AA =  30.71    6   5   34.56( 227)    0   0  |    0   0  |   30.74  222 |   30.43  222 |   29.85  228  BIG SOUTH
 231  Gardner-Webb         AA =  26.53    3   8   44.12( 190)    0   0  |    0   0  |   25.70  231 |   28.99  225 |   31.01  220  BIG SOUTH
 250  Presbyterian College AA =  17.32    2   8   39.23( 209)    0   0  |    0   0  |   17.51  248 |   16.54  248 |   15.08  249  BIG SOUTH
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  22  COLONIAL            (AA)=  50.32      50.23  ( 22)   TEAMS= 12      50.15  ( 22)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  79  James Madison        AA =  66.99    9   4   48.64( 164)    0   0  |    0   1  |   67.33   76 |   64.90   88 |   64.07   91  COLONIAL
 123  Maine                AA =  54.96   10   3   49.79( 155)    0   0  |    0   0  |   53.75  130 |   54.45  125 |   63.18   93  COLONIAL
 125  Stony Brook          AA =  54.63    7   5   48.21( 166)    0   0  |    0   0  |   54.56  125 |   54.24  127 |   54.49  127  COLONIAL
 137  Delaware             AA =  52.60    7   5   48.90( 163)    0   0  |    0   1  |   53.07  133 |   53.40  134 |   48.54  156  COLONIAL
 143  Towson               AA =  51.96    7   5   49.69( 158)    0   0  |    0   0  |   52.27  139 |   51.50  144 |   49.14  154  COLONIAL
 144  Elon                 AA =  51.46    6   5   52.03( 145)    0   0  |    0   0  |   51.77  142 |   51.89  141 |   48.52  157  COLONIAL
 149  New Hampshire        AA =  51.03    4   7   53.29( 142)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.58  150 |   51.12  148 |   53.54  133  COLONIAL
 150  Villanova            AA =  50.54    5   6   49.76( 156)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.50  151 |   49.52  153 |   50.23  150  COLONIAL
 161  Rhode Island         AA =  47.69    6   5   49.02( 162)    0   0  |    0   0  |   47.18  161 |   45.82  172 |   50.70  149  COLONIAL
 185  Richmond             AA =  41.83    4   7   49.53( 159)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.99  183 |   43.25  180 |   40.02  197  COLONIAL
 197  William & Mary       AA =  39.54    4   6   51.58( 147)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.94  199 |   42.13  186 |   42.98  186  COLONIAL
 198  Albany-NY            AA =  39.52    3   8   47.85( 169)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.48  195 |   39.22  199 |   39.21  200  COLONIAL
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  25  IVY LEAGUE          (AA)=  44.51      44.86  ( 25)   TEAMS=  8      44.66  ( 25)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  90  Princeton            AA =  64.93   10   0   37.60( 215)    0   0  |    0   0  |   64.45   93 |   62.60   97 |   67.90   73  IVY LEAGUE
 114  Dartmouth            AA =  57.52    9   1   40.15( 203)    0   0  |    0   0  |   56.89  115 |   55.50  119 |   61.52  100  IVY LEAGUE
 153  Harvard              AA =  50.23    6   4   42.31( 197)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.33  157 |   48.77  157 |   55.88  119  IVY LEAGUE
 162  Yale                 AA =  46.95    5   5   45.27( 184)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.83  163 |   48.12  160 |   47.20  164  IVY LEAGUE
 196  Pennsylvania         AA =  39.59    6   4   40.03( 206)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.92  200 |   41.42  192 |   43.46  183  IVY LEAGUE
 201  Columbia             AA =  39.16    6   4   40.60( 201)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.22  202 |   41.57  188 |   44.60  179  IVY LEAGUE
 213  Cornell              AA =  35.47    3   7   47.20( 174)    0   0  |    0   0  |   34.94  213 |   35.91  210 |   38.46  203  IVY LEAGUE
 234  Brown                AA =  25.01    1   9   45.51( 182)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.62  236 |   25.77  235 |   26.99  233  IVY LEAGUE
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  32  MID-EASTERN         (AA)=  30.37      30.79  ( 31)   TEAMS= 10      30.44  ( 32)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 155  NC A&T               AA =  49.60    9   2   31.15( 242)    0   0  |    0   0  |   49.25  158 |   49.96  151 |   51.40  147  MID-EASTERN
 214  Florida A&M          AA =  34.16    6   5   32.02( 239)    0   0  |    0   0  |   34.51  215 |   32.79  217 |   30.69  223  MID-EASTERN
 215  Howard               AA =  34.11    4   6   32.33( 238)    0   0  |    0   0  |   34.64  214 |   33.11  216 |   28.97  229  MID-EASTERN
 217  Bethune-Cookman      AA =  33.43    7   5   36.90( 219)    0   0  |    0   0  |   32.54  220 |   34.91  213 |   38.40  204  MID-EASTERN
 221  SC State             AA =  32.45    5   6   34.63( 226)    0   0  |    0   1  |   31.74  221 |   31.78  219 |   36.41  209  MID-EASTERN
 226  Morgan State         AA =  28.17    4   7   35.73( 222)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.10  229 |   26.91  231 |   33.88  213  MID-EASTERN
 227  NC Central           AA =  28.05    5   6   35.42( 223)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.64  224 |   29.21  224 |   30.18  227  MID-EASTERN
 236  Norfolk State        AA =  24.87    4   7   35.31( 224)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.89  234 |   24.96  237 |   24.02  241  MID-EASTERN
 239  Savannah State       AA =  24.26    2   8   36.43( 221)    0   0  |    0   1  |   24.11  238 |   23.48  239 |   24.70  239  MID-EASTERN
 244  Delaware State       AA =  18.79    3   8   36.81( 220)    0   0  |    0   0  |   17.19  250 |   18.56  246 |   26.16  235  MID-EASTERN
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  19  MISSOURI VALLEY     (AA)=  57.79      59.18  ( 18)   TEAMS= 10      58.29  ( 19)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
  20  North Dakota State   AA =  82.61   13   0   53.33( 141)    0   0  |    0   0  |   82.30   21 |   82.73   23 |   84.27   15  MISSOURI VALLEY
  53  South Dakota State   AA =  73.17   10   2   52.82( 143)    0   0  |    0   1  |   73.07   56 |   72.07   61 |   73.23   51  MISSOURI VALLEY
  95  Illinois State       AA =  63.55    6   5   55.93( 133)    0   0  |    0   1  |   64.20   95 |   61.21  103 |   58.59  112  MISSOURI VALLEY
  97  Northern Iowa        AA =  62.85    7   6   57.78( 120)    0   0  |    0   2  |   63.57   96 |   62.96   96 |   57.43  115  MISSOURI VALLEY
 120  Western Illinois     AA =  55.56    5   6   56.46( 130)    0   0  |    0   1  |   55.04  121 |   55.96  117 |   58.68  111  MISSOURI VALLEY
 128  Youngstown State     AA =  54.44    4   7   57.35( 122)    0   0  |    0   2  |   54.45  126 |   54.92  122 |   53.79  131  MISSOURI VALLEY
 132  South Dakota         AA =  53.19    4   7   58.56( 118)    0   0  |    0   1  |   53.08  132 |   53.44  132 |   53.37  134  MISSOURI VALLEY
 141  Indiana State        AA =  52.20    7   4   55.92( 134)    0   0  |    0   0  |   50.95  148 |   51.54  143 |   60.44  105  MISSOURI VALLEY
 159  Southern Illinois    AA =  49.22    2   9   57.09( 127)    0   0  |    0   1  |   49.34  156 |   48.72  158 |   47.70  158  MISSOURI VALLEY
 173  Missouri State       AA =  45.04    4   7   60.97( 106)    0   0  |    0   1  |   45.18  170 |   46.63  170 |   43.41  185  MISSOURI VALLEY
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  29  NORTHEAST           (AA)=  32.04      31.43  ( 30)   TEAMS=  7      31.68  ( 29)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 192  Duquesne             AA =  40.09    9   4   37.63( 214)    0   0  |    0   0  |   37.78  204 |   43.23  181 |   52.91  139  NORTHEAST
 206  Central Connecticut  AA =  37.58    6   5   32.53( 234)    0   0  |    0   0  |   37.31  207 |   37.24  206 |   38.91  202  NORTHEAST
 207  Sacred Heart         AA =  37.39    7   4   32.59( 233)    0   0  |    0   0  |   36.96  208 |   36.74  208 |   39.73  198  NORTHEAST
 220  Saint Francis-Pa.    AA =  32.52    4   7   31.96( 240)    0   0  |    0   0  |   32.89  219 |   30.66  221 |   28.90  230  NORTHEAST
 228  Wagner               AA =  27.95    4   7   37.90( 211)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.42  227 |   27.99  230 |   30.85  222  NORTHEAST
 230  Bryant               AA =  26.81    6   5   33.53( 229)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.05  230 |   28.72  227 |   24.26  240  NORTHEAST
 249  Robert Morris        AA =  17.66    2   9   37.28( 216)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.04  247 |   16.30  249 |   13.47  251  NORTHEAST
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  26  OHIO VALLEY         (AA)=  42.17      42.09  ( 26)   TEAMS=  9      42.26  ( 26)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 118  Jacksonville State   AA =  55.77    9   4   42.68( 194)    0   0  |    0   0  |   56.08  119 |   54.97  121 |   52.93  138  OHIO VALLEY
 156  SE Missouri State    AA =  49.52    9   4   45.25( 185)    0   0  |    0   0  |   48.40  159 |   49.54  152 |   56.62  118  OHIO VALLEY
 176  Tennessee-Martin     AA =  43.97    2   9   46.51( 177)    0   0  |    0   1  |   44.69  174 |   41.69  187 |   37.43  207  OHIO VALLEY
 181  Tennessee State      AA =  42.69    4   5   44.31( 188)    0   0  |    0   0  |   43.05  179 |   41.23  194 |   39.30  199  OHIO VALLEY
 182  Austin Peay          AA =  42.47    5   6   40.12( 204)    0   1  |    0   1  |   42.56  181 |   41.47  191 |   41.15  191  OHIO VALLEY
 189  Eastern Illinois     AA =  40.48    3   8   46.71( 175)    0   0  |    0   0  |   40.34  188 |   40.11  198 |   40.83  196  OHIO VALLEY
 199  Eastern Kentucky     AA =  39.50    7   4   41.24( 198)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.62  201 |   41.37  193 |   44.64  178  OHIO VALLEY
 200  Murray State         AA =  39.49    5   6   45.66( 181)    0   0  |    0   1  |   39.57  193 |   40.57  196 |   38.21  205  OHIO VALLEY
 235  Tennessee Tech       AA =  24.93    1  10   47.96( 168)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.82  235 |   25.82  233 |   25.10  237  OHIO VALLEY
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  30  PATRIOT             (AA)=  30.77      33.13  ( 29)   TEAMS=  7      31.33  ( 30)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 106  Colgate              AA =  60.09   10   2   39.82( 207)    0   0  |    0   1  |   59.54  108 |   59.06  110 |   63.51   92  PATRIOT
 193  Holy Cross           AA =  40.03    5   6   42.47( 196)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.83  191 |   38.76  203 |   40.87  195  PATRIOT
 224  Lehigh               AA =  28.28    3   8   40.27( 202)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.58  226 |   30.11  223 |   32.13  217  PATRIOT
 225  Georgetown           AA =  28.18    5   6   32.48( 235)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.36  228 |   28.18  228 |   32.64  215  PATRIOT
 229  Fordham              AA =  27.55    2   9   37.18( 217)    0   0  |    0   0  |   27.60  225 |   28.09  229 |   26.46  234  PATRIOT
 238  Lafayette            AA =  24.29    3   8   38.59( 210)    0   0  |    0   0  |   24.56  237 |   25.24  236 |   21.34  242  PATRIOT
 240  Bucknell             AA =  23.46    1  10   37.70( 213)    0   0  |    0   0  |   23.98  239 |   22.81  240 |   17.85  245  PATRIOT
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  35  PIONEER             (AA)=  21.34      22.43  ( 35)   TEAMS= 10      21.85  ( 35)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 202  San Diego            AA =  39.13    9   3   28.45( 246)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.14  203 |   41.48  190 |   44.90  177  PIONEER
 210  Drake                AA =  35.91    7   4   26.52( 250)    0   0  |    0   0  |   35.81  210 |   33.85  214 |   36.03  210  PIONEER
 219  Dayton               AA =  33.25    6   5   24.29( 253)    0   0  |    0   0  |   33.54  218 |   31.42  220 |   30.23  226  PIONEER
 241  Marist               AA =  22.77    5   6   25.29( 251)    0   0  |    0   0  |   21.85  242 |   21.52  241 |   27.56  232  PIONEER
 243  Stetson              AA =  18.94    8   2   20.34( 255)    0   0  |    0   0  |   17.40  249 |   19.47  244 |   26.13  236  PIONEER
 245  Butler               AA =  18.63    4   7   28.19( 247)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.80  243 |   18.91  245 |   16.53  247  PIONEER
 246  Valparaiso           AA =  18.41    2   9   25.26( 252)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.46  244 |   16.60  247 |   17.37  246  PIONEER
 251  Davidson             AA =  13.31    6   5   21.10( 254)    0   0  |    0   0  |   12.93  252 |   10.01  254 |   15.21  248  PIONEER
 252  Jacksonville         AA =  12.91    2   8   26.69( 249)    0   0  |    0   0  |   13.09  251 |   12.50  251 |   10.68  254  PIONEER
 254  Morehead State       AA =  11.05    3   8   28.19( 248)    0   0  |    0   0  |   10.59  254 |   11.50  252 |   13.38  252  PIONEER
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  24  SOUTHERN            (AA)=  46.26      45.46  ( 24)   TEAMS=  9      45.97  ( 24)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 117  Samford              AA =  56.29    6   5   49.10( 161)    0   0  |    0   0  |   56.42  117 |   54.90  123 |   54.77  126  SOUTHERN
 124  Wofford              AA =  54.92    9   4   45.31( 183)    0   0  |    0   0  |   54.85  123 |   55.31  120 |   54.80  125  SOUTHERN
 145  Furman               AA =  51.40    6   4   48.59( 165)    0   1  |    0   1  |   50.76  149 |   52.06  139 |   55.29  122  SOUTHERN
 160  The Citadel          AA =  48.47    5   6   47.28( 173)    0   1  |    0   1  |   47.93  160 |   46.52  171 |   51.64  145  SOUTHERN
 164  Chattanooga          AA =  46.88    6   5   46.42( 178)    0   0  |    0   1  |   46.98  162 |   47.75  162 |   45.59  174  SOUTHERN
 175  Mercer               AA =  44.04    5   6   46.36( 179)    0   0  |    0   0  |   43.82  175 |   44.20  174 |   45.00  176  SOUTHERN
 180  East Tennessee State AA =  43.09    8   4   47.79( 170)    0   0  |    0   0  |   42.51  182 |   43.72  176 |   46.49  170  SOUTHERN
 204  Western Carolina     AA =  38.36    3   8   47.29( 172)    0   0  |    0   0  |   38.99  198 |   38.37  204 |   32.39  216  SOUTHERN
 232  VMI                  AA =  25.64    1  10   50.21( 153)    0   0  |    0   0  |   25.67  232 |   24.93  238 |   24.82  238  SOUTHERN
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  27  SOUTHLAND           (AA)=  41.68      41.06  ( 27)   TEAMS= 11      41.39  ( 27)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 126  Nicholls State       AA =  54.57    9   4   43.74( 191)    0   0  |    0   0  |   54.32  127 |   53.23  135 |   55.75  120  SOUTHLAND
 165  Central Arkansas     AA =  46.85    6   5   41.01( 200)    0   0  |    0   0  |   46.70  165 |   46.96  168 |   47.31  162  SOUTHLAND
 169  Sam Houston State    AA =  45.53    6   5   41.09( 199)    0   0  |    0   0  |   45.93  168 |   47.37  164 |   41.80  190  SOUTHLAND
 174  Abilene Christian    AA =  44.05    6   5   43.23( 192)    0   0  |    0   0  |   43.66  176 |   43.28  179 |   46.15  171  SOUTHLAND
 177  Incarnate Word       AA =  43.62    6   5   47.71( 171)    0   0  |    0   0  |   42.62  180 |   43.52  177 |   49.64  151  SOUTHLAND
 183  Lamar                AA =  41.99    7   5   44.76( 186)    0   0  |    0   0  |   40.37  187 |   41.53  189 |   51.48  146  SOUTHLAND
 187  McNeese State        AA =  40.96    6   5   42.64( 195)    0   0  |    0   0  |   41.14  186 |   43.48  178 |   38.96  201  SOUTHLAND
 191  SE Louisiana         AA =  40.30    4   7   45.92( 180)    0   0  |    0   1  |   39.95  189 |   40.89  195 |   42.11  189  SOUTHLAND
 205  Northwestern State   AA =  38.11    5   6   43.03( 193)    0   0  |    0   1  |   37.58  206 |   37.81  205 |   41.12  192  SOUTHLAND
 218  Stephen F. Austin    AA =  33.35    2   8   44.41( 187)    0   1  |    0   1  |   33.56  217 |   33.37  215 |   31.06  219  SOUTHLAND
 242  Houston Baptist      AA =  22.37    1  10   44.28( 189)    0   0  |    0   0  |   22.75  241 |   19.53  243 |   18.31  244  SOUTHLAND
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  34  SWAC-EAST           (AA)=  24.22      24.33  ( 34)   TEAMS=  5      24.20  ( 34)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 186  Alcorn State         AA =  40.98    9   3   32.47( 236)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.85  190 |   42.46  184 |   47.63  159  SWAC-EAST
 223  Alabama A&M          AA =  29.03    6   5   28.67( 245)    0   0  |    0   0  |   28.71  223 |   26.61  232 |   30.67  224  SWAC-EAST
 237  Jackson State        AA =  24.51    5   5   31.87( 241)    0   0  |    0   0  |   23.31  240 |   25.80  234 |   30.66  225  SWAC-EAST
 247  Alabama State        AA =  18.28    4   7   36.96( 218)    0   0  |    0   1  |   18.07  246 |   20.99  242 |   19.19  243  SWAC-EAST
 255  Miss. Valley State   AA =   8.84    1  10   30.75( 243)    0   0  |    0   0  |    9.02  255 |    6.67  255 |    6.54  255  SWAC-EAST
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  33  SWAC-WEST           (AA)=  29.00      27.87  ( 33)   TEAMS=  5      28.50  ( 33)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 195  Southern U.          AA =  39.74    7   4   35.10( 225)    0   0  |    0   0  |   39.10  197 |   40.29  197 |   43.46  184  SWAC-WEST
 212  Prairie View A&M     AA =  35.54    5   6   32.80( 232)    0   0  |    0   0  |   35.98  209 |   32.64  218 |   31.28  218  SWAC-WEST
 216  Grambling State      AA =  34.07    6   5   30.59( 244)    0   0  |    0   0  |   33.70  216 |   36.12  209 |   35.98  211  SWAC-WEST
 248  Texas Southern       AA =  17.96    2   9   33.19( 230)    0   0  |    0   0  |   18.44  245 |   15.46  250 |   12.53  253  SWAC-WEST
 253  Ark.-Pine Bluff      AA =  12.03    2   9   33.84( 228)    0   0  |    0   0  |   11.57  253 |   11.03  253 |   14.41  250  SWAC-WEST
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  31  I-AA IND.           (AA)=  30.77      30.77  ( 32)   TEAMS=  2      30.77  ( 31)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 209  North Alabama        AA =  36.08    7   3   37.81( 212)    0   0  |    0   1  |   35.73  211 |   35.74  211 |   37.85  206  I-AA IND.
 233  Hampton              AA =  25.46    7   3   32.96( 231)    0   0  |    0   0  |   25.01  233 |   28.88  226 |   27.82  231  I-AA IND.
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  36  ***UNRATED***   (**)    = -91.00     -91.00  ( 36)   TEAMS=  1     -91.00  ( 36)
College Football 2018 through games of 2018 December 8 Saturday                                                                                 
                                RATING    W   L  SCHEDL(RANK) VS top 10 | VS top 30 |  PREDICTOR   | GOLDEN_MEAN  |  RECENT    
                HOME ADVANTAGE=[  2.30]                                               [  2.30]       [  2.30]       [  2.30]
 256  ***UNRATED***        __ = -91.00    3  61    0.00(   0)    0   0  |    0   0  |  -91.00  256 |  -91.00  256 |  -91.00  256  ***UNRATED***
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Predictions_with_Totals

These are the "regular method". & HOME or CLOSEBY (c) team in CAPS & both teams in lower case & means "n" for NEUTRAL location & FAVORITE Rating Points Golden Recent UNDERDOG TOTAL & ================================================================================================ n alabama 12.45 12.53 11.01 11.81 oklahoma 78.45 n appalachian state 9.93 10.34 8.12 6.82 middle tennessee 53.27 n arkansas state 0.79 0.32 1.93 4.34 nevada 56.79 n army west point 1.34 0.19 2.85 10.57 houston 65.05 n auburn 4.80 4.48 6.33 6.66 purdue 52.54 n boise state 2.37 1.78 1.53 6.32 boston college 56.26 n buffalo 0.77 1.21 0.53 -2.53 troy 54.70 n byu 8.00 7.87 5.16 8.95 western michigan 56.01 n cincinnati 5.51 5.29 3.17 6.99 virginia tech 55.36 n clemson 11.73 12.41 8.88 4.24 notre dame 52.72 EASTERN WASHINGTON 16.78 17.53 16.03 11.40 maine 56.86 n fresno state 5.39 5.66 4.70 3.41 arizona state 51.03 n georgia 10.88 11.00 9.06 9.92 texas 54.71 n georgia southern 0.11 0.00 1.29 0.99 eastern michigan 48.76 n georgia tech 2.86 3.13 3.00 0.84 minnesota 60.55 HAWAI'I 0.27 -0.70 0.58 7.12 louisiana tech 62.88 n lsu 1.33 1.52 1.82 -0.67 central florida(ucf) 58.84 n memphis 2.44 3.25 1.25 -4.31 wake forest 72.77 n miami-florida 3.09 1.86 -0.49 9.62 wisconsin 49.57 n michigan 8.67 8.88 8.19 7.33 florida 56.42 n michigan state 0.67 0.52 3.07 1.58 oregon 47.28 n mississippi state 1.94 1.34 1.32 5.16 iowa 41.46 n missouri 7.12 5.50 6.32 17.49 oklahoma state 69.11 n nc a&t 8.62 9.41 7.50 3.77 alcorn state 46.69 NORTH DAKOTA STATE 11.74 11.53 12.96 13.34 south dakota state 61.10 n northern illinois 0.22 0.44 3.49 -1.36 uab 41.47 n ohio 5.97 5.54 2.87 9.21 san diego state 53.66 n ohio state 5.04 5.05 4.68 5.06 washington 58.05 n penn state 7.41 7.46 6.79 7.08 kentucky 46.47 n south carolina 5.92 5.82 6.27 6.60 virginia 52.31 SOUTH FLORIDA 0.59 0.74 2.40 -0.46 marshall 51.61 n stanford 8.05 8.50 7.22 4.86 pittsburgh 53.08 n tcu 3.37 2.96 4.58 6.02 california 36.93 n temple 3.33 1.97 -0.42 12.25 duke 56.47 n texas a&m 2.32 1.83 2.33 5.52 nc state 61.28 n toledo 7.66 7.74 7.14 7.15 fla. international 68.79 n tulane 5.48 5.73 6.85 3.64 louisiana 59.74 n utah 6.39 7.28 4.51 -0.28 northwestern 46.24 n utah state 10.87 10.75 9.54 11.71 north texas 66.55 n vanderbilt 3.55 3.35 1.22 5.08 baylor 54.71 n washington state 7.13 7.80 5.26 1.36 iowa state 55.66 n west virginia 7.35 8.76 5.32 -2.64 syracuse 71.16 EIGENVECTOR Analysis eigen MONEY=odds to 100 PCT%=confidence FAVORITE SPREAD ODDS PCT% UNDERDOG 1 N@ Alabama 8.74 254 72% Oklahoma 2 N Appalachian State 5.16 176 64% @ Middle Tennessee 3 N Arkansas State 2.72 135 57% @ Nevada 4 N Army West Point 11.10 321 76% @ Houston 5 N@ Boise State 12.56 369 79% Boston College 6 N Buffalo 3.26 143 59% @ Troy 7 N@ BYU 6.93 212 68% Western Michigan 8 N@ California 2.22 128 56% TCU 9 N Central Florida(UCF) 3.61 149 60% @ LSU 10 N Cincinnati 9.70 280 74% @ Virginia Tech 11 N@ Clemson 7.54 225 69% Notre Dame 12 N@ Duke 1.22 115 53% Temple 13 @ Eastern Washington 2.00 125 56% Maine 14 N@ Fresno State 12.01 351 78% Arizona State 15 N Georgia 14.41 440 81% @ Texas 16 N@ Georgia Southern 0.53 106 51% Eastern Michigan 17 @ Hawai'i 6.56 204 67% Louisiana Tech 18 N Iowa 9.63 278 74% @ Mississippi State 19 Marshall 4.37 162 62% @ South Florida 20 N@ Memphis 3.46 147 59% Wake Forest 21 N Miami-Florida 1.47 118 54% @ Wisconsin 22 N Michigan 14.96 463 82% @ Florida 23 N Michigan State 0.75 109 52% @ Oregon 24 N@ Minnesota 4.22 159 61% Georgia Tech 25 N@ Missouri 6.97 212 68% Oklahoma State 26 N@ NC A&T 4.34 161 62% Alcorn State 27 @ North Dakota State 14.62 449 82% South Dakota State 28 N Northern Illinois 0.52 106 51% @ UAB 29 N Ohio 3.86 153 60% @ San Diego State 30 N Ohio State 1.50 118 54% @ Washington 31 N Penn State 1.19 114 53% @ Kentucky 32 N Purdue 6.70 206 67% @ Auburn 33 N@ South Carolina 0.99 112 53% Virginia 34 N@ Stanford 7.81 231 70% Pittsburgh 35 N Texas A&M 4.03 156 61% @ NC State 36 N Toledo 0.82 110 52% @ Fla. International 37 N@ Tulane 2.31 129 56% Louisiana 38 N@ Utah 9.38 271 73% Northwestern 39 N Utah State 6.91 211 68% @ North Texas 40 N Vanderbilt 4.80 169 63% @ Baylor 41 N Washington State 10.88 314 76% @ Iowa State 42 N@ West Virginia 5.57 184 65% Syracuse endfile

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