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

Full Ranking

                                         STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI    SCORING     OFFENSE     DEFENSE 
TEAM      W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
STORM    12  3 1318 1194  0.114  7.463    1  0.592    1  0.603    2  0.541    1 0.5747    7  3.624    2  0.527    2  0.555
ACES     10  3 1185 1033  0.118  6.032    2  0.519    2  0.505    1  0.630    2 0.5747    1  3.731    1  1.090    4  0.169 P
SUN       9  5 1116 1056  0.196  7.616    3  0.396    3  0.378    3  0.344    3 0.5522   11  3.504    9 -0.172    1  0.859
WINGS     6  8 1179 1157  0.232  8.003    4  0.036    6  0.007    4  0.268    4 0.5086    4  3.661    3  0.418    7  0.119
MERCURY   6  7 1025 1040  0.127  7.205    5 -0.016    5  0.015    6 -0.002    6 0.5052   10  3.597    8 -0.129    6  0.124 P
LIBERTY   7  7 1122 1214 -0.050  7.376    6 -0.018    4  0.027   11 -0.398    5 0.5085    5  3.654   10 -0.279   10 -0.517
LYNX      6  7 1064 1080  0.024  6.690    7 -0.068    7 -0.043    7 -0.019    7 0.5021    6  3.640    6  0.037    8 -0.075 P
MYSTICS   7  6 1080 1079 -0.264  5.368    8 -0.097    8 -0.080    8 -0.149    8 0.5012    3  3.673    5  0.053    9 -0.351 P
SKY       8  7 1227 1175 -0.239  6.029    9 -0.107    9 -0.120    5  0.059    9 0.5000    9  3.608    7 -0.024    5  0.142
SPARKS    5  7  892  941 -0.067  6.013   10 -0.165   10 -0.157   10 -0.257   10 0.4829   12  3.501   11 -0.786    3  0.272 P
TEAM      W  L   PF   PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
DREAM     5  8 1097 1135 -0.032  6.532   11 -0.217   11 -0.211    9 -0.204   11 0.4814    2  3.714    4  0.182   11 -0.589 P
FEVER     1 14 1118 1319 -0.074  8.262   12 -0.856   12 -0.870   12 -0.786   12 0.4197    8  3.616   12 -0.831   12 -0.740

WESTERN CONFERENCE
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING STORM 12 3 1318 1194 0.114 7.463 1 0.592 1 0.603 2 0.541 1 0.5747 7 3.624 2 0.527 2 0.555 ACES 10 3 1185 1033 0.118 6.032 2 0.519 2 0.505 1 0.630 2 0.5747 1 3.731 1 1.090 4 0.169 P WINGS 6 8 1179 1157 0.232 8.003 4 0.036 6 0.007 4 0.268 4 0.5086 4 3.661 3 0.418 7 0.119 MERCURY 6 7 1025 1040 0.127 7.205 5 -0.016 5 0.015 6 -0.002 6 0.5052 10 3.597 8 -0.129 6 0.124 P LYNX 6 7 1064 1080 0.024 6.690 7 -0.068 7 -0.043 7 -0.019 7 0.5021 6 3.640 6 0.037 8 -0.075 P SPARKS 5 7 892 941 -0.067 6.013 10 -0.165 10 -0.157 10 -0.257 10 0.4829 12 3.501 11 -0.786 3 0.272 P

EASTERN CONFERENCE
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING SUN 9 5 1116 1056 0.196 7.616 3 0.396 3 0.378 3 0.344 3 0.5522 11 3.504 9 -0.172 1 0.859 LIBERTY 7 7 1122 1214 -0.050 7.376 6 -0.018 4 0.027 11 -0.398 5 0.5085 5 3.654 10 -0.279 10 -0.517 MYSTICS 7 6 1080 1079 -0.264 5.368 8 -0.097 8 -0.080 8 -0.149 8 0.5012 3 3.673 5 0.053 9 -0.351 P SKY 8 7 1227 1175 -0.239 6.029 9 -0.107 9 -0.120 5 0.059 9 0.5000 9 3.608 7 -0.024 5 0.142 DREAM 5 8 1097 1135 -0.032 6.532 11 -0.217 11 -0.211 9 -0.204 11 0.4814 2 3.714 4 0.182 11 -0.589 P FEVER 1 14 1118 1319 -0.074 8.262 12 -0.856 12 -0.870 12 -0.786 12 0.4197 8 3.616 12 -0.831 12 -0.740


DIVISION            W  L   PCT  RNK RATING
WESTERN CONFERENCE 45 35 0.562    1  0.263
EASTERN CONFERENCE 37 47 0.440    2 -0.262

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.232 points in main ratings (0.226 for semineutral)
     0.011 points in improved RPI (0.023 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Thu Jun 24 05:30:07 2021
games through: Wed Jun 23 2021

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