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    8 1 772 669  0.054  4.014    1  0.579    1  0.588    1  0.568    1 0.5787   11  3.587    4  0.311    1  0.825 P
LYNX     6 2 632 600  0.146  4.104    2  0.423    2  0.426    3  0.322    2 0.5561   12  3.533    9 -0.161    2  0.806 P
SKY      6 3 781 761  0.234  5.080    3  0.351    3  0.365    5  0.221    3 0.5508    2  3.721    1  0.552    7 -0.110 P
ACES     6 2 705 644 -0.109  3.287    4  0.274    4  0.277    4  0.245    5 0.5366    6  3.665    3  0.325    5  0.166 P
SPARKS   5 3 691 649  0.182  4.208    5  0.246    5  0.258    2  0.346    4 0.5405    5  3.669    2  0.446    4  0.246 P
MERCURY  5 4 781 769 -0.008  4.278    6  0.077    6  0.079    6  0.056    6 0.5138    4  3.700    5  0.292    9 -0.180 P
MYSTICS  3 5 645 640  0.066  4.029    7 -0.091    7 -0.132    7  0.050    7 0.4800    9  3.601    8 -0.146    3  0.247 P
FEVER    3 5 673 709 -0.030  3.989    8 -0.177    8 -0.185    9 -0.256    9 0.4652    1  3.729    6  0.112   11 -0.625 P
SUN      3 6 724 733  0.084  4.660    9 -0.195    9 -0.210    8  0.028    8 0.4696    7  3.640    7 -0.002    6  0.057 P
WINGS    3 6 711 746 -0.296  3.597   10 -0.416   10 -0.408   10 -0.388   10 0.4369   10  3.587   11 -0.642    8 -0.133 P
TEAM     W L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
DREAM    2 7 722 818 -0.200  4.250   11 -0.510   11 -0.492   12 -0.634   11 0.4272    3  3.714   10 -0.332   12 -0.937 P
LIBERTY  1 7 590 689 -0.064  4.242   12 -0.561   12 -0.537   11 -0.596   12 0.4200    8  3.603   12 -0.783   10 -0.410 P

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 8 1 772 669 0.054 4.014 1 0.579 1 0.588 1 0.568 1 0.5787 11 3.587 4 0.311 1 0.825 P LYNX 6 2 632 600 0.146 4.104 2 0.423 2 0.426 3 0.322 2 0.5561 12 3.533 9 -0.161 2 0.806 P ACES 6 2 705 644 -0.109 3.287 4 0.274 4 0.277 4 0.245 5 0.5366 6 3.665 3 0.325 5 0.166 P SPARKS 5 3 691 649 0.182 4.208 5 0.246 5 0.258 2 0.346 4 0.5405 5 3.669 2 0.446 4 0.246 P MERCURY 5 4 781 769 -0.008 4.278 6 0.077 6 0.079 6 0.056 6 0.5138 4 3.700 5 0.292 9 -0.180 P WINGS 3 6 711 746 -0.296 3.597 10 -0.416 10 -0.408 10 -0.388 10 0.4369 10 3.587 11 -0.642 8 -0.133 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 SKY 6 3 781 761 0.234 5.080 3 0.351 3 0.365 5 0.221 3 0.5508 2 3.721 1 0.552 7 -0.110 P MYSTICS 3 5 645 640 0.066 4.029 7 -0.091 7 -0.132 7 0.050 7 0.4800 9 3.601 8 -0.146 3 0.247 P FEVER 3 5 673 709 -0.030 3.989 8 -0.177 8 -0.185 9 -0.256 9 0.4652 1 3.729 6 0.112 11 -0.625 P SUN 3 6 724 733 0.084 4.660 9 -0.195 9 -0.210 8 0.028 8 0.4696 7 3.640 7 -0.002 6 0.057 P DREAM 2 7 722 818 -0.200 4.250 11 -0.510 11 -0.492 12 -0.634 11 0.4272 3 3.714 10 -0.332 12 -0.937 P LIBERTY 1 7 590 689 -0.064 4.242 12 -0.561 12 -0.537 11 -0.596 12 0.4200 8 3.603 12 -0.783 10 -0.410 P


DIVISION            W  L   PCT  RNK RATING
WESTERN CONFERENCE 33 18 0.647    1  0.297
EASTERN CONFERENCE 18 33 0.353    2 -0.280

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.333 points in main ratings (0.226 for semineutral)
     0.033 points in improved RPI (0.023 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Thu Aug 13 05:30:08 2020
games through: Wed Aug 12 2020

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