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

Full Ranking

                                             STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI
TEAM           W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
DODGERS      108  59 908 634  0.016 83.605    1  1.544    1  0.316    1  0.335    1 0.5387  0.585  0.352  0.319 -0.245
ASTROS       117  63 991 712 -0.027 86.900    2  1.508    2  0.292    2  0.289    2 0.5335  0.397  0.136  0.442  0.167
YANKEES      108  63 987 768 -0.039 81.755    3  1.472    3  0.238    3  0.222    3 0.5262  0.839  0.495 -0.051 -0.289
NATIONALS    105  74 951 785  0.034 90.983    4  1.452    4  0.207    4  0.215    4 0.5255  0.544  0.194  0.236  0.151
BRAVES        99  68 872 769  0.019 83.980    5  1.440    5  0.203    5  0.149    5 0.5248  0.639  0.218  0.080  0.034
ATHLETICS     97  66 846 685 -0.043 77.864    6  1.346    6  0.158    6  0.148    6 0.5184  0.577  0.157  0.139 -0.183
RAYS          99  69 792 676 -0.036 80.775    7  1.325    7  0.152    9  0.120   10 0.5161  0.423 -0.011  0.251 -0.167
TWINS        101  64 946 777 -0.097 75.301    8  1.320    8  0.151   10  0.111    8 0.5166  0.764  0.305 -0.083 -0.029
CARDINALS     94  77 796 699  0.042 87.652    9  1.265    9  0.135    8  0.138    7 0.5170  0.498  0.075  0.202 -0.212
BREWERS       89  74 772 770  0.052 84.283   10  1.235   10  0.133   13  0.074    9 0.5164  0.571  0.077  0.070 -0.028
TEAM           W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
METS          86  76 791 737  0.037 82.741   11  1.091   11  0.092   11  0.105   11 0.5124  0.649  0.184  0.026 -0.200
DIAMONDBACKS  85  77 813 743  0.034 82.519   12  1.051   12  0.076   12  0.105   12 0.5107  0.616  0.152  0.058 -0.090
INDIANS       93  69 769 657 -0.102 73.796   13  1.041   13  0.070   14  0.046   14 0.5067  0.384 -0.118  0.211  0.006
CUBS          84  78 814 717  0.033 82.423   14  1.027   14  0.065    7  0.141   13 0.5091  0.644  0.214  0.067 -0.163
PHILLIES      81  81 774 794  0.036 82.849   15  0.980   15  0.028   17  0.010   15 0.5044  0.575  0.017  0.003  0.065
RED SOX       84  78 901 828 -0.044 77.562   16  0.964   16  0.001   15  0.032   17 0.4987  0.692  0.153 -0.089  0.149
GIANTS        77  85 678 773  0.059 84.486   17  0.960   17 -0.004   21 -0.089   16 0.5000  0.615 -0.043 -0.134 -0.455
REDS          75  87 701 711  0.050 83.704   18  0.943   18 -0.034   16  0.025   18 0.4971  0.392 -0.133  0.183  0.025
RANGERS       78  84 810 878 -0.017 79.584   19  0.923   19 -0.051   18 -0.074   19 0.4931  0.520 -0.118 -0.030  0.420
ROCKIES       71  91 835 958  0.062 84.659   20  0.876   20 -0.077   19 -0.081   20 0.4921  0.628 -0.024 -0.139  0.516
TEAM           W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
PADRES        70  92 682 789  0.050 83.892   21  0.827   21 -0.097   20 -0.085   21 0.4894  0.593 -0.061 -0.109 -0.284
PIRATES       69  93 758 911  0.056 84.335   22  0.790   22 -0.108   23 -0.131   22 0.4877  0.760  0.059 -0.321 -0.047
ANGELS        72  90 769 868 -0.002 80.689   23  0.763   23 -0.115   22 -0.130   23 0.4857  0.627 -0.073 -0.187  0.066
WHITE SOX     72  89 708 832 -0.070 76.061   24  0.590   24 -0.162   26 -0.196   24 0.4792  0.567 -0.196 -0.196 -0.005
MARINERS      68  94 758 893 -0.011 80.161   25  0.563   25 -0.175   25 -0.171   25 0.4788  0.671 -0.071 -0.271  0.003
BLUE JAYS     67  95 726 828 -0.023 79.411   26  0.528   26 -0.194   24 -0.154   26 0.4757  0.498 -0.219 -0.090  0.049
MARLINS       57 105 615 808  0.067 85.204   27  0.479   27 -0.252   27 -0.218   27 0.4719  0.308 -0.445  0.010  0.139
ROYALS        59 103 691 869 -0.065 76.991   28  0.384   28 -0.330   28 -0.283   28 0.4605  0.496 -0.349 -0.218  0.167
ORIOLES       54 108 729 981 -0.005 80.777   29  0.333   29 -0.348   29 -0.287   29 0.4579  0.605 -0.252 -0.323  0.224
TIGERS        47 114 582 915 -0.055 77.373   30  0.000   30 -0.476   30 -0.468   30 0.4433  0.348 -0.663 -0.272  0.218

NL WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR DODGERS 108 59 908 634 0.016 83.605 1 1.544 1 0.316 1 0.335 1 0.5387 0.585 0.352 0.319 -0.245 DIAMONDBACKS 85 77 813 743 0.034 82.519 12 1.051 12 0.076 12 0.105 12 0.5107 0.616 0.152 0.058 -0.090 GIANTS 77 85 678 773 0.059 84.486 17 0.960 17 -0.004 21 -0.089 16 0.5000 0.615 -0.043 -0.134 -0.455 ROCKIES 71 91 835 958 0.062 84.659 20 0.876 20 -0.077 19 -0.081 20 0.4921 0.628 -0.024 -0.139 0.516 PADRES 70 92 682 789 0.050 83.892 21 0.827 21 -0.097 20 -0.085 21 0.4894 0.593 -0.061 -0.109 -0.284

NL CENTRAL
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR CARDINALS 94 77 796 699 0.042 87.652 9 1.265 9 0.135 8 0.138 7 0.5170 0.498 0.075 0.202 -0.212 BREWERS 89 74 772 770 0.052 84.283 10 1.235 10 0.133 13 0.074 9 0.5164 0.571 0.077 0.070 -0.028 CUBS 84 78 814 717 0.033 82.423 14 1.027 14 0.065 7 0.141 13 0.5091 0.644 0.214 0.067 -0.163 REDS 75 87 701 711 0.050 83.704 18 0.943 18 -0.034 16 0.025 18 0.4971 0.392 -0.133 0.183 0.025 PIRATES 69 93 758 911 0.056 84.335 22 0.790 22 -0.108 23 -0.131 22 0.4877 0.760 0.059 -0.321 -0.047

NL EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR NATIONALS 105 74 951 785 0.034 90.983 4 1.452 4 0.207 4 0.215 4 0.5255 0.544 0.194 0.236 0.151 BRAVES 99 68 872 769 0.019 83.980 5 1.440 5 0.203 5 0.149 5 0.5248 0.639 0.218 0.080 0.034 METS 86 76 791 737 0.037 82.741 11 1.091 11 0.092 11 0.105 11 0.5124 0.649 0.184 0.026 -0.200 PHILLIES 81 81 774 794 0.036 82.849 15 0.980 15 0.028 17 0.010 15 0.5044 0.575 0.017 0.003 0.065 MARLINS 57 105 615 808 0.067 85.204 27 0.479 27 -0.252 27 -0.218 27 0.4719 0.308 -0.445 0.010 0.139

AL WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR ASTROS 117 63 991 712 -0.027 86.900 2 1.508 2 0.292 2 0.289 2 0.5335 0.397 0.136 0.442 0.167 ATHLETICS 97 66 846 685 -0.043 77.864 6 1.346 6 0.158 6 0.148 6 0.5184 0.577 0.157 0.139 -0.183 RANGERS 78 84 810 878 -0.017 79.584 19 0.923 19 -0.051 18 -0.074 19 0.4931 0.520 -0.118 -0.030 0.420 ANGELS 72 90 769 868 -0.002 80.689 23 0.763 23 -0.115 22 -0.130 23 0.4857 0.627 -0.073 -0.187 0.066 MARINERS 68 94 758 893 -0.011 80.161 25 0.563 25 -0.175 25 -0.171 25 0.4788 0.671 -0.071 -0.271 0.003

AL CENTRAL
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR TWINS 101 64 946 777 -0.097 75.301 8 1.320 8 0.151 10 0.111 8 0.5166 0.764 0.305 -0.083 -0.029 INDIANS 93 69 769 657 -0.102 73.796 13 1.041 13 0.070 14 0.046 14 0.5067 0.384 -0.118 0.211 0.006 WHITE SOX 72 89 708 832 -0.070 76.061 24 0.590 24 -0.162 26 -0.196 24 0.4792 0.567 -0.196 -0.196 -0.005 ROYALS 59 103 691 869 -0.065 76.991 28 0.384 28 -0.330 28 -0.283 28 0.4605 0.496 -0.349 -0.218 0.167 TIGERS 47 114 582 915 -0.055 77.373 30 0.000 30 -0.476 30 -0.468 30 0.4433 0.348 -0.663 -0.272 0.218

AL EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR YANKEES 108 63 987 768 -0.039 81.755 3 1.472 3 0.238 3 0.222 3 0.5262 0.839 0.495 -0.051 -0.289 RAYS 99 69 792 676 -0.036 80.775 7 1.325 7 0.152 9 0.120 10 0.5161 0.423 -0.011 0.251 -0.167 RED SOX 84 78 901 828 -0.044 77.562 16 0.964 16 0.001 15 0.032 17 0.4987 0.692 0.153 -0.089 0.149 BLUE JAYS 67 95 726 828 -0.023 79.411 26 0.528 26 -0.194 24 -0.154 26 0.4757 0.498 -0.219 -0.090 0.049 ORIOLES 54 108 729 981 -0.005 80.777 29 0.333 29 -0.348 29 -0.287 29 0.4579 0.605 -0.252 -0.323 0.224


DIVISION     W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
NL EAST    428 404 0.514    1  0.061
NL CENTRAL 411 409 0.501    2  0.057
NL WEST    411 404 0.504    3  0.042
AL WEST    432 397 0.521    4  0.013
AL EAST    412 413 0.499    5 -0.015
AL CENTRAL 372 439 0.459    6 -0.182

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.047 points in main ratings (0.058 for semineutral)
     0.007 points in improved RPI (0.006 for semineutral)
Average of 2.65 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sat Nov 16 14:42:26 2019
games through: Wed Oct 30 2019

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