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  T    PF    PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
BUCKS         70 27  0 11378 10519  0.028 47.630    1  2.230    2  0.524    1  0.529    1 0.5525  3.982  0.770  0.288  0.000
RAPTORS       74 32  1 11942 11312  0.071 54.832    2  2.206    1  0.525    2  0.489    2 0.5514  3.887  0.249  0.729  0.000
WARRIORS      71 33  1 12161 11557  0.087 54.798    3  2.159    3  0.494    4  0.421    3 0.5508  3.969  0.597  0.246  0.000
ROCKETS       59 34  0 10535 10109  0.075 48.343    4  1.931    4  0.368    3  0.437    5 0.5366  3.932  0.425  0.450  0.000
NUGGETS       61 35  0 10603 10253  0.050 49.296    5  1.897    5  0.355    7  0.228    4 0.5366  3.891  0.009  0.446  0.000
TRAIL BLAZERS 61 37  0 11157 10835  0.077 51.345    6  1.887    6  0.351    6  0.264    6 0.5355  3.948  0.333  0.196  0.000
76ERS         58 36  0 10749 10492  0.005 46.756    7  1.740    7  0.270    9  0.170    7 0.5278  3.983  0.417 -0.077  0.000
JAZZ          51 36  0  9650  9265  0.041 44.142    8  1.670    8  0.222    5  0.300    8 0.5222  3.899  0.121  0.478  0.000
CELTICS       54 37  0 10135  9784  0.019 45.449    9  1.662    9  0.218    8  0.188    9 0.5218  3.918  0.104  0.272  0.000
THUNDER       50 37  0  9913  9663  0.034 44.235   10  1.619   10  0.194   10  0.146   10 0.5197  3.956  0.255  0.037  0.000
TEAM           W  L  T    PF    PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
CLIPPERS      50 38  0 10130 10119  0.035 45.404   11  1.595   11  0.189   15 -0.021   12 0.5195  4.006  0.347 -0.390  0.000
SPURS         51 38  0  9879  9754  0.029 45.410   12  1.594   12  0.184   11  0.113   11 0.5196  3.927  0.074  0.151  0.000
PACERS        48 38  0  9224  8981 -0.024 41.821   13  1.441   13  0.103   12  0.057   13 0.5098  3.855 -0.337  0.451  0.000
MAGIC         43 44  0  9260  9274 -0.019 43.241   14  1.218   14 -0.030   13  0.043   14 0.4970  3.865 -0.306  0.392  0.000
NETS          43 44  0  9761  9822 -0.030 42.998   15  1.202   15 -0.039   16 -0.037   15 0.4962  3.951  0.044 -0.118  0.000
KINGS         39 43  0  9363  9455 -0.003 41.394   16  1.168   16 -0.057   17 -0.073   16 0.4935  4.010  0.314 -0.461  0.000
PISTONS       41 45  0  9170  9285 -0.021 43.021   17  1.145   17 -0.069   19 -0.110   17 0.4923  3.868 -0.443  0.222  0.000
HEAT          39 43  0  8668  8687 -0.039 40.136   18  1.102   19 -0.096   14 -0.021   18 0.4904  3.852 -0.431  0.389  0.000
HORNETS       39 43  0  9081  9171 -0.045 40.199   19  1.098   18 -0.095   21 -0.127   19 0.4901  3.943 -0.086 -0.168  0.000
LAKERS        37 45  0  9165  9306 -0.000 41.617   20  1.067   20 -0.112   22 -0.138   20 0.4883  3.965  0.015 -0.291  0.000
TEAM           W  L  T    PF    PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
TIMBERWOLVES  36 46  0  9223  9346  0.008 41.786   21  1.028   21 -0.135   20 -0.119   21 0.4859  3.974  0.081 -0.319  0.000
GRIZZLIES     33 49  0  8490  8703  0.003 41.899   22  0.879   22 -0.216   23 -0.174   22 0.4771  3.811 -0.781  0.434  0.000
MAVERICKS     33 49  0  8927  9032  0.004 41.650   23  0.876   23 -0.223   18 -0.102   23 0.4768  3.912 -0.219  0.015  0.000
PELICANS      33 49  0  9466  9575 -0.011 41.244   24  0.864   24 -0.230   24 -0.204   24 0.4753  4.034  0.307 -0.715  0.000
WIZARDS       32 50  0  9350  9588 -0.071 39.777   25  0.729   25 -0.312   25 -0.210   25 0.4678  4.011  0.182 -0.602  0.000
HAWKS         29 53  0  9294  9788 -0.066 40.612   26  0.578   26 -0.387   26 -0.299   26 0.4605  4.032  0.206 -0.804  0.000
BULLS         22 60  0  8605  9295 -0.072 40.910   27  0.259   27 -0.597   27 -0.525   27 0.4407  3.896 -0.722 -0.328  0.000
SUNS          19 63  0  8815  9581 -0.024 42.381   28  0.190   28 -0.634   28 -0.541   28 0.4357  3.946 -0.483 -0.600  0.000
CAVALIERS     19 63  0  8567  9355 -0.072 41.229   29  0.098   29 -0.686   29 -0.570   29 0.4321  3.915 -0.669 -0.471  0.000
KNICKS        17 65  0  8575  9330 -0.062 41.361   30  0.000   30 -0.747   30 -0.624   30 0.4270  3.909 -0.755 -0.492  0.000

PACIFIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR WARRIORS 71 33 1 12161 11557 0.087 54.798 3 2.159 3 0.494 4 0.421 3 0.5508 3.969 0.597 0.246 0.000 CLIPPERS 50 38 0 10130 10119 0.035 45.404 11 1.595 11 0.189 15 -0.021 12 0.5195 4.006 0.347 -0.390 0.000 KINGS 39 43 0 9363 9455 -0.003 41.394 16 1.168 16 -0.057 17 -0.073 16 0.4935 4.010 0.314 -0.461 0.000 LAKERS 37 45 0 9165 9306 -0.000 41.617 20 1.067 20 -0.112 22 -0.138 20 0.4883 3.965 0.015 -0.291 0.000 SUNS 19 63 0 8815 9581 -0.024 42.381 28 0.190 28 -0.634 28 -0.541 28 0.4357 3.946 -0.483 -0.600 0.000

NORTHWEST DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR NUGGETS 61 35 0 10603 10253 0.050 49.296 5 1.897 5 0.355 7 0.228 4 0.5366 3.891 0.009 0.446 0.000 TRAIL BLAZERS 61 37 0 11157 10835 0.077 51.345 6 1.887 6 0.351 6 0.264 6 0.5355 3.948 0.333 0.196 0.000 JAZZ 51 36 0 9650 9265 0.041 44.142 8 1.670 8 0.222 5 0.300 8 0.5222 3.899 0.121 0.478 0.000 THUNDER 50 37 0 9913 9663 0.034 44.235 10 1.619 10 0.194 10 0.146 10 0.5197 3.956 0.255 0.037 0.000 TIMBERWOLVES 36 46 0 9223 9346 0.008 41.786 21 1.028 21 -0.135 20 -0.119 21 0.4859 3.974 0.081 -0.319 0.000

SOUTHWEST DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR ROCKETS 59 34 0 10535 10109 0.075 48.343 4 1.931 4 0.368 3 0.437 5 0.5366 3.932 0.425 0.450 0.000 SPURS 51 38 0 9879 9754 0.029 45.410 12 1.594 12 0.184 11 0.113 11 0.5196 3.927 0.074 0.151 0.000 GRIZZLIES 33 49 0 8490 8703 0.003 41.899 22 0.879 22 -0.216 23 -0.174 22 0.4771 3.811 -0.781 0.434 0.000 MAVERICKS 33 49 0 8927 9032 0.004 41.650 23 0.876 23 -0.223 18 -0.102 23 0.4768 3.912 -0.219 0.015 0.000 PELICANS 33 49 0 9466 9575 -0.011 41.244 24 0.864 24 -0.230 24 -0.204 24 0.4753 4.034 0.307 -0.715 0.000

CENTRAL DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR BUCKS 70 27 0 11378 10519 0.028 47.630 1 2.230 2 0.524 1 0.529 1 0.5525 3.982 0.770 0.288 0.000 PACERS 48 38 0 9224 8981 -0.024 41.821 13 1.441 13 0.103 12 0.057 13 0.5098 3.855 -0.337 0.451 0.000 PISTONS 41 45 0 9170 9285 -0.021 43.021 17 1.145 17 -0.069 19 -0.110 17 0.4923 3.868 -0.443 0.222 0.000 BULLS 22 60 0 8605 9295 -0.072 40.910 27 0.259 27 -0.597 27 -0.525 27 0.4407 3.896 -0.722 -0.328 0.000 CAVALIERS 19 63 0 8567 9355 -0.072 41.229 29 0.098 29 -0.686 29 -0.570 29 0.4321 3.915 -0.669 -0.471 0.000

SOUTHEAST DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR MAGIC 43 44 0 9260 9274 -0.019 43.241 14 1.218 14 -0.030 13 0.043 14 0.4970 3.865 -0.306 0.392 0.000 HEAT 39 43 0 8668 8687 -0.039 40.136 18 1.102 19 -0.096 14 -0.021 18 0.4904 3.852 -0.431 0.389 0.000 HORNETS 39 43 0 9081 9171 -0.045 40.199 19 1.098 18 -0.095 21 -0.127 19 0.4901 3.943 -0.086 -0.168 0.000 WIZARDS 32 50 0 9350 9588 -0.071 39.777 25 0.729 25 -0.312 25 -0.210 25 0.4678 4.011 0.182 -0.602 0.000 HAWKS 29 53 0 9294 9788 -0.066 40.612 26 0.578 26 -0.387 26 -0.299 26 0.4605 4.032 0.206 -0.804 0.000

ATLANTIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR RAPTORS 74 32 1 11942 11312 0.071 54.832 2 2.206 1 0.525 2 0.489 2 0.5514 3.887 0.249 0.729 0.000 76ERS 58 36 0 10749 10492 0.005 46.756 7 1.740 7 0.270 9 0.170 7 0.5278 3.983 0.417 -0.077 0.000 CELTICS 54 37 0 10135 9784 0.019 45.449 9 1.662 9 0.218 8 0.188 9 0.5218 3.918 0.104 0.272 0.000 NETS 43 44 0 9761 9822 -0.030 42.998 15 1.202 15 -0.039 16 -0.037 15 0.4962 3.951 0.044 -0.118 0.000 KNICKS 17 65 0 8575 9330 -0.062 41.361 30 0.000 30 -0.747 30 -0.624 30 0.4270 3.909 -0.755 -0.492 0.000


DIVISION             W   L   T   PCT  RNK RATING
NORTHWEST DIVISION 259 191   0 0.576    1  0.227
ATLANTIC DIVISION  246 214   1 0.535    2  0.045
SOUTHWEST DIVISION 209 219   0 0.488    3  0.026
PACIFIC DIVISION   216 222   1 0.493    4 -0.076
CENTRAL DIVISION   200 233   0 0.462    5 -0.155
SOUTHEAST DIVISION 182 233   0 0.439    6 -0.196

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.223 points in main ratings (0.186 for semineutral)
     0.023 points in improved RPI (0.019 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Fri Jun 14 05:30:16 2019
games through: Thu Jun 13 2019

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