#19 in the USA Today 1-130 Re-Rank

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#19 in the USA Today 1-130 Re-Rank

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Re: #19 in the USA Today 1-130 Re-Rank

Unread post by appstate77 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:47 pm

I'll "Drink" to that!



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Unread post by hapapp » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:53 pm

We dropped a spot.



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Unread post by APPdiesel » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:42 pm

I'd really love to know their criteria. Is it opinion based? Advanced analytics? Human voting? The article doesn't really say.


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Re: #19 in the USA Today 1-130 Re-Rank

Unread post by appstatealum » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:31 pm

APPdiesel wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:42 pm
I'd really love to know their criteria. Is it opinion based? Advanced analytics? Human voting? The article doesn't really say.
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Unread post by AtlAppMan » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:01 pm

We rout our opponent by one of the largest margins in this year’s bowl season and drop a spot. Wow!



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Re: #19 in the USA Today 1-130 Re-Rank

Unread post by NattyBumppo'sRevenge » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:07 pm

AtlAppMan wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:01 pm
We rout our opponent by one of the largest margins in this year’s bowl season and drop a spot. Wow!
a testament to the suckiness of C-USA, they expected us to beat them by more



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Re: #19 in the USA Today 1-130 Re-Rank

Unread post by AppAlum1 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:46 pm

APPdiesel wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:42 pm
I'd really love to know their criteria. Is it opinion based? Advanced analytics? Human voting? The article doesn't really say.
Just from a quick glance, it looks to me like their sole criteria is the team's won/loss record. For teams in better conferences, this undervalues them; and for the winners in lesser conferences, this overvalues them. In other words, there appears to be no consideration for strength of schedule.

So, an accurate predictor it is not. But, I still like it.

And, check out S&P+ rankings where App is ranked #11 in the latest poll thru 1/7/19. That poll is an amazingly accurate predictor of head to head matchups. By amazingly accurate, I mean better than 50%.



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