Interesting OoC breakdown...

Jason Svoboda

The Bird Level
Administrator
This is a pretty good look to see how various conferences pad their win totals. For example, from the article: The single-most lopsided series are the SEC's 13-0 record against the Southland, the AAC's 12-0 record against the SWAC, the Pac-12's 11-0 record against the Big Sky, the SEC's 10-0 record against the OVC and the Pac-12's 14-1 record against the Big West.


Here is the actual spreadsheet:


The MVC had a good year against like conferences.
 

DyedBlue

The Sycamore Level
It would be interesting to know how many were true home games for the Fearless Power Conferences. Probably 80-90%.

HAD SOME time to kill so I looked through the list. A reasonably accurate scan was 442-56 for Power 5 Home teams against non-Power 5 competition. MANY of the losses came against A-10 and WCC and some against AAC. A few against MVC and the Northwesterns & Vanderbilts of the world could lose to about anyone it seems.
 

Jason Svoboda

The Bird Level
Administrator
It would be interesting to know how many were true home games for the Fearless Power Conferences. Probably 80-90%.

HAD SOME time to kill so I looked through the list. A reasonably accurate scan was 442-56 for Power 5 Home teams against non-Power 5 competition. MANY of the losses came against A-10 and WCC and some against AAC. A few against MVC and the Northwesterns & Vanderbilts of the world could lose to about anyone it seems.
Which is why there needs to be a major reform. It's too easy to game the RPI, BPI and other indices. The playing field needs to be leveled, especially with pay-for-play growing.
 
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