USL power ratings and Round of eight computer picks

Welcome to the USL power ratings! Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. Pure Power This ratings method uses scoring in each individual game, compared to the opponent’s averages, to determine teams’ overall quality. It’s blind to result (W-L-D) but not location or score. Pittsburgh’s flat-track bully routine saw the Riverhounds go from pretty close … Continue reading USL power ratings and Round of eight computer picks

USL power ratings: Oct. 14, 2019

Welcome to the USL power ratings! Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. Table Power This rating method combines points per game with the quality of opposition played (also measured in points per game). It’s blind to home/away splits as well as scoring margin. The goal is to project a final table … Continue reading USL power ratings: Oct. 14, 2019

USL power ratings: Oct. 7, 2019

Welcome to the USL power ratings! Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. Table Power This rating method combines points per game with the quality of opposition played (also measured in points per game). It’s blind to home/away splits as well as scoring margin. The goal is to project a final table … Continue reading USL power ratings: Oct. 7, 2019

USL power ratings: Sept. 30, 2019

Welcome to the USL power ratings! Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. Table Power This rating method combines points per game with the quality of opposition played (also measured in points per game). It’s blind to home/away splits as well as scoring margin. The goal is to project a final table … Continue reading USL power ratings: Sept. 30, 2019

The Wrap(s): Nashville SC gets four points from Birmingham and Pittsburgh

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from recent Nashville SC game(s). The Boys in Gold handled business midweek and then faltered slightly over the weekend. Nashville SC 1-0 Birmingham Legion Game photos from FCAC photographer Ryan Lassan. Hafltime reset and the game story: A Matt LaGrassa shot in the first minute of second-half stoppage time was deflected and struck the left post, … Continue reading The Wrap(s): Nashville SC gets four points from Birmingham and Pittsburgh

Nashville SC game preview 2019: at Loudoun United

Nashville managed to pull away from Loudoun United in the second half of the season-opening game, but both teams are in very different places now. Can NSC take control even earlier, or will they stumble in metro D.C.? The essentials Opponent: Loudoun United FC (7-15-6), 27 points, 15th place East. 31-32 ProjPts, 15rd in USL East power ratings and 29th in combined-table Pure Power. Time, Location: Saturday, … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: at Loudoun United

The GIFening: Nashville SC 0-0 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Nashville’s frustration was palpable after Saturday’s scoreless draw against Pittsburgh Riverhounds. How did it look in moving pictures? Check ’em out here. With two games last week, The Wrap will come tomorrow morning instead of today. If you haven’t yet, make sure you vote in the Community Ratings for the Birmingham and Pittsburgh games. Continue reading The GIFening: Nashville SC 0-0 Pittsburgh Riverhounds