Penultimate USL power ratings, title game pick, and MLS power ratings

Welcome to the USL power ratings! Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, MLS, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. USL 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 aware of location and score. Louisville made a huge jump by doing something … Continue reading Penultimate USL power ratings, title game pick, and MLS power ratings

USL power ratings and Conference Championship 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 aware of location and score. I expressed skepticism about Pittsburgh’s flat-track bully routine, and a … Continue reading USL power ratings and Conference Championship computer picks

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: Sept. 17, 2018

Mostly a chalk-ish week, but some interesting swings in the USL. 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 counts only opposition played and points attained in a given game – it is best used as a proxy for how the table is likely to play out … Continue reading USL Power ratings: Sept. 17, 2018

USL Power ratings: Sept. 10, 2018

As always, fun times in the USL. Real Monarchs no longer a lock for top of the West? More official playoff eliminations? Let’s gooooo. 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 counts only opposition played and points attained in a given game – it is best … Continue reading USL Power ratings: Sept. 10, 2018

USL Power ratings: Aug. 27, 2018

You will note that today is not Sept. 3. However, in the interest of keeping up with weekly rankings, these include only games through Sunday. The handful of games since will be reflected in next week’s rankings. 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 counts only opposition played … Continue reading USL Power ratings: Aug. 27, 2018

USL Power ratings: Aug. 27, 2018

Nashville’s (slight) drop continues, the East converging toward a top six, and the situation in the West remains hectic as always. 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 counts only opposition played and points attained in a given game – it is best used as a … Continue reading USL Power ratings: Aug. 27, 2018