WNBA Basketball Ratings

Updated
RankOverallChangeSOS
(Rank)
Standard
(Rank)
Inference
(Rank)
Vegas
(Rank)
1. Seattle Storm (18-4)1.0128--0.0940 (12)0.9213 (2)1.0778 (2)1.0419 (1)
2. Las Vegas Aces (18-4)0.9524--0.0886 (11)0.9681 (1)1.1663 (1)0.7223 (2)
3. Los Angeles Sparks (15-7)0.5648--0.0533 (10)0.5129 (3)0.5264 (3)0.6567 (3)
4. Minnesota Lynx (14-8)0.2976--0.0290 (8)0.3684 (4)0.4239 (4)0.0983 (6)
5. Phoenix Mercury (14-9)0.2453+1-0.0330 (9)0.3072 (5)0.2505 (5)0.1763 (5)
6. Chicago Sky (12-11)0.1844-1-0.0172 (7)0.0293 (6)0.1214 (6)0.4073 (4)
7. Connecticut Sun (11-12)0.0164-0.0047 (6)-0.0426 (7)0.0849 (7)0.0085 (7)
8. Washington Mystics (9-14)-0.2255-0.0284 (5)-0.2648 (8)-0.2372 (8)-0.1732 (8)
9. Dallas Wings (8-14)-0.4120-0.0355 (4)-0.3756 (9)-0.4623 (9)-0.3991 (9)
10. Atlanta Dream (7-15)-0.6076-0.0533 (3)-0.4890 (10)-0.6356 (10)-0.7019 (11)
11. Indiana Fever (6-16)-0.6712-0.0590 (2)-0.6223 (11)-0.8188 (11)-0.5741 (10)
12. New York Liberty (2-20)-1.3790-0.1234 (1)-1.3336 (12)-1.5292 (12)-1.2754 (12)

Ratings Over Time

Ratings Methodology

This table represents the current WNBA Basketball computer ratings as computed by the Donchess Inference Index. More information on how these WNBA Basketball ratings are computed can be found on the Methodology page.

  • Overall Rating: This ratings system that is a combination of the Standard Rating, the Inference Rating and Vegas Rating. This is the final rating that is used to rank the teams.
  • Standard Rating: Looks at game outcome and score differential only. Record is the most important factor in this rating system.
  • Inference Rating: Heavily weights the outcomes of opponents’ games. This system is a much better predictor of future game outcomes.
  • Vegas Rating: This is our newest rating that only takes into account the Vegas line on each game.

Please see our WNBA predictions page to see our projections for each game and outright season predictions.

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