WNBA Rankings, Past and Present

2019 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
19 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
19 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
18 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2018 season.
18 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2018 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years.
*WNBA Finals Champion
+WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 19 HI 19 LO 18 W/L 18 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- LST 5 W/L LST 5 SEA DIVISION
1 Washington * 26-8 124.673 118.106 118.619 123.326 113.438 113.880 111.066 9.48% 6.34% 112.904 111.602 Eastern
2 Connecticut + 23-11 117.115 112.737 116.457 116.457 109.388 115.224 113.035 1.64% -0.26% 112.451 110.009 Eastern
3 Las Vegas 21-13 113.475 111.286 113.072 113.874 107.975 105.886 107.450 7.17% 3.57% 99.927 105.728 Western
4 Los Angeles 22-12 113.365 110.863 111.204 113.923 105.489 113.998 112.748 -0.56% -1.67% 115.012 112.689 Western
5 Chicago 20-14 111.924 110.048 114.266 114.266 105.439 101.052 103.554 10.76% 6.27% 107.748 109.393 Eastern
6 Minnesota 18-16 111.460 111.147 113.769 114.827 107.957 112.029 111.716 -0.51% -0.51% 120.259 114.443 Western
7 Seattle 18-16 111.252 110.626 108.334 116.850 106.317 121.771 114.891 -8.64% -3.71% 107.175 109.908 Western
8 Phoenix 15-19 108.296 109.859 103.635 114.591 103.635 112.951 111.074 -4.12% -1.09% 111.304 110.747 Western
9 Indiana 13-21 103.469 105.971 108.461 108.461 102.182 95.078 101.958 8.83% 3.94% 105.173 106.700 Eastern
10 Dallas 10-24 100.644 105.022 104.936 108.069 102.827 108.770 110.333 -7.47% -4.81% 105.245 107.552 Western
11 Atlanta 8-26 98.953 104.582 102.240 110.991 101.263 113.205 109.765 -12.59% -4.72% 106.503 106.499 Eastern
12 New York 10-24 98.881 103.259 101.521 108.024 100.612 99.636 105.890 -0.76% -2.48% 109.170 108.535 Eastern
Through 10/10/19

2018 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
18 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
18 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
17 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2017 season.
17 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2017 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years.
*WNBA Finals Champion
+WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 18 HI 18 LO 17 W/L 17 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- LST 5 W/L LST 5 SEA DIVISION
1 Seattle* 26-8 121.771 114.891 117.666 117.666 109.721 108.225 109.788 12.52% 4.65% 103.779 109.304 Western
2 Connecticut 21-13 115.224 113.035 115.400 116.659 108.940 115.184 112.995 0.03% 0.04% 108.202 108.768 Eastern
3 Los Angeles 19-15 113.998 112.748 110.479 117.851 110.398 121.452 115.511 -6.14% -2.39% 113.672 112.834 Western
4 Washington+ 21-12 113.880 111.066 115.301 115.301 107.724 111.049 110.736 2.55% 0.30% 108.978 109.934 Eastern
5 Atlanta 23-11 113.205 109.765 114.111 115.343 103.534 104.580 107.707 8.25% 1.91% 108.879 107.753 Eastern
6 Phoenix 20-14 112.951 111.074 116.489 116.489 106.954 109.442 109.130 3.21% 1.78% 118.367 112.113 Western
7 Minnesota 18-16 112.029 111.716 108.710 119.663 106.699 126.012 118.507 -11.10% -5.73% 123.183 115.366 Western
8 Dallas 15-19 108.770 110.333 105.556 117.612 105.556 105.120 106.058 3.47% 4.03% 104.182 108.280 Western
9 Las Vegas 14-19 105.886 107.450 106.367 111.427 102.604 97.227 102.855 8.91% 4.47% 98.198 105.082 Western
10 Chicago 13-21 101.052 103.554 106.838 106.838 100.153 103.107 106.234 -1.99% -2.52% 106.222 109.038 Eastern
11 New York 7-27 99.636 105.890 101.934 113.979 101.902 113.372 110.558 -12.12% -4.22% 109.680 109.237 Eastern
12 Indiana 6-28 95.078 101.958 101.450 105.297 99.900 99.254 104.257 -4.21% -2.21% 106.393 107.300 Eastern
Through 9/12/18

2017 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
17 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
17 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
16 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2016 season.
16 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2016 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years.
*WNBA Finals Champion
+WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 17 HI 17 LO 16 W/L 16 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- LST5 W/L LST5 SEA DIVISION
1 Minnesota* 27-7 126.012 118.507 120.274 120.542 115.820 125.086 117.582 0.74% 0.79% 125.972 116.279 Western
2 Los Angeles+ 26-8 121.452 115.511 119.635 119.635 113.170 122.090 115.523 -0.52% -0.01% 113.591 112.855 Western
3 Connecticut 21-13 115.184 112.995 109.403 115.369 109.403 105.038 106.915 9.66% 5.69% 106.446 107.701 Eastern
4 New York 22-12 113.372 110.558 117.132 117.539 104.761 113.590 111.401 -0.19% -0.76% 112.191 110.073 Eastern
5 Washington 18-16 111.049 110.736 110.935 114.200 106.549 104.861 107.363 5.90% 3.14% 107.752 109.651 Eastern
6 Phoenix 18-16 109.442 109.130 110.836 111.185 105.860 109.375 110.313 0.06% -1.07% 119.721 112.373 Western
7 Seattle 15-19 108.225 109.788 108.191 113.002 106.962 107.120 108.058 1.03% 1.60% 99.281 107.907 Western
8 Dallas 16-18 105.120 106.058 108.190 108.190 102.797 102.543 106.295 2.51% -0.22% 103.035 107.766 Western
9 Atlanta 12-22 104.580 107.707 104.404 110.794 104.404 108.412 108.412 -3.53% -0.65% 107.797 107.249 Eastern
10 Chicago 12-22 103.107 106.234 106.953 108.660 102.605 110.731 110.418 -6.88% -3.79% 107.515 110.410 Eastern
11 Indiana 9-25 99.254 104.257 99.958 108.738 99.958 109.662 109.975 -9.49% -5.20% 109.222 108.635 Eastern
12 San Antonio 8-26 97.227 102.855 106.285 106.880 100.734 95.391 101.645 1.92% 1.19% 96.276 104.490 Western
Through 10/4/17

2016 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
16 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
16 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
15 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2015 season.
15 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2015 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 16 HI 16 LO 15 W/L 15 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Minnesota #+ 28-6 125.0865 117.582 117.22 121.2626 114.4166 117.64134 113.2636 6.33% 3.81% Western
2 Los Angeles #* 26-8 122.0895 115.523 116.502 120.284 110.4803 106.60984 108.7987 14.52% 6.18% Western
3 New York # 21-13 113.5896 111.401 104.714 113.5792 104.7141 115.32095 111.5686 -1.50% -0.15% Eastern
4 Chicago # 18-16 110.731 110.418 107.596 114.1884 107.5958 114.11605 111.9272 -2.97% -1.35% Eastern
5 Indiana # 17-17 109.6623 109.975 110.496 111.7537 107.4862 113.52961 111.3407 -3.41% -1.23% Eastern
6 Phoenix # 16-18 109.3754 110.313 110.855 112.2279 107.6783 114.92411 113.3606 -4.83% -2.69% Western
7 Atlanta # 17-17 108.4125 108.412 108.963 112.667 103.6109 106.1119 107.3627 2.17% 0.98% Eastern
8 Seattle # 16-18 107.1199 108.058 112.041 113.9657 103.4661 101.7961 106.1738 5.23% 1.77% Western
9 Connecticut 14-20 105.0384 106.915 111.038 112.4363 103.1115 108.4445 109.6953 -3.14% -2.53% Eastern
10 Washington 13-21 104.8612 107.363 109.422 111.6431 103.7045 111.05206 110.7394 -5.57% -3.05% Eastern
11 Dallas 11-23 102.5428 106.295 102.46 109.0032 102.4601 110.36208 110.0494 -7.09% -3.41% Western
12 San Antonio 7-27 95.39137 101.645 102.501 103.7304 99.90083 99.772549 105.4011 -4.39% -3.56% Western
Through 10/20/16

2015 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
15 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
15 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
14 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2014 season.
14 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2014 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 15 HI 15 LO 14 W/L 14 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Minnesota #* 22-12 117.641 113.264 114.515 116.853 109.009 121.078 115.762 -2.84% -2.16% Western
2 New York # 23-11 115.321 111.569 113.169 116.501 107.445 105.515 106.766 9.29% 4.50% Eastern
3 Phoenix # 20-14 114.924 113.361 114.628 120.536 109.104 126.070 116.689 -8.84% -2.85% Western
4 Chicago # 21-13 114.116 111.927 113.906 115.770 108.897 106.711 108.274 6.94% 3.37% Eastern
5 Indiana #+ 20-14 113.530 111.341 114.387 115.766 105.061 108.655 108.968 4.49% 2.18% Eastern
6 Washington # 18-16 111.052 110.739 109.784 113.204 106.277 108.517 109.768 2.34% 0.89% Eastern
7 Tulsa # 18-16 110.362 110.049 108.661 115.450 105.380 105.535 108.662 4.57% 1.28% Western
8 Connecticut 15-19 108.444 109.695 104.726 115.210 104.726 104.032 106.534 4.24% 2.97% Eastern
9 Los Angeles # 14-20 106.610 108.799 110.585 113.870 104.606 110.337 111.588 -3.38% -2.50% Western
10 Atlanta 15-19 106.112 107.363 113.129 113.129 103.857 111.787 110.849 -5.08% -3.14% Eastern
11 Seattle 10-24 101.796 106.174 105.948 110.810 103.958 104.480 107.607 -2.57% -1.33% Western
12 San Antonio 8-26 99.773 105.401 98.466 111.603 98.466 106.809 108.060 -6.59% -2.46% Western
Through 10/14/15

2014 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
14 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
14 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
13 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2013 season.
13 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2013 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 14 HI 14 LO 13 W/L 13 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Phoenix #* 29-5 126.070 116.689 120.070 121.823 112.334 109.230 108.292 15.42% 7.75% Western
2 Minnesota # 25-9 121.078 115.762 111.984 122.695 111.984 124.519 116.702 -2.76% -0.81% Western
3 Atlanta # 19-15 111.787 110.849 108.560 113.931 107.720 112.398 112.398 -0.54% -1.38% Eastern
4 Los Angeles # 16-18 110.337 111.588 110.568 114.504 108.876 119.054 114.988 -7.32% -2.96% Western
5 Indiana # 16-18 108.655 108.968 109.758 111.058 107.252 110.759 111.384 -1.90% -2.17% Eastern
6 Washington # 16-18 108.517 109.768 109.136 112.335 107.322 107.054 107.367 1.37% 2.24% Eastern
7 San Antonio # 16-18 106.809 108.060 110.425 110.425 105.088 105.479 108.606 1.26% -0.50% Western
8 Chicago #+ 15-19 106.711 108.274 108.725 112.073 105.203 117.621 113.868 -9.28% -4.91% Eastern
9 Tulsa 12-22 105.535 108.662 108.098 110.869 106.074 102.899 106.651 2.56% 1.89% Western
10 New York 15-19 105.515 106.766 107.165 109.324 103.387 102.109 105.861 3.34% 0.85% Eastern
11 Seattle 12-22 104.480 107.607 107.516 110.816 104.439 108.092 108.718 -3.34% -1.02% Western
12 Connecticut 13-21 104.032 106.534 107.836 110.489 102.392 102.096 106.473 1.90% 0.06% Eastern
Through 9/12/14

2013 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
13 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
13 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
12 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2012 season.
12 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2012 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 13 HI 13 LO 12 W/L 12 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Minnesota #* 26-8 124.519 116.702 122.290 122.290 113.559 125.954 119.387 -1.14% -2.25% Western
2 Los Angeles # 24-10 119.054 114.988 114.232 117.583 111.090 117.569 113.192 1.26% 1.59% Western
3 Chicago # 24-10 117.621 113.868 113.193 115.854 111.459 106.969 108.845 9.96% 4.61% Eastern
4 Atlanta #+ 17-17 112.398 112.398 111.414 115.668 108.024 113.392 112.453 -0.88% -0.05% Eastern
5 Indiana # 16-18 110.759 111.384 111.324 117.835 107.504 118.424 114.047 -6.47% -2.33% Eastern
6 Phoenix # 19-15 109.230 108.292 111.975 112.052 97.575 96.701 102.955 12.96% 5.18% Western
7 Seattle # 17-17 108.092 108.718 110.794 111.606 106.766 108.325 109.263 -0.21% -0.50% Western
8 Washington # 17-17 107.054 107.367 110.321 110.673 101.208 95.068 102.573 12.61% 4.67% Eastern
9 San Antonio 12-22 105.479 108.606 106.920 113.267 104.596 114.984 113.108 -8.27% -3.98% Western
10 Tulsa 11-23 102.899 106.651 109.506 109.506 100.845 98.374 103.377 4.60% 3.17% Western
11 New York 11-23 102.109 105.861 102.060 110.291 101.976 106.493 108.369 -4.12% -2.31% Eastern
12 Connecticut 10-24 102.096 106.473 103.421 112.157 101.628 118.301 112.985 -13.70% -5.76% Eastern
Through 10/10/13

2012 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
12 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
12 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
11 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2011 season.
11 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2011 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 12 HI 12 LO 11 W/L 11 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Minnesota #+ 27-7 125.954 119.387 116.194 121.397 116.194 123.788 115.658 1.75% 3.22% Western
2 Indiana #* 22-12 118.424 114.047 118.581 118.581 111.392 115.923 113.421 2.16% 0.55% Eastern
3 Connecticut # 25-9 118.301 112.985 115.621 115.854 109.981 114.329 112.453 3.47% 0.47% Eastern
4 Los Angeles # 24-10 117.569 113.192 118.690 118.690 107.475 105.750 107.001 11.18% 5.79% Western
5 San Antonio # 21-13 114.984 113.108 111.338 118.539 109.923 111.073 110.760 3.52% 2.12% Western
6 Atlanta # 19-15 113.392 112.453 113.712 114.486 110.105 113.627 111.751 -0.21% 0.63% Eastern
7 Seattle # 16-18 108.325 109.263 110.767 111.844 107.594 114.225 112.036 -5.17% -2.48% Western
8 Chicago 14-20 106.969 108.845 110.312 111.325 105.833 108.186 110.062 -1.12% -1.11% Eastern
9 New York # 15-19 106.493 108.369 107.508 111.910 106.371 112.927 111.989 -5.70% -3.23% Eastern
10 Tulsa 9-25 98.374 103.377 106.005 106.969 100.064 89.972 98.728 9.34% 4.71% Western
11 Phoenix 7-27 96.701 102.955 98.653 109.390 98.131 113.395 112.457 -14.72% -8.45% Western
12 Washington 5-29 95.068 102.573 99.889 105.298 99.889 99.161 106.040 -4.13% -3.27% Eastern
Through 10/21/12

2011 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
11 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
11 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
10 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2010 season.
10 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2010 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 11 HI 11 LO 10 W/L 10 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Minnesota #* 27-7 123.788 115.658 117.095 120.123 111.803 102.891 105.393 20.31% 9.74% Western
2 Indiana # 21-13 115.923 113.421 112.716 115.117 111.674 115.819 113.630 0.09% -0.18% Eastern
3 Connecticut # 21-13 114.329 112.453 111.771 113.454 111.627 109.142 109.142 4.75% 3.03% Eastern
4 Seattle # 21-13 114.225 112.036 113.801 114.740 108.590 125.198 116.130 -8.76% -3.53% Western
5 Atlanta #+ 20-14 113.627 111.751 114.627 115.087 108.728 113.570 112.006 0.05% -0.23% Eastern
6 Phoenix # 19-15 113.395 112.457 111.171 116.508 108.187 110.319 111.570 2.79% 0.80% Western
7 New York # 19-15 112.927 111.989 113.561 113.727 109.260 114.453 111.639 -1.33% 0.31% Eastern
8 San Antonio # 18-16 111.073 110.760 111.669 112.140 108.939 104.667 107.168 6.12% 3.35% Western
9 Chicago 14-20 108.186 110.062 109.487 112.002 108.243 108.336 110.212 -0.14% -0.14% Eastern
10 Los Angeles 15-19 105.750 107.001 105.548 110.208 104.763 105.260 108.387 0.47% -1.28% Western
11 Washington 6-28 99.161 106.040 102.645 109.521 102.645 114.650 112.148 -13.51% -5.45% Eastern
12 Tulsa 3-31 89.972 98.728 100.405 101.375 96.181 95.587 102.466 -5.87% -3.65% Western
Through 10/7/11

2010 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
10 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
10 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
09 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2009 season.
09 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2009 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 10 HI 10 LO 09 W/L 09 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Seattle #* 28-6 125.198 116.130 114.830 118.892 111.576 113.447 111.883 10.36% 3.80% Western
2 Indiana # 21-13 115.819 113.630 111.569 115.862 109.499 117.284 113.532 -1.25% 0.09% Eastern
3 Washington # 22-12 114.650 112.148 113.616 114.048 108.508 106.772 108.023 7.38% 3.82% Eastern
4 New York # 22-12 114.453 111.639 115.631 118.203 108.348 106.931 109.432 7.03% 2.02% Eastern
5 Atlanta #+ 19-15 113.570 112.006 116.890 116.890 108.663 110.672 110.672 2.62% 1.21% Eastern
6 Phoenix # 15-19 110.319 111.570 110.024 115.357 107.140 117.917 113.227 -6.44% -1.46% Western
7 Connecticut 17-17 109.142 109.142 111.423 112.129 106.132 109.430 110.055 -0.26% -0.83% Eastern
8 Chicago 14-20 108.336 110.212 108.416 113.312 106.823 106.525 107.151 1.70% 2.86% Eastern
9 Los Angeles # 13-21 105.260 108.387 106.827 114.067 105.540 112.637 112.012 -6.55% -3.24% Western
10 San Antonio # 14-20 104.667 107.168 108.522 109.123 104.606 106.975 108.539 -2.16% -1.26% Western
11 Minnesota 13-21 102.891 105.393 109.199 109.384 101.989 106.371 108.248 -3.27% -2.64% Western
12 Tulsa 6-28 95.587 102.466 97.614 111.378 97.614 111.442 110.504 -14.23% -7.27% Western
Through 9/16/10

2009 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
09 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
09 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
08 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2008 season.
08 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2008 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 09 HI 09 LO 08 W/L 08 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Phoenix #* 23-11 117.917 113.227 115.333 115.526 111.003 110.875 111.501 6.35% 1.55% Western
2 Indiana #+ 22-12 117.284 113.532 112.625 116.445 109.210 110.538 110.850 6.10% 2.42% Eastern
3 Seattle # 20-14 113.447 111.883 110.949 116.691 109.076 114.218 111.717 -0.68% 0.15% Western
4 Los Angeles # 18-16 112.637 112.012 114.978 114.978 108.717 114.920 113.044 -1.99% -0.91% Western
5 Detroit # 18-16 111.442 110.504 114.435 114.435 108.384 119.493 114.802 -6.74% -3.74% Eastern
6 Atlanta # 18-16 110.672 110.672 110.939 113.804 106.087 95.493 103.624 15.90% 6.80% Eastern
7 Connecticut 16-18 109.430 110.055 105.238 112.705 105.238 113.807 111.618 -3.85% -1.40% Eastern
8 San Antonio # 15-19 106.975 108.539 109.689 110.581 106.061 116.478 112.100 -8.16% -3.18% Western
9 New York 13-21 106.931 109.432 108.650 111.722 107.929 112.559 111.308 -5.00% -1.69% Eastern
10 Washington # 16-18 106.772 108.023 107.527 110.252 106.503 96.826 101.204 10.27% 6.74% Eastern
11 Chicago 16-18 106.525 107.151 108.740 110.149 103.663 105.277 108.404 1.19% -1.16% Eastern
12 Minnesota 14-20 106.371 108.248 107.001 111.653 106.344 108.036 108.661 -1.54% -0.38% Western
13 Sacramento 12-22 105.174 108.301 110.330 111.254 106.306 112.087 111.774 -6.17% -3.11% Western
Through 10/9/09

2008 WNBA Rankings

The Dunkel WNBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent Index rating.
08 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
08 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
# – Made Playoffs
* – WNBA Finals Champion
+ – WNBA Finals Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 08 HI 08 LO DIVISION
1 Detroit #* 22-12 119.493 114.802 116.5497 116.550 113.736 Eastern
2 San Antonio #+ 24-10 116.478 112.100 110.4898 113.303 110.490 Western
3 Los Angeles # 20-14 114.920 113.044 113.3735 114.577 110.855 Western
4 Seattle # 22-12 114.218 111.717 111.0822 113.751 110.286 Western
5 Connecticut # 21-13 113.807 111.618 110.4444 113.092 110.444 Eastern
6 New York # 19-15 112.559 111.308 111.3744 112.135 110.457 Eastern
7 Sacramento # 18-16 112.087 111.774 113.3685 114.094 109.851 Western
8 Phoenix 16-18 110.875 111.501 110.0993 112.950 110.099 Western
9 Indiana # 17-17 110.538 110.850 110.8441 113.751 108.530 Eastern
10 Minnesota 16-18 108.036 108.661 110.0709 110.071 107.285 Western
11 Houston 17-17 107.373 107.373 109.2181 109.218 104.272 Western
12 Chicago 12-22 105.277 108.404 107.5663 109.949 107.566 Eastern
13 Washington 10-24 96.826 101.204 99.99101 102.440 99.991 Eastern
14 Atlanta 4-30 95.493 103.624 105.5277 105.528 100.899 Eastern