This method of ranking team performance factors in point per game, strength of schedule, and goal difference. This isn't an attempt to predict the final table, but rather a way to measure a team's form.
NYRB II (↔): Retain the #1 spot after a 1-1 draw in Ottawa midweek. The top scoring side in the East.
Tampa Bay Rowdies (↔): Went on the road and won 1-0 in Nashville. The only unbeaten side in either conference.
Nashville SC (↑1): Lost at home to Tampa Bay midweek, but rebounded with a 5-1 win over Swope Park on the weekend. Jumped to second on the Eastern Conference scoring charts.
Saint Louis FC (↑1): Drew 0-0 in Charleston to move into 4th.
North Carolina FC (↓2): Lost 2-1 in Ottawa.
Charleston Battery (↔): Held on for a 0-0 draw at home against Saint Louis.
Indy Eleven (↔): No game this week.
Ottawa Fury FC (↑2): Drew with NYRB II and beat North Carolina to move up two spots. They're not getting a ton of attention, but they're having a strong season.
Pittsburgh Riverhounds (↓1): No game this weekend.
Louisville City FC (↓1): Lost on the road to a poor Swope Park side before rebounding with a 3-0 win in Birmingham.
Loudoun United FC (↑3): Jump up to 11th after a 3-1 win in Charlotte.
Bethlehem Steel (↓1): Drew 1-1 at home against Atlanta.
Atlanta United 2 (↔): Picked up a point on the road against Bethlehem.
Swope Park Rangers (↑3): An up-and-down week. Beat the reigning champions 3-2 at home before getting steam rolled 5-1 in Nashville.
Charlotte Independence (↔): Lost 3-1 at home to Loudoun.
Birmingham Legion FC (↓4): Lost 3-0 at home to Louisville.
Memphis 901 FC (↓1): Went on the road to Hartford and squeezed out a tough 2-1 win.
Hartford Athletic (↔): Couldn't keep up the momentum after last week's draw, losing 2-1 at home to Memphis.
New Mexico United (↔): Drew 2-2 in El Paso. The top scoring side in all USL.
Fresno FC (↔): Picked up their first loss of the season at home against Sacramento, but rebounded with a 3-0 win against Los Dos.
Reno 1868 FC (↑2): Won 4-1 in Sacramento.
Portland Timbers 2 (↓1): Beat a terrible Tacoma side 4-1 on the road.
Phoenix Rising FC (↑4): Won 3-1 against RGV Toros.
Tulsa Roughnecks FC (↔): Didn't play this week.
Las Vegas Lights FC (↑6): Won 3-0 against Colorado Springs.
Austin Bold FC (↑4): Picked up a 2-1 win against OKC Energy.
Sacramento Republic FC (↓1): Beat Fresno on the road, but dropped a 4-1 loss at home to Reno.
Orange County SC (↓1): Drew 0-0 in San Antonio.
Real Monarchs SLC (↓1): No game this week.
Rio Grande Valley FC (↓8): Lost 3-1 in Phoenix.
El Paso Locomotive FC (↓2): Drew 2-2 at home against New Mexico.
OKC Energy (↓4): Went to Austin and lost 2-1.
San Antonio FC (↑2): Squeezed out a 0-0 draw against Orange County.
LA Galaxy II (↓2): Lost 3-0 at home to Fresno.
CS Switchbacks FC (↓1): Lost 3-0 in Las Vegas.
Tacoma Defiance (↔): Beaten handily at home by a really good Portland side. 32 goals conceded in 11 games. Not great.
The above power rankings are a look at current form. These projected tables are simply based on points per game at home and away. These will fluctuate a lot week-to-week.