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.
Tampa Bay Rowdies (↔): Went to Birmingham and came away with a 2-0 win. In a class all their own.
NYRB II (↔): Beat Bethlehem by four goals to stay in touching distance of Tampa Bay.
Indy Eleven (↑1): Beat Pittsburgh 2-1 at home to push into the top three.
Nashville SC (↓1): No game this week.
North Carolina FC (↔): Lose points after a 1-1 draw in Hartford, but hang onto 5th place.
Ottawa Fury FC (↑2): Smacked Charlotte 4-1 to move up two spots.
Saint Louis FC (↓1): Saw another game postponed due to weather. They've now only played 10 matches, so they can make up ground.
Louisville City FC (↑2): Move up two spots after a heated 4-1 win over a good Charleston Battery side.
Charleston Battery (↓2): After their midweek Open Cup win over Nashville, they went to Louisville and lost 4-1 in a match that had three red cards.
Pittsburgh Riverhounds (↓1): Lost 2-1 in Indy.
Atlanta United 2 (↑1): No game this week.
Loudoun United FC (↑1): No game this week.
Birmingham Legion FC (↑1): Lost at home to Tampa Bay.
Bethlehem Steel (↓3): Crushed on the road in New York and drop three spots.
Memphis 901 FC (↑1): No game this week.
Charlotte Independence (↓1): Beaten badly in Ottawa.
Swope Park Rangers (↔): No game this week.
Hartford Athletic (↔): Gained points after a 1-1 draw in North Carolina, but still firmly isolated in 18th.
New Mexico United (↔): No game this week.
Phoenix Rising FC (↔): No game this week.
Reno 1868 FC (↑3): Move up three spots after a 4-0 win over Las Vegas.
Portland Timbers 2 (↔): Beat Real Monarchs 2-1.
Fresno FC (↓2): Lost to Colorado Springs and drop two points.
El Paso Locomotive FC (↓1): Drop a spot after a really tight win over Tacoma.
Orange County SC (↑2): Beat RGV Toros to move up two spots.
Tulsa Roughnecks FC (↓1): Lost at home to Austin.
Austin Bold FC (↑3): Went to Tulsa and came away with a 3-2 win.
Rio Grande Valley FC (↓2): Lost to 10-man Orange County and drop two spots.
Sacramento Republic FC (↑2): They've had a really disappointing start to the season, but move up two spots after a 2-1 win over San Antonio.
Real Monarchs SLC (↓1): Lost midweek to Portland.
OKC Energy (↑1): Drew 0-0 with a struggling LA Galaxy II side.
Las Vegas Lights FC (↓4): Drop four spots after getting smashed 4-0 by Reno.
LA Galaxy II (↔): Drew Tacoma midweek and OKC Energy on the weekend. Not a great week for Los Dos.
San Antonio FC (↔): Lost 2-1 to Sacramento.
CS Switchbacks FC (↔): Not quite as poor as Tacoma, but still poor, despite a 1-0 win over Fresno.
Tacoma Defiance (↔): Drew with LA Galaxy II and lost to El Paso. Their -27 goal difference is the worst in USL by nine goals.
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.