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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Player Roundup – Week 34

  It’s a quick turnaround for picks this week. Combine that with all the injuries, cards, Byes, and WCQ call ups making picks can be very tough this week. A lot of teams are going to be stuck with 4+ players who will not have games so pick wisely if you are taking -4s. I’m going to try to keep …

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KFC’s Predictions & Power Rankings – Week 34

  Here is the followup to last weeks Elo ranking article. Also, I’ve included some power rankings based on the Elo numbers. If you are curious about the Elo system, take a look at this article the explains it all. If you want to see more, keep reading after the break.

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Form Charts: Week 34 – Week 36

These are the  Form based Difficulty chart for Game Weeks 34-36. Also included is the latest form breakdown for Home and Away games. More discussion can be found at /r/FantasyMLS. Feedback and suggestions are always welcomed. You can also reach us on Twitter at @FantasyMLStips. Be sure to stop by /r/FantasyMLS if you have specific questions and see what others in the Fantasy MLS community think. …

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The Basics of the KFC Elo Ranking System

  Last week I made the first KFC Gameweek Predictions post.  It was received well and overall the success rate for the 9 week 33 games was: 5 Correct, 1 Wrong, 3 Draws. The system considers a draw half a win so I think it was a respectable showing. One of the questions several people asked was how the rankings …

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KFC’s Week 33 Captain Poll

Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is Today at 7:45 so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set. Have you decided on your captain yet? Be sure to vote and see how your pick does before finalizing you team. Also, if you would like to join the discussion, be sure to visit the thread at /r/FantasyMLS. Keep reading for …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Midfielders & Forwards Roundup – Week 33

  I waited as long as I could for the USMNT roster to be released, but it’s not happened yet. So be sure to keep your eye on Twitter or r/FantasyMLS so you can see who may or may not be available. That’s really the big issue right now, you can maneuver around injuries and the bye weeks in Week 34, but …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Keepers & Defenders Roundup – Week 33

  Clean sheets have been getting harder to come by the past several weeks so this week I’m taking a bit more mathematical approach to our keeper and defender recommendations. I’ve included a chart after the break that breaks down how many goals teams allow per game (on average). So if you’re trying to decide who to play this week, …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Form Charts: Week 33 – Week 36

These are the  Form based Difficulty chart for Game Weeks 33-36. Also included is the latest form breakdown for Home and Away games. More discussion can be found at /r/FantasyMLS. Feedback and suggestions are always welcomed. You can also reach us on Twitter at @FantasyMLStips. Be sure to stop by /r/FantasyMLS if you have specific questions and see what others in the Fantasy MLS community think. …

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KFC’s Gameweek Prediction – Week 33

  So this is something new that I am trying. I’ve been familiar with the idea of Strength of Schedule calculations for a while now, and had been looking for a way to calculate something for MLS Fantasy. After reading the articles at Football Glamour, I decided to try to figure out the ELO system. After several weeks of research and …

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KFC’s Week 32 Captain Poll

Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is Today at 7:45 so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set. Have you decided on your captain yet? Be sure to vote and see how your pick does before finalizing you team. Also, if you would like to join the discussion, be sure to visit the thread at /r/FantasyMLS. Keep reading for …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Player Roundup – Week 32

  Well here we are, Week 32. If I can borrow a term from horse racing, we’re in the home stretch now. If you have not already noticed, significant jumps from points are getting hard to come by so proper planning of trades will be important, but also keeping an eye on the injury report can be critical. This is …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Form Charts: Week 32 – Week 36

These are the  Form based Difficulty chart for Game Weeks 32-36. Also included is the latest form breakdown for Home and Away games. More discussion can be found at /r/FantasyMLS. Feedback and suggestions are always welcomed. You can also reach us on Twitter at @FantasyMLStips. Be sure to stop by /r/FantasyMLS if you have specific questions and see what others in the Fantasy MLS community think. …

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KFC’s Week 31 Captain Poll

Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is Today at 9:45 so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set. Have you decided on your captain yet? Be sure to vote and see how your pick does before finalizing you team. Also, if you would like to join the discussion, be sure to visit the thread at /r/FantasyMLS. Keep …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Midfielders & Forwards Roundup – Week 31

  The other day I posted my picks on the top Keepers and Defenders for this week. Now it’s time to cover the other half of the field. I’ve tried to focus on differential players as much as I can for this writeup. At this point of the fantasy season, that’s really your only hope of making gains on your competition …

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Keeper vs Keeper: How to Maximize the Remaining Home Games

  As I mentioned in my earlier post, several people at /r/FantasyMLS have been discussing which keeper was worth keeping for the rest of the season. To help I posted some tables in the thread with information about remaining home and away games for each team. I did this because the KFC form charts clearly show that all of the …

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