Tag Archives: ELO

Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 7

  Round 7 had a welcome return of some clean sheets, even if some were unexpected, but draws are still popping up like weeds! Of the the 9 games that were played, there were 3 Wins, 2 Loss, and 4 Draws. Since a draw counts as half a win (because both teams get a point), the system ended with a success …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 6

  I have to admit, I was not able to watch most of Round 5 live. But from following the scores on my phone, I knew I was going to be disappointed. Of the the 9 games that were played, there were 0 Wins, 5 Loss, and 4 Draws. Since a draw counts as half a win (because both teams …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 5

  Round 4 was much more… even than round 3 when it came to prediction results. Of the the nine games that were played, there were 3 Wins, 3 Loss, and 3 Draws. Since a draw counts as half a win (because both teams get a point), the system ended with a success rate of 67% for predicting which team would get …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 4

  Round 3 was much more successful than Round 2. Of the the nine games that were played, there were 5 Wins, 1 Loss, and 3 Draw. Since a draw counts as half a win (because both teams get a point), the system ended with a success rate of 88% for predicting which team would get points out of a game. Here …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 3

  Round 2 was interesting for my system due to all the draws, basically I got most games only half right. Of the the eight games that were played there were 2 Wins, 1 Loss, and 5 Draw. Since a draw counts as half a win (because both teams get a point), the system ended with a success rate of 88% for …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 2

  Sorry that some of these posts are a little late this week. I thought I was going to be on the ball since I had a week off from work, but most of the past couple days have been lost to Diablo III and yard work. I completely forgot what day it was. But enough excuses. Round  1 is …

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11th Hour Transfer Tips – Round 1

   We’re a little over one day away from kickoff so it’s time to decide on your team. Normally I make this post a little closer to the transfer deadline, but first teams take a lot more thought that your trades. For those who might not be familiar with this series, my goals is to gather all of the helpful …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 1

  Near the end of the 2013 MLS season, I came across some information about the ELO ranking system. Basically, there is a formula that is used to try to predict the winner of a match. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that basically tries to predict the chance that a …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Player Roundup – Conference Finals Leg 2

  How does that saying go? A 7 days without soccer makes one week? Well, there were international friendlies and it was 2 weeks… So I guess that does not work. Regardless, it’s been too long but not long enough to forget about how important both of these game are going to be. For MLS Fantasy managers, you need to …

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KFC’s Predictions & Power Rankings – Conference Finals Leg 2

  Well that International break seemed to fly by didn’t it? But now it’s time to get back to what’s important, MLS Fantasy. This is the penultimate game of the season and I’m sure it’s one that will cause many managers a headache. Last week our ELO system was correct for the RSL game and the SKC game ended in …

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