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Best XI Predictions 2017 – Round 16

Fantasy MLS for 2017 is a wildcard every week. In this piece, we explore the options available to brand new players and veterans alike as we attempt to predict the round’s Dream Team. We will primarily look at matchups and form as we pick the strongest team at $100m starting salary. Previous Result Previous result discussion will continue next time. …

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2017 Round 16 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 15! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 17th at 1:00pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this round, have you decided on yours yet? To help you, check out to top options from the MLSFB and MLSFI …

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MLSFI S3: Round 15 Review & Round 16 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Andrew, and Phil get together to quickly review the high points from that short Round 15 including who gt their predictions right on the last show! Then then preview all of the upcoming games for Round 16 including who’s hot, who’s missing, and who has the best shot at a clean sheet. Don’t forget to stick around to find out …

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2017 Round 16 Form Difficulty Charts

There are many different types of articles that can help fantasy managers prepare for each round. Player recommendations, injury updates, and captain polls always help, but MLSFB started with simple charts difficulty. Let’s get back to the basics. Here are the 2017 Round 16 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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2017 Round 16 Predictions and Power Rankings

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. It’s a good system, but soccer is not chess because soccer can end in a draw. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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2017 Round 15 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 15! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 10th at 4:00pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this round, have you decided on yours yet? To help you, check out to top options from the MLSFB and MLSFI …

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Week 15 xG Matchup Rankings

With unlimited transfers this season, match ups are more important than ever. The question is how to evaluate match ups, especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? Expected Goals (xG). What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot is awarded a probability of scoring based on the …

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MLSFI S3: Round 14 Review & Round 15 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne get together to quickly go over the few games that makeup Round 15. There may only be three teams playing but there is still much to talk about including call-ups, red cards, injuries, and early thoughts on the Gold Cup. Trying to decide if you want to load up on all home players or if there …

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2017 Round 15 Predictions and Power Rankings

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. It’s a good system, but soccer is not chess because soccer can end in a draw. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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2017 Round 15 Form Difficulty Charts

There are many different types of articles that can help fantasy managers prepare for each round. Player recommendations, injury updates, and captain polls always help, but MLSFB started with simple charts difficulty. Let’s get back to the basics. Here are the 2017 Round 15 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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