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2017 Round 23 Expected Player Offensive Points

Every week, I’ll be publishing a list of top players ranked by expected offensive points. “Offensive points” includes expected shots, goals, assists, and key passes based on the weekly matchup(s) and past performance. It also includes the 2 points the player would receive for playing 60+ minutes. Sadly, offensive bonus points (except key passes) are not included at this time. Defensive bonus …

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2017 Round 23 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 22! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 12th 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 crew below. Also, …

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MLSFI S3: Round 22 Review & Round 23 Preview

Reid, Mike, & Jason are joined by xG expert Kyle McElhinny recap some of the fantasy highlights from Round 22 before getting into the specifics about Round 23. The list of teams is shorter than normal, with Atlanta and Minnesota on a bye, but the fantasy options are many. Enjoy Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton Jason Wiscovitch Special Guest …

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2017 Week 23 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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2017 Round 23 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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Best 2017 Round 22 Fantasy Resources

We’re not far from the 2017 Round 22 kickoff so if you have not made your final trades, you better hurry! If you still need to adjust your roster, MLSFB has a lot of resources to help get you ready. Below is a complete list of all the helpful articles we have published over the past month. Also, I have assembled …

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2017 Round 22 Expected Player Offensive Points

Every week, I’ll be publishing a list of top players ranked by expected offensive points. “Offensive points” includes expected shots, goals, assists, and key passes based on the weekly matchup(s) and past performance. It also includes the 2 points the player would receive for playing 60+ minutes. Sadly, offensive bonus points (except key passes) are not included at this time. Defensive bonus …

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2017 Round 22 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 22! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 5th at 7:00pm 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 crew below. Also, …

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MLSFI S3: Round 21 Review & Round 22 Preview

Reid, Mike, & Blayne try to make sense of all the crazy results in their recap of round 21 of MLS Fantasy and then jump into their review of Round 22. In addition to the player picks, they also have a great discussion about some the the latest goings on in MLS. Enjoy Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton …

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2017 Week 22 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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