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Essential Fantasy Links for New Players

MLS Fantasy is all about choices.  How do you select from all those players, clubs and games… every single week?  Do you rely on coin-flipping or dart-throwing?  Astrology perhaps? How about seeking up-to-date information from trusted sources?  This list of essential links will help you with that final approach.  Myself and many others in the MLS Fantasy Boss community find …

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2017 Round 2 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 2! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 11th at 2:00pm 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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Stats Summary – Bonus Point Difference

  Week 1 is in the books and now the season-long game begins in earnest. One week is not enough of a sample size for us to say anything for sure, but we can look backwards to what players did last year to help us figure out if a player is for real. Let’s look at the difference between this …

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2017 Round 2 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 2 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 2 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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MLSFI S3: Round 1 Review & Round 2 Preview

  Round 1 AKA the Opening Weekend Challenge went, for the most part, as people expected. The teams with good defensive histories held strong, some big name players scored, the expansion teams struggled, and chairs were stolen…. Yet there were still some surprising results. In this episode, Reid, Jason, Mike, and Andrew break down some of the most important fantasy moments from …

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Best 2017 Round 1 Fantasy Resources

We’re not far from the 2017 Round 1 kickoff and the start of the Opening Weekend Challenge. 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 a collection of …

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2017 Round 1 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 1 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 1 AKA The Opening Weekend Challenge! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Friday the 3rd at 9:30pm 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 …

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2017 Updated Recommended Fantasy Leagues

  We’re two days away from the start of the season, so I wanted to give everyone one last update if you are still looking for a league or two to join. There have been some notable additions since the last post, including the Empire of Soccer Prize league sponsored by Upper 90. Not all of these leagues offer prizes, …

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