Tag Archives: Fantasy MLS

11th Hour Transfer Tips – 2016 Round 9

  We’re not far from the 2016 Round 9 kickoff. So if you still need to adjust your roster, now is the time to do it. To help with this, I have assembled a collection of tips from around the web that I hope people will find useful in your 11th Hour. MLS Fantasy Boss Posts: Round 9 Form Difficulty …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 9

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. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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2016 Round 9 Captain Poll

It’s finally time for the first captain poll of the year. Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, today, Friday the 6th 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 first round, have you decided on yours yet? Well now is your chance to find out …

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Best XI Predictions – Round 9

  Did you ever wonder what you could do with a team if you used a Wild Card every week? In Best XI at $120m, we will explore the options available to brand new players as well as those using a Wild Card as we predict the rounds Dream Team. Along with the best players by round matchup, players with …

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MLSFI S2 Ep13: Review Of DGW 8 And Preview of Round 9

Reid, Simon and Jay are joined by Mike and Blayne to try to make some sense of these crazy DGWs and decide the best way to move forwards. ALSO, Jay throws the gauntlet at FF247! Enjoy Links to items discussed Patreon Website – Help Support the MLSFI podcast! Sporting Sanchez Podcast Jay’s Baby Registry Approximate discussion topic times Disciplinary Report Injury …

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Stats Summary – Week 8: True DGW Value

The dreaded double game week rotation struck again in week 8. We all know that we can’t always count a DGW player by simply doubling their expected output because there’s a good chance they’ll get rested. About 30% of starters are rotated in a DGW. During a regular game week, it is about 12.5% of players who get rotated. So …

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MLSFB 2016 Form Difficulty Charts – Round 9

Here are the Form Difficulty Charts for Round 9 of the 2016 MLS Fantasy season and form breakdown for Home and Away games from 2015 plus the first games of 2016. If you’re not familiar with these charts, I’ll explain below. One early warning, since these charts are based on team form, the accuracy may be off some until more games have been …

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Boss’ Breakdown – Round 8

Round 8 has finished and much like the previous DGW’s, it was one with many goals and much rotation. For the talking points from each match, read below! New York City FC (1) – (1) Montreal Impact MOTM – David Villa ($11.4) 6pts At least we know its not for lack of effort, as Villa registered 10 shots against Montreal. …

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Playtime Analysis – 2016 Round 9

Keep checking back through the week as this post will be updated when injury reports come out Last update: 05/02/2016 @ 07:30PM EST     Playtime Analysis is a weekly overview offering useful tips for the coming weeks about players that aren’t going to be getting their usual time on the pitch.  Whether it be value subs, injured stars, or …

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MLS Fantasy Game Mechanic Deficiencies

Submitted by: Cary Mullen   You don’t know this, but I’m a big Star Wars fan. So I can’t help but think Alicia Rose DelGallo had a bit of an Obi-Wan Kenobi moment Saturday night. I imagine her staggering a bit and needing to steady herself while saying, “I felt a great disturbance in the fantasy Force, as if thousands of …

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