Tag Archives: Fantasy Soccer

Stats Summary – Finding Value at Keeper 2017

This is part four of the four-part series about finding the value for each position. This one focuses on finding value at keeper. Here’s links to the forward, midfielder, and defender articles. For those of you too lazy to read the last posts…. the important column in this table is the rightmost one labeled “Residuals”. The higher that number, the …

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Draft Analysis – Selecting Defenders

In MLS Fantasy defenders have been the necessary evil on the team. Premium defenders never produced the same points that other positions did. That is changing in 2017, but Draft format has never undervalued defenders. Defenders make up a steady core of points with a decent floor and low ceiling. Occasionally gems shine going forward or play out of position …

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Stats Summary – Finding Value at Defender 2017

This is part three of the four part series about finding the value for each position. This one focuses on finding defender value. Here’s links to the forward and midfielder articles. For those of you too lazy to read the last posts…. the important column in this table is the rightmost one labeled “Residuals”. The higher that number, the better …

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Draft Analysis – Selecting Midfielders

In both MLS Fantasy and Draft format, midfielders are your core point producers.  You can run up to five midfielders in your starting lineup. While this position is not nearly as critical to getting a good draft, drafting well can set you apart from your opponents. Lodeiro Nicolas Lodeiro is the consensus best midfielder in the game and arguably the …

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Stats Summary – Finding Value at Midfield 2017

  This is the second of a four-post series focused on finding value in each position. To learn more about the methodology or look at the post about forwards, click here. For those of you who can’t be bothered to read the last post (lazy bum!)…. the important column in this table is the rightmost one labeled “Residuals”. The higher …

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Draft Analysis – Selecting Forwards

In MLS Fantasy, forwards have the highest potential of any player. The thing is, everyone can have them. You can’t win a week on forwards alone. That’s not the case in Draft style.  This position is arguably the most crucial when preparing for a draft. While many midfielders equal or surpass forwards in Points Per Game (PPG) and Points Per …

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Stats Summary – Finding Value at Forward 2017

Opening weekend challenge is just around the corner. This will be the first post in a 4-post series where we look at each position to try to find value players who are priced less than what last year’s production says they should be priced. Points Per Start Veterans of my Stats Summary articles will know that I’ve long been a …

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Draft Fantasy Tips for Beginners

Draft style MLS Fantasy games are hard to come by.  Thankfully DraftMLS.com is hosting a game this year. Know Your League Rules Roster sizes and player restrictions are the two key factors when planning your draft.  If you have to draft a certain number of players and have limits on how many players from a single team you can have, …

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Western Conference Fantasy Team Previews

Over the past two weeks we’ve released a fantasy previews for each MLS team. These articles were written by members of the MLSFB writing staff and some of the best guest authors I know. These reviews have given a recap of the 2016 season, a rundown of offseason transfers, an overviews of team tactics, a potential starting lineup, and expectations …

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MLSFI S3: Western Conference Preview

Everything is in full fantasy preseason mode at MLSFI but so far we have only focused on the 20,000 foot stuff. Well that ends today! This episode is the first of a 2 part series that will break down the fantasy options team by team from each conference. Today we are focusing on a Western Conference Preview. Reid is joined by regular co-hosts …

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