Tag Archives: Fantasy Soccer

Boss’ Breakdown – Round 17

Round 17 is in the books and with a quick turnaround before the midweek Round 18, here are the talking points from last weekend’s matches! [break] Orlando City SC (0) – (0) Houston Dynamo MOTM – Luke Boden ($5.5) 10pts Boden started at LB under a new coach (??) and amassed 2 attacking and 2 passing bonus. He certainly did …

Read More »

11th Hour Transfer Tips – 2016 Round 17

  We’re not far from the 2016 Round 17 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 17 Form Difficulty …

Read More »

MLS Injury News: Week 17

[break] New injuries from last week: Valeri: picked up a contusion in training late last week. He’s definitely out for this week, and it’s not certain about Week 18. Liam Ridgewell: questionable. Kaka: Out with a calf issue for 17, unclear status for 18. Evans: gametime decision for a calf injury Drogba: Out for this week, and with Week 18 …

Read More »

Best XI Predictions – Round 17

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 the …

Read More »

2016 Round 17 Captain Poll

It’s finally time for the first captain poll of the year. Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, today, Friday the 8th at 8:o0pm 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 …

Read More »

Playtime Analysis 2016 – Round 17

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 international absences, you can find it here in Playtime Analysis. Howard $6.1 COL: Howard is included for completeness. the USMNT vet has displaced McMath as …

Read More »

Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 17

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 …

Read More »

Boss’ Breakdown – Round 16

FMLS went with a different look to the schedule, DGW-wise, so we have but one day before the next round starts. If you happened to miss anything from Round 16, here are the takeaways from each match. [break] Chicago Fire (1) – (0) San Jose Earthquakes MOTM – John Goosens ($7.0) 10pts Remember when the FMLS community was researching Visa …

Read More »

MLSFB 2016 Form Difficulty Charts – Round 17

Here are the Form Difficulty Charts – Round 17 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 …

Read More »

MLSFI S2 Ep22: DGW 16 Review and Preview of Round 17

The band is, mostly, back together for this episode as Reid, Simon, Travis, and Jason start to breakdown DGW16 while there is still one game to go. Special guest is Tim Shaw from SoccerCaptains.com who comes by to provide a Guy inspired rant and share NYRB brand of fantasy knowledge. Notable topics of discussion include a Wildcard breakdown, favorite stats, …

Read More »