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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 19

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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Best XI Predictions – Round 19: Planning for the 2nd Half

For this week’s Best XI, we are going to take a look at the remaining schedule and who will be getting significant minutes and should produce points. With every player on a WC, the focus is shifting from picking players to looking at what makes players prime to pick up. [break] Schedule First and foremost we must look at the …

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MLSFB 2016 Form Difficulty Charts – Round 19

Here are the Form Difficulty Charts – Round 19 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 …

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11th Hour Transfer Tips – 2016 Round 18

  We’re not far from the 2016 Round 18 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 18 Form Difficulty …

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MLS Injury News: Week 18

All midweek games means all the downsides of a DGW without the upside. Expect rotation, but here’s what we know at the moment. [break] Plata-Cassar said he had a “little” hamstring issue, but is listed with MLS as a quad issue. With the match on the road on Vancouver’s turf, I’m guessing he’s out. Valeri-Out with an ankle sprain (not …

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Best XI Predictions – Round 18

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 …

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2016 Round 18 Captain Poll

It’s finally time for the first captain poll of the year. Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, today, Wednesday the 13th at 7: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 …

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2016 Wildcards 101: A Visual Guide

Hey everyone. I’ve seen a lot of questions about the wildcard situation this year so I thought I would whip up a quick wildcards 101 image that I hope puts things into a bit better of a perspective than perhaps the MLS Fantasy Rules page does. I answered this question over at r/FantasyMLS a few weeks ago, so if you …

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Playtime Analysis 2016 – Round 18

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. Rimando $6.1 RSL: Rimando is still a great keeper in MLS and one to build …

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Stats Summary – Unlimited Free Transfers: Team-by-team Round-up

The mid-season unlimited free transfers window is here after Wednesday’s games kick off! We can finally blow up our teams and try to forget all the mistakes we made by buying some shiny new toys. We can own a maximum of 4 players from each team, so this week I’ll be throwing some stats at you for my top 4 …

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