Tag Archives: MLS Cup

Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Cup Knockout

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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2015 Cup Semis Leg One Predictions

  Knockout Recap If you’d like to see how my ELO system performed during the regular season, take a look my previous article here. As for the knockout round, after four AMAZING games, I came away with a 100% prediction result. Not bad. 2015 Cup Semis Leg One Predictions So how do things look for the Semis? Just like last round, all of …

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2015 Cup Knockout Round Predictions

  Regular Season Recap Well the Fantasy season is over and what do we have to show for it? Stressful nights, broken friendships, and spreadsheets full of fantasy data. So I started thinking to myself, what is the best way to start to wind down and there was only one answer… KEEP GOING! So I’m keeping my ELO Predictions article …

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KFC’s MLS Fantasy Player Roundup – MLS Cup Final

  You’ve waited a week, but it’s finally…almost time for the final game, and that means that it’s time to make your last picks for the MLS Fantasy game. It’s all come down to Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake. This is honestly a tough one to call. Out ELO prediction gives SKC the upper hand, but that has a …

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KFC’s Predictions & Power Rankings – Semi Finals Leg 1

  The Wildcard games were easy. Bother Houston and Seattle came away with wins and shutouts. I’m honestly surprised that Seattle did not give up a goal, but I know that all of you with 4 defenders were not. This week, there are two games that could go wither way. In both games the home team has a light edge …

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