Tag Archives: MLS

Best XI Predictions 2017 – Round 17

Fantasy MLS for 2017 is a wildcard every week. In this piece, we explore the options available to brand new players and veterans alike as we attempt to predict the round’s Dream Team. We will primarily look at matchups and form as we pick the strongest team at $100m starting salary. Best XI Predictions 2017 – Round 17 Goalkeeper – Kann …

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Week 17 xG Match Up Rankings

With unlimited transfers this season, match ups are more important than ever. The question is how to evaluate match ups, especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? Expected Goals (xG). What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot is awarded a probability of scoring based on the …

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2017 Round 17 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 15! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Wednesday the 21st at 7:30pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this round, have you decided on yours yet? To help you, check out to top options from the MLSFB and MLSFI …

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2017 Round 17 Predictions and Power Rankings

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. It’s a good system, but soccer is not chess because soccer can end in a draw. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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2017 Round 17 Form Difficulty Charts

There are many different types of articles that can help fantasy managers prepare for each round. Player recommendations, injury updates, and captain polls always help, but MLSFB started with simple charts difficulty. Let’s get back to the basics. Here are the 2017 Round 16 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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MLSFI S3: Round 16 Review & Round 17 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Andrew, and first time guest Derek get together to review the many high points from Round 16. Water logged conditions, red cards, dumb luck, and get excited about the fantasy potential that several teams have for the next round. Round 17 is a Double Game week, so they break it down by each team to help you identify …

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Best 2017 Round 16 Fantasy Resources

We’re not far from the 2017 Round 16 kickoff so if you have not made your final trades, you better hurry! If you still need to adjust your roster, MLSFB has a lot of resources to help get you ready. Below is a complete list of all the helpful articles we have published over the past month. Also, I have assembled …

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Best XI Predictions 2017 – Round 16

Fantasy MLS for 2017 is a wildcard every week. In this piece, we explore the options available to brand new players and veterans alike as we attempt to predict the round’s Dream Team. We will primarily look at matchups and form as we pick the strongest team at $100m starting salary. Previous Result Previous result discussion will continue next time. …

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Week 16 xG Match Up Rankings

With unlimited transfers this season, match ups are more important than ever. The question is how to evaluate match ups, especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? Expected Goals (xG). What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot is awarded a probability of scoring based on the …

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2017 Round 16 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 15! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 17th at 1:00pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this round, have you decided on yours yet? To help you, check out to top options from the MLSFB and MLSFI …

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