Tag Archives: MLS

2017 Round 12 Punts and Differentials

Welcome to Round 12 of my Punts and Differentials. This week, we have a whopping 10 DGW teams (CHI, COL, HOU, NYCFC, OCSC, PHI, RSL, SJ, SEA, SKC). I will only be covering DGW players, since its crazy not to fill a full DGW lineup this week. Keepers Howard – COL – 6.0 Mil @ 4.7 % Ownership: COL have …

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2017 Round 12 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 12 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 12 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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Week 12 xG 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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MLSFI S3: Round 11 Review & Round 12 Preview

Reid, Mike, Jason, and Blayne are joined by special guest Dominic Hoffman from Burgundy Wave to break down all the unexpected moments from Round 11 and Preview DGW Round 12. There are a lot of promising players to pick from, but are any of the SGW players worth picking over their DGW counterparts? Tune in to find out. Enjoy Host …

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Best 2017 Round 11 Fantasy Resources

We’re not far from the 2017 Round 11 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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2017 Round 11 Punts and Differentials

Welcome to Round 11 of my Punts and Differentials. This week, we have 2 DGW teams. CLB andTFC. I will be going over some DGW differentials and some SGW differentials to hopefully separate you from the pack. Keepers Irwin – TFC – 5.6 Mil @ 2.2 % Ownership: TFC play away at CLB, then at home VS MINN. I can …

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Best XI Predictions 2017 – Round 11

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 Round 10 was a huge success despite …

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Week 11 xG Matchup 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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MLSFI S3: Round 10 Review & Round 11 Preview

Reid, Mike, Simon, and Blayne are joined by special guest Anne Marie to try to make sense of what happened to all the double game week players during Round 10 and to break down all of the action that is coming up in Round 11. Enjoy Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton Blayne Riffle Simon Thwaits Special Guest Anne Marie …

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