Tag Archives: MLS

2017 Round 3 Punts and Differentials

Welcome to Round 3 of my Punts and Differentials. Let’s take a quick recap of last week’s punts and their points. GK – Bingham – 2 Points, Bava – 9 Points Def – Medranda – 7 Points, Long – 9 Points, Farfan – 8 Points, Jungwirth – 2 Points, Callens – 11 Points, Zizzo – 11 Points Mid – Allessandrini …

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2017 Round 3 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 2! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Saturday the 18th at 2:00pm 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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MLSFI S3: Round 2 Review & Round 3 Preview

If you thought Round 2 was going o bring more defensive Fantasy success, then you were is for a surprise. Goals in the cold, multiple red cards, unexpected injuries. Basically is was just another day at the office for a MLS Fantasy fan. Yet the most important question remains unanswered, is this what we can expect from upcoming season? A …

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Stats Summary – Transfer Strategy: When to Follow the Crowd

There’s a lot to consider when making your transfers for the week – current fixture, price, double game weeks, injuries, lineup rotation… Every week there are a couple players who rise to the top of the transfer list. I decided to look into these players to see how they performed compared to others in single game weeks. Note: this analysis …

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Bold Predictions Round 3 – Expansion Dominance

Bold predictions are back for round 3 as bold as ever. On the year I’m 0 for 2 on my predictions, but I don’t regret them at all. It was just a little bad luck. Anyway, in Round 3 we will cover our favorite fantasy expansion team, Atlanta United and our under-the-weather expansion team, Minnesota United. This week I’m also …

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2017 Round 3 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 3 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 3 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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Best 2017 Round 2 Fantasy Resources

We’re not far from the 2017 Round 2 kickoff and the start of the Opening Weekend Challenge. 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 a collection of …

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2017 Round 2 Punts and Differentials

To all of the newcomers in FMLS, WELCOME!!! This article is for the people who like to walk on the wild side and take a weekly differential pick into their lineup. A punt constitutes a player who is <5% owned, has a favorable schedule/fixtures, and is either inexpensive or in form. With GW1 behind us, and GW2 approaching, now is …

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Best XI 2017 – Potential Round 2 Dream Team

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. I will primarily look at matchups and form as we pick the strongest team at $100m starting salary. Starters Goalkeeper – Deric $5.0 HOU: Picking a GK …

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