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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 1

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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2016 Starting Player Prices Spreadsheet

2015 Home & Away Rotations Weeks 1-18

I’ve seen a lot of posts over on Reddit and tweets on Twitter asking for a spreadsheet of the 2016 starting player prices. So I thought I would go ahead and work something up. Now, I don’t plan on updating these starting player prices again, especially if available players change, I’m just hoping to help some people with their early team planning. …

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MLSFI S2 Ep4: Examining new player prices

Join Reid, Guy and Jason are joined by Andrew Crollard to talk about what they think about the new player prices for the 2016 MLS Fantasy game. We also take some time to talk about bench strategies, the new MLS prize structure, is Giovinco really a must have, and our thoughts to the OFFICIAL MLS schedule of games (WILDCARDS!). Enjoy Links to …

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MLSFB 2016 Form Difficulty Charts – Round 1

Here is the Form chart for Round 1 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 been …

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2016 MLS Fantasy Boss Recommended Leagues

One of the hardest fantasy decisions I have all year is not who to draft, not when to use my wildcard, or even if I should take a point hit, it’s what MLS Fantasy leagues will I join. We’re limited to 15 private leagues (total Classic and H2H) so it can be a hard decision, with all of the options …

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MLSFB Full 2016 Season Schedule – Preseason Draft 2

As everyone must know by now, the MLS Fantasy Manager is LIVE! So before reading any more of this article, go start a team…… OK are you back now? Good. About a month ago I posted my first draft of the 2016 Season Schedule based on my best guesses of when fantasy game weeks would be. I’m happy to say …

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New Rule Focus: Fouls Suffered & CBIs

With so many changes to the way players earn point in the 2016 MLS Fantasy game, I thought it would be helpful to take a closer look at each category and save you all some time before trying to piece together the new information from 2015 information. New 2016 MLS Fantasy Rule Changes Part 1 – Pass Completion & Shots Fouls …

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Scoring Changes by Specific Position

  By: Andrew Crollard, @crollaa Changes abound in the scoring system for the upcoming Fantasy MLS season. The below chart shows how they changed for the average starter for the specific positions. (Click here for definitions of specific positions) Center backs and defensive mids are helped quite a bit more than everyone else by the new scoring system. It is …

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New Rule Focus: Pass Completion & Shots

With so many changes to the way players earn point in the 2016 MLS Fantasy game, I thought it would be helpful to take a closer look at each category and save you all some time before trying to piece together the new information from 2015 information information. MLSFI: New 2016 MLS Fantasy Rule Changes Part 2 – Fouls Suffered & …

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New 2016 MLS Fantasy Rule Changes

The new MLS Fantasy season is upon us and after months of waiting, we’re finally able to see what new 2016 MLS fantasy rule changes have been made during the off season. I’m happy to say that, unlike last year, the majority of changes do not impact basic game functions, like price changes or substitutions, but instead are focused on …

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