Tag Archives: msl fantasy football

Stats Summary – Finding Value at Keeper 2017

This is part four of the four-part series about finding the value for each position. This one focuses on finding value at keeper. Here’s links to the forward, midfielder, and defender articles. For those of you too lazy to read the last posts…. the important column in this table is the rightmost one labeled “Residuals”. The higher that number, the …

Read More »

Draft Analysis – Selecting Defenders

In MLS Fantasy defenders have been the necessary evil on the team. Premium defenders never produced the same points that other positions did. That is changing in 2017, but Draft format has never undervalued defenders. Defenders make up a steady core of points with a decent floor and low ceiling. Occasionally gems shine going forward or play out of position …

Read More »

Draft Analysis – Selecting Midfielders

In both MLS Fantasy and Draft format, midfielders are your core point producers.  You can run up to five midfielders in your starting lineup. While this position is not nearly as critical to getting a good draft, drafting well can set you apart from your opponents. Lodeiro Nicolas Lodeiro is the consensus best midfielder in the game and arguably the …

Read More »

Draft Analysis – Selecting Forwards

In MLS Fantasy, forwards have the highest potential of any player. The thing is, everyone can have them. You can’t win a week on forwards alone. That’s not the case in Draft style.  This position is arguably the most crucial when preparing for a draft. While many midfielders equal or surpass forwards in Points Per Game (PPG) and Points Per …

Read More »

Draft Fantasy Tips for Beginners

Draft style MLS Fantasy games are hard to come by.  Thankfully DraftMLS.com is hosting a game this year. Know Your League Rules Roster sizes and player restrictions are the two key factors when planning your draft.  If you have to draft a certain number of players and have limits on how many players from a single team you can have, …

Read More »

Western Conference Fantasy Team Previews

Over the past two weeks we’ve released a fantasy previews for each MLS team. These articles were written by members of the MLSFB writing staff and some of the best guest authors I know. These reviews have given a recap of the 2016 season, a rundown of offseason transfers, an overviews of team tactics, a potential starting lineup, and expectations …

Read More »

MLSFI S3: Western Conference Preview

Everything is in full fantasy preseason mode at MLSFI but so far we have only focused on the 20,000 foot stuff. Well that ends today! This episode is the first of a 2 part series that will break down the fantasy options team by team from each conference. Today we are focusing on a Western Conference Preview. Reid is joined by regular co-hosts …

Read More »

Eastern Conference Fantasy Team Previews

Over the past two weeks we’ve released a fantasy previews for each MLS team. These articles were written by members of the MLSFB writing staff and some of the best guest authors I know. These reviews have given a recap of the 2016 season, a rundown of offseason transfers, an overviews of team tactics, a potential starting lineup, and expectations …

Read More »

2017 MLS Fantasy Primer

Back in 2015 I decided that new MLS Fantasy fans needed something else to help them navigate the fantasy primers. I felt a resource was needed that could give players quick access to past information. Specifically, one that would allow managers to make better decisions when crafting their first team. The main framework came from many of the Fantasy NFL …

Read More »

2017 Recommended Fantasy Leagues

One of the hardest fantasy decisions I have all year is not who to draft but which MLS Fantasy leagues will I join. We’re limited to 15 private leagues (total Classic and H2H) so it can be a tough decision, especially if you’re looking for tough competition or leagues that offer prizes. To help make your decision easier, I’ve compiled a list …

Read More »