Tag Archives: PP90

Round 28 Player PP90 Update

As we are winding down to the end of the season, those who were not tempted to use their Wild cards in Round 27 may have been saving them for Round 28. To help make those decisions, I’ve put together a spreadsheet that includes one of the most helpful stats that we are unable to get from the MLS Fantasy …

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Round 22 Player PP90 Update

  If you listened to the Round 22 MLS Fantasy Insider Podcast episode, you heard us talking about the stats we like. Unfortunately, two of the stats that were mentioned are not easy to come by when just using the in game menu. One was Points Per 90min played and the other was Bonus points generated. Unfortunately, I don’t currently …

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Finding Value at Defense

This is part 3 of 3 in the “Finding Value” series where I look at finding pieces for the right combination of players to maximize your points while navigating the budget constraints. Today we’re looking for value at defense. Here’s a look back at the midfielders. Here’s a look back at the forwards. I ran a regression that looked to …

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Finding Value at Midfield

This is part 2 of 3 in the “Finding Value” series where I look at finding pieces for the right combination of players to maximize your points while navigating the budget constraints. Today we’re looking for value at midfield. Here’s a look back at the forwards. I ran a regression that looked to see what PP90 a player with a …

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Finding Value at Forward

Fantasy MLS is all about finding the right combination of players to maximize your points while navigating the budget constraints. This post will look at finding value forwards. Points per 90 minutes (PP90) is the starting point and is simply a player’s total points divided by the total minutes they played last season. The big asterisk around this standardized measure …

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Does homefield advantage exist in fantasy MLS?

  By Andrew Crollard, @crollaa The idea of a homefield advantage has been around for forever. It is certainly true in soccer and MLS, but what does it look like for MLS Fantasy? Note: the data used is 2015 data and does not account for the new scoring changes. It is assumed that the new scoring changes won’t significantly change …

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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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Reviewing Average PP90 By Specific Position

By: Andrew Crollard, @crollaa EDIT (2/18): THIS ARTICLE IS NOW LARGELY IRRELEVANT DUE TO THE NEW SCORING SYSTEM. The new year is here and the schedule is released. Since the end of the season, I learned SQL and R by working on MLS Fantasy data and am creating some useful tools for the community to use including projections for 2016 …

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Getting the Most Bang for your Buck or PP90 vs Team PP90

Trying to find the best players at the start of the season is number one on everyone’s list right now. If you’ve been visiting the /r/FantasyMLS subreddit, you’ve seen several posts with example teams, strategy discussion, and maybe even Points Per 90 (PP90).  What I’m like to discuss in this article is a slightly different way to look at PP90 …

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