Tag Archives: Soccer

Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 16

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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Stats Summary – Week 15: The Value of Set Pieces

If you’re reading the advice we give here on MLSFantasyBoss, you probably already know that it is good to pick players who take set pieces and PKs. The question is just how much does it account for? The below table looks at PP90 for specific positional roles. The equations I use are now able to pull out midfield set-piece takers …

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MLSFB 2016 Form Difficulty Charts – Round 16

Here are the Form Difficulty Charts – Round 16 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 …

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MLSFI S2 Ep21: DGW 15 Review and Preview of DGW 16

If you can’t beat’em, join’em. The MLSFI crew embraces the spirit of team rotations and brings in a new set of co-hosts to join Reid for this episode. Don’t worry, it’s not a “B” team. Andrew and Mike share their knowledge as we talk the true value of DGW players, Copa Results, and of course of picks for Round 16. …

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Boss’ Breakdown – Round 15

MLS did its best to compete with the Copa America and Euros with loads of goals and drama throughout. If you happened to miss anything, here is a quick recap of Round 15! [break] Philadelphia (4) – (3) Chicago Fire MOTM – Roland Alberg ($8.4) 19pts With a midweek hat-trick, Alberg has made his mark in MLSFantasy. Playing centrally behind …

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Top Fantasy Private Leagues

A couple of years ago, there was a dashboard view in the MLSFantasy game that gave players a quick view for some select stats, highest scorers, top 5 players, and the top 5 leagues bases on average score. In the grand scheme of the game, I can understand why this was dropped because it did not really add much to …

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11th Hour Transfer Tips – 2016 Round 15

  We’re not far from the 2016 Round 15 kickoff. So if you still need to adjust your roster, now is the time to do it. To help with this, I have assembled a collection of tips from around the web that I hope people will find useful in your 11th Hour. MLS Fantasy Boss Posts: Round 15 Form Difficulty …

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Round 15 Injury Report

Here’s the latest injury news starting with the DGW players: Sapong: Curtin made positive remarks but today Kevin Kinkead (phi beat writer) posted an article which suggested Sapong won’t be starting tonight. We’ll see their lineups before the transfer deadline. Yaro: Cleared to play GDS & Gerrard: Bruce said both “should be available” for tonight’s match after both missed the …

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2016 Round 15 Captain Poll

It’s finally time for the first captain poll of the year. Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, today, Saturday the 22nd at 7:o0pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this first round, have you decided on yours yet? Well now is your chance to find out what …

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MLSFI S2 Ep20: Round 14 Review and Preview of DGW 15

Reid, plays referee as Simon and Guy go at it in this Seattle v Portland episode. In addition to some excellent rants, we still cover: How to deal with the disappearing Diaz, how to recover from dumpster fire rounds, our player picks, and the r/FantasyMLS Mid-Season MVP results. Enjoy 🙂 Links to items discussed Patreon Website – Help Support the MLSFI …

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