Tag Archives: Soccer

Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 3

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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Fresh Faces Round 2

This week was a disaster for the majority of fantasy players. The dream team contained three of the Houston Dynamos’ surprise stars from their 5-0 upset over presumed title contenders, FC Dallas. The XI also consisted of Philly’s GW2 standout, Pontius, and San Jose’s 2015 signing, Godoy. Other than that, you probably have two or three of the other players …

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Game Week 3 Punts

Welcome to the GW3 edition of Player Punts! I hope all of you had a stellar week. I totaled 78 points and moved up to 1,748 in the rankings. This week and next, I will be focusing on getting prepared for the DGW4 (FCD/NER/DCU/VAN). There are some great value players that are not only undervalued, but extremely low ownership %. …

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Playtime Analysis – 2016 Round 2

Playtime Analysis is a weekly overview offering useful tips for the coming weeks about players that aren’t going to be getting their usual time on the pitch.  Whether it be value subs, injured stars, or international absences, you can find it here in Playtime Analysis.   Worra $4.1 DC: With Hamid and Dykstra out with injuries, Worra is set to …

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MLSFI S2 Ep7: Round 2 Review & Preview of Round 3

Join Reid, Guy, Travis, and special guest Phil Luetchford as we try to make sense of Round 2 and deal with all of our #FantasySorrows. Also, the guys get into a lot of early DGW talk as they look ahead to the first DGW in Round 4. Enjoy Links to items discussed Patreon Website – MLSFI Campaign Coming Soon! 7min – General …

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MLSFB 2016 Form Difficulty Charts – Round 3

Here are the Form Difficulty Charts for Round 3 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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Boss’ Breakdown – 2016 Round 2

Round 2 is over and although we thought we had an idea of how these matches would play out, we couldn’t have been more wrong. The offenses in LA, Dallas, and New England ceased to exist while the defenses of DC, Colorado, and Houston became stalwarts. (#becauseMLS) The topsy-turvy league still provided lots of entertainment so if you missed anything, …

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MLS Fantasy Boss 2016 Round 2 Team

You’ve read all the advice from the MLS Experts, you’ve chatted with other managers here at MLS Fantasy Boss, and you lurked around /r/FantasyMLS to get a heads up on all new developments. Now it’s time to sit back and relax and enjoy! So Round 1 went well for Team Boss. I was SO close to cracking 100 but a …

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11th Hour Transfer Tips – 2016 Round 2

  We’re not far from the 2016 Round 1 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. MLS Fantasy Boss Posts: Round 2 Form Difficulty Charts Round 2 Punts …

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2016 Round 2 Captain Poll

It’s finally time for the first captain poll of the year. Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, today, Friday the 11th at 7:00pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this first round, have you decided on yours yet? Well now is your chance to find …

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