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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 …

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Stats Summary – Finding Value at Midfield 2017

  This is the second of a four-post series focused on finding value in each position. To learn more about the methodology or look at the post about forwards, click here. For those of you who can’t be bothered to read the last post (lazy bum!)…. the important column in this table is the rightmost one labeled “Residuals”. The higher …

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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 …

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Stats Summary – Finding Value at Forward 2017

Opening weekend challenge is just around the corner. This will be the first post in a 4-post series where we look at each position to try to find value players who are priced less than what last year’s production says they should be priced. Points Per Start Veterans of my Stats Summary articles will know that I’ve long been a …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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2017 Fantasy Primer – Philadelphia Union

2016 Review 2016 was a rebuilding year for the Union and it saw the addition of many new, and surprising, players to the team. The result, early success, but the momentum was not sustained through the entire season. Even with the poor finish, Philly still made it to the 2016 MLS Cup, but was sent home by Toronto in the …

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