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2019 Round 17 Captain’s Conundrum

The first double game week of the fall season is here and there is plenty of excitement and variety of choices to give you a headache. The safest captains with highest potentials this week will definitely be the ones who play at home but they could easily be outscored by those who bring their A-game both away and at home. …

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MLSFI: 2019 Round 17 The First Fall DGW & Value Building

So we had a crazy time with technical difficulties this week and that impacted my ability to edit. So I had to get creative to grab this audio so I hope everything works out OK After all the nonsense, Reid, Blayne, and special guest Matt Pollard from Last Word on Soccer take a look back at what we can learn …

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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 17

Week 16 Review Woooooooo! Welcome back. Fall season is my favorite because I can really start to leverage the data from spring season to find those pockets of value, efficiency, and for a nerd like me, fun. Week 16 put the Behind the Numbers team off to a great start, which is muted only slightly by our Captain picking curse. …

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2019 Round 16 Captain’s Conundrum

The game has been reset and the new season brings new hope for fantasy players both old and new. You won’t be spoilt for choices this week as you were in the previous ones so you could try playing it safe in the first week or going big. Which one of these choices will be the best one for you? …

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2019 Round 16 Predictions and Power Rankings

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. It’s a good system, but soccer is not chess because soccer can end in a draw. Fortunately chess also allows for a draw and the ELO system is setup to …

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The Best Forwards in MLS: Spring 2019 Season

The Spring season has come to an end and we now know what some players are capable of. This list features some names who are proving their worth in this league and some old ones who keep proving why they’re the best in business. These players have shown us glimpses of their potential in this short season and are destined …

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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 16

Spring Season Recap ICYMI, check out my spring season recap article: https://mlsfantasyboss.com/behind-the-numbers-spring-2019-season-review/ With the prices reset, we’re back to hunting for value and caring way too much about price rises. Remember that the important metric for this is points/$, especially early in the season. For example, if a $6 player scores 10 points and a $10 player scores 10 points, …

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MLSFI: 2019 Round 16 Starting the Fall Season Strong

Reid and Mike are joined by Minnesota United Writer and Podcaster Steve McPherson to preview the start of the 2019 Fall MLS Fantasy Season. They start with a quick review of the Price and Team Value reset before touching on some of the players who they think have the most potential value. After that, they just into the biggest news …

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The Best Midfielders in MLS: Spring 2019 Season

The Spring season has come to an end and we now know what some players are capable of. This list features some names who are proving their worth in this league and some old ones who keep proving why they’re the best in business. These players have shown us glimpses of their potential in this short season and are destined …

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Behind the Numbers: Spring 2019 Season Review

Spring Season Recap First, thanks for being a part of the Behind the Numbers community in the first season of this column. The change in format seems to be a success, judging by the number of weekly views and my rapid increase in Twitter followers. The community is why I take time out of my week to do this. The …

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The Best Defenders in MLS: 2019 Spring Season

The Spring season has come to an end and we now know what some players are capable of. This list features some names who are proving their worth in this league and some old ones who keep proving why they’re the best in business. These players have shown us glimpses of their potential in this short season and are destined …

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MLSFI: 2019 Spring Season Review with Bobby Warshaw

Reid, Mike, and Blayne are joined by special guest Bobby Warshaw to talk about the Spring season of MLS Fantasy. Bobby shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the Fantasy United FC videos, how being a player impacts MLS Fantasy performance, and his thoughts on fan rule change suggestions. The MLSFI crew takes over after that to go a …

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