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Week 7 Fantasy Review

Every week I bring my own take on each game and the notable fantasy standouts you should be keeping an eye going into the next week. ● Elite: Those who did better than their peers ● Value: Those who punched above their weight class in terms of price and who I expect to have potential moving forward ● Fluke: There’s …

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MLS Injury News: Gameweek 8

MLS Injury News: Gameweek 8 Injuries can have a big impact on a fantasy lineup. Not only can they impact your score by providing under the radar options, but replacements often come in at a lower price point and can make it easier to field a full roster. Each week I’ll review key injuries and help you find replacements that …

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2019 Round 8 Form Difficulty Charts

There are many different types of articles that can help fantasy managers prepare for each round. Player recommendations, injury updates, and captain polls always help, but MLSFB started with simple charts difficulty. Let’s get back to the basics. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing a human element and working 100% with data. Even so, the accuracy will be …

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2019 Round 8 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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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 8

Week 7 Recap The Behind the Numbers team continues to more or less tread water here at the beginning of the season. The Behind the numbers team put a respectable, but unremarkable 107 points in round 7. I didn’t have the right DC or MTL defenders which ended up really hurting as well as my irrational love of Victor Rodriguez …

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MLSFI S5: Round 8 Should You Load Up on Vancouver?

Reid, Michael, and Blayne get together to review all the Fantasy takeaways from the adjust Round 7 Double Game week and talk about all the options for Round 8. They start out by recapping the recent score readjustment and then get into a discussion about the value of Vancouver players for the upcoming DGW. They wrap up with a review …

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2019 Round 7 Captain’s conundrum

Round 7 of MLSFantasy gets underway TODAY, So I have taken a look at the best options to make your Fantasy captain this week. Picking the right captain this week , could see you claw back points on the leaders of your league , or even extend the gap at the top. Here’s my top picks for this week. Nicolas …

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MLS Injury News: Gameweek 7

MLS Injury News: Gameweek 7 Injuries can have a big impact on a fantasy lineup. Not only can they impact your score by providing under the radar options, but replacements often come in at a lower price point and can make it easier to field a full roster. Each week I’ll review key injuries and help you find replacements that …

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2019 Round 7 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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Week 6 Fantasy Review

Every week I bring my own take on each game and the notable fantasy standouts you should be keeping an eye going into the next week. Standouts: Those who out did better than their peers Value: Those who punched above their weight class in terms of price and who I expect to have potential moving forward Fluke: There’s not always …

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MLSFI S5: Round 7 Prepping for the First DGW

Reid, Mike, and Blayne/Lilly sit down with Patreon supporter Jessup Gage to talk about all of the exciting surprises and top fantasy takeaways from Round 6 and explain why Vega did not raise in price. Next, they cover all of the important injuries and week notes in their Housekeeping section before getting into all of their Round 7 preview recommendations. …

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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 7

Week 6 Recap Week 6 could have been better, could have been worse. In summary, never trust my Captain choices. The BTN team scored 77 with a 2 point contribution from Captain Valeri. In summary, POR is bad and should be avoided until they get home. The Behind the Numbers team slipped to 682 overall, with 472 points. That’s 100 …

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