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2018 Round 30 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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2018 Round 30 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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MLSFI S4: Round 30 Preview

Reid, Blayne, and Tim are joined by Sheba Rawson from MLSFemale.com to preview the upcoming Round 30 Double-Game Week. The show starts with a breakdown of the many unexpected events from Round 29 and their potential fantasy impact on the final 6 rounds of the season. There’s also a little bit of DC United gloating by Blayne for good measure. …

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2018 Round 29 Captain’s conundrum

Round 29 in the MLS gets underway tonight, 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 four picks for this …

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xG Matchup Rankings GW 29 2018

With unlimited transfers, match ups are more important than ever. So how do you evaluate match ups? Especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? The expected goal (xG) rankings! Expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the field and …

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2018 Round 29 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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MLSFI S4: Round 29 Preview

Reid and Mike sit down with Matt Pollard from Last Word on Soccer to review the few games from Round 28 and preview the upcoming Round 29 Double-Game Week. In addition to their usual fantasy talk, they also take some time to talk about USAvBRA and the importance/future of injury reporting. However, the real fun happens during the Round 29 …

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2018 Round 29 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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2018 Round 28 Captain’s conundrum

Round 28 in the MLS gets underway tonight, 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 four picks for this …

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2018 Round 28 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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MLSFI S4: Round 28 Preview

Reid and Mike make the most of this light week by sitting down with 2018 Spring season champion Tod Modisette and chat about his road to victory and what he learned along the way. Even with this great interview, they still provide all the basics including a Round 27 review, the Injury/Call-Up News, and a preview of all of the …

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2018 Round 27 Captain’s conundrum

Round 27 in the MLS gets underway tonight, 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 four picks for this …

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xG Matchup Rankings GW 27 2018 – Condensed Edition

With unlimited transfers, match ups are more important than ever. So how do you evaluate match ups? Especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? The expected goal (xG) rankings! Expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the field and …

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2018 Round 27 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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MLSFI S4: Round 27 Preview

Reid and Mike sit down with fantasy pro and battle bot designer Phil Luetchford to review the biggest fantasy takeaways from Round 26 (Rivalry Week!) and preview all of the upcoming action for Round 27’s BIG Double-game slate. In addition to the review they also go over the teams that have become fantasy duds over the past few weeks and …

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