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MLSFI S4: Round 17 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne take a break from all of the World Cup action to sit down and get back to breaking down Round 17 of the MLS Fantasy Season. They start out with a quick review of the few takeaways from the short Round 16 slate of games and try to make sense of both Piatti and D.C. United …

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Official World Cup Fantasy League

We’re just 1 day away from the start of the 2018 World Cup, and that means an entirely new fantasy game to keep us distracted and challenge our skills! To help get into the World Cup spirit, MLS Fantasy Boss and the MLS Fantasy Insider Podcast have created a Fantasy League for everyone to join! So if you just can’t …

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2018 Round 16 Captain’s conundrum

Round 16 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 16 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! What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the …

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2018 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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MLSFI S4: Round 16 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne are joined by special guest Tim to review all of the results and fantasy takeaways from Round 15 and preview the six games being played this week during Round 16. With supporters from both New York teams on the show, it was impossible to get through without a little talk about coaching transition and how that …

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2018 Round 15 Captain’s conundrum

Round 15 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 15 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! What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the …

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MLSFI S4: Round 15 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne sit down to review all the highs and lows from the Round 14 Double Game Week including in impact Red Cards had on several teams. After they get that out of their system they start breaking down Round 15 and point out which teams will benefit most from the upcoming Round 4 of the 2018 US …

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2018 Round 14 Captain’s conundrum

Round 14 in the MLS kicks off tonight, and it’s a double game week for a couple of sides . So this week we will be looking to take advantage of this. 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 …

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MLSFI S4: Round 14 Preview

Reid and Mike sit down on the Memorial Day holiday to record a quick episode before Round 14th Double Game Week gets started on Wednesday! They jump right to the main questions of which players will be available for Round 14 and who their player picks will be and give more insight into their thought process for each position. If …

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xG Matchup Rankings GW 14 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! What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the …

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2018 Round 13 Captain’s conundrum

Round 13 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 13 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! What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the …

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MLSFI S4: Round 13 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne sit down just hours after the end of Round 12 to review the unexpected results and meh DGW performances. A random question from Mike leads to a surprise conversation about Columbus before the guys touch on the fantasy impact of the upcoming U.S. Open Cup Round 4 and the World Cup. Everything wraps up with their …

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