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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 12

Week 11 Recap The Behind the Numbers continues to soar up the ranks as we near the end of the season, putting us only 12 points off the pace of reaching our goal of top 100. Considering just 4 weeks ago we were ranked at nearly 700th its been quite a DGW rise. The Behind the Numbers team put up …

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2019 Round 12 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: 2019 Round 12 Arguing Captains & Battling DGW Burnout

Reid, Michael, and Blayne get together to review Round 11 and console each other for unfortunate captain performances. Before getting into they Round 12 player targets, they take a moment to talk about DGW Burnout and if there has been any change in the standard teams to pick against. Don’t forget to set your teams before kickoff on Wednesday at …

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2019 Round 12 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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MLS Injury News: Gameweek 11

MLS Injury News: Gameweek 11 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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Week 10 Fantasy Review

MLS Fantasy Week 10 Recap 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 …

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2019 Round 11 Captain’s Conundrum

Pozuelo captain

Round 11 is underway in Fantasy MLS and it’s the biggest double game week of the season so far. Since there are a lot of good quality teams with two fixtures, the emphasis will mostly be on premium players with offensive upside.   1) Alejandro Pozuelo Pozuelo will be the most popular captain pick this week and there is little …

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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 11

Week 10 Recap Week 10 was the best week for the Behind the Numbers team in their history. The team posted a 114 which was good enough for week rank 65 and propelled the team up to 235th overall. Not bad considering we were ranked 694th overall just 3 rounds ago. The team also had a healthy +$3M up to …

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MLSFI: 2019 Round 11 Cutting the Fantasy Mullet for the May DGW

Reid and Mike give Blayne a break for the night and are joined by Kyle McElhinny, author of the Behind the Numbers articles at MLSFBoss.com, to review the surprisingly successful Round 10 DGW and Preview all the top DGW targets for Round 11. They start by reviewing all the top surprising moments and important fantasy takeaways from Round 10 before …

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2019 Round 11 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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MLS Injury News: Gameweek 10

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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