Best XI Predictions – Round 27


Did you ever wonder what you could do with a team if you used a Wild Card every week?  In Best XI at $120m, we will explore the options available to brand new players as well as those using a Wild Card as we predict the rounds Dream Team. Along with the best players by round matchup, players with the best upcoming schedules will take precedence over similarly priced players.


Goalkeeper – Hamid $6.2 DC

Defender – Steres $5.5 LA

Defender – Sjoberg $6.1 COL

Defender – Rosenberry $5.8 PHI

Midfielder – Pontius $7.7 PHI

Midfielder – Valeri $11.3 POR

Midfielder – Diaz $11.4 DAL

Midfielder – Grella $8.2

Forward – Wright-Phillips $11.7 NYRB

Forward – Villa $12.3 NYC

Forward – Mullins $6.6 DC

Subtotal: $92.8


Goalkeeper – Howard $6.3 POR

Defender – Campbell $5.0 CHI

Defender – Gullien $4.0 DAL

Midfielder – Barrios $8.2 DAL

Forward – Herbers $4.6 PHI

Subtotal: $28.1

Total $120.9

This week has turned into a nightmare for players.  With international call-ups, injuries, and byes, rosters will be decimated.  This is a prime spot to retool and grab a keeper for round 32 when there are only 6 teams playing. Howard fills this role nicely. Barrios should be set up for a switcheroo on the with Mullins who plays the opening game of the round.


All of the obvious picks are out, so go for a boom/bust with BWP against a struggling Vancouver side.

About Blayne Riffle

Blayne is an IT Technician with a math degree, online journalist, and MLS Discussion Group moderator.

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