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2018 Round 18 Captain’s conundrum

Round 18 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 18 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 18 Preview & Daily World Cup Update

Reid, Mike, and Blayne start the show with a special interview with DraftKings Fantasy Soccer Analyst Jordan Cooper to recap much of the recent World Cup action and find out how you can use that to build your fantasy teams. What strategies get you started down the right path, which players should you avoid, and most important… who to pick. …

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2018 Round 18 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 17 Captain’s conundrum

Round 17 in the MLS 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 four picks for this …

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xG Matchup Rankings GW 17 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 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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