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2022 Round 2 Predictions and Power Rankings

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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: 2022 Round 2 Preview Part 2

Reid, Blayne, and Ashley are joined by special guest, Christian Ward from the MLSFB Discord to break down the options for Round 2 of the 2022 MLS Fantasy season. This is Part 2 of a 2 part Round 2 preview. – ALLPLAYER PICKS! Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Blayne Riffle Ashley Savage Special Guests Christian Ward Links to items discussed …

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MLSFI: 2022 Round 2 Preview Part 1

Reid, Blayne, and Ashley are joined by special guest, Christian Ward from the MLSFB Discord to break down the options for Round 2 of the 2022 MLS Fantasy season. This is Part 1 of a 2 part Round 2 preview. – Point & Value Problems Update – 2:31 – Round Results – 7:04 – Team Building Tips for New Players …

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2022 Discord Player Rankings: Round 1

The MLS Fantasy Boss Discord community is not only a fun place to get fantasy advice, it’s also a community that includes many of the top players of the official MLS Fantasy game. But how well would this community perform if asked to rank the top MLS fantasy options, for each position, each week?! Well that’s exactly what I’ve asked …

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Sporting Kansas City 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap Sporting KC was largely disappointed in 2021 with a 3rd place finish in the Western Conference and another early exit from the MLS Cup Playoffs. Injuries and an inability to score at key times created some difficulty down the stretch for the MLS Cup hopefuls. Despite the prolonged absence of DP Alan Pulido, SKC had a lot …

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Seattle Sounders 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap Last year may have been a major disappointment for the Sounders on the field, but it was a banger year for Sounders players in fantasy. The switch to a 5-back defense increasingly benefited both Alex Roldan and Brad Smith while Nouhou and Yeimar Gomez Andrade produced MLS All Star level stats. The loss of Jordan Morris and …

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DC United 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap The Black and Red entered 2021 with a new manager and a stated commitment to playing a more attacking style of football. After beginning the campaign with a heap of injuries at key positions and questions about the squad’s overall fitness, Hernán Losada’s “Maximum Overdrive” system finally found its footing in the summer. United were solidly in …

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2022 Round 1 Predictions and Power Rankings

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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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FC Cincinnati 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap If you’re a returning MLS Fantasy player or someone who is already familiar with Major League Soccer, then you already know what I’m about to say and can just skip ahead to the next section. For everyone else, don’t worry, this will be quick. For the past three years, FC Cincinnati has been the worst team in …

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Chicago Fire 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap Last season was far from great for Chicago Fire FC. The club’s massive rebranding and ‘return to relevance’  campaign that began in 2020 was still pretty much stuck in second gear by the end of 2021. The Fire never got within sniffing distance of the playoffs and finished down near the bottom of the Eastern Conference table. …

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LA Galaxy 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap Last season the Los Angeles Galaxy were a playoff team until they weren’t, missing out on a playoff spot due to goal difference on the final day of the season. The team grew Chicharito dependent and struggled when he was off the field due to injury. When he was on the field, Chicharito had one of the …

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Colorado Rapids 2022 Preview

Previous Year Recap The Colorado Rapids were one of the biggest surprises in MLS last season. They finished top of the Western Conference behind consistent play, a next man up mentality, defense, and set pieces. A crazy Decision Day that saw them score five goals against LAFC got them the Thanksgiving Day match at home. They lost that game at …

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