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2019 Round 15 Captain’s Conundrum

The final week of the spring season is here. 12 teams will go head to head against each other before the entire game is reset for the fall season. Those who hold a favorable rank might want to play it safe here and those who can’t wait for this disastrous season to end (like me) could look to go big, …

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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 15

Week 14 Recap The MLSFB Behind the Numbers Team has returned from a week-long hiatus in Iceland with only an unusual urge to captain Gylfi Sigurdsson and sadly a drop in the rankings. Not having my usual resources and missing lineups due to being the middle of the night definitely took its tool. The team put up a respectable 145 …

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2019 Round 15 Predictions and Power Rankings

predictions

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: 2019 Round Round 15 Gold Cup & A Strong Spring Finish

Reid, Michael, and Blayne are joined by Tim Shaw from SoccerCaptains.com to break down the final Round of the 2019 Spring season and recap some of the top fantasy moments from Round 14. This episode is full of little discussions including tips to helping break away from the average point scoring range, a reminder for MLS Fantasy Boss prize eligibility, …

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2019 Round 14 Captain’s Conundrum

Wayne Rooney captain

There are only 2 gameweeks left in the fantasy spring season and gameweek 14 is the best opportunity for those who want to cover serious ground or for those who want to leave their nemesis in the dust. It’s the biggest gameweek left so there are plenty of good captain choices you can choose from to gain an edge over …

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2019 Round 14 Predictions and Power Rankings

predictions

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: 2019 Round Round 14 Fantasy Rewards & the Best DGW Options

Reid and Mike are joined by Ashley Savage from MLSfemale.com to review the most important fantasy takeaways from Round 13 and preview the options for the Round 14 DGW. During the first half of the show, they throw out some new name ideas for the award for the lowest scoring fantasy team in a league, and ideas of for how …

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2019 Round 13 Captain’s Conundrum

Amro Tarek captain

Round 13 is here to cause confusion this week in terms of captain choice because there is no clear-cut captain choice. Double games for New York Red Bulls and Vancouver Whitecaps doesn’t really provide us with the best captain choice because both teams haven’t been anything special offensively or defensively. 1) Carlos Vela A must have pick every time he …

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2019 Round 13 Predictions and Power Rankings

predictions

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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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 13

Week 12 Recap When all the dust and glitches settled, the Behind the Numbers Team mostly just managed to tread water this week. 145 points on the week as only good enough to fall 20 placed in the rankings to 174 overall and not gain or lose any team value. Thankfully, I came to my senses before game time and …

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MLSFI: 2019 Round 13 A DGW Breather & Mid Season Game Feedback

Reid, Michael, and Blayne sit down with special guest & MLS Fantasy Boss contributor Tyler Bartles to review the most important takeaways from Round 12 and preview Round 13. The first segment includes a short discussion period where Reid covers some of the techniques for a defender switcheroo and guys talk about opportunities for providing feedback on the first half …

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