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MLSFI: 2020 Early Round 4 Preview

Reid, Michale, and Blayne are joined by Patreon Supporter Patrick Smith to break down what we know right now about Round 3 (still in progress) and provide an early preview for Round 4. This one runs a bit long because this is the first BIG DGW with the new DGW scoring rule and everyone wants to talk about it! Host …

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Fantasy MLS Captain Rankings: Round 3

Captains - Lodeiro, Blanco and Rossi

Welcome back! Fantasy MLS captains rankings for round 3 are here after a long break from regular season football which also included an “MLS is back” tournament aka “Covid Cup”. So which players proved their worth in a tournament that did not have any meaning? Who deserves your captain’s armband for this week? Let’s find out over here   1) …

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MLSFI: 2020 Round 3 MLS Fantasy Is Back

Reid, Michale, and Blayne are joined by Ashley Savage from Switch the Pitch to CELEBRATE the RETURN of the official MLS Fantasy Game. The show starts with a preview of what we know, touches on important housekeeping reminders, and identifies players to consider for each position while building your team (timestamp 30:30). #MLSFantasyIsBack Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton …

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MLS is Back Bracket Challenge & Predict 6 Leagues

MLS is Back Hello everyone and welcome to… wait, this is not an episode of the MLSFI Podcast. Let me try that again.   Hello everyone! I know it’s been a while but with MLS shutdown due to COVID-19, there has been no new fantasy content to publish. During the time off, the MLSFI team has still been creating podcasts …

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MLSFI: 2020 Round 3 The First Bye Week & Call Ups

Michale and Blayne are joined by special guest Christian Ward to review all the most important takeaways from Round 2 and Preview what you need to know going into Round 3. Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton Blayne Riffle Special Guest Christian Ward Links to items discussed Patreon Website – Help Support the MLSFI podcast! MLS Injury News MLS Lineup News …

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2020 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: 2020 Interview with James Ballow and Round 2 Preview

Reid and Blayne are joined by very special guest James Ballow Director of Digital Experience at MLS. The show starts with a quick recap of scores and the Patreon and then jumps into the interview with James where we talk the new price change system, template teams, and the new Predict 6 game. Reid then previews the upcoming week, provides …

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How to Switcheroo

Leagues

On the latest episode of the MLS Fantasy Insider, I mentioned that I would repost my Switcheroo video. So here it is. I’ll work on getting an updated version using the 2020 system, but until then, this video should still work. Have you ever heard of the Switcheroo? How about the Keeperroo? They are advanced tactics in the MLS Fantasy …

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All 2020 Team Preview Articles

It’s been a crazy few weeks, but we’re finally here. The START of the 2020 MLS Fantasy season! Every year, the MLSFB team strives to provide preview content for every team so new and returning players have a base of information to use when building their initial fantasy teams. The goal this year was to find a “true fan” of …

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Philadelphia 2020 Fantasy Preview

Philadelphia Union had its best season in its history in 2019 capped by its first ever playoff win.  Lacking big names, and less flashy than teams most in MLS, the budget-minded Union take more of a Moneyball approach, plucking unknowns from obscurity and seeking diamonds in the rough.  While a seemingly known commodity of Marco Fabian did not succeed for …

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2020 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 2020 Fantasy Preview

2019 was the year that FC Cincinnati joined MLS, and that is the most positive thing I can say to sum up the season. That’s a slight exaggeration, but only slight because the Orange and Blue were literally setup to fail from day one. They traded away GAM and TAM instead of using it strategically for salaries, expansion draft picks …

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