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Behind the Numbers: MLS Fantasy Week 16

Spring Season Recap ICYMI, check out my spring season recap article: https://mlsfantasyboss.com/behind-the-numbers-spring-2019-season-review/ With the prices reset, we’re back to hunting for value and caring way too much about price rises. Remember that the important metric for this is points/$, especially early in the season. For example, if a $6 player scores 10 points and a $10 player scores 10 points, …

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MLSFI: 2019 Round 16 Starting the Fall Season Strong

Reid and Mike are joined by Minnesota United Writer and Podcaster Steve McPherson to preview the start of the 2019 Fall MLS Fantasy Season. They start with a quick review of the Price and Team Value reset before touching on some of the players who they think have the most potential value. After that, they just into the biggest news …

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The Best Midfielders in MLS: Spring 2019 Season

The Spring season has come to an end and we now know what some players are capable of. This list features some names who are proving their worth in this league and some old ones who keep proving why they’re the best in business. These players have shown us glimpses of their potential in this short season and are destined …

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Behind the Numbers: Spring 2019 Season Review

Spring Season Recap First, thanks for being a part of the Behind the Numbers community in the first season of this column. The change in format seems to be a success, judging by the number of weekly views and my rapid increase in Twitter followers. The community is why I take time out of my week to do this. The …

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The Best Defenders in MLS: 2019 Spring Season

The Spring season has come to an end and we now know what some players are capable of. This list features some names who are proving their worth in this league and some old ones who keep proving why they’re the best in business. These players have shown us glimpses of their potential in this short season and are destined …

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MLSFI: 2019 Spring Season Review with Bobby Warshaw

Reid, Mike, and Blayne are joined by special guest Bobby Warshaw to talk about the Spring season of MLS Fantasy. Bobby shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the Fantasy United FC videos, how being a player impacts MLS Fantasy performance, and his thoughts on fan rule change suggestions. The MLSFI crew takes over after that to go a …

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MLS Fantasy Boss 2019 Spring Feedback Survey

A few weeks ago, a thread popped up at r/FantasyMLS asking people where they thought the FMLS game is headed. There were some good ideas in this thread and it pushed me to move forward with an idea I had planned for later in the year. I had planned to create a Feedback Survey near the end of the Fall …

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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

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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: 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

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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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