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2019 Round 2 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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Last Minute Round 1 Fantasy Recap

We’re not far from the 2019 Round 1 kickoff so if you have not made your final transfers, you better hurry! If you are still tinkering with your roster, MLSFB has a lot of resources to help get you ready. Below is a complete list of all the helpful articles we have published over the past weeks. MLS Fantasy Boss …

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MLSFI 2019 Switcheroo Update

Have you ever heard of the Switcheroo? How about the Keeperroo? They are advanced tactics in the MLS Fantasy Manager game that can really help increase your score. Don’t know what I’m talking about or have you never been able to master the tactic? No Problem. I put together a short YouTube video to walk you through the basics and …

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2019 Round 1 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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2019 Round 1 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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Vancouver Whitecaps 2019 Fantasy Preview

Vancouver Whitecaps FC have a whole new look in 2019. Manager Carl Robinson was sacked towards the end of last season due to stagnation and failure to make the playoffs. Marc Dos Santos is in as head coach with a bunch of new players. After being middle-of-the-road for several years, the Caps are probably taking a step back in 2019 …

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Philadelphia Union 2019 Fantasy Preview

The Philadelphia Union closed out the 2018 regular season with 50 points last season, compiling a 15W-5D-14L record and finishing in 6th place, securing a playoff berth for just the third time in club history. Despite coming into the knockout stage with a fairly strong amount of momentum, they were eliminated in the first stage of the playoffs after falling …

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New England Revolution 2019 Fantasy Preview

New England closed out the 2018 campaign with a 10W-11D-13L record. The 41 points they earned in Brad Friedel’s first year at the helm were good for eighth place in the Eastern Conference, 9 points away from playoff contention. Considering that it was a rebuilding year for the Revs, things didn’t turn out too badly: the club implemented a press-and-counter …

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DC United 2019 Fantasy Preview

Michael Corleone stated in the Godfather II that he was taught that one should “keep your friends close… but your enemies closer.” Therefore, it is only fitting that a New York Red Bulls fan write the DC United 2019 fantasy preview. 2018 was a tale of two seasons for DC: Pre-Rooney and Post-Rooney. The club languished near the bottom of …

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Real Salt Lake 2019 Fantasy Preview

Real Salt Lake reinvented themselves a bit in 2018 and had their first good season since the Jason Kreis era. Mike Petke stood up for his players, and aside from Justen Glad being in the dog house, they were on the same page. That got them into the playoffs where they had a fantastic upset win at LAFC and nearly …

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MLSFI S5: Round 1 Player Picks

Reid, Mike, and Blayne record a quick episode to cover their Round 1 picks ahead of this weekend’s games. If you’re still looking for a league, be sure to check out what is plugged on the show as well! Enjoy   Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Mike Denton Blayne Riffle Special Guest N/A Links to items discussed Patreon Website – Help Support …

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2019 Round 1 Captain’s conundrum

The MLS returns for its 23rd season on Saturday , So I have taken a look at the best options to make your Fantasy captain this week. Picking the right captain this round could see you jump-start your fantasy season and leave your rivals chasing you all season long. Here’s my top four picks for this week.   Nicolas Loderio …

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