Tag Archives: Fantasy League

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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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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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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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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2019 Round 12 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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