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2019 Round 7 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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Week 6 Fantasy Review

Every week I bring my own take on each game and the notable fantasy standouts you should be keeping an eye going into the next week. Standouts: Those who out did better than their peers Value: Those who punched above their weight class in terms of price and who I expect to have potential moving forward Fluke: There’s not always …

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MLSFI S5: Round 7 Prepping for the First DGW

Reid, Mike, and Blayne/Lilly sit down with Patreon supporter Jessup Gage to talk about all of the exciting surprises and top fantasy takeaways from Round 6 and explain why Vega did not raise in price. Next, they cover all of the important injuries and week notes in their Housekeeping section before getting into all of their Round 7 preview recommendations. …

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MLS Fantasy Golden Rules Part 5: Double Game Weeks

MLS Fantasy Golden Rules In the MLS Fantasy Golden Rules series, we will be going over some basics for beginners and some refreshers for veterans. We are aiming to cover some of the broader questions that get brought up and clear up some common errors we see holding players back from their desired final rankings. With the change to unlimited …

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2019 Round 7 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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Week 5 Fantasy Review

Every week I bring my own take on each game and the notable fantasy standouts you should be keeping an eye going into the next week. Standouts: Those who out did better than their peers Value: Those who punched above their weight class in terms of price and who I expect to have potential moving forward Fluke: There’s not always …

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MLS Injury News: Gameweek 6

MLS Injury News: Gameweek 6 Injuries can have a big impact on a fantasy lineup. Not only can they impact your score by providing under the radar options, but replacements often come in at a lower price point and can make it easier to field a full roster. Each week I’ll review key injuries and help you find replacements that …

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2019 Round 6 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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MLSFI S5: Round 6 How to Avoid Being an April Fool

action in Week 6 of the MLS season. They start out with a new format for reviewing Round 5 and touch on their most important takeaways and fantasy surprise moments. They pause for some housekeeping to cover the Friday start date and Bye teams before moving straight into the Round 6 player picks. No fools in this episode, just solid …

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MLS Injury News: Gameweek 5

MLS injury news: Gameweek 5 Injuries can have a big impact on a fantasy lineup. Not only can they impact your score by providing under the radar options, but replacements often come in at a lower price point and can make it easier to field a full roster. Each week I’ll review key injuries and help you find replacements that …

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