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2019 Round 13 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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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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MLSFI: 2019 Round 12 Arguing Captains & Battling DGW Burnout

Reid, Michael, and Blayne get together to review Round 11 and console each other for unfortunate captain performances. Before getting into they Round 12 player targets, they take a moment to talk about DGW Burnout and if there has been any change in the standard teams to pick against. Don’t forget to set your teams before kickoff on Wednesday at …

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2019 Round 12 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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2019 Round 11 Captain’s Conundrum

Pozuelo captain

Round 11 is underway in Fantasy MLS and it’s the biggest double game week of the season so far. Since there are a lot of good quality teams with two fixtures, the emphasis will mostly be on premium players with offensive upside.   1) Alejandro Pozuelo Pozuelo will be the most popular captain pick this week and there is little …

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MLSFI: 2019 Round 11 Cutting the Fantasy Mullet for the May DGW

Reid and Mike give Blayne a break for the night and are joined by Kyle McElhinny, author of the Behind the Numbers articles at MLSFBoss.com, to review the surprisingly successful Round 10 DGW and Preview all the top DGW targets for Round 11. They start by reviewing all the top surprising moments and important fantasy takeaways from Round 10 before …

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2019 Round 11 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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MLSFI: 2019 Round 10 Value Lessons & the Philly Rotation

Reid, Michael, and Blayne are joined by stats guru Andrew Crollard to review the most important takeaways from the massive Round 9 Double Game Week. After the review they take a moment to reflect on what we know about team value building after 9 rounds and the important tactics to take into the upcoming Fall season. We get a special …

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2019 Round 10 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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