Tag Archives: fantasy season

Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 1

  Near the end of the 2013 MLS season, I came across some information about the ELO ranking system. Basically, there is a formula that is used to try to predict the winner of a match. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that basically tries to predict the chance that a …

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In case of emergency, grab a goat!

This is a fun article that was inspired by a post in Live Chat by odave807. This is also a post in honor of the Golden Goat from the MLSFI podcast. Enjoy 🙂   Let’s face it; we all love Chivas USA when it comes to MLS Fantasy. We love that playing them almost always means that the other teams …

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2014 Preseason Picks Part 4: Forwards

We’re in the final week so it’s time to start getting serious about looking at your fantasy team if you have been putting it off, and what better place to start than my previous Preseason Picks articles: Keeper Pairings, Defender Picks, and Midfielder Picks. Forwards Here’s a preview of what’s to come. Game Predictions Captain Poll 11th hour roundup But right …

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Welcome MLSFI Followers!

Welcome follower of MLSFI and lovers of MLS Fantasy soccer!   I’m the operator of the MLS Fantasy Boss site and Twitter account. Some of you may know me as the guy who ran the Kentucky Football Club website last season, but I’m also one of the moderators of the MLS Fantasy Subreddit /r/FantasyMLS. As some of you may know, …

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2014 Preseason Picks Part 3: Midfielders

If you’d like to review the last two parts of this Preseason series, be sure to checkout my articles about Keepers and Defenders. Midfielders When it comes to midfielders, there are many different styles to choose from. There are the attackers like Cahill, service providers like Rosales, defenders like Beckerman, and well rounded players like Zusi. All have their uses …

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2014 Preseason Picks Part 2: Defenders

Last week I kicked off my preseason tips series with an article on Keeper combinations. Today, I’m going to cover which defenders that I think look promising. Defenders I like Center backs. They are in the perfect place to get a lot of Clearances, Blocks, and Interceptions (CBIs). This is one of the most important starts to look for in …

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2014 Preseason Picks Part 1: Keepers

We’re a little under 2 weeks away from the kickoff of the 2014 season but Fantasy MLS is already well underway. Rate My Teams posts are popping up on /r/FantasyMLS and first week strategy discussion is getting more focused in the Live Chat here at MLS Fantasy Boss. Preseason games are still going on, but I believe there is enough …

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Getting the Most Bang for your Buck or PP90 vs Team PP90

Trying to find the best players at the start of the season is number one on everyone’s list right now. If you’ve been visiting the /r/FantasyMLS subreddit, you’ve seen several posts with example teams, strategy discussion, and maybe even Points Per 90 (PP90).  What I’m like to discuss in this article is a slightly different way to look at PP90 …

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Final Results – KFC MLS Fantasy League

  First off, I have to apologize for taking so long to make this final post for the 2013 season. Between the playoffs, work, Christmas vacation, and a special MLS 2014 season project, I got a bit busy. But, now it’s time to finally congratulate the winner of the KFC MLS Fantasy League. Congratulations to Paul VanDeWalker, manager of EternalBluForeverGrn. You can …

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11th Hour Transfer Tips – MLS Cup Final

   We’re just a few hours away from the 2014 MLS Cup Final.  Have you made all your transfers yet are are you still hesitating to hit the confirm button? Here’s our roundup are useful tips from around the web. If you want to see more, keep reading after the break. But please join the discussion at r/FantasyMLS, that’s where a …

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