Tag Archives: Fantasy Soccer

Round 7 Advanced Transfer Tactics

In this new article at MLS Fantasy Boss, we will look at the some of the best options for setting up a Keeperoo, Autoroo, or a Transferoo for the upcoming round. For those unfamiliar with these tactics in MLS Fantasy, you can find a detailed explanation here. Mangers should select an Over/Under value for Keeperoos and Transferoos so they know …

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xG Matchup Rankings GW 7 2018

With unlimited transfers, match ups are more important than ever. So how do you evaluate match ups? Especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? The expected goal (xG) rankings! What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the …

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2018 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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MLSFI S4: Round 7 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne sit down to talk about some of the most fantasy relevant moments from Round 6 and preview the upcoming Double Game Week that is Round 7. Before they get into their previews, Mike and Blayne also take a moment to reflect on how they undersold the entrance of Zlatan and apologize to the MLS Fantasy community. …

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2018 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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2018 Round 6 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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xG Matchup Rankings GW 6 2018

With unlimited transfers, match ups are more important than ever. So how do you evaluate match ups? Especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? The expected goal (xG) rankings! What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot has probability of scoring based on the position on the …

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2018 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 S4: Round 6 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne sit down to go over all the strange and unexpected events from Round 5 and preview a very unpredictable Round 6. Which teams are going to get a clean sheet, will road teams see continued success, how does Mike really feel about the score tracking system, and how long will it take Reid to realize he …

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Best 2018 Round 5 Fantasy Resources

We’re not far from the 2018 Round 5 kickoff so if you have not made your final trades, you better hurry! If you still need to adjust 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 month. Also, I have assembled …

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