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2018 Fantasy Primer Portland Timbers Preview

2017 Portland Timbers Review In 2017, the Timbers parlayed a stellar home record and just enough on the road into the #1 seed in the western conference. However, their post-season journey was cut short when they were knocked out in the 2nd round by the Houston Dynamo. The Timbers’ 2017 campaign was headlined by the brilliance of MLS MVP Diego …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Chicago Fire Preview

Updates to Original Post It was left out the Michael De Leeuw will be out for the fist part of the season due. He’s currently recovering for an ACL injury. Without De Leeuw, Chicago’s formation could look more like a 4-2-4 or 4-3-3. I’d expect Bakero, Nikolic, and Solignac would be the first choices up top. The number 10 spot is again difficult to …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Toronto FC Preview

Updates to Original Post It’s now official! Ducth international defender Gregory van der Wiel has joined Toronto FC! 2017 Toronto FC Review What more can you ask? Toronto FC earned the most points ever in an MLS season and were treble winners of MLS Cup, Supporters Shield and Voyageurs Cup. 2012’s “Worst Team In The World” was a distant memory. Club …

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First Draft of the 2018 Fantasy Schedule

Happy New Year MLS Fantasy Managers. The 2018 MLS season is just around the corner and I know all of you are ready to start creating for first teams. Before any of that can happen, we need a schedule and fortunately, the 2018 Regular Season Schedule dropped a few days ago. Unfortunately, game weeks rarely lineup with fantasy rounds. I’ve spent the …

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Best Fantasy Options from the 2017 Expansion Draft

LAFC will join our MLS Fantasy family next season and they have already made headlines with some big signings. Today their player list will expand by up to 5 players, but who will they take? There are a lot of great options, so it’s going to be interesting to see who Bradley and his team decide to bring in. Twitter …

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2017 Cup Final 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. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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2017 Cup Conf Finals Round 2 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. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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2017 Cup Conf Finals Round 1 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. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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MLSFI S3: 2017 Round Table Season Review

The 2017 Fantasy MLS season may be over, but there is still a lot to talk about. Reid is joined by Mike, Blayne, Tim, and top 10 finisher Alex Bruni to review all of the changes for the 2017 season and talk about what they hope changes for 2018. Reid and Mike also get a chance to interview Ben Baer …

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2017 Cup Semis Round 2 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. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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