Tag Archives: MLS Fantasy Insider

MLSFI S5: Western Conference Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne are joined by Dominic Hoffman from Mile High Radio to preview all the Western Conference teams ahead of the MLS Fantasy season. They start out by recapping the big and little changes to to the 2019 MLS Fantasy game (& a Mike Rant!) and get into the the team previews. Just like with our Eastern Conference …

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2019 MLS Fantasy Primer

I remember what it was like during my first MLS Fantasy season. I had no idea who anybody was, how the game worked, or what to expect from any team. So back in 2015 I decided that new MLS Fantasy fans needed something else to help them navigate the fantasy game. I felt a resource was needed that could give …

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MLSFI S5: Eastern Conference Preview and Ben Interview

Reid is joined by Mike, Blayne, and Jason to talk about the Eastern Conference and interview Ben Baer about the 2019 game. The show starts out with Ben’s interview where he lets us know a little bit about what happens behind the fantasy doors and highlights the 2 main minor changes for the 2019 game. After that, sit back and …

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MLSFI S4: 2018 Season Review

Reid sits down with a round table of fantasy players for MLSFI’s annual fantasy season review featuring an interview with Ben Baer. The show starts out with Reid and Mike interview Ben where they discuss the motivation for many of the changes fro the 2018 season and get some early spoilers for what to expect in 2019. Next, Blayne Riffle, …

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2018 Knockout 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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2018 Round 35 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 35 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 35 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne are joined by Tim to review the penultimate round of the 2018 fantasy season. They start the show by giving LAFC the credit they are due before moving into the revised format for round reviews and previews (feedback wanted on the new format). They have a great discussion about the value of DC United midfielders vs …

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2018 Round 34 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 34 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Blayne are joined by Tim to review the penultimate round of the 2018 fantasy season. They start the show by giving LAFC the credit they are due before moving into the revised format for round reviews and previews (feedback wanted on the new format). They have a great discussion about the value of DC United midfielders vs …

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