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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! Known simply as Auro, young Brazilian right back / midfielder Auro Alvaro da Cruz Junior (São Paulo FC) has joined TFC on loan. Perhaps a surprising move, since Van der Wiel was acquired for that same position. There is talk that Hasler may …

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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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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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2017 r/FantasyMLS Overall Fantasy MVP Results

For those who don’t get the chance to visit r/FantasyMLS often, OlderGoaler runs a poll twice a season to allow or community to vote for the MLS Fantasy MVP team. The first comes half way through the season for our mid-season MVP team and the final comes at the end of the year for our overall MVP team. Why should MLS get to have all …

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2017 Cup Semis 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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