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MLS Fantasy Tips 2018 Round 5


Friday March 30

MLS Fantasy 2018 - Round 5 Picks

March 30, 7:05pm EST UPDATE: Clint Irwin (4.5m) gets the start over Alex Bono, our lineup has been adjusted accordingly. Quite a bit of switcheroo savings thanks to TFC's Friday Night lineup!!

MLS Fantasy is back once again this weekend, but with a slight adjustment: the first match of Round 5 kicks off on a Friday, instead of a Saturday! Mike Petke's Real Salt Lake takes the trip north of the border to visit Toronto FC for an inter-conference Friday Night showdown, so if you are planning on bringing in players from either club, be sure to do so before 8pm EST!

Naturally, given the Fantasy MLS format this season, we have arranged our lineup in a fashion that it allows us to be pretty flexible and make changes. We'll get into the nitty-gritty behind that below.

Without further ado, here's how we're lined up ahead of tonight's lineup announcements:

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Thursday March 29

MLS Fantasy 2018 - Parsing The Percentages, Round 5

MLS Fantasy is back early this week, which means that we're back a little bit earlier this week with our Parsing the Percentages series. Last week, our selections of New York Red Bulls and Columbus Crew SC paid off very handsomely for fantasy owners, as both clubs cruised to very convincing home victories in Round 4.

For Round 5, we have chosen Toronto FC and Sporting KC as our two selections for Round 5's edition of PTP. Oddsmakers and FiveThirtyEight give each of these clubs very strong odds at an outright victory this coming weekend. As such, we recommend allocating MLS Fantasy funds towards their players - we break down which specific players we favor below.

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