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Results from the Guess the Starting XI Contest

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We are halfway through the Vancouver Whitecaps 2016 MLS season. That means it is time to announce the 1st-half winners of our new Guess the Starting XI and Final Score contest. We announce the winner and provide some interesting statistics.

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Instead of writing a fanpost or just adding it into the LA Galaxy thread for this weekend, I decided that the results of the first half of our Guess the Starting XI and Final Score contest deserved a full write-up. We had a great first half and I wanted to report on some of the interesting statistics. But first, it is time to announce the winner of the first half. It came down to the wire with each of the top 3 participants (Arjon, John Andress, and Edmondk) selecting a different outcome for Saturday's match against Philadelphia. Unfortunately, for John Andress, the Whitecaps scored a 3rd goal (and Philly scored a 2nd) and he did not receive the 3-point bonus for correctly guessing the final score. As a result, he lost out to our champion ARJON by the same 3-points.

Congrats to our FIRST HALF CHAMPION ARJON.

With the LA Galaxy match this weekend, we start the second half contest as well as continue our year-long contest AND the non-MLS games contest.

For those interesting, I have included the FULL standings below. I also created a few 'interesting' categories. As some participants did not input a prediction each week, I included each participants average weekly score (for the matches they gave predictions). I also gave the average score for lineup prediction, the number of lineups correctly (all 11) predicted, winner predictions, and correct score predictions.

THE NUMBERS

Final Rank

User

Overall

Average

Lineup

Correct

Correct

Correct

Score

Score

Average

Lineup

Winner

Score

1

Arjon

176

10.35

9.29

2

3

1

2

John Andress

173

11.53

9.33

2

6

1

3

Edmondk

168

9.88

9.00

1

3

0

4

AtlantisB

161

10.06

9.44

1

2

0

5

Corbeaunoir

157

11.21

8.79

0

5

3

6

MacMhuirrich

151

11.62

8.85

2

6

2

7

Norselord

143

9.53

8.53

0

3

0

8

rtomsheck

138

10.62

8.85

1

4

1

9

Acumen

131

9.36

8.92

1

3

0

10

JF Lamaire

101

10.10

8.80

0

2

1

11

Soccer Mum

101

10.10

9.10

1

2

0

12

JustoMLS

91

13.00

8.88

0

4

0

13

calgaryrik

69

11.50

9.00

0

3

0

14

freewheeling

67

9.57

8.86

1

1

0

15

stinstmaster42

41

8.20

8.20

0

0

0

16

dehun

38

12.67

9.33

0

2

0

17

Blue Cities

28

9.33

9.33

0

0

0

18

Alistair Corp

25

12.50

10.00

1

1

0

19

MarcoD77

22

11.00

8.50

0

1

0

20

vancouverTITAN

11

11.00

11.00

1

0

0

21

ACME42

9

9.00

9.00

0

0

0

22

Wardy1700

18

9.00

9.00

0

0

0

In total, we had 22 members participate at least once. There were 14 correct lineup predictions, 51 correct winner predictions, and 9 correct score predictions. There were 4 weeks where no one correctly predicted a winner (1, 2, 10, and 16) while Match 12 had the most correct winner predictions (13).

Any statistics that stand out for you?