MLS Fantasy Insider: Player to Add, Drop and Watch Week 12

Collin is out due to YC accumulation - Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE

MLS Fantasy Week 12 starts early this week with a midweek clash between the LA Galaxy and the homestanding Philadelphia Union who both have two matches this weekend. The Montreal Impact are off.

The Round 12 transfer window closes at 7:15pm ET tonight so be sure to get all your transfers done before then. Not all injuries have been reported so try to have an additional sub or two on your bench that can slide into your lineup in case there's a late scratch. There's a new episode of Starting Lineup up on MLSSoccer.com and don't forget to follow @MLSFantasy for a consistent flow of MLS fantasy news and advice. Their page was just updated with some new graphics so check it out!

The Disciplinary Committee suspended three players in addition to the guys already missing due to yellow card accumulation. Marvin Chavez had his two-game suspension reduced so feel comfortable inserting him back into your starting lineup.

Here are my players to add, drop and watch for Round 11. Good luck everyone!

Player to ADD -> Amobi Okugo ($7.8m), Midfielder - Philadelphia Union

Okugo is not just a player to add for this week. He's one of just eight midfielders to accumulate 50 points or more through the first 11 rounds and the second lowest in price, at $7.2m. Okugo started the year at $6.0m so his value has been on the rise ever since. I'd like to think his value will increase to roughly $8.0m in the coming weeks so if you buy now you can still make a profit. Okugo is only averaging 4.0 points/game at home this season, but he's consistent and rarely gets injured or cautioned.

Player to DROP -> Aurelien Collin ($7.0m), Defender - Sporting KC

Collin is out this week due to yellow-card accumulation. Following their game this week against DC United, Sporting KC has two games at home (Houston and Montreal) before back-to-back bye weeks. Collin is owned by nearly 36 percent of all managers, but at $7.0m, you can't afford to be keeping all that cap space on the bench. He might have a decent game against Houston and Montreal, but the money you've made can definitely be used better elsewhere.

Player to WATCH -> Chris Klute ($4.5m), Defender - Colorado Rapids

Klute has been a permanent fixture in the Rapids starting lineup the last seven games. In his last six games he's logged four clean sheets, 52 CBI's, 31 recoveries and 37 total points. After Round 12, the Rapids have two home games before their bye week in Round 15. Even after that they have a stretch of winnable games (three home, three away) before another bye in Round 21. If Klute remains a starter and Colorado stays strong defensively, he could be a great bargain pickup for you down the road.

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