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Evidence against the exitstence manipulation

Psychological momentum is stronger in FUT

Momentum exists – but not in the shape of a hidden feature used to flip matches upside down. What I’m talking about here is the completely natural phenomenon which occurs when someone seems to have the upper hand and in turn perform increasingly well. What’s more, this effect appears to be strong in FUT compared to real football.

Photo courtesy of Bill Ebbsen (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Atomicbre)

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How the opponent’s squad value influences your chances of winning

Spence Purnell shares his views on how heavily the squad value of the opponent influences your chances of winning the match.

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Handicapping: Doesn’t exit in FUT 17 either

If you ever thought that using informs came with a handicap, this post is going to rock your boat. A new site, FIFA gamers pub, collects performance data directly from the transfer market, and it even allows us to peek into information about sample sizes and the likes. With this information at hand, we once and for all can bury the claim that informs mean handicapping.

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I had more shots but lost. Proof of scripting?

We hear this a lot: I lose all the time despite having more shots. But does it happen more often in FUT than in real life?

When Celtic beat Barcelona 2-1

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Does FUT have an unnatural amount of even results?

In this article, we drive the final nail in the coffin for the idea that EA has implemented some kind of logic to level the playing field.

Not exactly even, but perhaps quite typical to FUT

We couldn’t find an example of a draw on google pic search. Perhaps not a coincidence?

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