Madden 20 Ultimate Team: The best bargain middle linebackers (MLB) to buy in MUT – Schobert,

A crucial position, there are some exceptional cards you can buy on the cheap in MUT.

Toby Durant by Toby Durant

Middle linebacker is a crucial spot in Madden, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend hundreds of thousands of coins on a high OVR player.

As the position you will be controlling most of the time, things like play recognition and awareness that inflate OVR are not necessary, so you can find some bargains lurking in the lower ranges at this position.

So if you are doing a bit of Christmas bargain hunting then which cards should you be looking at?

Joe Schobert (85 OVR)

Program: TOTW

Team: Cleveland Browns

Auction House Value: Xbox 22,100 / PS4 – 19,600 / PC – 22,400

Joe Schobert earned this TOTW card in Week 4 with a massive performance against Baltimore. He racked up 16 tackles and a sack in Cleveland’s 40-25 win.

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This Schobert card brings amazing 90 awareness and play recognition, as well as 84 pursuit, 83 acceleration, and 79 speed. It’s a quality card for those playing on a budget as he won’t be out of position or fooled by much.

Brian Urlacher (85 OVR)

Program: Legends

Team: Chicago Bears

Auction House Value: Xbox – 20,100 / PS4 – 20,100 / PC – 25,000

Brian Urlacher is a Chicago icon. He was a dominant force in the 2000s and carried on the great tradition of sensational Bears middle linebackers. The former Defensive Player of the Year was in 2005.

This card comes with 86 awareness & play recognition as well as 85 tackle and 84 pursuit. He’s also got a strong 79 zone coverage with 78 speed.

Willie Lanier (84 OVR)

Program: NFL 100

Team: Kansas City Chiefs

Auction House Value: Xbox – 23,400 / PS4 – 23,300 / PC – 28,800

Not known to many, Willie Lanier joined the Chiefs in 1967 and won Super Bowl IV with them as a rookie. He played 11 years with Kansas City, being named in eight All-Pro teams and getting inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1986.

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This Lanier card has 83 block shed and hit power, along with 81 pursuit and tackle and 79 speed. He isn’t great in coverage though so you’ll need to control him for a lot of snaps.

Jayon Brown (84 OVR)

Program: TOTW

Team: Tennessee Titans

Auction House Value: Xbox – 16,200 / PS4 – 17,100 / PC 17,800

Jayon Brown earned this card in Week 14 when he put up seven tackles, including one for a loss, and returned a fumble 47 yards for a touchdown in a big win over the Oakland Raiders.

It brings a very nice 85 acceleration and 84 speed along with 84 pursuit, 83 awareness and play recognition, and 82 tackle. It’s one of the better cards available at such a low price.

Lavonte David (84 OVR)

Program: Core Elite

Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Auction House Value: Xbox – 16,600 / PS4 – 16,000 / PC – 18,200

Lavonte David has been a quality linebacker since he entered the NFL in 2012. The second-round pick was a First Team All-Pro in 2013 and can do a little bit of everything in Tampa’s defense.

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This Core Elite card is impressive for its price. With 82 play recognition it also has 84 pursuit, 83 tackle, and 71 zone coverage too.

The best bargain MLBs in Ultimate Team

Player OVR Team Program AH Value (Xbox/PS4)
Joe Schobert 85 Cleveland Browns TOTW 22/1k / 19.6k
Brian Urlacher 85 Chicago Bears Legends 20.1k / 20.1k
Willie Lanier 84 Kansas City Chiefs NFL 100 23.4k / 23.3k
Jayon Brown 84 Tennessee Titans TOTW 16.2k / 17.1k
Lavonte David 84 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Core Elite 16.6k / 16k
Avery Williamson 84 New York Jets MUT Superstars 16.8k / 16.9k
Cory Littleton 84 Los Angeles Rams TOTW 26.4k / 25.6k
Brian Urlacher 84 Chicago Bears Legends 17.1k / 18.1k
Deion Jones 83 Atlanta Falcons Core Elite 11.1k / 11.6k
Rashaan Evans 83 Tennessee Titans TOTW 10.7k / 10k
Brian Urlacher 83 Chicago Bears Legends 11k / 10.2k
Reggie Ragland 82 Kansas City Chiefs TOTW 9.1k / 7.9k
Zach Cunningham 81 Houston Texans MUT Heroes 6k / 6.5k
Eric Kendricks 81 Minnesota Vikings TOTW 5.8k / 5k
CJ Mosley 81 New York Jets Core Elite 5.1k / 5.1k
Tremaine Edmunds 81 Buffalo Bills Most Feared 5.4k / 5.5k
Mack Wilson 81 Cleveland Browns TOTW 5k / 4.9k

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Madden Ultimate Team is full of high quality cards, and that will only increase as the year goes on. Right now elite speed is hard to come by, but it’s vital to the success of your team. That means you need to find the fastest cards around and fit them into your squad where you can. We have these cards for you here.

Toby Durant