GW 36 Stats

GW 36 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 36. As usual, see this post for highlights and graphs. FULL STATS are available in THIS GOOGLE SPREADSHEET.

TRANSFERS AND TEAM VALUE

Random Sample Top 10K
Number of Managers 20,000 10,000
Average Transfers Made 0.56 1.81
Point Hits Taken 13.2% 60.9%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.88 3.31
Wildcards Played 0.5% 1.0%
Wildcard Status
– played 51.2% 98.0%
– available 48.8% 2.0%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤100.1m ₤108.8m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤1.8m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 72.7% 6.5%
1 9.5% 28.1%
2 10.9% 45.1%
3 4.1% 15.9%
4 and more 2.5% 3.5%
Wildcard 0.5% 1.0%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 86.8% 39.1%
4 points 8.1% 43.1%
8 points 3.4% 14.7%
12 points 1.1% 2.6%
16 points and more 0.7% 0.5%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ramsey 11.0% 1 Ramsey 51.6%
2 Rooney 5.0% 2 Rooney 38.7%
3 Sterling 3.2% 3 Mata 17.3%
4 Mata 2.9% 4 Agüero 8.5%
5 Agüero 2.5% 5 Yaya Touré 6.6%
270 different players bought 178 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Silva 5.8% 1 Silva 40.1%
2 Mirallas 5.5% 2 Lukaku 32.8%
3 Sturridge 4.0% 3 Mirallas 18.0%
4 Hazard 3.6% 4 Sturridge 9.5%
5 Lukaku 3.0% 5 Hazard 8.3%
342 different players sold 244 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 41.9% 82.0%
‘3-5-2’ 7.3% 4.9%
‘4-3-3’ 15.3% 9.9%
‘4-4-2’ 31.4% 2.6%
‘4-5-1’ 1.0% 0.1%
‘5-2-3’ 0.7% 0.3%
‘5-3-2’ 1.9% 0.3%
‘5-4-1’ 0.5% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Suárez 33.1% 1 Suárez 40.2%
2 van Persie 9.6% 2 Rooney 30.7%
3 Rooney 7.2% 3 Ramsey 12.3%
4 Agüero 6.2% 4 Agüero 11.0%
5 Sturridge 4.0% 5 Mata 2.5%
241 different captain choices 36 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Mignolet 24.7% 1 Mannone 38.1%
2 Szczesny 10.9% 2 Speroni 9.8%
3 Cech 8.0% 3 Howard 9.0%
4 De Gea 7.5% 4 Szczesny 7.3%
5 Howard 7.5% 5 Boruc 7.2%
59 different goalkeepers 27 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Coleman 37.9% 1 Coleman 74.2%
2 Mertesacker 24.2% 2 Zabaleta 34.9%
3 Zabaleta 23.7% 3 Baines 22.0%
4 Fonte 18.1% 4 Ivanovic 16.1%
5 Ivanovic 17.9% 5 Cahill 13.6%
195 different defenders 94 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Lallana 31.2% 1 Ramsey 66.1%
2 Yaya Touré 28.7% 2 Eriksen 53.2%
3 Ramsey 28.0% 3 Mata 50.8%
4 Gerrard 19.7% 4 Gerrard 47.4%
5 Hazard 19.4% 5 Lallana 31.3%
242 different midfielders 91 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Suárez 51.8% 1 Suárez 98.8%
2 Lukaku 21.6% 2 Agüero 65.0%
3 Sturridge 20.3% 3 Rooney 44.3%
4 Giroud 19.7% 4 Lukaku 36.6%
5 Agüero 15.6% 5 Sturridge 13.2%
116 different forwards 37 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kelvin Davis 11.5% 1 Ward(CRY) 27.8%
2 Whittaker 10.0% 2 Kelvin Davis 16.6%
3 Baker 7.5% 3 Speroni 14.7%
4 Boruc 6.7% 4 Azpilicueta 13.7%
5 Harper 6.5% 5 Puncheon 13.6%
635 different players on the bench 380 different players on the bench

OWNERSHIP AND CAPTAINCY DISTRIBUTION FOR MOST CAPTAINED PLAYERS

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EXCEL FILE WITH RAW DATA FOR TOP 10K

Raw data in the Excel format for the top 10K can be downloaded HERE.

About This Post

In this post, I take a look at 2 samples: randomly selected 20,000 FPL teams and the top 10,000 FPL teams as of the start of the gameweek.

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