GW 23 Stats

GW 37 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 37. 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 2.06
Point Hits Taken 14.5% 68.8%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 1.08 4.38
Wildcards Played 0.4% 1.0%
Wildcard Status
– played 52.8% 99.1%
– available 47.2% 0.9%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤100.0m ₤109.1m
Average Money in the Bank ₤0.9m ₤1.3m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 74.5% 6.9%
1 7.6% 20.6%
2 9.4% 39.7%
3 4.7% 23.6%
4 and more 3.4% 8.3%
Wildcard 0.4% 1.0%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 85.5% 31.2%
4 points 7.7% 38.2%
8 points 4.0% 22.7%
12 points 1.6% 6.2%
16 points and more 1.2% 1.6%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Yaya Touré 8.5% 1 Yaya Touré 44.4%
2 Mata 4.3% 2 Mata 17.7%
3 Rooney 4.1% 3 Rooney 17.5%
4 Wickham 3.6% 4 Wickham 16.8%
5 Dzeko 2.3% 5 Evra 14.9%
273 different players bought 197 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Lukaku 4.7% 1 Lukaku 22.4%
2 Gerrard 4.1% 2 Coleman 22.0%
3 Lallana 2.8% 3 Gerrard 21.8%
4 Coleman 2.8% 4 Rooney 14.6%
5 Suárez 2.7% 5 Baines 12.8%
344 different players sold 266 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 42.9% 83.4%
‘3-5-2’ 7.3% 4.1%
‘4-3-3’ 15.7% 9.7%
‘4-4-2’ 30.4% 2.2%
‘4-5-1’ 0.9% 0.1%
‘5-2-3’ 0.7% 0.3%
‘5-3-2’ 1.7% 0.2%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Suárez 26.5% 1 Agüero 44.7%
2 van Persie 9.4% 2 Yaya Touré 18.7%
3 Yaya Touré 9.1% 3 Mata 17.7%
4 Agüero 8.6% 4 Rooney 9.0%
5 Rooney 6.9% 5 Suárez 6.9%
254 different captain choices 36 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Mignolet 24.2% 1 Mannone 45.7%
2 Szczesny 11.0% 2 De Gea 11.1%
3 De Gea 9.0% 3 Boruc 6.2%
4 Cech 7.2% 4 Szczesny 6.2%
5 Howard 6.6% 5 Speroni 5.5%
59 different goalkeepers 29 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Coleman 32.7% 1 Zabaleta 38.7%
2 Zabaleta 24.6% 2 Coleman 26.5%
3 Mertesacker 23.9% 3 Azpilicueta 24.6%
4 Ivanovic 19.3% 4 Ivanovic 22.1%
5 Fonte 17.1% 5 Cahill 19.3%
201 different defenders 93 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Yaya Touré 39.1% 1 Mata 76.4%
2 Ramsey 28.4% 2 Yaya Touré 69.8%
3 Lallana 28.1% 3 Ramsey 59.8%
4 Hazard 18.7% 4 Eriksen 34.6%
5 Mata 17.6% 5 Nasri 31.7%
237 different midfielders 87 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Suárez 50.1% 1 Suárez 91.0%
2 Sturridge 20.2% 2 Agüero 71.0%
3 Giroud 19.4% 3 Rooney 56.3%
4 Agüero 17.8% 4 Dzeko 19.1%
5 Rooney 16.2% 5 Wickham 17.2%
115 different forwards 38 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kelvin Davis 12.3% 1 Ward(CRY) 34.2%
2 Whittaker 10.3% 2 Coleman 23.0%
3 Baker(AVL) 7.1% 3 Puncheon 18.2%
4 Harper 6.6% 4 Speroni 16.8%
5 Boruc 6.5% 5 Kelvin Davis 16.1%
637 different players on the bench 367 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 dowloaded 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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