GW 3 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 3. See this post for highlights and graphs, FULL STATS are available in THIS GOOGLE SPREADHEET.

TRANSFERS AND TEAM VALUE

Random Sample Top 10K
Number of Managers 20,000 10,000
Average Transfers Made 0.98 1.07
Point Hits Taken 18.0% 18.1%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 1.36 1.02
Wildcards Played 8.5% 4.5%
Wildcard Status
– played 13.5% 14.0%
– available 86.5% 86.0%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.2m ₤99.8m
Average Money in the Bank ₤0.8m ₤0.9m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 40.9% 27.3%
1 22.7% 38.5%
2 18.5% 23.8%
3 5.5% 4.5%
4 and more 4.0% 1.5%
Wildcard 8.5% 4.5%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 82.1% 82.0%
4 points 10.8% 13.7%
8 points 3.9% 3.1%
12 points 1.4% 0.7%
16 points and more 1.9% 0.6%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Jovetic 16.6% 1 Jovetic 18.8%
2 Dier 11.3% 2 Naismith 9.4%
3 Naismith 11.1% 3 Dier 6.8%
4 Sigurdsson 10.1% 4 Sigurdsson 6.6%
5 Ramsey 5.9% 5 Dummett 5.7%
425 different players bought 288 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Giroud 13.2% 1 Diego Costa 15.9%
2 Diego Costa 8.1% 2 Giroud 11.3%
3 Bojan 5.4% 3 Bojan 5.7%
4 Sánchez(ARS) 4.1% 4 Cameron 4.1%
5 Dzeko 3.9% 5 Dzeko 3.5%
541 different players sold 458 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 34.7% 43.3%
‘3-5-2’ 15.1% 26.8%
‘4-3-3’ 9.7% 5.4%
‘4-4-2’ 36.6% 20.7%
‘4-5-1’ 2.0% 2.5%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 1.3% 0.7%
‘5-4-1’ 0.5% 0.5%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Rooney 27.0% 1 Rooney 27.2%
2 Ramsey 11.1% 2 Ramsey 27.1%
3 Diego Costa 9.2% 3 Jovetic 12.7%
4 Sturridge 8.3% 4 Fábregas 6.3%
5 Jovetic 6.6% 5 Diego Costa 5.3%
210 different captain choices 84 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Howard 13.7% 1 Krul 30.6%
2 De Gea 13.5% 2 Lloris 12.1%
3 Krul 13.0% 3 Guzan 11.0%
4 Szczesny 9.7% 4 De Gea 8.3%
5 Courtois 8.8% 5 Courtois 5.8%
41 different goalkeepers 34 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Lovren 24.3% 1 Ivanovic 36.1%
2 Debuchy 22.3% 2 Vlaar 34.2%
3 Cahill 18.5% 3 Dier 28.5%
4 Vlaar 18.5% 4 Debuchy 27.2%
5 Dier 16.5% 5 Koscielny 13.9%
195 different defenders 145 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ramsey 46.2% 1 Ramsey 90.5%
2 Sterling 36.9% 2 Fábregas 68.8%
3 Fábregas 35.7% 3 Sterling 57.6%
4 Sigurdsson 30.5% 4 Sigurdsson 55.1%
5 Mata 19.1% 5 Mata 37.0%
226 different midfielders 154 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Rooney 46.2% 1 Rooney 59.3%
2 Diego Costa 32.9% 2 Diego Costa 45.9%
3 Sturridge 28.2% 3 Jovetic 39.2%
4 Jovetic 21.3% 4 Naismith 24.7%
5 Naismith 13.6% 5 Sturridge 14.3%
88 different forwards 69 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 17.4% 1 Myhill 22.8%
2 Bruce 14.7% 2 Bruce 19.6%
3 Krul 9.1% 3 Wisdom 17.3%
4 Given 8.3% 4 Vlaar 10.4%
5 Vlaar 8.0% 5 Naismith 10.0%
577 different players on the bench 529 different players on the bench

OWNERSHIP AND CAPTAINCY DISTRIBUTION FOR MOST CAPTAINED PLAYERS

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

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.

Guide to This Post

About This Blog

Advertisements

3 comments on “GW 3 Transfers and Team Selection

    • Still, he has the second highest captaincy rate, roughly 20% in the first million. As an owner and non-captainer, I’m not even sure whether I want him to do well this week given his massive ownership. If he gets a big point haul, it would probably mean a negative effect on my rank because of all the captainers and my Rooney(c) fail…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s