5 - Stats

GW 5 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 5. 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 0.77 0.84
Point Hits Taken 15.0% 10.2%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 1.02 0.49
Wildcards Played 5.1% 3.1%
Wildcard Status
– played 29.2% 25.4%
– available 70.8% 74.6%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.3m ₤100.5m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤0.8m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 51.0% 35.7%
1 23.9% 42.1%
2 13.6% 16.5%
3 3.7% 2.1%
4 and more 2.8% 0.5%
Wildcard 5.1% 3.1%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 85.0% 89.9%
4 points 9.8% 8.5%
8 points 3.1% 1.4%
12 points 1.0% 0.2%
16 points and more 1.2% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 9.6% 1 Di María 11.2%
2 Di María 9.1% 2 Duff 6.0%
3 Dier 4.6% 3 Dier 4.7%
4 Naismith 4.6% 4 Clyne 4.3%
5 Schneiderlin 4.4% 5 Naismith 4.1%
354 different players bought 246 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Debuchy 8.4% 1 Debuchy 16.3%
2 Sturridge 5.2% 2 Mata 5.2%
3 Jovetic 5.1% 3 Jones(MUN) 4.8%
4 Yaya Touré 2.6% 4 Jovetic 3.1%
5 Sterling 2.5% 5 Ramsey 2.7%
510 different players sold 401 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 41.0% 59.0%
‘3-5-2’ 16.7% 25.3%
‘4-3-3’ 7.3% 2.9%
‘4-4-2’ 31.9% 11.6%
‘4-5-1’ 1.7% 0.9%
‘5-2-3’ 0.2% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 0.9% 0.2%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 26.4% 1 Diego Costa 47.8%
2 Rooney 19.6% 2 Rooney 22.7%
3 Di María 7.1% 3 Di María 14.0%
4 Fábregas 3.9% 4 Adebayor 2.1%
5 Ramsey 3.5% 5 Fábregas 1.7%
209 different captain choices 49 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Howard 14.5% 1 De Gea 26.0%
2 De Gea 13.7% 2 Krul 14.8%
3 Lloris 9.8% 3 Begovic 11.8%
4 Krul 8.7% 4 Lloris 7.0%
5 Courtois 8.3% 5 Guzan 6.7%
44 different goalkeepers 35 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Dier 25.5% 1 Lovren 28.6%
2 Lovren 24.8% 2 Ivanovic 26.7%
3 Ivanovic 23.0% 3 Clyne 25.6%
4 Baines 15.5% 4 Dier 20.1%
5 Cahill 14.9% 5 Shawcross 13.6%
197 different defenders 149 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fábregas 45.4% 1 Fábregas 81.9%
2 Sterling 45.3% 2 Sigurdsson 67.5%
3 Ramsey 40.1% 3 Ramsey 59.4%
4 Sigurdsson 37.5% 4 Sterling 55.5%
5 Di María 20.3% 5 Di María 36.2%
243 different midfielders 144 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 57.6% 1 Diego Costa 99.0%
2 Rooney 35.7% 2 Rooney 59.2%
3 Naismith 32.3% 3 Naismith 33.7%
4 Welbeck 9.8% 4 Pellè 10.9%
5 Falcao 9.3% 5 Welbeck 10.9%
96 different forwards 62 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 16.0% 1 Myhill 23.2%
2 Vlaar 13.5% 2 Vlaar 20.0%
3 Krul 12.0% 3 Wisdom 19.2%
4 Bruce 11.0% 4 Bruce 16.5%
5 Wisdom 9.3% 5 Krul 14.1%
601 different players on the bench 514 different players on the bench

OWNERSHIP AND CAPTAINCY DISTRIBUTION FOR MOST CAPTAINED PLAYERS

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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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