6 - Stats

GW 6 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 6. 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 0.75 1.04
Point Hits Taken 12.9% 12.3%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.85 0.56
Wildcards Played 3.3% 2.7%
Wildcard Status
– played 32.6% 49.2%
– available 67.4% 50.8%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.3m ₤101.0m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤0.8m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 54.2% 26.4%
1 21.6% 42.0%
2 14.7% 25.4%
3 3.8% 3.0%
4 and more 2.4% 0.4%
Wildcard 3.3% 2.7%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 87.1% 87.7%
4 points 8.4% 10.7%
8 points 2.7% 1.4%
12 points 0.9% 0.1%
16 points and more 0.8% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ulloa 12.0% 1 Ulloa 17.7%
2 Di María 8.6% 2 Di María 8.5%
3 Clyne 7.3% 3 Clyne 8.1%
4 Schneiderlin 5.1% 4 Pellè 6.9%
5 Diego Costa 4.5% 5 Duff 5.7%
347 different players bought 251 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Naismith 7.5% 1 Naismith 11.7%
2 Ramsey 3.2% 2 Ramsey 6.3%
3 Debuchy 3.2% 3 Rooney 5.8%
4 Mata 2.9% 4 Mata 4.1%
5 Rooney 2.8% 5 Krul 4.1%
493 different players sold 386 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 42.1% 67.4%
‘3-5-2’ 16.8% 22.5%
‘4-3-3’ 7.5% 2.7%
‘4-4-2’ 30.7% 6.6%
‘4-5-1’ 1.6% 0.6%
‘5-2-3’ 0.2% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 0.8% 0.1%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 40.5% 1 Diego Costa 68.9%
2 Rooney 13.2% 2 Di María 20.3%
3 Di María 7.2% 3 Rooney 2.5%
4 Fábregas 4.6% 4 Fábregas 1.9%
5 Sturridge 3.1% 5 Pellè 1.6%
209 different captain choices 44 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Howard 12.3% 1 Mannone 15.0%
2 De Gea 12.2% 2 De Gea 14.5%
3 Courtois 9.8% 3 Begovic 13.1%
4 Lloris 7.9% 4 Forster 11.3%
5 Szczesny 7.3% 5 Krul 9.2%
47 different goalkeepers 32 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ivanovic 24.5% 1 Clyne 50.5%
2 Clyne 22.3% 2 Duff 22.6%
3 Dier 21.3% 3 Wisdom 22.1%
4 Lovren 21.1% 4 Ivanovic 21.2%
5 Baines 15.5% 5 Chambers(ARS) 18.1%
196 different defenders 128 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fábregas 48.6% 1 Fábregas 82.8%
2 Sterling 48.4% 2 Di María 79.7%
3 Sigurdsson 38.1% 3 Sterling 77.1%
4 Ramsey 37.7% 4 Sigurdsson 60.3%
5 Di María 28.8% 5 Ramsey 40.4%
240 different midfielders 125 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 62.0% 1 Diego Costa 97.5%
2 Rooney 33.6% 2 Rooney 46.0%
3 Naismith 22.4% 3 Welbeck 37.9%
4 Ulloa 14.9% 4 Ulloa 25.6%
5 Welbeck 12.8% 5 Pellè 18.8%
97 different forwards 56 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 15.9% 1 Hutton 22.2%
2 Vlaar 14.0% 2 Myhill 21.8%
3 Krul 12.7% 3 Vlaar 19.5%
4 Bruce 10.6% 4 Krul 18.1%
5 Hutton 10.3% 5 Bruce 14.0%
594 different players on the bench 491 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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