7 - Stats

GW 7 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 7. 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 0.76 1.12
Point Hits Taken 13.1% 16.2%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.79 0.73
Wildcards Played 2.7% 3.0%
Wildcard Status
– played 34.8% 54.4%
– available 65.2% 45.6%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.2m ₤100.9m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.2m ₤1.4m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 53.5% 21.3%
1 21.7% 43.9%
2 16.8% 28.1%
3 3.5% 3.4%
4 and more 1.8% 0.3%
Wildcard 2.7% 3.0%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 86.9% 83.8%
4 points 9.5% 14.5%
8 points 2.3% 1.6%
12 points 0.5% 0.1%
16 points and more 0.7% 0.0%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ulloa 6.9% 1 Ulloa 10.4%
2 Di María 5.3% 2 Agüero 9.9%
3 Pellè 5.0% 3 Pellè 8.3%
4 Sterling 4.4% 4 Silva 8.2%
5 Dzeko 3.9% 5 Dzeko 6.7%
326 different players bought 243 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Rooney 16.5% 1 Rooney 35.1%
2 Ramsey 16.3% 2 Ramsey 28.4%
3 Naismith 3.7% 3 Naismith 3.8%
4 Vlaar 1.8% 4 Vlaar 2.9%
5 Mirallas 1.5% 5 Welbeck 2.5%
467 different players sold 358 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 42.8% 71.8%
‘3-5-2’ 15.6% 18.6%
‘4-3-3’ 7.8% 3.1%
‘4-4-2’ 30.6% 5.9%
‘4-5-1’ 1.6% 0.4%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 1.1% 0.1%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 37.2% 1 Diego Costa 52.8%
2 Rooney 7.6% 2 Agüero 10.7%
3 Di María 6.2% 3 Di María 9.7%
4 Agüero 4.9% 4 Ulloa 6.2%
5 Sterling 4.8% 5 Sterling 5.9%
234 different captain choices 63 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 De Gea 11.6% 1 Mannone 22.2%
2 Howard 11.4% 2 Begovic 17.3%
3 Courtois 9.8% 3 De Gea 10.7%
4 Lloris 8.5% 4 Forster 8.0%
5 Begovic 6.2% 5 Krul 6.9%
46 different goalkeepers 32 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ivanovic 26.2% 1 Clyne 37.8%
2 Clyne 22.7% 2 Ivanovic 23.6%
3 Lovren 21.3% 3 Taylor(SWA) 22.6%
4 Dier 21.1% 4 Bertrand 20.7%
5 Baines 15.9% 5 Duff 15.1%
196 different defenders 131 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sterling 51.9% 1 Sterling 81.0%
2 Fábregas 49.8% 2 Di María 79.6%
3 Sigurdsson 41.1% 3 Fábregas 78.3%
4 Di María 34.4% 4 Sigurdsson 70.9%
5 Ramsey 17.1% 5 Silva 13.2%
226 different midfielders 121 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 65.2% 1 Diego Costa 98.1%
2 Ulloa 21.4% 2 Pellè 37.2%
3 Naismith 19.3% 3 Welbeck 32.9%
4 Rooney 14.2% 4 Ulloa 32.0%
5 Welbeck 14.1% 5 Agüero 19.4%
93 different forwards 52 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 15.5% 1 Wisdom 35.0%
2 Vlaar 12.9% 2 Hutton 19.7%
3 Krul 12.6% 3 Krul 19.1%
4 Bruce 10.3% 4 Myhill 19.1%
5 Hutton 10.1% 5 Duff 16.3%
599 different players on the bench 482 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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