GW 10 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 10. 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 0.63 1.07
Point Hits Taken 10.7% 17.0%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.69 0.79
Wildcards Played 1.4% 1.1%
Wildcard Status
– played 39.7% 61.9%
– available 60.3% 38.1%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.4m ₤102.4m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤0.7m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 62.4% 28.8%
1 18.3% 38.7%
2 12.9% 26.7%
3 3.2% 4.3%
4 and more 1.8% 0.5%
Wildcard 1.4% 1.1%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 89.3% 83.0%
4 points 7.4% 14.6%
8 points 2.1% 2.2%
12 points 0.6% 0.2%
16 points and more 0.7% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sánchez(ARS) 7.4% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 19.4%
2 Berahino 5.7% 2 Chambers(ARS) 10.8%
3 Pellè 4.6% 3 Diego Costa 7.8%
4 Diego Costa 3.4% 4 Hazard 6.1%
5 Bertrand 2.5% 5 Berahino 4.6%
313 different players bought 249 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sterling 4.4% 1 Sterling 18.3%
2 Falcao 3.9% 2 Sigurdsson 7.5%
3 Ulloa 3.2% 3 Di María 7.4%
4 Silva 2.9% 4 Silva 4.7%
5 Diego Costa 2.5% 5 Taylor(SWA) 3.9%
441 different players sold 320 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 44.7% 80.7%
‘3-5-2’ 14.6% 10.5%
‘4-3-3’ 8.3% 4.6%
‘4-4-2’ 29.4% 3.7%
‘4-5-1’ 1.6% 0.3%
‘5-2-3’ 0.2% 0.1%
‘5-3-2’ 0.9% 0.2%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 31.9% 1 Diego Costa 52.5%
2 Agüero 9.3% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 18.2%
3 Fábregas 8.1% 3 Agüero 10.7%
4 Sánchez(ARS) 6.3% 4 Fábregas 4.7%
5 Rooney 6.0% 5 Hazard 4.7%
214 different captain choices 38 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Howard 11.8% 1 Forster 18.1%
2 Lloris 11.5% 2 Begovic 13.6%
3 De Gea 10.4% 3 Krul 10.9%
4 Courtois 9.5% 4 Mannone 9.1%
5 Szczesny 7.5% 5 Foster 8.1%
47 different goalkeepers 31 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 27.4% 1 Baines 51.2%
2 Ivanovic 25.3% 2 Clyne 48.5%
3 Baines 22.0% 3 Chambers(ARS) 39.1%
4 Bertrand 19.1% 4 Bertrand 34.2%
5 Dier 16.4% 5 Wisdom 20.0%
200 different defenders 107 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fábregas 53.7% 1 Fábregas 77.1%
2 Sterling 47.6% 2 Sigurdsson 63.4%
3 Sigurdsson 42.7% 3 Di María 61.7%
4 Di María 37.1% 4 Sterling 53.6%
5 Sánchez(ARS) 19.0% 5 Sánchez(ARS) 40.3%
237 different midfielders 105 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 53.4% 1 Diego Costa 74.3%
2 Pellè 29.2% 2 Pellè 63.8%
3 Agüero 24.7% 3 Agüero 57.4%
4 Naismith 18.2% 4 Welbeck 37.0%
5 Berahino 18.2% 5 Berahino 23.3%
94 different forwards 46 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 15.2% 1 Duff 28.5%
2 Krul 12.1% 2 Wisdom 23.5%
3 Hutton 10.3% 3 Hutton 20.5%
4 Bruce 9.9% 4 Taylor(SWA) 18.1%
5 Vlaar 9.0% 5 Boyd 17.8%
603 different players on the bench 457 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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