5 - Stats

GW 11 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 11. 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 0.68 1.11
Point Hits Taken 11.5% 19.1%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.77 0.87
Wildcards Played 1.2% 0.8%
Wildcard Status
– played 40.6% 66.4%
– available 59.4% 33.6%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.4m ₤102.8m
Average Money in the Bank ₤0.9m ₤0.8m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 61.8% 26.7%
1 16.9% 39.7%
2 14.2% 27.1%
3 3.8% 5.2%
4 and more 2.1% 0.5%
Wildcard 1.2% 0.8%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 88.5% 80.9%
4 points 7.5% 16.7%
8 points 2.4% 2.1%
12 points 0.7% 0.2%
16 points and more 0.8% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sánchez(ARS) 8.9% 1 Downing 19.3%
2 Downing 5.5% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 11.8%
3 Chambers(ARS) 5.2% 3 Sakho(WHU) 10.9%
4 Sakho(WHU) 3.5% 4 Di María 5.9%
5 Berahino 2.6% 5 Chambers(ARS) 4.5%
322 different players bought 219 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sterling 8.2% 1 Sterling 24.3%
2 Ulloa 3.0% 2 Welbeck 11.4%
3 Sigurdsson 2.5% 3 Sigurdsson 11.0%
4 Welbeck 2.3% 4 Ulloa 3.0%
5 Dier 2.2% 5 Mannone 2.8%
432 different players sold 306 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 45.1% 80.6%
‘3-5-2’ 13.5% 10.3%
‘4-3-3’ 8.9% 5.4%
‘4-4-2’ 29.4% 3.2%
‘4-5-1’ 1.4% 0.3%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.1%
‘5-3-2’ 1.1% 0.1%
‘5-4-1’ 0.5% 0.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 22.0% 1 Agüero 41.0%
2 Agüero 14.8% 2 Pellè 20.8%
3 Pellè 8.5% 3 Di María 15.9%
4 Di María 8.4% 4 Sánchez(ARS) 12.4%
5 Rooney 7.1% 5 Diego Costa 4.2%
228 different captain choices 34 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 De Gea 11.9% 1 Forster 21.4%
2 Howard 11.3% 2 Krul 20.4%
3 Lloris 11.3% 3 Foster 13.1%
4 Forster 8.9% 4 Begovic 6.3%
5 Courtois 8.6% 5 De Gea 5.3%
49 different goalkeepers 30 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 30.0% 1 Chambers(ARS) 56.3%
2 Baines 23.8% 2 Clyne 51.6%
3 Ivanovic 23.7% 3 Baines 50.0%
4 Bertrand 20.6% 4 Bertrand 35.7%
5 Jagielka 15.1% 5 Wisdom 26.9%
200 different defenders 105 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fábregas 53.6% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 76.6%
2 Sigurdsson 38.0% 2 Fábregas 73.2%
3 Sterling 37.7% 3 Di María 59.8%
4 Di María 37.1% 4 Sigurdsson 42.0%
5 Sánchez(ARS) 28.0% 5 Downing 34.9%
241 different midfielders 98 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 54.2% 1 Agüero 66.0%
2 Pellè 31.6% 2 Pellè 63.4%
3 Agüero 25.7% 3 Diego Costa 62.4%
4 Berahino 19.3% 4 Welbeck 30.9%
5 Naismith 16.7% 5 Berahino 23.0%
94 different forwards 43 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 14.8% 1 Hutton 20.2%
2 Krul 10.4% 2 Taylor(SWA) 20.1%
3 Bruce 10.1% 3 Duff 19.9%
4 Hutton 9.7% 4 Wisdom 19.5%
5 Vlaar 9.1% 5 Boyd 18.4%
605 different players on the bench 432 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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