13 - Stats

GW 13 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 13. 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 0.57 1.40
Point Hits Taken 9.3% 28.0%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.63 1.39
Wildcards Played 0.9% 2.0%
Wildcard Status
– played 43.3% 69.4%
– available 56.7% 30.6%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.4m ₤103.3m
Average Money in the Bank ₤0.9m ₤0.6m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 67.1% 18.5%
1 15.4% 33.3%
2 11.7% 34.1%
3 3.2% 10.1%
4 and more 1.7% 1.9%
Wildcard 0.9% 2.0%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 90.7% 72.0%
4 points 6.0% 22.3%
8 points 2.1% 4.8%
12 points 0.6% 0.8%
16 points and more 0.7% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Austin 4.1% 1 Austin 18.8%
2 Sigurdsson 2.5% 2 Bony 12.5%
3 Janmaat 2.3% 3 Sigurdsson 9.0%
4 Dummett 2.3% 4 Yun 7.5%
5 Bony 2.1% 5 Rooney 6.7%
333 different players bought 234 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Pellè 4.1% 1 Pellè 25.1%
2 Sterling 3.1% 2 Welbeck 11.9%
3 Chadli 2.9% 3 Tadic 8.7%
4 Welbeck 2.8% 4 Sakho(WHU) 7.4%
5 Naismith 2.3% 5 Mannone 6.5%
389 different players sold 319 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 43.8% 78.4%
‘3-5-2’ 13.6% 11.3%
‘4-3-3’ 9.6% 5.1%
‘4-4-2’ 29.7% 4.3%
‘4-5-1’ 1.3% 0.5%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.1%
‘5-3-2’ 1.2% 0.2%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 35.6% 1 Diego Costa 48.2%
2 Agüero 11.3% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 15.1%
3 Rooney 8.1% 3 Di María 10.9%
4 Sánchez(ARS) 6.4% 4 Agüero 9.3%
5 Di María 5.7% 5 Rooney 5.7%
221 different captain choices 33 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 De Gea 12.2% 1 Krul 28.5%
2 Howard 10.5% 2 Forster 11.0%
3 Lloris 9.4% 3 Fabianski 10.4%
4 Courtois 9.1% 4 Guzan 10.2%
5 Forster 8.2% 5 Heaton 6.8%
46 different goalkeepers 30 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 30.0% 1 Chambers(ARS) 52.4%
2 Ivanovic 23.1% 2 Baines 44.7%
3 Baines 20.9% 3 Clyne 32.4%
4 Bertrand 18.9% 4 Taylor(SWA) 27.9%
5 Chambers(ARS) 16.1% 5 Bertrand 20.8%
203 different defenders 102 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fábregas 50.3% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 79.1%
2 Sigurdsson 44.4% 2 Sigurdsson 72.6%
3 Di María 33.9% 3 Fábregas 64.8%
4 Sterling 33.8% 4 Di María 53.0%
5 Sánchez(ARS) 33.6% 5 Hazard 31.1%
238 different midfielders 101 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 59.3% 1 Diego Costa 81.2%
2 Agüero 29.7% 2 Agüero 76.6%
3 Pellè 26.9% 3 Austin 32.1%
4 Berahino 16.1% 4 Pellè 23.9%
5 Rooney 14.7% 5 Bony 12.9%
96 different forwards 41 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 14.5% 1 Wisdom 42.9%
2 Wisdom 13.0% 2 Boyd 23.4%
3 Krul 10.5% 3 Clyne 16.5%
4 Bruce 9.9% 4 Duff 15.5%
5 Vlaar 8.7% 5 Krul 14.7%
607 different players on the bench 403 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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