GW 14 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 14. 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 0.59 1.28
Point Hits Taken 11.4% 29.5%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.71 1.39
Wildcards Played 0.8% 1.4%
Wildcard Status
– played 43.2% 70.4%
– available 56.8% 29.6%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.2m ₤102.8m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤1.1m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 68.1% 18.0%
1 12.6% 40.6%
2 13.1% 33.1%
3 3.7% 6.1%
4 and more 1.7% 0.8%
Wildcard 0.8% 1.4%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 88.6% 70.5%
4 points 7.8% 24.9%
8 points 2.4% 4.0%
12 points 0.6% 0.4%
16 points and more 0.6% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Agüero 4.4% 1 Bony 13.1%
2 Bony 4.1% 2 Hazard 10.6%
3 Jedinak 4.0% 3 Rooney 7.7%
4 Austin 3.0% 4 Sigurdsson 6.6%
5 Sigurdsson 2.8% 5 Jedinak 5.9%
294 different players bought 227 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Di María 12.3% 1 Di María 39.2%
2 Diego Costa 10.3% 2 Diego Costa 21.5%
3 Pellè 3.0% 3 Krul 8.8%
4 Schneiderlin 2.3% 4 Pellè 7.5%
5 Krul 2.0% 5 Rooney 3.9%
378 different players sold 290 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 35.6% 41.2%
‘3-5-2’ 15.5% 25.4%
‘4-3-3’ 8.9% 3.6%
‘4-4-2’ 35.0% 25.6%
‘4-5-1’ 2.1% 2.0%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 1.6% 1.5%
‘5-4-1’ 0.8% 0.7%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Agüero 21.1% 1 Agüero 54.7%
2 Diego Costa 19.8% 2 Bony 9.7%
3 Rooney 8.9% 3 Sánchez(ARS) 8.5%
4 Sánchez(ARS) 6.4% 4 Hazard 6.4%
5 Fábregas 5.6% 5 Sigurdsson 5.2%
247 different captain choices 53 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 De Gea 13.8% 1 Foster 15.4%
2 Howard 11.0% 2 Fabianski 11.5%
3 Courtois 9.0% 3 Guzan 11.1%
4 Lloris 8.5% 4 De Gea 9.7%
5 Forster 8.4% 5 Forster 8.8%
47 different goalkeepers 32 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 28.6% 1 Chambers(ARS) 60.8%
2 Ivanovic 23.6% 2 Baines 46.1%
3 Baines 22.2% 3 Taylor(SWA) 29.4%
4 Bertrand 18.8% 4 Wisdom 25.7%
5 Chambers(ARS) 17.5% 5 Dummett 25.6%
199 different defenders 106 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fábregas 52.1% 1 Sigurdsson 83.5%
2 Sigurdsson 48.1% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 81.2%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 35.1% 3 Fábregas 64.4%
4 Sterling 33.4% 4 Hazard 42.3%
5 Hazard 20.1% 5 Downing 30.8%
236 different midfielders 108 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Diego Costa 35.8% 1 Agüero 84.7%
2 Agüero 33.6% 2 Austin 42.4%
3 Pellè 24.7% 3 Bony 27.1%
4 Berahino 16.7% 4 Pellè 14.1%
5 Rooney 16.1% 5 Welbeck 13.9%
96 different forwards 42 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 14.6% 1 Diego Costa 43.0%
2 Diego Costa 13.6% 2 Krul 26.7%
3 Krul 12.3% 3 Duff 20.1%
4 Bruce 9.1% 4 Wisdom 19.3%
5 Wisdom 9.1% 5 Clyne 18.8%
613 different players on the bench 388 different players on the bench

OWNERSHIP AND CAPTAINCY DISTRIBUTION FOR MOST CAPTAINED PLAYERS

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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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