4 - Stats

GW 19 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 19. 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 0.50 1.34
Point Hits Taken 8.5% 21.5%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.52 0.94
Wildcards Played 0.4% 0.1%
Wildcard Status
– played 47.2% 75.2%
– available 52.8% 24.8%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.2m ₤103.7m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤1.2m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 71.0% 16.1%
1 13.5% 41.0%
2 11.5% 36.3%
3 2.5% 6.2%
4 and more 1.1% 0.4%
Wildcard 0.4% 0.1%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 91.6% 78.5%
4 points 6.1% 19.6%
8 points 1.6% 1.8%
12 points 0.3% 0.1%
16 points and more 0.5% 0.0%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Austin 8.7% 1 Silva 25.1%
2 Silva 5.0% 2 Austin 15.8%
3 Kane 3.1% 3 Zabaleta 14.3%
4 Terry 2.3% 4 Benteke 14.2%
5 Rooney 2.2% 5 Sterling 6.8%
266 different players bought 180 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Giroud 3.9% 1 Bony 18.1%
2 Jagielka 2.9% 2 Baines 12.3%
3 Bony 2.8% 3 Giroud 11.1%
4 Pellè 2.2% 4 Sigurdsson 9.3%
5 Di María 1.9% 5 Chambers(ARS) 8.0%
367 different players sold 254 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 45.1% 83.1%
‘3-5-2’ 13.9% 12.6%
‘4-3-3’ 8.6% 2.2%
‘4-4-2’ 29.3% 1.8%
‘4-5-1’ 1.5% 0.1%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 1.0% 0.1%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 26.8% 1 Austin 42.7%
2 Rooney 9.2% 2 Silva 32.0%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 8.5% 3 Yaya Touré 11.9%
4 Austin 6.8% 4 Sánchez(ARS) 3.6%
5 Silva 6.1% 5 Costa 2.8%
235 different captain choices 38 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 de Gea 16.7% 1 Guzan 22.3%
2 Guzan 8.9% 2 Pantilimon 13.4%
3 Forster 8.7% 3 Hart 12.0%
4 Lloris 8.5% 4 Foster 11.5%
5 Howard 8.5% 5 de Gea 9.2%
50 different goalkeepers 31 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 29.0% 1 Hutton 39.7%
2 Ivanovic 23.7% 2 Zabaleta 33.0%
3 Baines 20.5% 3 Azpilicueta 28.2%
4 Cahill 14.0% 4 Baines 24.1%
5 Clichy 13.7% 5 Clichy 22.4%
205 different defenders 107 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fàbregas 41.8% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 87.6%
2 Sánchez(ARS) 41.1% 2 Hazard 65.8%
3 Sigurdsson 40.6% 3 Silva 60.9%
4 Sterling 30.5% 4 Downing 42.7%
5 Hazard 26.6% 5 Yaya Touré 38.8%
237 different midfielders 69 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 59.1% 1 Austin 84.5%
2 Austin 24.5% 2 Costa 75.4%
3 Rooney 20.7% 3 Kane 37.7%
4 Pellè 17.9% 4 Rooney 23.9%
5 Kane 12.5% 5 Benteke 19.8%
98 different forwards 34 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 13.9% 1 Wisdom 35.5%
2 Wisdom 10.5% 2 Boyd 25.8%
3 Krul 10.2% 3 Taylor(SWA) 22.8%
4 Bertrand 9.0% 4 Bertrand 17.5%
5 Bruce 8.1% 5 Sigurdsson 17.5%
612 different players on the bench 344 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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