12 - Stats

GW 23 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 23. 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 0.56 0.92
Point Hits Taken 9.8% 19.8%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.69 0.97
Wildcards Played 10.1% 39.4%
Wildcard Status
– played 18.3% 53.2%
– available 81.7% 46.6%
– active 0.0% 0.2%
Average Team Value ₤99.1m ₤103.2m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.1m ₤1.8m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 61.4% 6.2%
1 11.1% 23.8%
2 11.9% 25.3%
3 3.4% 4.5%
4 and more 2.1% 0.9%
Wildcard 10.1% 39.4%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 90.2% 80.2%
4 points 6.1% 16.6%
8 points 2.2% 2.7%
12 points 0.8% 0.4%
16 points and more 0.7% 0.2%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Cazorla 6.7% 1 Giroud 46.6%
2 Agüero 6.1% 2 Agüero 29.3%
3 Giroud 5.2% 3 Cazorla 27.6%
4 Rooney 4.5% 4 Di María 22.1%
5 Eriksen 4.3% 5 van Aanholt 19.5%
382 different players bought 308 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 17.3% 1 Costa 69.4%
2 Sigurdsson 13.3% 2 Sigurdsson 31.2%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 7.4% 3 Silva 22.6%
4 Fàbregas 4.3% 4 Austin 21.4%
5 Silva 3.3% 5 Sánchez(ARS) 18.6%
457 different players sold 361 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 43.7% 74.3%
‘3-5-2’ 13.2% 13.8%
‘4-3-3’ 9.7% 5.7%
‘4-4-2’ 29.7% 5.2%
‘4-5-1’ 1.3% 0.4%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.1%
‘5-3-2’ 1.7% 0.4%
‘5-4-1’ 0.5% 0.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 18.5% 1 Giroud 32.4%
2 Rooney 13.0% 2 Di María 12.9%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 8.6% 3 Sánchez(ARS) 11.3%
4 Agüero 6.3% 4 Rooney 9.1%
5 Hazard 5.4% 5 Cazorla 9.0%
236 different captain choices 63 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 de Gea 21.2% 1 Pantilimon 26.2%
2 Forster 13.3% 2 de Gea 15.9%
3 Lloris 9.2% 3 Foster 15.2%
4 Courtois 7.0% 4 Forster 13.0%
5 Howard 6.1% 5 Krul 6.9%
54 different goalkeepers 29 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Bertrand 29.7% 1 Bertrand 44.7%
2 Clyne 26.9% 2 Terry 36.9%
3 Ivanovic 21.4% 3 Clyne 30.4%
4 Terry 17.9% 4 Wisdom 23.3%
5 Baines 17.7% 5 Jones(MUN) 22.9%
209 different defenders 113 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Fàbregas 36.3% 1 Hazard 82.9%
2 Hazard 35.6% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 65.1%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 33.7% 3 Di María 40.1%
4 Sterling 29.8% 4 Silva 32.0%
5 Downing 25.6% 5 Downing 28.6%
242 different midfielders 78 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 37.2% 1 Kane 79.0%
2 Kane 36.4% 2 Agüero 59.3%
3 Austin 25.6% 3 Giroud 48.7%
4 Rooney 22.3% 4 Austin 30.3%
5 Agüero 19.5% 5 Rooney 17.1%
105 different forwards 42 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 12.4% 1 Wisdom 35.8%
2 Wisdom 11.3% 2 Hutton 31.3%
3 Hutton 9.1% 3 Boyd 28.2%
4 Bruce 9.0% 4 Baird 15.0%
5 Krul 8.8% 5 Hamer 13.9%
631 different players on the bench 368 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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