10 - Stats

GW 27 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 27. 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 1.35
Point Hits Taken 11.0% 16.9%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.71 0.79
Wildcards Played 0.5% 0.5%
Wildcard Status
– played 48.4% 75.1%
– available 51.6% 24.9%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.0m ₤104.2m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤1.3m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 69.7% 12.5%
1 11.6% 46.4%
2 12.7% 33.9%
3 3.7% 6.0%
4 and more 1.8% 0.7%
Wildcard 0.5% 0.5%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 89.1% 83.1%
4 points 7.2% 14.5%
8 points 2.4% 2.0%
12 points 0.7% 0.4%
16 points and more 0.7% 0.1%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Silva 3.6% 1 Dawson(WBA) 15.1%
2 Ings 2.9% 2 Bertrand 11.4%
3 Cazorla 2.8% 3 Wollscheid 6.9%
4 Agüero 2.4% 4 Di María 6.3%
5 Di María 1.9% 5 Walters 6.0%
277 different players bought 209 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Hazard 4.9% 1 Wisdom 22.4%
2 Costa 4.8% 2 Hazard 11.5%
3 Fàbregas 3.7% 3 Terry 10.8%
4 Eriksen 3.7% 4 van Aanholt 8.5%
5 Kane 2.7% 5 Wasilewski 5.3%
374 different players sold 263 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 33.4% 14.6%
‘3-5-2’ 13.0% 9.4%
‘4-3-3’ 8.8% 3.5%
‘4-4-2’ 37.4% 62.4%
‘4-5-1’ 2.3% 1.3%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.2%
‘5-3-2’ 3.0% 6.6%
‘5-4-1’ 1.9% 2.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 16.6% 1 Agüero 51.4%
2 Agüero 15.0% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 20.4%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 8.8% 3 Di María 11.3%
4 Rooney 8.7% 4 Cazorla 3.8%
5 Hazard 4.5% 5 Giroud 3.5%
263 different captain choices 68 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 de Gea 21.0% 1 Krul 24.8%
2 Forster 14.0% 2 Foster 23.6%
3 Lloris 7.6% 3 Forster 11.6%
4 Courtois 6.5% 4 de Gea 10.4%
5 Howard 6.4% 5 Pantilimon 10.4%
50 different goalkeepers 31 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 33.4% 1 Clyne 46.2%
2 Ivanovic 20.3% 2 van Aanholt 34.0%
3 Baines 15.1% 3 Bellerín 33.0%
4 Bertrand 14.6% 4 Jones(MUN) 21.6%
5 Fonte 13.1% 5 Bertrand 20.2%
208 different defenders 109 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sánchez(ARS) 31.5% 1 Silva 61.6%
2 Sterling 29.1% 2 Sánchez(ARS) 60.2%
3 Downing 27.6% 3 Cazorla 50.8%
4 Fàbregas 27.2% 4 Di María 41.1%
5 Hazard 25.2% 5 Boyd 28.9%
246 different midfielders 110 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Costa 33.0% 1 Agüero 93.3%
2 Agüero 28.6% 2 Giroud 44.7%
3 Kane 28.2% 3 Defoe 21.1%
4 Rooney 15.8% 4 Kane 16.8%
5 Pellè 12.8% 5 Ings 7.2%
100 different forwards 40 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kane 16.3% 1 Kane 77.8%
2 Myhill 11.7% 2 Hazard 71.3%
3 Hazard 10.3% 3 Terry 29.4%
4 Krul 8.9% 4 Pantilimon 27.3%
5 Guzan 7.7% 5 Ivanovic 16.1%
633 different players on the bench 317 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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