GW 34 Stats

GW 31 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 31. 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 0.49 1.08
Point Hits Taken 6.9% 8.9%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.43 0.38
Wildcards Played 0.4% 0.5%
Wildcard Status
– played 49.1% 78.4%
– available 50.9% 21.6%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤99.0m ₤103.8m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤1.9m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 72.0% 20.7%
1 12.2% 51.3%
2 11.6% 25.5%
3 2.7% 1.9%
4 and more 1.1% 0.1%
Wildcard 0.4% 0.5%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 93.1% 91.1%
4 points 4.9% 8.4%
8 points 1.3% 0.5%
12 points 0.3% 0.1%
16 points and more 0.4% 0.0%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Austin 3.4% 1 Myhill 12.1%
2 Giroud 2.6% 2 Austin 10.4%
3 Mata 2.1% 3 Naughton 9.5%
4 Fabianski 2.1% 4 Benteke 6.9%
5 de Gea 2.1% 5 Davis K 5.8%
273 different players bought 189 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Forster 6.1% 1 Forster 11.2%
2 Agüero 3.8% 2 Agüero 9.6%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 1.7% 3 Foster 7.9%
4 Sterling 1.6% 4 Bellerín 7.6%
5 Skrtel 1.4% 5 Sánchez(ARS) 6.9%
378 different players sold 240 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 47.9% 93.0%
‘3-5-2’ 11.4% 2.3%
‘4-3-3’ 9.4% 3.9%
‘4-4-2’ 28.4% 0.7%
‘4-5-1’ 1.2% 0.0%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 1.1% 0.0%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kane 17.9% 1 Kane 32.6%
2 Costa 16.8% 2 Austin 28.1%
3 Agüero 9.1% 3 Hazard 12.6%
4 Rooney 8.5% 4 Agüero 12.3%
5 Hazard 6.5% 5 Benteke 6.4%
249 different captain choices 40 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 de Gea 21.9% 1 Pantilimon 23.6%
2 Guzan 7.8% 2 Myhill 21.0%
3 Courtois 7.1% 3 Guzan 12.7%
4 Lloris 6.8% 4 de Gea 10.0%
5 Forster 6.6% 5 Krul 6.2%
55 different goalkeepers 31 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 33.0% 1 Clyne 38.7%
2 Ivanovic 28.4% 2 Terry 37.1%
3 Terry 18.8% 3 Ivanovic 34.0%
4 Bertrand 17.4% 4 Naughton 25.7%
5 Baines 12.1% 5 Bertrand 22.5%
216 different defenders 99 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Hazard 40.9% 1 Hazard 95.4%
2 Sterling 28.3% 2 Silva 83.5%
3 Sánchez(ARS) 27.7% 3 Eriksen 62.2%
4 Fàbregas 27.6% 4 Sánchez(ARS) 38.8%
5 Silva 26.7% 5 Cazorla 25.9%
252 different midfielders 79 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kane 49.0% 1 Kane 99.4%
2 Costa 38.5% 2 Agüero 76.7%
3 Agüero 24.5% 3 Giroud 49.0%
4 Austin 20.6% 4 Austin 41.0%
5 Rooney 16.5% 5 Costa 11.8%
107 different forwards 29 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 11.0% 1 Boyd 28.2%
2 Wisdom 10.6% 2 Dawson(WBA) 24.8%
3 Bruce 9.9% 3 Krul 22.8%
4 Krul 9.1% 4 Bellerín 20.2%
5 Hamer 7.5% 5 van Aanholt 19.2%
645 different players on the bench 328 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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