GW 34 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 34. 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 1.74
Point Hits Taken 11.2% 53.2%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.79 3.09
Wildcards Played 1.0% 18.0%
Wildcard Status
– played 51.1% 96.9%
– available 48.9% 3.1%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤98.8m ₤103.4m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.1m ₤2.0m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 74.7% 4.7%
1 8.9% 16.4%
2 9.7% 33.1%
3 3.6% 21.3%
4 and more 2.2% 6.5%
Wildcard 1.0% 18.0%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 88.8% 46.8%
4 points 6.6% 33.7%
8 points 2.8% 15.7%
12 points 1.0% 3.1%
16 points and more 0.8% 0.7%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sterling 7.6% 1 Sterling 61.8%
2 Henderson 5.5% 2 Henderson 39.8%
3 Fàbregas 3.4% 3 Skrtel 36.7%
4 Skrtel 3.1% 4 Fàbregas 22.7%
5 Coutinho 2.8% 5 Coutinho 20.9%
245 different players bought 225 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Silva 6.9% 1 Eriksen 52.9%
2 Eriksen 3.8% 2 Silva 32.4%
3 Downing 2.3% 3 Rose(TOT) 15.1%
4 Rose(TOT) 1.8% 4 Clyne 12.4%
5 Clichy 1.5% 5 Mané 12.3%
355 different players sold 297 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 43.9% 64.6%
‘3-5-2’ 14.7% 28.4%
‘4-3-3’ 8.4% 2.3%
‘4-4-2’ 29.7% 4.1%
‘4-5-1’ 1.4% 0.4%
‘5-2-3’ 0.2% 0.0%
‘5-3-2’ 1.2% 0.1%
‘5-4-1’ 0.5% 0.1%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Hazard 21.0% 1 Hazard 81.5%
2 Costa 13.8% 2 Sterling 11.8%
3 Kane 8.5% 3 Agüero 2.0%
4 Agüero 8.3% 4 Coutinho 1.3%
5 Rooney 7.6% 5 Henderson 1.2%
260 different captain choices 35 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 de Gea 21.3% 1 Schmeichel 19.0%
2 Mignolet 8.4% 2 Mignolet 15.3%
3 Courtois 8.1% 3 Krul 15.0%
4 Howard 6.6% 4 Davis K 11.5%
5 Fabianski 6.1% 5 Myhill 6.6%
54 different goalkeepers 29 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Clyne 31.0% 1 Terry 49.7%
2 Ivanovic 30.0% 2 Ivanovic 44.0%
3 Terry 21.1% 3 Skrtel 36.3%
4 Bertrand 18.8% 4 Schlupp 26.6%
5 Baines 13.1% 5 Moreno 23.1%
214 different defenders 96 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Hazard 45.3% 1 Hazard 99.5%
2 Sterling 35.5% 2 Sterling 74.5%
3 Fàbregas 33.0% 3 Silva 51.9%
4 Sánchez(ARS) 26.3% 4 Henderson 46.5%
5 Henderson 22.0% 5 Fàbregas 39.0%
250 different midfielders 74 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kane 47.9% 1 Agüero 86.7%
2 Costa 26.9% 2 Kane 76.7%
3 Agüero 26.3% 3 Vardy 30.3%
4 Rooney 19.7% 4 Murray 19.9%
5 Austin 17.2% 5 Giroud 19.6%
106 different forwards 38 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 11.8% 1 van Aanholt 33.9%
2 Wisdom 10.1% 2 Bellerín 21.4%
3 Krul 8.8% 3 Pantilimon 21.2%
4 Guzan 8.1% 4 Boyd 20.0%
5 Bruce 7.8% 5 Myhill 19.7%
654 different players on the bench 313 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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