10 - Stats

GW 37 Transfers and Team Selection

Please welcome to the statistics on team selection and transfer activity for GW 37. 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 0.40 1.31
Point Hits Taken 8.3% 28.4%
Average Points Deducted (Incl. No Hits) 0.51 1.30
Wildcards Played 0.3% 0.7%
Wildcard Status
– played 51.5% 99.2%
– available 48.5% 0.8%
– active 0.0% 0.0%
Average Team Value ₤98.4m ₤104.1m
Average Money in the Bank ₤1.0m ₤1.0m

TRANSFERS MADE

Number Random Sample Top 10K
0 78.9% 14.2%
1 8.1% 46.1%
2 8.6% 32.7%
3 2.8% 5.7%
4 and more 1.2% 0.5%
Wildcard 0.3% 0.7%

POINT HITS TAKEN

Point Hit Random Sample Top 10K
0 points 91.7% 71.6%
4 points 5.5% 24.7%
8 points 2.0% 3.5%
12 points 0.5% 0.3%
16 points and more 0.4% 0.0%

TRANSFERS IN

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sánchez(ARS) 4.0% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 15.3%
2 Defoe 2.6% 2 Cazorla 15.3%
3 Cazorla 2.6% 3 van Aanholt 12.5%
4 Giroud 2.6% 4 Defoe 12.2%
5 Agüero 1.4% 5 Pantilimon 9.8%
273 different players bought 161 different players bought

TRANSFERS OUT

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Hazard 3.4% 1 Hazard 16.5%
2 Rooney 1.9% 2 Sterling 9.1%
3 Sterling 1.7% 3 Fàbregas 8.6%
4 Kane 1.7% 4 Vardy 7.2%
5 Fàbregas 1.6% 5 Kane 6.4%
317 different players sold 240 different players sold

FORMATIONS

Formation Random Sample Top 10K
‘3-4-3’ 45.3% 77.7%
‘3-5-2’ 12.3% 6.9%
‘4-3-3’ 9.6% 9.9%
‘4-4-2’ 29.4% 5.0%
‘4-5-1’ 1.4% 0.1%
‘5-2-3’ 0.3% 0.2%
‘5-3-2’ 1.3% 0.3%
‘5-4-1’ 0.4% 0.0%

CAPTAINCY

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Sánchez(ARS) 15.7% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 83.0%
2 Costa 13.1% 2 Giroud 6.5%
3 Agüero 11.2% 3 Agüero 3.0%
4 Rooney 7.8% 4 Cazorla 2.5%
5 Hazard 7.4% 5 Ramsey 1.8%
260 different captain choices 26 different captain choices

STARTING GOALKEEPERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 de Gea 21.1% 1 Pantilimon 36.5%
2 Courtois 7.6% 2 Ospina 17.7%
3 Mignolet 7.3% 3 Mignolet 10.8%
4 Howard 6.7% 4 Schmeichel 10.6%
5 Lloris 6.2% 5 Myhill 6.6%
57 different goalkeepers 30 different goalkeepers

STARTING DEFENDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Ivanovic 29.2% 1 van Aanholt 58.9%
2 Clyne 28.5% 2 Terry 54.9%
3 Terry 21.9% 3 Bellerín 36.8%
4 Bertrand 17.8% 4 Ivanovic 29.7%
5 Jagielka 13.6% 5 Skrtel 27.9%
217 different defenders 84 different defenders

STARTING MIDFIELDERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Hazard 41.2% 1 Sánchez(ARS) 88.3%
2 Sánchez(ARS) 35.7% 2 Hazard 71.8%
3 Fàbregas 28.8% 3 Silva 55.0%
4 Sterling 28.2% 4 Cazorla 30.2%
5 Sigurdsson 20.6% 5 Henderson 28.8%
251 different midfielders 75 different midfielders

STARTING FORWARDS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Kane 45.8% 1 Agüero 96.6%
2 Agüero 28.4% 2 Kane 71.4%
3 Costa 25.5% 3 Giroud 52.6%
4 Giroud 19.3% 4 Benteke 25.7%
5 Rooney 15.9% 5 Vardy 17.2%
104 different forwards 27 different forwards

BENCHED PLAYERS

Random Sample Top 10K
1 Myhill 12.2% 1 Schlupp 22.2%
2 Wisdom 10.0% 2 Myhill 21.9%
3 Bruce 9.5% 3 Boyd 19.5%
4 Krul 9.1% 4 Schmeichel 18.1%
5 Given 6.8% 5 Cambiasso 17.4%
656 different players on the bench 314 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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