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The ScoutCast – Episode 226 – Beached

Excess baggage checked in, deckchairs reserved and sun block applied – the Scoutcast team are all ready to hit the beach.

Smack in the middle of Gameweek 37, with points flowing from all angles, not even Hal Robson Kanu’s late goal can upset the pre-vacation mood.

Stringing five men across the midfield, Luke and Az join Jonty, Andy and myself for a bumper end of season episode as we tackle another volley of questions from you, the community.

We conduct a post-mortem on the flurry of chips, weigh up the Gameweek 38 punts, put together our final day Wildcard XI and take a look back on our own personal highs and lows of a topsy-turvy season.

After 128 minutes of that lot and sunstroke already setting in, we even forget to chat captains and transfers come the end, only to make amends later.

This ScoutCast was first beamed live via our YouTube channel on Tuesday night. Be sure to subscribe to get notice of future live episodes.

If you’re a traditional type, you can acquire the mp3 audio version via this link on the first player below, or take in the full visual experience via the second player below.

Mark Mark created the beast. He's now looking to tame it.”

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  1. bartlemi
    5 months, 5 days ago

    IN 4 of my 5 leagues i'm over 80 points clear and in the other im 4th and so i think i'm gonna sacrifice a few points to differ my team.

    Thinking of getting in Ake, Coutinho, Sane and Kane for Gabbiadini, Hazard, Ozil and Bailly.

    Thoughts?

  2. buzzkill
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Is anyone good at working out transfer based on ITB and TV?

    This is my rival's team;

    Courtois - Jak
    Cahill - Stephens - Valencia - McAuley - Maguire
    Fletcher - Alli - DeBruyne - Sane - Eriksen
    Jesus - Rashford - Costa

    Last night his team value was 102.6
    In the bank £0.3

    He's made his transfer
    Team value is now 102.4
    In the bank £0.3

    What has he done? I'm leading him by 20 points and could do with knowing!
    Thanks

    1. Mkhimous
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 5 days ago

      You sure he made a transfer? Alli and Costa went down in price yesterday.

      1. buzzkill
        5 months, 5 days ago

        I'm 100% sure. The website says he's done 1 transfer and he stupidly told me this morning!

        1. Webbinho
          5 months, 5 days ago

          How much did he buy Eriksen for? Could be Eriksen to Coutinho?

          1. buzzkill
            5 months, 5 days ago

            He bought Eriksen for his current value - 8.9 only last week

          2. Mkhimous
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Given that ITB is same and Alli and Costa went down in price, that looks unlikely.

        2. Mkhimous
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          5 months, 5 days ago

          102.6 to 102.4 was the change after his transfer and price changes today? I think you will need to monitor until price changes on Sunday and if you are lucky you might be able to figure out. No other information? Valencia to Monreal?

          1. buzzkill
            5 months, 5 days ago

            I have Monreal and he has accidentally let it slip that he hasn't bought a player I already own. He said something like "...if you don't transfer in the same guy" which means he's bought someone I don't have (yet)

            1. Mkhimous
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              5 months, 5 days ago

              McAuley to Davies is my best guess then

              1. buzzkill
                5 months, 5 days ago

                Sorry, I have Davies as well. I should post my team.

                Here is is;

                Cech - Jak
                Davies - Ake - Alonso - Monreal - McAuley
                Alli - Sanchez - Sterling - Hazard - T Davies
                Kane - Gabbi - Barnes

                He's bought someone not in that 15 ^

          2. buzzkill
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Yes, 102.6 to 102.4 is the change after his transfer and rises.

            1. Mkhimous
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              5 months, 5 days ago

              Sorry couldn't narrow it down further. Except taking a punt with Mahrez for Eriksen.

              1. buzzkill
                5 months, 5 days ago

                Yeah the fella below also suggested that. It's a huge punt but as I said, he needs something different to make those points. Personally I think he would be better off with Erik. Seems a strange one!
                Thanks for all your help

    2. DANIELSSON
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Would be a strange one but Eriksen > Mahrez adds up. 8.9 > 8.9. .2 lost due to Alli & Costa drops

      1. buzzkill
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Wow, I didn't think of that but that would actually fit. Seems extremely punty, but he needs something to make up 20 points.
        Thanks for having a think for me!

  3. Toast
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Should I

    A. Alli to Coutinho- will Alli be rested and Eriksen start? It's a short time between games.
    B. Captain Sanchez or Kane?

    Thanks

  4. drfc_matty
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Owner of hazard , anichibie , aspilcueta , trippier

    2 free transfers .. what do I do?

  5. jimmy12
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Team: http://i.imgur.com/3uqsPQQ.png

    Guys, im 16 points behind leader and as you can see team is a mess. Leader has Sanchez / Jesus aswell

    I need to take a few hits i think? Maybe 8 or 12 points to at least get a decent team out

    Any ideas appreciated

    1. nkhoughton
      5 months, 5 days ago

      I don't like ndidi and Gabbiadini, I'd play herrera over Gabbiadini

      Maybe get Vokes in instead of gabbi

      1. jimmy12
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Was thinking Hazard > Coutinho first but it could be a very common transfer.

        I need a risk or 2 i think

  6. Invincibles
    5 months, 5 days ago

    A) hazard > coutinho
    B) alli > coutinho
    C) blind(bench) > matin

    Chasing 20pt lead so need a big score

  7. Joao (Jay) Monteiro
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Hi guys, some help here you to get on XI, Cech or Caballero? I have Monreal and he will play... Thanks a lot

  8. caguaedson
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Hello guys;

    I really need input on this.. I am 11 points above the second place, my team below:

    Chech - (Caballero)
    Jagielka - Mawson - Yoshida - (Cameron) - (Walker)
    Hazard - Ozil - Sane - Alli - (N'Diaye)
    Jesus - Kane - (Barnes)

    The second place team below:

    Jakupovic - Valdes
    Shawcross - Mcauley - Ward - Holebas - Barragan
    Hazard - King - Sterling - Alli - Firmino
    Kane - Benteke - Vardy

    What should i do? Any recommendations? Should i replace Hazard with Couthino?,
    what about replacing Hazard and Barnes with Couthino and Origi for a -4 hit?
    Should i do nothing? any ideas?

  9. rnrd
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Cool, Conte just actually gave ZERO info in is presser

  10. rnrd
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Alli is quite a diificult case this week. I don't really fancy ditching him but really worried about his game time

  11. xth0rx
    5 months, 5 days ago

    My ML comes down to this week, i take a 3 point lead into the final gw with this team:

    Cech
    Monreal Cahill Yoshi
    Alexis Pedro Alli King KDB
    Kane Jesus
    Cabellero Stephens Holgate Anichebe

    My ML rival has his BB intact & this is his team:

    Caballero
    Alonso Holding Yoshi
    KDB Sanchez Zaha King
    Kane Jesus

    he will play BB with Pickford Kelly Negredo Benalouane

    What should i do to get some differential in??

    Siggy? Cesc? Does Alli need to go? do we think cahill will start?

    1. xth0rx
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Or even Alli > coutinho?

  12. Deulofail - Reussia
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Last 5 GRs are something to be proud of. Shame about the rest of the season.

    5k
    89k
    99k
    56k
    53k

    Going a bit against the crowd finally paid off. Hopefully doing the same next year will work out for more than 5 weeks haha

  13. SAINTS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Sane, Willian or Siggs in Sky Sports?

  14. quayle99
    3 months, 3 days ago

    best 5.0 midfielder?
    Can? Dier? Kante? Matic?
    Other?