Big Numbers

FPL Gameweek 4: analysis of the key underlying stats

With three weeks of player and team statistics to analyse and patterns starting to develop, our Big Numbers series returns for 2019/20.

Ahead of this Saturday’s deadline, we take a look at the data available to subscribers in our Members’ area and present the eye-catching stats that may be of interest to Fantasy managers’ and could help shape transfer decisions.

We’ve run down the stand-out figures in every position, as well as looking at the strengths and weaknesses of various teams to assess which Fantasy Premier League assets could have a profitable Gameweek 4.

Members can read on for our analysis below.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 3

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  1. FootballFanatic365- BOOM Xh…
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 17 days ago

    1. Martial > (a)Mount, (b)Zaha or (c)Maddison
    2. Martial + Gray > Haller + Mount (-4)

    1. Ray In Bruges.
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 17 days ago

      2 if you're not in a h2h

      1. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 17 days ago

          In a 35 man cash league do you think taking a minus taking 3 hits this early is detremental? One hit has been taking already so these 2 changes would set my team up just as it would be if I WC,so unsure what to do as a first time player, any advice? Cheers

        • Kopkloppers
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 17 days ago


    2. Ray In Bruges.
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 17 days ago

      I've done Martial to Mount, It's giving me funds to adjust elsewhere. Still have Barkley to ship out too >_

    3. KDB4PREZ
        1 month, 17 days ago

        Who scores more for next 5 GWs
        Sterling/6.3ml striker (Wood/Wesley)

        1. Mr. Captain Blanc
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 17 days ago


      • Superkitten
          1 month, 17 days ago

          I'm being a bit maverick here.....or am I?


          My issue is that I fancy Barnes to nick a goal at home to Liverpool.....but I also have double Liverpool defence. I also have Martial who is injured

          My solution? Have Hayden autosub in for Martial then'-

          Kelly-Lundstrram off the bench to replace VVD and Robbo for one week only then revert for GW5.

          Madness or genius? This also saves me any hits......

        • Hot Toddy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 17 days ago

          I suppose I should keep Martial until after the break.... no fts and nothing stands out as hit worthy...

          Pereira / Digne / TAA / Robertson
          Martial / Salah / Sterling / Anderson
          Pukki / Barnes

          Button / Dendoncker / Greenwood / Lundstram

          A) hold
          B) hit for Martial

        • Wiseguy
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 17 days ago

          Is Guilbert nailed on now? Need to know for my draft team.


          1. Hairy Potter
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 17 days ago

            I'm sure the Villa manager made a comment about El Mohammady now having competition for his place, which suggested that neither was nailed.

        • The Bad Seed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 17 days ago

          The numbers on Emerson seem wrong.

          Many players have racked up MUCH more than 56 BPS....

        • Bilbao Baggins
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          In one way Martial injury helped as I didn't have him. But now every man and his dog has Mount.. Annoying when your differential becomes a template pick overnight .