Big Numbers

FPL Gameweek 8: analysis of the key underlying stats

Ahead of Saturday’s Gameweek 8 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 weekend.

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Lessons Learned from Gameweek 7

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  1. CostaCoffee
    • 6 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Any news on Cantwell? Saw something a few days ago saying he may have tweaked his hamstring

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      He isn’t flagged- forget about it

      1. CostaCoffee
        • 6 Years
        14 days, 21 hours ago

        As if FPL are some official source of injury news

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          14 days, 21 hours ago

          FPL flag when it’s official

    2. st4rty
      • 1 Year
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      He'll live.

    3. antis0cial
      • 3 Years
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      Still only one random fella that tweeted it is the only mention of the phantom injury so far.

  2. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Best option here with 1ft and 1m

    Heaton — Pope
    Taa, Digne, Zincheko — Tomori Rico
    KDB, Sterling, James, Cantwell — Docker
    Kane, Tammy, Pukki

    Kdb/cantwell >> Mahrez/Mount (-4)?

  3. fridge
    • 7 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Sorry, bottomed! Last 2 players I've brought in have been sent off so looking for an improvement on that this week...

    1FT, 1.5 ITB

    Pope
    Zinch. Maitland. Lundstram
    Salah. Sterling. KDB. Mount. Cantwell
    Haller. Pukki

    Button. Jota. Montoya. Aurier

    A) Jota > Abraham
    B) Zinch > Ota
    C) both for -4
    D) something else

    1. antis0cial
      • 3 Years
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      A

  4. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    No way I’m using my FT this week when it’s intl break after this GW!

    1. toca
      14 days, 18 hours ago

      Wise decision...

  5. mrtapio
    • 4 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Would this be a good team (3-5-2)?

    Pope
    TAA l Lundstram l Tomori
    Mané l Sterling l KDB l Mount l Yarmolenko
    Auba l Tammy

    McGovern, Kelly, Rico, Greenwood

    1. Jam0sh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      Yes

  6. Jam0sh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Which one you'd ditch first:

    A) King
    B) Pukki

    1. Neo-Viper
      • 4 Years
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      King

    2. mrtapio
      • 4 Years
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      King. Think he is the better player tho, but rarely seems to play up to his potential.

      Would keep Pukki just because scoring goals seems to come easy to him

      1. Jam0sh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        14 days, 21 hours ago

        Cheers. I think King has actually overachieved his recent potential in the last few matches. Playing on the wing and still has been even bigger threat than Wilson. Making the most out of the chances he has got. If Fraser can get back in the starting 11 King could be pushed forward to partner Wilson. Pukki stats much more appealing though but Norwich away form somewhat worrying. Feels quite close but probably King still the one to go now.

  7. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Can I save the FT?
    Is starting Kelly over Tomori an option given Sou home scoring record and Che dismal CS record?

    Heaton

    Otamendi Tomori Lundstram

    Sterling KDB Mane Son

    Pukki Haller Abraham

    McGovern Cantwell Kelly Soyuncu

  8. Neo-Viper
    • 4 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    KDB to Mahrez for free.

    Or do i hold it to below :
    Have Periera as my first sub(Liverpool away).

  9. New Article
  10. RIDZ
    • 2 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    KDB to Mahrez for free?
    Bought him at 9.8 and earn 0.1. KDB might drop on international break. Also BSilva banned news makes Mahrez will get more minutes right?

    1. TreborGrebtsev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      14 days, 21 hours ago

      Why would he drop during the break? If anything the break should mean he doesn't miss more than the Wolves game.

      1. Nomar
        • 9 Years
        14 days, 20 hours ago

        People selling him for one week punts.

  11. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
    • 7 Years
    14 days, 21 hours ago

    Any news on Matip ?

  12. manu4life99
    • 9 Years
    14 days, 20 hours ago

    A) KDB,Greenwood > Yarm,Vardy
    B) Aguero,Dend > Yarm,Aubam

  13. Pringle
    • 6 Years
    14 days, 20 hours ago

    Good morning all. What do you prefer of these two options?

    A. Salah + Cresswell
    B. Son + Robertson