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Monday night special for Scoutcast ahead of Gameweek 15

The Scoutcast has moved to Monday night to help Fantasy Premier League managers prepare for Gameweek 15.

The next round of action kicks off on Tuesday night as Crystal Palace host Bournemouth and Manchester City travel to Burnley.

As those matches clash with our usual time slot for the Scoutcast, we’ve brought episode 310 forward by one day.

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  1. Klaren
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Any suggestions what to do with the below? Need a 11th player to avoid playing Rico but too many options with 2 FTs, so would really appreciate any input.

    2FTs, 1.3 itb

    Gazza
    TAA Chilwell Lundstram Rico
    Mane KDB Son Martial
    Vardy Jimenez

    Bench: Button, Batshuayi, Dendoncker, Reid

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      rico -> kelly
      and play batshuyi instead of martial
      next week
      martial-> alli

      1. Klaren
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        I'd definitely play Batshuayi if I knew he'd start, but it doesn't seem like it. For some reason, he seems out of favour. First Giroud starting over him, then Lampard talking about possibly playing Pulisic up front. Anyway it was always gonna be a short term punt so can't complain too much.

        Kelly is a good shout and 100% agree with the Martial to Alli move.

        Thanks for the suggestions!

    2. valurth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Batsu > Ings or Mousset
      And safe
      Or Dendoncker/Martial > Zaha/Pulisic

      1. Klaren
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Can't afford the 2nd one unfortunately but I can do Batshuayi, Dendoncker to Mousset, Zaha. Only issue is I wouldn't able to afford Martial to Alli next GW if I do that move, which is what I was planning on.

    3. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      depending on lamps presser Bats could be in for a shout if Abraham not fit. Giroud outplayed himself out of the team last saturday

      rico away to Palace ain´t the worst even if i think palace score as Bou are in bad shape with some injuries. King is actually important to the team, not just in scoring goals but his work rate is fenomenal.

  2. Here Comes The Son ★
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I've just noticed how bad Callum Wilson's form has been. 7 attacking returns in the first 7 games. 0 attacking returns in the last 7 games.

    1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      I hate stats but I'm writing that one down. tx.

    2. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      So he's a 1 in 2 man? Sounds consistent.

  3. Mind över Mata
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    There is a lot of talk of Pope -> Hendo (for most a double up with Lund). I’m still thinking Schmeichel is a better bet for a double up with Soy. Thoughts?

    1. stu92
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Schmeichel a more expensive option and limits number of Leicester offensive players you can have. I’d say most have Vardy and a midfield option also.

      1. Mind över Mata
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Are any of their mids really worth having? Maddy at a push otherwise no

    2. popcoin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Yes I’d rather Schmeicel. But I’d have to take a hit and sell Maddison as have 3 Leicester players

      1. Mind över Mata
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Yeah, that’s not ideal

  4. stu92
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Who to start - Tomori or VVD?

    1. popcoin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      VVD!! Villa to score

    2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Take an aspirin!

  5. Winners900
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Why are not people not considering Ryan as the goalkeeper replacement?

    1. popcoin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Fixtures

    2. Mind över Mata
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      It’s a fair question

    3. ItOnlyTook9Years
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Had him all season, set and forget

      1. The Big Fella
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        This

  6. popcoin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Quickfire round:

    Play Aurier at United?

    Henderson or Schmeicel -4?

    Zaha Pulisic or Alli? (Have Son)

    Jiminez or Mousset?

    1. Mind över Mata
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Personally thinking Sch

      1. Mind över Mata
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Not for -4

    2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      You have Alli and Son and you're asking which one to bench.

      You're obviously fruiting Bananas!

      1. popcoin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Transfers!

  7. ItOnlyTook9Years
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Still stuck with yarmalenko for some reason, ship for:

    A) Cantwell
    B) Perez
    C) HWilson
    D) JWP
    E) any other up to 6.4

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      D

    2. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      might as well just go cantwell but Grealish is best option at 5.9

      1. ItOnlyTook9Years
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Yeah, thinking I'll switch to Grealish in a couple of GWs

    3. valurth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Depends on overall team, but JWP of this bunch based on fixtures

      1. ItOnlyTook9Years
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Ryan
        TAA, Pereira Lund
        Mane, KDB, Son, Mount, ?
        Vardy, Rashford

        1. valurth
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 6 days ago

          Mount + Yarma > Zaha + Pulisic if you can

  8. Totti
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    who do u reckon guys will score more points this game week?

    A) Kane
    B) mousset
    C) ings

  9. Arteta
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Mount ➡ Zaha done. Good night all.

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      nooooooooo
      wait 🙂
      don't do it 🙂
      mount will punish the sellers

  10. Steirish
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Maddison to Zaha for free?

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      no play maddison against watford

    2. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      I'd keep Maddison for this week

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Keep Madds

    4. BigBrown
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Maddison against Watford, would definitely hold on.

  11. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Tammy > ??? For free.

    a Mousett
    b. Ings.
    c. Wait for pressers.

    Brought Tammy at 7.3.

    Cheers

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      A

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      C

  12. Mr_Barbs
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    2FT. What are your thoughts?

    A) Sterling > Son
    B) Sterling & Greenwood > Son & Ings/Mousset
    C) Sterling & Cantwell > Son & Zaha
    D) Greenwood & Cancelo > Mousset & kelly
    E) Mount & Cancelo > Pulisic & Kelly

    Pope
    TAA, Aurier, Lundstrum, Soy, Cancelo
    Mane, Sterling, Maddison, Mount, Cantwell
    Vardy, Abraham, Greenwood

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      only cancelo -> kelly
      next week
      maddison and mount -> alli and son

    2. BigBrown
      7 months, 7 days ago

      B or C

  13. Nuno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    A. Son + KDB
    B. Alli + Sterling
    C. Alli + KDB

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      C

      1. Totti
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        sorry A

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      A

  14. The Big Fella
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Tomori to Soy?

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Do it

  15. panda07
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Who scores more this week?

    A) Mount (AVL)
    B) Alli (mun)

    1. The Big Fella
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      B for me. United are gash

  16. Nunoooooooooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I’m tempted to get this squad, thoughts please guys....likely to play 3-5-2 most weeks:

    Guaita - Martin
    TAA - Aurier - Söyüncü - Tomori - Lundstram
    Mane - KdB - Son - Ali - Zaha
    Vardy - Jiminez - Mousset

    1. Nunoooooooooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      0.1itb

    2. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      i like it, jsut never been a fan of Zaha but i do like it lots!

      Cheers for the reply from last post btw mate.

    3. De Gea is GOAT
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      very nice!

  17. Steirish
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Is kelly nailed?

    1. norab
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Seems to be with Ward out

  18. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I'm off.
    Must be a Full Moon Tonight.
    Bonkers the lot of 'em 😆

  19. The Big Fella
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I am not quite sure where I have gone wrong this season. I think holding onto Sterling for so long and not switching from Salah to Mane earlier too (only did it last week). I was around 40k for the first 5 GWs and now find myself at 750k and I used my WC last week too

    1. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Samae here, i could pretty much safely say holding on to Salah instead of switching to mane has destroyed my season single handedly so far, couple with many captain fails, eurgghh.
      Lessons learnt, onwards we go.

  20. OptimusBlack
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Choose one to play ?
    A- Rico CRY (A)
    B- Mings Che (A)
    C- Williams ToT (H)

    1. The Big Fella
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      B. A and C will concede

      1. Maddamotha
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        And B wont?

        1. The Big Fella
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 7 days ago

          A and C will definitely concede, B will only most likely concede

          1. Maddamotha
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 7 days ago

            B will most likely concede out of those. Its Villa at Stamford Bridge.

            1. The Big Fella
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 7 days ago

              In reality all 3 will concede. I still think Villa defend better than B'mouth and United are just shite.

  21. Openboxman
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Play 1

    A martial
    B connoly
    C rico
    D Tomori

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      A

  22. korbendallas82
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Best option for this gw?

    A. Alli ( United away)
    B. Pulisic (Villa Home)

    Looks like Martial is dropping. Over 2 gws, Alli, Pulisic in for Martial, McGinn.

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      B

      1. korbendallas82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Thanks.

  23. Arctic monkeys
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    prices change an hour from now ?

    1. korbendallas82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      About an hour.

      1. Arctic monkeys
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers

    2. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      About so yeah.

  24. jez_wright
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    This for a -4?

    Mount + Tielemans + Heaton -> Alli + Grealish + McCarthy

    Team would be

    Pope
    TAA Robbo Soy Lund
    Mane KDB Alli
    Vardy (C) Jimenez Abraham

    McCarthy 1) Grealish 2) Cantwell 3) Tomori

    1. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      GW 18 seems ample to get Grealish, why now with hard fixtures?

    2. Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      No

    3. Hernandez Lynam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Not for me

    4. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Agree with the crowd here, don't do it.

  25. Pulp Minion
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    How long will Kelly be in the team (roughly)?

    I want to bring in bench fodder so thinking of Targett to cover Söyüncü

    Rest of Def
    Ryan/Button
    TAA, Söyüncü, King Lund, Rico, X

    1) Kelly
    2) Targett
    3) Punt on Clark (4.3 NEW)
    4) 4.5 or under

    1. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      what do you mean 'Targett to cover Soyuncu"?

      1. Pulp Minion
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        I should have explained better - I probably wouldn't play him in their fixtures v City and Liverpool
        Villa play Sou, Nor those GWs

        1. The Dance
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 7 days ago

          Ahhh gotcha, i thought that's what you meant was just making sure. Targett is a great asset to have imo especially when their fixtures ease up around GW17/18

          1. Pulp Minion
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah - cheers

    2. Bream Reaper
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Kelly gone when ward back, in 3 weeks I reckon

      1. Pulp Minion
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Thanks - I don't want to be spending a transfer on him over Xmas

  26. Maddamotha
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    2FTs. 1.1ITB. Any suggestions with 2FTs here?

    Pope
    TAA, Soy, Tomori, Lund
    Sterling, Mane, KDB, Mount
    Vardy, Jimenez

    Button, Dendo, Rico, Greenwood

    1. Hernandez Lynam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Maybe upgrade Mount and hold the other?

      1. Maddamotha
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Im planning that, just not sure before Villa. Afraid Pulisic might get rested in one of the next 2.

    2. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Pope to Gazzaniga?

      1. Maddamotha
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Why Gazzaniga? Considering Hendo, Guatia or schmeichel

  27. Hernandez Lynam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Would a bench of Cantwell, Kelly Tomori & Pope tempt any of you into a BB this week?

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Nope

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      No imo

  28. Hernandez Lynam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Mount to punish the sellers maybe?

    1. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      we said this last GW about a thousand times, did nothing, it's a Sterling story part 2

  29. Bream Reaper
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Anyone else as stubborn as me still holding Sterling & Salah? Been rubbish lately, but have to haul soon right?

    Schmikes
    Soy/Stevens/Lund/Kelly
    Sterling/Salah/Traore/McGinn
    Vardy/Kane

    Ryan/Tammy/Hayden/Ward

    Going for differentials cause got smashed last week

    1FT, 0.3 ITB

    Save FT, and make changes next week, or bite the bullet?

    1. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Even though i'd say definitely get rid of both, i think at least one has to go, midfield could do wit ha refresh for sure.
      I had to boot Salah (have Mane as well) this GW, just simply not on it at all....like not even a little bit.

      1. Bream Reaper
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Yeah, want Maddison/Tielemans but already have 3 Leicester. I'm thinking Aguero back when fit (though he's killed me this year) for Kane, Sterling to Ali, Mcginn to Maddison, but need a decent defender in Soy price range...

        1. The Dance
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 7 days ago

          Can still understand wanting a Leicester mid, great value, i've owned Tielemans the last 4 games though and he's on thin ice.
          Aguero i'd tend to steer away from but by the time he's back huge differential. Would rather have Alli/Son instead of Kane, i like Tthe Sterling > Alli move though. Possibly a doube up in Sheff Ut'd defence as a Soy alternative.

          1. Bream Reaper
            7 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah, only just got Kane in for Aguero, reasoning being he should be playing higher up now, and takes pens, plus not very well owned. Looks like Ali would have been the better alternative, but thought Sterling would be main man now Aguero out, and wanted at least 1 city attacking option. I've already got two Sheff def, that's my dilemma

  30. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Any point doing Maddison > Pulisic this gw for free?

    Mane kdb Maddison mount dendo
    Vardy Jimmy ings

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Sorry , mount is son

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      You need a Che cover so yes