Scoutcast Episode 333 – Gameweek 30+ Free Hit and Bench Boost Drafts

Joe is joined by Andy and Az to discuss Double Gameweek 30+ and reveal their squads for the start of the season.

With unlimited transfers available and chips to choose from, our trio have markedly different teams and strategies for the remainder of the campaign.

Andy and Joe are without a second Wildcard, so are opting to ignore the extra transfers managers have been given and are playing their Free Hit chip instead. They reveal the thinking behind this move as well as the players in the frame for a place in their sides.

Meanwhile, Az has the luxury of Wildcard still to play so may well have the advantage over those Free Hitting. He is also opting to play a Bench Boost chip.

However, Andy and Joe don’t make it easy for Az to choose. His selection of a certain Arsenal midfielder draws particular derision, as well as the occasional metaphor or two.

Could Az be the Darth Vader of this Gameweek with his chip advantage? Or are his troops little more than Loony Tunes creations?

As well as revealing their Gameweek 30+ line-ups they also look through the wealth of Double Gameweek players to choose from, with Sheffield United defenders and Manchester City attackers topping the bill.

They are not forgetting single Gameweek options too, especially those facing traditionally awful defences.

Long-term plans also feature, as they look ahead to the remainder of the season and the fixture swings ahead.

Clean sheets also get an airing. In addition, Joe picks a differential for the next set of fixtures, even if he struggles to pronounce his low-owned selection’s name.

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1,006 Comments Post a Comment
  1. FatmanAndRobin
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Is it mad to go all out and do the below FH team??


    Stevens Egan TAA

    Grealish KDB Sterling Pepe Saka

    Aub Aguero


  2. Van der Faart
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Play BB with this team or TC one of Aguero/KDB and leave fodder on the bench meaning money to have Mane/Salah instead of Son?

    Ederson Reina
    Boly TAA Egan Lundy Targett
    Grealish KDB Son Saka Bruno
    McBurnie Jimi Kun

  3. Kip
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Only for this GW, would uou rather have:

    A)Pepe & Dilva
    B) ozil & mahrez

  4. Gymer11
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Thoughts on this bench boost team with wildcard gw31

      Hendo / Leno
      TAA , Laporte , Stevens , Egan , targett
      McGinn , grealish , de Bruyne , Barnes
      Jimi , Auba , kun

    • Greyling
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Jimenez or Rashford?

      1. SerieD
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Joni 100%

        1. SerieD
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago


    • Weasel51
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      A) Free hit
      B) Mahrez >> Dilva/Pulisic/Willian

      Team is:
      Saiss Doherty TAA
      Sterling KDB Fernandes Mahrez
      DCL Vardy Greenwood