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The player and team stats that could shape your Free Hit squad for Gameweek 38+

Holly from Fantasy Football Community looks at some of the key numbers from our Members Area over the last four Gameweeks.


The final Gameweek of the season is here and I’m taking a look at the underlying statistics from the last four Gameweeks, in a bid to sort out those transfer and Free Hit dilemmas going into Gameweek 38.

Note that some players will have seen more minutes than others over this period.


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  1. HD7
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Who do you think scores more in the last GW
    KDB or Salah?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      tough.
      Salah should get much more mins though , if that helps.

    2. Krafty Werks
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Both, really is a toss of a coin who scores more, if pushed i'd just side with Salah.

    3. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Salah, just, as KDB could be pushed a little deeper.

    4. popey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      if both start, will have lots of opportunities for points.

      Salah been very wasteful last few games and feelsl ike he has a big haul waiting. just go with your gut

    5. POLSKA GOLA
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I feel Salah is more secure to score good points but KDB could haul as well

    6. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Salah

      1. Heres hoping x 6
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Everyone seems confident KDB will play? Not so sure myself

  2. HD7
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Have Pope TAA Doherty and Fernandez stsrting in my defence.

    Have 2M ITB but is Fernandez to another defender worth it -4?

    It should be someone who has a chance of a haul, attacking one?
    Ideas, mates?

    1. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      100% no

      1. HD7
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks. I just hope he doesnt get -1 or -2 result vs Liverpool

    2. timmmuh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Burnley clean sheet odds have to be really good

  3. marzo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Pope.
    TAA, Azpi, Pieters.
    Sterling, KDB, Mahrez, Fernandes, Pulisic.
    Vardy, Wood.
    Martinez, AWB, Saiss, Greenwood.
    1ft, 0.5m ITB. OR Just inside 500.

    Some ideas -
    A. Saiss + Vardy -> Fodder + Kane (-4).
    B. Azpi -> VVD/Aurier.
    C. Pulisic -> Antonio.
    D. KDB -> Dilva.

    1. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Good team.

      A if you're captaining Kane.

      Otherwise maybe Azpi to VVD.

      Or even a very sideways Bruno > Martial

    2. popey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I like A and B - will come down to whether you think Vardy will score?

      Getting Aurier VVD and Kane on my FH so I obviously think all great options 🙂

    3. GoingUpUpUp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Agreed - I like A

      I'm toying with the Aurier switch as well. VVD might be a safer bet if you went B

      I'm just wondering whether a trip to the north east considering the terrible events in his personal life, he may have played his last game of the season. I take my hat off to him for continuing as he has

  4. grennans2
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Which team is strongest?

      A)

      Martinez
      Aurier Long Robbo
      Silva Sterling Mahrez Martial Salah
      Kane Ings

      B)

      Martinez
      Aurier Long Pieters
      Silva Sterling Mahrez Salah
      Kane Auba Ings

      C)

      Martinez
      Bardsley Long Pieters
      Silva Sterling Mahrez Martial Salah
      Kane Auba

      1. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        A looks great

    • The Senate
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      used my FT to bring in Dilva, now have enough cash to do Rashford to Kane - worth the -4?

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Possibly.

        Yes if captaining.

      2. Le _ Professeur
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I think so yeah

    • LordEllison
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Current FH team what we thinking lads?
      0.0 in the bank

      Pope, Martin
      TAA, Tark, Aurier, Williams, Simpson
      Salah, Sterling, Mahrez, DSilva, Guendouzi
      Greenwood, Kane, Ings,

    • Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Whenever lots of people sell KDB he usually comes back with a fat haul. Can't believe people are selling before Norwich when he's likely to start.

      1. Greek Freak
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I sold him for a -8 in GW35 and he hasn't punished me yet. Might get him for the Norwich game though.

      2. jason_ni
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Who would you drop Auba to get afford him?

        I can sell TAA, but it would need to be Martial -> KDB, couldnt afford Puli -> Kdb, the puli move needs auba gone.

        Its going to be a tough call, im switching every 30 mins.

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Yeah I would, I think Auba is a good pick this week and will score but as we've seen before, when people sell KDB, he hauls. I sold him at Xmas and in return he scored 19 points against Arsenal. Are you taking a hit?

          1. Qaiss
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            And of course it's going to be a heavy scoreline the Man City game

      3. Olesathewheeel
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        How is he likely to start?

      4. FourLokoLeipzig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I’ve sold. He’ll probably do fine, but Sterling seemed a clear upgrade to me based on current form and pitch position

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Both will score well

      5. BigDaveSaves
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        It's happened a couple of times over the season - I think he blanked and looked deeper only to go on and haul against Watford and Arsenal. Though this time round I understand the reasoning more with Dilva and Sterling looking like great options. I'll be sticking though.

    • Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      FH38 draft#101

      Martinez
      Robbo Pieters Brathwaite
      Salah Sterling Mahrez Martial
      Kane Jesus Ings

      Any changes you'd make? 0.0inb

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Solid effort

        1. Pegboy
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I'd probably go Dilva over Mahrez

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Probably wise with lots captaining Dilva. Feel like Mahrez has a higher ceiling though.

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I hate Mahrez.
        Dilva for him.
        Upgrade someone to Aurier

        1. Rolls-Royce
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Look above. Feel like Mahrez has a haul in him. How about Bellerin over Aurier?

      3. Krafty Werks
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Mahrez > D.Silva & Branthwaite > Aurier and you've nailed it imo.

        1. Rolls-Royce
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Mahrez vs Dilva is going down to the last minute...

    • Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Would you prefer

      (a) KDB + Greenwood
      Or
      (b) Antonio + Wood

      Has to be the first one you reckon?

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yep

      2. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        A

      3. Champ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers guys

    • popey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      FH decisions...

      451 - Pope, Robertson, Aurier, Mahrez
      352 - McCarthy, Bardsley, Ings, KdB

      25 points off ML lead which is only goal and he has kdB and not Mahrez

      1. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        The last one will give you more pts

      2. redsallstars
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        451 looks great, defenders with potential attacking returns and mahrez as differetial to Kdb

    • Manumana
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Any kind souls help me with my dilema
      Have 2 FTS

      A. Pulisic & Vardy - Dilva/Mahrez & Kane

      Or

      B. Hayden & Vardy - Sterling (C) & Ayew

      Pope
      TAA Doherty Maguire
      Salah KDB Bruno Pulisic
      Vardt Ings Greenwood

      Martin Kiki Lascelles Hayden

      Much appreciated

    • Bambi
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      How would you rank Man City assets for this last game? Sterling above DSilva?

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Definitely.

        Sterling
        Silva
        KDB
        Mahrez

        Jesus is the wildcard

    • Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Mendy looks like a golden pick. Should start also with rest vs Watford 😮

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        City fullbacks tuck in and don't provide much attacking threat. 2 assists all season. *shrugs*

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          He hasn't had that much playing time tbh.
          But agree with that. He's only one that provides width though.

          Crosses come from his side (FB) so ....

          Him or Laporte or Otamendi are nearly 6 points assured 😀 hopefully we'll know before deadline. Otherwise I'll punt on Mendy for sure

          1. Pegboy
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Fair, but he has started 17 games. I think he's a solid pick, but I wouldn't hope for much beyond a CS. I'd give Ota a better chance of attacking returns.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Agree tbh
              He's a good goal threat

    • dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Vardy to Kane/Auba worry a hit?

      1. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        *worth a hit

      2. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Kane yes

      3. Le _ Professeur
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yes very much worth a hit .. Espically Kane imo .. With Crystal Palace having injuries in the back, I think Kane should have atleast 2 goals to his name 🙂 .. Auba is a bit tricky, he plays wide mostly but considering Watford will go for the win perhaps it might be an open game where Auba gets some chances.

    • drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Why is aurier such a popular pick on FH ?

      1. Jimmy Boy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Palace on the beach, Spurs have somewhat improved defensively in recent games

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Palace lost it
        No goal threat
        PVA broken so young lb. Both Wolves goals came from that side.

        This is my logic

    • Jimmy Boy
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Mahrez (c) anyone?

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        You think he starts ?

        1. Jimmy Boy
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          No way of knowing of course but feels like a fun pick to make the final day a bit more interesting. Mahrez in particular seems to enjoy a haul whenever City batter teams which is likely to happen on Sunday.

      2. redsallstars
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        think hes nailed on to start after benching last game. mahrez captain if chasing

    • Sulk
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      10 points ahead in my mini league. That’s too close for me to use my FH to mark his team out isn’t it? Just in case he makes a good transfer and captains him.

      I should just forget his team and pick the best I can right?

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Get all the best players from his team. And two stand outs players that he doesn’t have.
        Should be enough to sneak over the line

      2. redsallstars
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        yes play your own game and pick who you think will score highest. 10 points nothing in it really, and youre right they could make a change and captain them

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Predicted city line up for GW38 then?

      If KDB or Sterling could be benched that would make life much easier

      1. Jimmy Boy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Can see Pep pulling a fast one on some of us with his half-time substitutions

        1. Jimmy Boy
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Obviously predicting City lineups is a fool's game but I'd probably say something like:
          Ederson
          Walker - Garcia - Laporte - Mendy
          KDB - Gundogan - Dilva
          Mahrez - Jesus - Sterling

          If City are comfortable at half time I really wouldn't be surprised to see Pep take KDB off.

      2. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I think, based on nothing, that KDB, Sterling, Dilva and Mahrez will all start.

      3. Qaiss
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        no one gets them right

      4. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Lottery but think sterling and KDB starts

      5. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Strong as f ...

        Ederson
        Walker Garcia Laporte Mendy
        KDB Rodri Dilva
        Mahrez Raz Foden

        1. Whats the Huth
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          This is most likely I reck

      6. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Ederson, Walker Otamendi Laporte/Stones Mendy, Fernandinho Gundogan Dilva Sterling Mahrez Jesus

        1. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Or Jesus out for KDB

    • kanat_karktl
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      yay or nay
      Jimenez + Vardy + Rashford out
      Kane + Jesus + Greenwood in
      for a hit (-4)

      1. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yay

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Nah. Vardy > Jesus not worth a -4

        Other two moves are fine, especially if you capt Kane

    • Bambi
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      My midfield is giving me trouble, really not sure who to drop to bring in Sterling or D.Silva - and which one?

      Salah - Bruno - Martial - Mahrez - KdB

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Bruno

      2. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        FH or 1FT?

        1. Bambi
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          1ft

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Drop bruno for sterling

      3. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Would probably drop Martial for Sterling

      4. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Sterling higher ceiling. Probably for Bruno

      5. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        If you can do a straight Bruno > Sterling move, that's the one.

    • MartialMatas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      What do you think of this free hit?

      Pope
      Aurier Pieters Long
      Salah Sterling Mahrez Dilva
      Aubameyang Kane Greenwood

      Martin Lamptey Williams Luiz

      1. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Looks good

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Triple Burnely defence is a little much for me. I'd try and squeeze in TAA if possible.

    • Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Best move of these please?

      A AWB to Aurier/Tarkowski
      B Doherty to Robertson
      C Jimenez, Doherty to Kane, Lamptey/Rico -4
      D Jimenez, KDB to Kane, Dilva -4
      E Bruno, AWB to Son, Aurier -4

      1. redsallstars
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        B, got a feeling robertson and Taa gonna score big this game

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        B or C

    • dshv
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      FH G2G

      Pope
      Aurier robertson pieters
      Salah kdb sterling dilva antonio
      Kane greenwood

      ???

      1. Sead’s Colossal Snatc…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        No issues, should do nicely.

    • Sead’s Colossal Snatc…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 1 day ago

      1 point lead in ML, rival has FH. Current front 8

      Pulisic Bruno Martial KDB Foden
      Jesus Wood Vardy

      1FT

      Just Foden to Dilva and hope for the best? Who to bench - Pulisic? Wood?

      Thank you

    • Le _ Professeur
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      If you were to Drop one of ( Martial or Bruno ), who would it be ?

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Same question myself. I’m thinking Bruno drop

        1. Le _ Professeur
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I'm thinking Bruno, but his high ownership is worrisome, especially that he is owned among st all my ML rivals :/

      2. Sead’s Colossal Snatc…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I think a lot of people have this question. Complete coin toss, Martial is an OOP mid against a depleted and slow defence, Bruno has set pieces.

      3. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Definitely Bruno

      4. mark100267
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Bruno as I thought he looks tired

    • Whats the Huth
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Bruno or martial to Sterling?

      And is Vardy to ings worth it to fund sterling for a -4

      1. Le _ Professeur
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I would personally take the hit Yes ... Going without sterling against Norwich is very risky I think

    • Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Anyone on FH getting Pulisic?

    • LLoris
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      What transfer should I make?
      A) Foster to Pope
      B) Saiss to Tarkowski
      C) Doherty to Robo

    • fuzzymike
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Most likely to score more points??
      Pulisic, DSilver or Antonio??

      1. Le _ Professeur
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        imo

        1 Silva
        2 Antonio
        3 Pulisic

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Dilva
        Antonio
        Pulisic

        All got a good chance though.

    • melvinmbabazi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      What to do this week? I have 1FT and 0.2 ITB , No FH

      Martinez, (Martin)
      TAA, Doherty, Tark, (J.Robinson, Ngakia)
      Mane, KDB, Bruno, Martial, (Guendouzi)
      Vardy, Jimi, Greenwood

      Cheers