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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. AJ24
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Free Hit Team

    Martinez,
    Trent, Branthwaite, Pieters
    Salah, KDB, D Silva, Fernandes
    Kane (C), Auba (VC), Greenwood

    Stek, Lamptey, B Williams, Guendouzi

    0.0ITB

    Tempted to go:
    Auba & Guendouzi to Ings and Pulisic, with then first sub as Greenwood..

    Stick or twist...

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      I’d make the transfer. Antonio an option too

    2. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Think I would stick. Even though Pulisic looked great yesterday, he has a difficult game. Auba could go off

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Auba + Fernandes > Sterling + Ings.

      You can use the money to upgrade Branthwaite to Tarkowski or Bardsley if you like Burnley defense (like most people do)

      1. AJ24
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Want to keep Fernandes because ML rival, however another option is to remove Trent..

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          You can do that too but I think Sterling is priority personally. Would not go without.

    4. toerag
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      next q then

      A Pulisic fighting for CL against wolves fighting for europe?

      or

      B Antonio fighting for nothing against villa fighting for life?

      not sure, but you seem to have the same quandry

      1. AJ24
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        I'd favour Pulisic after watching how sharp he was last night!

        1. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          i do too but im having my head turned... no. Pul it is!!

    5. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Stick

  2. cravencottage
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Yes or no:

    Antonio, Holgate > Dilva, Williams (-4)

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      I'd probably stick with what you have

      1. toerag
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        probably this

    2. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Just Holgate to Branthwaite and you ok

    3. Benjustjamin
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      YESSSS

      I've took a hit to get Silva in this week too

  3. Dele
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Not seeing many teams with Mahrez? Do we reckon he starts this one, only 40 minutes of game time in the last 2 games...

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      I'm buying him I think

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      If we get a leak expect his ownership to rise significantly

    3. AJ24
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      When loading up on City assets, you'd pick Sterling, Jesus, KDB, D Silva all ahead of him, in my opinion

      1. Bossworld
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 6 days ago

        KDB is the biggest unknown, he's surely due a rest but him playing or not massively disrupts the rest of my free hit.

        (Hi Ed if you're reading this).

        1. Pegboy
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          He wants that assist record and I think he'll get 60mins at least.

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      No idea. I have a weird feeling he won't start though. I think it might be a rehash of Sterling, Jesus, Foden up front supported by KdB, Dilva and Rodri/Gundogan.

    5. toerag
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      prob start but who knows pep roulette

    6. FDMS All Starz
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      But usually first to be subbed

    7. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      If in starting lineup its him for Foden.

  4. Zenith UK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    At work... Got distracted, sorry; Time to talk money...

    ML1 - 1st: £300, 2nd: £150, 3rd: £80

    1st - 2208 (has TC) with:
    Pope* (Button)
    Trent, AWB, Fernandez* (Taylor, Saiss)
    Salah*, KDB, Bruno, Foden, Willian*
    Vardy*, Ings, (Jimi)

    2nd (me) - 2178 with:
    McCarthy (Patricio)
    Trent, Cresswell, AWB (Doherty, Egan)
    Mane, KDB, Bruno, Foden, Antonio
    Ings, Greenwood (Jimi)

    3rd - 2160 (has TC) with:
    Henderson* (McCarthy)
    Robbo*, Doherty, Aurier*, Baldock* (Otamendi*)
    KDB, Dilva*, Martial*, Traore, (Mount)
    Auba*, Jimi (Ayew*)

    I'm dead right?
    2FTs and 0.2 ITB.
    A) AWB, Doherty & Jimi > Pieters, Bardsley & Kane(c) (-4)
    B) Doherty, Mane & Jimi > Masuaku, Sterling, Kane(c) (-4)

    Any other thoughts/suggestions welcomed.

    1. KDF
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      B Sterling as (C)

    2. RECKLESS
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      I would do Cresswell to pieters to afford Bruno to Son. As both will TC Salah, Mane is good differential and Son will be your wildcard

  5. dshv
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    FH G2G

    Pope
    Aurier taa pieters
    Salah kdb sterling dilva antonio
    Kane greenwood

    Tell me about some changes ?

    1. checkit_j
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Very similar to me.

      Is no arsenal a risk?

      1. dshv
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        I have to do so many changes to bring auba for 6 points max

  6. linkafu
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Sterling or KDB captain?

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Sterling

  7. screamer73
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Pick one guys.
    A Ings
    B Kane for a hit

  8. Azathoth
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Should i do TAA & Jimmy to Garcia & (c)ane for a -4 Y o N?

    1. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      No

  9. Winston.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    I have no idea what to do this GW...any of these worth using FT?

    A. Giroud to Ings (+bench Greenwood)
    B. Patricio to Pope (+play Greenwood or Giroud)

    1. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      B

  10. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Would you rather have

    A. Pulisic (WOL)
    B. Antonio (AVL)

    1. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      B

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      B very very close though

    3. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      B.

    4. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      A. Think Villa will be hard to break down and he can't keep that run going for ever.

      1. toerag
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        yes yes

    5. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      A - more to play for in that game

      1. toerag
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        indeedy

    6. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      A

    7. toerag
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      A

    8. Azathoth
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Puli

    9. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      A

  11. GOATMEAT
      2 months, 6 days ago

      FH:

      Pope
      TAA Aurier Pieters
      Salah Sterling (C) D. Silva Martial Mahrez
      Kane Ings

      3.9 Greenwood Branthwaite N. Williams

      0.3 ITB

      GTG?

      1. toerag
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        yeah. this is good

    • grennans2
        2 months, 6 days 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. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          b.

        2. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          A

      • Danstoke82
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Which striker this GW?

        City cover is KDB + Dilva at the moment but looking to bring in Sterling as well)

        A) Kane
        B) Jesus (no Sterling)

        1. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          A

          1. Danstoke82
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Thanks!

        2. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Kane still

      • potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A. Martinez and Mendy or;
        B. Pope and Aurier

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

        2. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

      • Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Bruno to Mahrez or Pulisic to Dilva?

        1. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          bruno to maz

        2. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Bruno Mahrez?

        3. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          A

      • Roy Hudd
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Pope

        Tark TAA Saiss
        Salah KDB Martial Fernan Foden
        Vardy Greenwood

        Button Nketiah Lascelles Simpson

        0.3 ITB 1 Free Transfer

        Defending a 13 point lead in my ML

        Any advice would be greatly appreciated on recommended moves.

      • Mork calling Orson
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A) Antonio
        B) Pulisic
        C) Richarlison

        1. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          A

        2. RobinKerr1987
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

      • EL tridente
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Possible to catch up 25 points? We Will probably only have 3-4 of the same players

        1. Jon Walter's Hatty
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Of course. That could be wiped out just on captains.

        2. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          yes

        3. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          you will need your capt to haul i expect, and theirs to fail obvs.

      • SirT83
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Good free hit team?
        Pope
        Pieters Beardsley Bellerin
        Mane Martial Mahrez Sterling
        Jesus Kane Ings

        1. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Don't like the bellerin pick but GTG

          1. SirT83
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Only for a possible CS. Like Arsenals fixture

        2. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          not sure of arse def but as good as any really

        3. Andrew
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Loving the Peter Beardsley pick.

      • toerag
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        do we need 3 city attack????

        1. SirT83
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yes!

        2. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          sigh...will top 10k have 3 city attack???

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            I'm top 10k and I'm reducing to 2.

        3. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          not really. There are other potential big scores this week.

        4. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Not necessarily - 3 City plus the captaincy could be too many eggs in one basket if City only win 2-0

          1. toerag
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            yeah im going down to dilva and sterling(c)

          2. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Anything less than 5-0, I'd be very surprised mate

            1. potatoace
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              and Jesus won't get any of them 🙂

              1. toerag
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                hahahahah

              2. Amey
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Jesus is like Jesus.
                Not interested in human things (Goals Assist)
                He's happy watching others happy 🙂

            2. toerag
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              5 for sterling gets him the golden boot 😆

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 6 days ago

                LoL
                City full flow
                Norwich going down

                Wish Aguero was fit man

      • rhino
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        antonio or pulisic ?

        1. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

        2. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Anto

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Puli

        4. cravencottage
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Pulisic

        5. Mork calling Orson
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          I was on Antonio, but now WHam have nothing to play for & Chelsea do, I’m wavering - also considering Richarlison as Bournemouth have to come out to attack, & Rich could exploit that.

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

            good insight on Richarlison but to expensive, just hope frank dont bench the yank but surely not in a must try and win game.

      • Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Non FH team GTG? Mendy could yet be Digne

        McCarthy
        TAA Aurier Mendy
        Sterling (c) D.Silva Bruno Martial Pulisic
        Kane Ings

        Krul Jimenez Maguire Fernandez

        1. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          v good

      • AJ24
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Am i made to consider getting rid of Trent to free funds up to bolster attack on free hit?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yes

      • toerag
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        how is Aurier's head?? is he ok??

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Can't speak for him personally, but has played the last two which shows unbelievable mental fortitude

          1. toerag
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            thanks

      • Champions united
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        If money no issue
        Then what will be ur top 7 attackers
        I m going with

        Salah sterling Silva D'Silva,martial/antonio
        Auba kane

        Others??

        1. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          son.

        2. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          pulisic over antonio but rest yes

        3. Champions united
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Sryy it's sterling salah kdb silva antonio
          Jane auba

      • mattyb09
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Which transfers would you make?

        a) KDB & Foden to Dilva & Richarlison
        b) Foden & Ings to Dilva & Greenwood

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

        2. Gazza2000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

        3. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          b

        4. Chris_H
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Not sure I like either! Can you do Foden and anyone else if you want Dilva?

          1. mattyb09
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Nope. I'd have to downgrade 1.9M and the only other options would be Kane, Sterling, Auba, Bruno, Digne who are all starting.

        5. KDF
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          B

      • Chris_H
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        KDB > Sterling would bite me in the arse right?

        (Also thinking the same for Vardy > Kane!)

      • I AM THE FPL MONSTER
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Rank these in order of points for GW 38+ ( Highest first):

        A) Antonio
        B) Richarlson
        C) Martial
        D) Ings

        1. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Ings
          Antonio
          Martial
          Rich.

        2. FDMS All Starz
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          D
          C
          B
          A

      • Wılly
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A. Doherty to VVD
        B. Vardy to Ings
        C. Doherty & Vardy to Kane & Aurier (-4)

      • Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Good points for bench on bb?

        I got 18

        Fabs (3) , Greenwood (9) Alonso (0) Fernandez (6)

        Rest of team got 97

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Definitely.
          I got 5 🙂