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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
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I’d make the transfer. Antonio an option too

    2. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month 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
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month 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
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

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

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

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

    4. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month 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
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

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

        1. toerag
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

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

    5. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Stick

  2. cravencottage
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Yes or no:

    Antonio, Holgate > Dilva, Williams (-4)

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I'd probably stick with what you have

      1. toerag
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        probably this

    2. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Just Holgate to Branthwaite and you ok

    3. Benjustjamin
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      YESSSS

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

  3. Dele
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I'm buying him I think

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      If we get a leak expect his ownership to rise significantly

    3. AJ24
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

      1. Bossworld
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 1 month 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
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

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

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month 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
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      prob start but who knows pep roulette

    6. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      But usually first to be subbed

    7. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      If in starting lineup its him for Foden.

  4. Zenith UK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B Sterling as (C)

    2. RECKLESS
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 1 month 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
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    FH G2G

    Pope
    Aurier taa pieters
    Salah kdb sterling dilva antonio
    Kane greenwood

    Tell me about some changes ?

    1. checkit_j
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Very similar to me.

      Is no arsenal a risk?

      1. dshv
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

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

  6. linkafu
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Sterling or KDB captain?

    1. Danstoke82
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Sterling

  7. screamer73
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Pick one guys.
    A Ings
    B Kane for a hit

  8. Azathoth
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

    1. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      No

  9. Winston.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

  10. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Would you rather have

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

    1. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B very very close though

    3. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B.

    4. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

      1. toerag
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        yes yes

    5. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A - more to play for in that game

      1. toerag
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        indeedy

    6. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

    7. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

    8. Azathoth
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Puli

    9. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

  11. GOATMEAT
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      yeah. this is good

  12. grennans2
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      b.

    2. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

  13. Danstoke82
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

      1. Danstoke82
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Thanks!

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Kane still

  14. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    2. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

  15. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Bruno to Mahrez or Pulisic to Dilva?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      bruno to maz

    2. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Bruno Mahrez?

    3. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

  16. Roy Hudd
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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.

  17. Mork calling Orson
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    A) Antonio
    B) Pulisic
    C) Richarlison

    1. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

    2. RobinKerr1987
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

  18. EL tridente
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

    1. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

    2. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      yes

    3. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

  19. SirT83
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

    1. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Don't like the bellerin pick but GTG

      1. SirT83
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Only for a possible CS. Like Arsenals fixture

    2. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      not sure of arse def but as good as any really

    3. Andrew
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Loving the Peter Beardsley pick.

  20. toerag
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    do we need 3 city attack????

    1. SirT83
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Yes!

    2. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

      1. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

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

    3. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

      1. toerag
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        yeah im going down to dilva and sterling(c)

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

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

        1. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          and Jesus won't get any of them 🙂

          1. toerag
            • 11 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            hahahahah

          2. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

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

        2. toerag
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          5 for sterling gets him the golden boot 😆

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            LoL
            City full flow
            Norwich going down

            Wish Aguero was fit man

  21. rhino
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    antonio or pulisic ?

    1. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    2. linkafu
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Anto

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Puli

    4. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Pulisic

    5. Mork calling Orson
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 1 month 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
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 1 month 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.

  22. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      v good

  23. AJ24
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Yes

  24. toerag
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

      1. toerag
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        thanks

  25. Champions united
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      son.

    2. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      pulisic over antonio but rest yes

    3. Champions united
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Sryy it's sterling salah kdb silva antonio
      Jane auba

  26. mattyb09
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    2. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    3. toerag
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      b

    4. Chris_H
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

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

      1. mattyb09
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month 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
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

  27. Chris_H
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    KDB > Sterling would bite me in the arse right?

    (Also thinking the same for Vardy > Kane!)

  28. I AM THE FPL MONSTER
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Ings
      Antonio
      Martial
      Rich.

    2. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      D
      C
      B
      A

  29. Wılly
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

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

  30. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month 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
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Definitely.
      I got 5 🙂