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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. Gazza2000
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Thoughts on this lot?

    McCarthy (Henderson)
    TAA-Doherty-O'Connell (Lamptey-Taylor)
    Salah-Bruno-KDB-Pulisic-Foden
    Jesus-Rashford (Greenwood)

    2FT 0.3 ITB

    A) Foden, Doherty to DSilva, Pieters
    B) Bruno, Jesus to DSilva, Kane
    C) Bruno, Foden, Doherty to Sterling, Pieters and a 4.3 fodder -4
    D) Bruno, Rashford, Jesus to Sterling, Kane, Nketiah -4

    1. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I like B

    2. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      i;m doing A with enough change to hit vardy to kane. I dont think you should remove Jesus

    3. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B is nice

  2. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Thoughts on non-FH team

    Pope
    Trent Doherty Wan-Bissaka
    Salah Sterling(C) Pulisic D.Silva
    Ings Aubameyang Greenwood

    Armstrong Egan Basham

    Currently on -4 DeBruyne/Fernandes out for Sterling(C) Silva... -8 pushing it? Tempted by Wan-B to Walker for a final day pint??

    1. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      g2g

      1. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Cheers

  3. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    What is more likely?

    A) Digne attacking return vs Bournemouth
    B) Norwich score vs Man City

    1. SH@KTIMAAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A

    2. Delhidynamo
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B

    3. toerag
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      b all day

    4. Who are all Lukakus
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Can you provide other options?

  4. RobinKerr1987
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    A. Fernandes to Son
    B. Vardy to Kane

    Team is as follows with 1 free trade and 1.9m ITB)

    Ederson
    TAA, Aurier, Tarkowski
    Salah, Fernandes, Martial, Dilva (C), Foden
    Ings, Vardy

    Bench: Greenwood, Doherty, Saiss (Martin)

  5. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Didnt know Lampard is whiner.

    So he know how many decibels celebrating a goal should be when you have already won the league.

    I remember when he won away at Spurs he jumped before Mou and shouted to fans few times.

    1. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Derby and Leeds last season

      1. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Dont know what happened but dont whine when someone is doing what you were doing.

        Lost respect,probably a bad loser

        1. Zilla
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Agree

  6. Ohh1454
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Is Antonio really a good choice this week ? Surely villa will be very defensive unless Watford are beating Arsenal which is unlikely

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Assuming he is playing upfront and on pens then he is great at the price

      Yes villa are motivated but it’s still villa.

      If WestHam score early then Villa will have to throw people forward leaving gaps

  7. Stram Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Pick one:

    A) Bruno -> Dilva (have Foden and Mahrez)
    B) Bruno/AWB -> Dilva/Robertson -4 (have TAA and Martial)

    1. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A

    2. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B

  8. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    2FTs, 0.0itb, my TC vs. rival's FH (I lead by 31 points)

    1) Vardy, Bruno > Kane, Dilva (TC Kane)
    2) Vardy, Doherty > Kane, Pieters (TC Kane)
    3) Vardy, Pulisic, KDB > Ings, Dilva, Sterling (-4 - TC Raz)

    Pope (3.9)
    TAA, Doherty, Aurier (Saiss, Holgate)
    Salah, Pulisic, Bruno, KDB (Douglas Luiz)
    Vardy, Jimenez, Greenwood

  9. Hail Hydra
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Play Greenwood or Foden?

    1. Stram Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Greenwood

    2. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Greenwood

  10. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Best option of these ?

    A. Tarkowski, Martial and Jesus (stephens first on bench)
    B. TAA, Foden and Kane (lamptey first on bench)

    Pope
    ## Pieters Robertson
    ## Salah Sterling(C) Silva Antonio
    ## Ings

  11. BDA Shadow
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Sterling's last 4 scores: 10, 21, 1, 17. Anyone want to guess the one week I had him on FH?

    1. ameisin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I'm guessing the same week as me.

    2. MAXIMIN EFFORT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I read this a few hours ago I swear.

      1. BDA Shadow
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Probably been a somewhat common occurrence.

    3. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      you arent alone

    4. toerag
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      😆

  12. cravencottage
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Who to lose for Dilva? Thank you!

    A) Antonio
    B) Pulisic
    C) Neither

    1. Garth Marenghi
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A

    2. The Reptile
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Neither - I'm thinking of Bruno to Dilva. It was meant to be Pulisic for the exact money but he played too well last night..

    3. Connor Wickham
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A

  13. Vazza
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Hi guys, here is my current scenario -

      I currently have Doherty, Bruno and Rashford in my team with 1FT, 0.5m ITB available.

      Which of the following would you suggest -

      A. Doherty => VVD for free

      B. Doherty => to any defender who doesn’t play for Man C or Burnley (as I’m already maxed out) for free

      C. Bruno + Rashford => Antonio + Kane (would also mean that I play Doherty in my starting XI) for a -4 point hit.

      Thanks

      1. cravencottage
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        B-Tarkowski

        1. Vazza
            2 months, 29 days ago

            The caveat is that he has to be a non Burnley defender

            1. cravencottage
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              Sorry, I blew past that. Then I would do A

      2. Jellyfish
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        FH team ... G2g?

        Pope
        TAA Aurier Pieters
        Salah Sterling Dilva Bruno Pulisic
        Kane Ings

        (Greenwood Long Branthwaite)

        1. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          yes. bruno over martial tho?

          1. Jellyfish
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Can always swap I guess

            1. toerag
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              good tho

              1. Jellyfish
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Cheers

        2. Garth Marenghi
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Bruno to mahrez?

          1. Jellyfish
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            I may do that if team news suggests Mahrez may start

      3. dee_top
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Choose one from each for FH 38+:
        A) Kane
        B) Auba

        1) KDB
        2) Mahrez

        1. Connor Wickham
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          A1

        2. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          A2

        3. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          A2

      4. wattalowz
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Mad to go without Salah on FH?

        Feel like Kane Auba Sterling KDB are all better options.

        1. Vazza
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Not a bad idea at all.

          • Connor Wickham
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Its between Salah and Auba for last big hitter in my team. Favouring Salah atm but no real conviction.

        2. toerag
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          good q.

          salah
          or
          3 city mids
          ???

          1. toerag
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Sterling, Dilva and?????

            1. Vazza
                2 months, 29 days ago

                KDB

                1. toerag
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  kdb over salah??

                  1. Geraaaard
                      2 months, 29 days ago

                      Salah

              • Garth Marenghi
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                If it’s really one or the other, city mids

                1. toerag
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  well well well...hmmm

              • dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                salah, 2 x city mids and jesus imo

            2. Vazza
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Hi guys, here is a scenario -

                I currently have Doherty, Bruno and Rashford in my team with 1FT, 0.5m ITB available.

                Which of the following would you suggest -

                A. Doherty => VVD for free

                B. Doherty => to any defender who doesn’t play for Man C or Burnley (as I’m already maxed out) for free

                C. Bruno + Rashford => Antonio + Kane (would also mean that I play Doherty in my starting XI) for a -4 point hit.

                Thanks

                1. cravencottage
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  See above

                2. dbeck
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  whats your whole team?

                3. Geraaaard
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    A. It's vvd VS Newcastle!! Last night he should have one goal from a free header.

                4. Geraaaard
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Suggest me a free hit team.
                    My current selection for next week is as follow (also have bench boost still to play)

                    - Martinez Mcarthy
                    - TAA, Bardsley, Pieters, Lamptey,

                    1. Vazza
                        2 months, 29 days ago

                        That’s a brave call if you are intending to play no attackers. Could work mind you!

                        1. Geraaaard
                            2 months, 29 days ago

                            Lol. Accidentally pressed post button.

                        2. Geraaaard
                            2 months, 29 days ago

                            Suggest me a free hit team.
                            My current selection for next week is as follow (also have bench boost still to play)

                            - Martinez Mcarthy
                            - TAA, Bardsley, Pieters, Lamptey, branthwaite
                            - Salah, silva, Antonio, Fernandes, pulisic
                            Jesus, ingsy, greenwood

                            Any players suggestions that I should add?

                            1. dbeck
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 29 days ago

                              you know you cant play FH and BB in the same week?

                              1. Geraaaard
                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                  Oh no. Just realized that.

                                  1. Vazza
                                      2 months, 29 days ago

                                      That’s a rookie error mate!

                                      1. Geraaaard
                                          2 months, 29 days ago

                                          So I will use fh because I only have 1 FT and my bench sucks.
                                          3-5-2
                                          Martinez
                                          TAA-bardsley-pieters
                                          Salah-sterling-antonio-

                                          1. Geraaaard
                                              2 months, 29 days ago

                                              Not again
                                              🙁
                                              So I will use fh because I only have 1 FT and my bench sucks.
                                              3-5-2
                                              Martinez
                                              TAA-bardsley-pieters
                                              Salah-sterling-antonio-silva-pulisic
                                              Jesus-ingsy

                                • Warby84
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 5 Years
                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                  No 1 surely Triple C Sterling??

                                • Charan77
                                  • 3 Years
                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                  Hi

                                  Current gw38 team

                                  Pope
                                  TAA, Doherty, Pieters
                                  Salah (v), KDB (c), Fernandes, Saka
                                  Ings, Greenwood, Aubameyang

                                  Martin, Dendoncker, AWB, Jack-Robinson

                                  FH & TC left (don't ask).

                                  0.4itb

                                  What would you do?

                                  1. Vazza
                                      2 months, 29 days ago

                                      Not sure if you can FH and TC in the same GW..

                                  2. Vazza
                                      2 months, 29 days ago

                                      Are we really expecting Liverpool to perform well against Newcastle given their grand party last night?

                                      1. Geraaaard
                                          2 months, 29 days ago

                                          Against Newcastle and trying to catch golden boot.

                                        • Charan77
                                          • 3 Years
                                          2 months, 29 days ago

                                          You can only use one chip.

                                          So not sure which one.

                                          If I use the FH I was thinking to do the following:

                                          AWB, Jack-Robinson to Williams, branthwaite
                                          Saka to Sterling (c)
                                          Auba to Rodriguez

                                          Your thoughts please

                                          1. Vazza
                                              2 months, 29 days ago

                                              Can you list all the players from your FH team so we can analyse it correctly

                                              1. Charan77
                                                • 3 Years
                                                2 months, 29 days ago

                                                Here you go

                                                Pope
                                                TAA, Doherty, Pieters
                                                Salah (v), KDB, Fernandes, Sterling (c)
                                                Ings, Greenwood, Rodriguez

                                                Martin, Dendoncker, branthwaite, williams

                                                1. Vazza
                                                    2 months, 29 days ago

                                                    It’s a good team. I would remove Doherty as he has a difficult fixture against Chelsea. Otherwise, it all looks ok.

                                                    1. Charan77
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      2 months, 29 days ago

                                                      Currently top of ml by 13 points.

                                                      All 3 under me have saiss

                                                      1. Vazza
                                                          2 months, 29 days ago

                                                          You might as well keep Doherty if you’re sure that all your rivals will play a wolves defender..

                                                          1. Charan77
                                                            • 3 Years
                                                            2 months, 29 days ago

                                                            Thanks

                                            • Atom&Humber
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 4 Years
                                              2 months, 29 days ago

                                              If anyone uses twitter will appreciate if you guys could follow my new fpl twitter account. Looking forward to interacting with you all. @FPLDohtor

                                            • SHOWSTOPPERRR
                                              • 2 Years
                                              2 months, 29 days ago

                                              Guys in no man's land..Need suggestions..

                                              Martinez
                                              Taa long doh
                                              Mane kdb Bruno martial puli
                                              Vardy greenwood

                                              3.9 Connolly kiko Simpson

                                              2.2 itb

                                              Trailing by 20..rivals both have sterling and TC left..i have tc..should I bring sterling in if so I need to sell Mane..

                                              1. Geraaaard
                                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                                  Kdb to sterling

                                                  1. baps hunter
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    2 months, 29 days ago

                                                    This would normally be the best move, but if others have TC Sterling, how is he supposed to catch them, even in theory with good luck?

                                                • baps hunter
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                                  They will compete with each other and TC Sterling. You have to show their teams if you want real help.

                                                • Trophé Mourinho
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                                  get Kane and cap him

                                              2. Georgeyboy33
                                                • 2 Years
                                                2 months, 29 days ago

                                                Pick one...

                                                A) Salah to Sterling
                                                B) Bruno, Wood -> Sterling, Greenwood (-4)
                                                C) something else entirely!

                                                Team:
                                                Pope
                                                Tark, AWB, Boly
                                                Salah Mahrez Dilva Martial Bruno
                                                Jimi Ings

                                                (Wood, Fernandez, Lascelles)

                                                1FT, 1.7ITB

                                                Thanks!

                                              3. Slitherene
                                                • 2 Years
                                                2 months, 29 days ago

                                                Low TV, going cheap at the back.

                                                Ederson
                                                Digne Lamptey Pieters
                                                Mane Mahrez Dilva Pulisic
                                                Kane Aubameyang Vardy

                                                RMFHT?

                                              4. Hermbob
                                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                                  Any thoughts on FH team. 18 points up in mini league but rival has TC.
                                                  Pope
                                                  TAA, Aurier, Pieters
                                                  KDB, Sterling (vc), D Silva (c), Antonio, Richarlison,
                                                  Kane, Greenwood
                                                  Bench: Rodriguez, Williams duds

                                                • SJP08
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                                  Dumped TAA in GW35 after having him the whole season.
                                                  After last nights game, is it madness to go without him for GW38?

                                                  Not keen to buy him back at the inflated price but also can't be burned again....

                                                • Klaren
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  2 months, 29 days ago

                                                  A) Pulisic to DSilva
                                                  B) Saiss to Mendy

                                                  A has higher ceiling but B feels like an automatic 4-5 additional points so leaning towards B at the moment. Only other City player is Sterling which is a worry though.