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The teams that have scored the most points in Sky Sports Fantasy in 2020/21 so far

Picking the right blend of individuals is paramount, but which teams are the biggest hitters in the Premier League when it comes to Sky Sports Fantasy Football points?

Along with player trends, form and fixtures, the league table of Fantasy Football points accrued team-by-team(above) can also be a clear indication of where you may want to recruit coming out of the Overhaul period.

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That, of course, ends at 12:30pm on Saturday 17 October, with kick-off in the Merseyside derby between table-toppers Everton and champions Liverpool marking the end of the unlimited transfers.

There have been goals galore in the 2020/21 season so far with no signs of that particular trend stopping. Some noticeable numbers can be taken out of the Fantasy points table, which throws up some surprises at the bottom end as well as the top.

State of Play

There is a strong correlation with the teams who have scored in abundance and its correspondence to Fantasy Football points. The top two are unchanged in relation to the Premier League table, with Everton, Aston Villa, Tottenham and Leicester making up the top four. Three of those sides have plundered 12 league goals, with Villa scoring 11, adhering to the pattern.

Everton are flying high at the top with 260 points, thanks largely to the sublime starts from Dominic Calvert-Lewin (47) and marquee-signing James Rodriguez (40). Aside from these two, eight other Everton players have hit double figures for the year, proving collectively why Everton are ahead of the rest and could be a worthy avenue to venture down for assets post-Overhaul.

Aston Villa’s 7-2 hammering of Liverpool did not only maintain their 100 per cent record, but it rewarded a heap of Fantasy Football managers who risked having those players within their side. No risk, no reward. This tallied a total of 88 points, with Ollie Watkins and Jack Grealish posting 26 and 25 respectively.

It is a tale of two opposites at the top and foot of the table. Spurs thumped Manchester United 6-1 at Old Trafford before the international break and that game alone threw up some key insights.

Tottenham racked up a hefty 95 Fantasy points in their win, which is more than Manchester United have accumulated all season, showing just how bad their start has been. Harry Kane and Son Heung-min scored 37 between them to sink Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

Speaking of which, their measly 86 Fantasy Football points puts Manchester United in the relegation places, just one spot ahead of Burnley. Unsurprisingly, 25 of these have come from Bruno Fernandes, who drove Manchester United to third last term having signed from Sporting Lisbon in January. But so far both of his goals have come from the penalty spot and aside from that Man United have mustered just three goals from open play, one of which was an own-goal.

Burnley have notched just three goals for the campaign, while Sheffield United have just the solitary goal to their name, highlighting why they take up the additional two relegation spots. Goals mean points, but so do clean sheets, and these sides have failed to register one between them this term.

The importance of defensive solidity can be emphasised in the case of Wolves, who have had an inconsistent start but have managed to keep two clean sheets out of a possible four. Due to this, Wolves defenders have earned 93 points alone from fixtures against Sheffield United and Fulham, showing how effective those bonus points from the backline can be, as well as how important it is to choose your defensive assets wisely.

If the first batch of Premier League games are anything to go by, then it would be worth investing some time into the fixtures which some of the form sides have in the weeks to come, and making that call as to whether you would back the players who make your XI to deliver for a sustained period of time. 

Transfer Trends

Numerous drafts, debates and transfers will have taken place over the past week or so, but we are now at the business end of the international break.

Many players have been performing superbly, with others perhaps going under the radar, but who has been winning the race to be the most transferred in player during the Overhaul period?

Grealish has further enhanced his image and selection within Fantasy Football teams off the back of his role in England’s win over Wales on international duty. Aston Villa face Leeds, Southampton, Brighton and West Ham in their next six, so with that in mind, it may not be surprising to see Grealish at the top of the pile.

In relation to the top point scorers in both Everton and Tottenham’s side, Rodriguez, Calvert-Lewin, Son and Kane make up the rest of the top five players transferred in. Everton do have a Merseyside derby on their hands, followed by matches with Southampton and Newcastle, but with Liverpool conceding seven to Villa, do fixtures now play as much of an important role as they once did?

They must do for some Fantasy Football managers, with Tottenham facing West Ham, Burnley, Brighton and West Brom in their next four outings. Even when are you not focusing specifically on fixtures, these are ones which scream points from a Spurs asset’s perspective. Son, Kane, and dare we say Gareth Bale could prove invaluable during this period.

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1,680 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ghost86
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Will probably do KDB to Son with the free transfer.

    Would you do Wener to Kane -4?

    1. TB303
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      no

    2. Mahjongking
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Just do kdb to son

    3. Flynny
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Is saints play a high line it could be good for werner...

    4. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Nah , unless you want to Cpt him

    5. Latetotheparty
      11 months, 5 days ago

      yes

  2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Bale starts as a LB over Reguilon for good old times

    1. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      You can see him kicking it 10 yards in front of him and galloping past Fredricks

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 5 days ago

        Call me crazy but it would work heavenly

        1. teneighty
          • 6 Years
          11 months, 5 days ago

          You must be crazy!

  3. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Capt kane or son?

    1. TB303
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Kane. on pens

    2. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Kane for the fixtures against teams that will defend deep

    3. Latetotheparty
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Kane I reckon

    4. HashAttack
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Kane will be on the end of those Bale crosses

  4. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on podence to pulisic - 4?

    Thanks

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Next week for free

    2. Latetotheparty
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Go for it

  5. vincentwsho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    On a wildcard....who would you rather have to play regularly in the coming weeks?

    A) Wilson
    B) Jorghino
    C) Watkins

    Have Grealish for Villa cover

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Watkins

  6. Lexi2014
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    KDB and Mitrovic -> Son and Watkins?

    Ryan
    TAA / Ayling / Justin
    KDB / Salah / JRodriguez/ ASM
    Werner / Ings / Mitrovic

    McCarthy / Soucek / Mitchell / Vinagre

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Go for it

    2. toluthadon
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      good shout

    3. Latetotheparty
      11 months, 5 days ago

      yes

  7. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez or McCarthy?

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Martinez

    2. Latetotheparty
      11 months, 5 days ago

      martinez

  8. dshv
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    ADVISE?

    How it looks this g2g after transfers (-4)
    Or start wc ?

    Mccarthy
    Taa mitchel taylor davies justin
    Salah son kdb bruno soucek
    Watkins Dcl davis

    In my case with kdb is it time for WC .. but all WC just for kevin ??

  9. Lindelol
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    All of a sudden comments going into 1000s. FPL is back!!

    1. Latetotheparty
      11 months, 5 days ago

      yea boi 🙂

  10. Michelle Davin
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Any update on Sterling?

    1. CBonci
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Should be good to go

    2. Arfaish
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Been sliding for a while now

  11. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Will James Rodriguez play next GW?

  12. NULL-X-VOID
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    News on Lamps?

  13. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Does Pulisic start after Lampard's comments do you think?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Yes

  14. as33
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    How many chances that Pulisic will play?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      70%

    2. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 5 days ago

      He'll start, likely get subbed around 60 minutes as Frank has said his minutes need to be managed.

    3. Mahjongking
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      100

  15. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Pereira a good option for 5th mid in a 3 5 2?

    Son Grealish Salah Rodriguez Pereira

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Trossard is a better option IMO

      1. Latetotheparty
        11 months, 5 days ago

        this

  16. Arctic monkeys
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    KDB and podence to Pulisic and Son (-4)

    yes or no ?

    1. chudbond007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      yes.

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 5 days ago

        Extremely tempted

    2. Arfaish
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Depends on your bench and if Pulisic plays. Just KDB to Son the sensible option

  17. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    I'm so wary of taking a -4 to get rid of KdB.

    I just don't see anyone who will be good for a while. Maybe Pulisic, maybe Mane. If I get rid, I need a strategy going forward. What do I use the money saved for?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Who is your bench option this week if you held?

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        11 months, 5 days ago

        Saiss with Mitchell behind. It's not terrible by any means.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          11 months, 5 days ago

          Play Saiss, could do well and saves you 4 points and gives you more time to plan out how you want to move forward.

    2. Michelle Davin
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Sterling

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Mane looks like a good option for the next 3 atleast.

    4. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 5 days ago

      You were all over Chelsea earlier Camzy, did something change your mind?

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        11 months, 5 days ago

        I already have Havertz lol. Would be a double Chelsea xD

        1. Weeb Kakashi
          • 5 Years
          11 months, 5 days ago

          You'd have problems if Kdb out for long.Dont expect Saiss to keep cs either.
          Id go for Mane.
          Over the next 3 the hit will be justified.

    5. teneighty
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      I took a hit to upgrade a perma benched Vassilev to Watkins and benching KDB. Do you have bench cover? In that case I would hold.

      1. teneighty
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 5 days ago

        Saw your answer above. I would defo hold.

  18. MIGHTY JOE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Mahrez up front «secured»??
    On WC with KDB. Make swap to mahrez for a one week punt, then get KDB back?

  19. Blzbobuk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    If I do kdb to Grealish for a hit I end up with 7.4m in the bank! Can I withdraw that and retire?

    Feel like I need to spend it but don’t want a -8. Should I Jimi to Kane?

  20. mattyb09
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Final WC decision!

    A) McCarthy + Lamptey

    B) Ryan + Lamptey or 4.5 DEF to avoid double up

    C) Martinez + 4.5 DEF

  21. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Pick one

    A Watkins Barnes
    B Maupay Barkley

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. mattyb09
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      A. - Very keen on Barnes for the next few GWs

  22. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    KDB owners... did you not get him in for the long term? Why people are taking hits to remove him when they'll want him straight back in 2 weeks time is beyond me

    1. Arctic monkeys
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Muscle injury, we don't know if we'd want him back in two weeks time

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      It's a lot of wedge on the pine

    3. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Because I don't care about anything anymore

      1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 5 days ago

        Same here. Cheers.

    4. Reeker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Because having 11.6 on your bench for a couple weeks isn't worth it. Your whole team is 11.6 weaker than every other team

    5. PukkiBlinder
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      An external expression of internal pain

  23. PukkiBlinder
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    No love for Bruno as KDB replacement?

    1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Surprised more aren't suggesting it.

    2. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      I am in for either rashford or bruno

  24. NETFLIX & CHILWELL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    I have KDB and Foden.

    One FT.

    I know KBD out means Foden is more likely to start.

    But would you do KBD to Son and also address Foden for a hit?

    1. Flynny
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      No. Keep foden

  25. ZTF
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Kdb to Pulisic -4 or play Anguissa

  26. Baron Penguin (FKA Hadebayo…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Am I right in starting Hamez and DCL? Hedge bets and leave one on the bench (possibly Hamez could be benched due to long travel from South America)? Bench is Saiss, Lamptey & Podence.

  27. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    KDB to Pulisic and good to go - or other changes needed?

    Martínez
    TAA, Saïss, Lamptey
    Son, Salah, KDB, Pereira
    Ings, Mitrovic, Jiménez

    Button, Burke, Mitchell, Dunne
    2 free transfer, 0.4 million in the bank

  28. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Do we expect Mitchell to start this week or will PVA take his spot?

  29. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Bounce back for United?

    Rashford or Bruno as the KDB replacement maybe?

    1. Arctic monkeys
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 5 days ago

      Chelsea Arsenal and Everton in the next 3

  30. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 5 days ago

    Would you WC?

    McCarthy
    Trent Chilwell Saiss
    Salah KDB* Son Podence
    Jimenez DCL Adams

    Bench: Justin & cheapies

    Or would you do KDB & Adams -> Grealish & Kane (-8)?