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FPL differentials to consider for Gameweek 17 and the upcoming Double Gameweek

With one eye on Gameweek 17 and the other on the Double Gameweek, Az looks at some low-owned FPL players to in his latest Pro Pundits piece.


Hi everyone, hope you all had a great Christmas (even under strange circumstances) and are looking forward to the New Year and 2021.

I’m not going to focus this article on my team as Mark and I will be discussing what’s going wrong for me in our next episode of FPL BlackBox.

Instead, I’m going to present some differentials ahead of the upcoming Double Gameweek. I’m building my side out with the Free Hit in Gameweek 18 in mind, which leaves me free to plan who to have in place ready for Gameweek 19 – how exciting!

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  1. Party time
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    My team looks very hot for this gw. Really hope all games go through except the ones I don’t have players in 🙂

    1. Davros
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Team?

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Martinez
        Targett Dallas Webster
        Neto Bruno Son Salah
        Martial Bamford Vardy

        Attack cancels the defence other than that, it looks very good tbh

    2. sozopol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Party time

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        🙂

    3. Gun gun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Show ur team.. i see how hot

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Above. I would love to take a hit to bring in a premium defender but I din’t think it is worth it given the covid drama going on

  2. seewhyaxe
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Seriously considering doubling up Martinelli + Saka.

    Am I too gunnerish here?

    1. Dreams
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Definitely. Arsenal are not the team to run after at the moment.

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Depends on bgw/dgw strategy and what importance you place on it.

      Decent single 19 fixture.

    3. sozopol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Way too Gunnerish. I would recommend zero Gunners.

    4. seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      lol cheers guys

  3. klopp2567
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Too bad Gw for forst time after Wildcard in 11 years , scraped 42 somehow.
    1 FT and 0.7 ITB , any suggestion what to do or roll the FT for now.

    Johnstone Areola
    Taylor Dallas Kwp Castagne Coufal
    Son Fernandes Salah Soucek Lookman
    Bamford Vardy Tammy
    Please help.

    1. Davros
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      If you are FH next week then don’t roll the transfer as it will be lost.
      42 is above average

  4. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    So tempted to sell kane for vardy! Should i?

    1. sozopol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      I have both. So, no.

  5. St. Joseph
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Pieters 4.3 as Charlie Taylor replacement?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Not unless Taylor is ruled out for some time.

      Even then fixtures arent great after double.

    2. Canadian Football
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      good question, i thought it was Lowton

    3. Davros
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Wait to see if it goes ahead as Fulham may not be able to play

  6. davewg59
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    If you have 2 ft’s and then you free hit can you use those 2 tfrs the following week or do you lose one?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Lose

    2. davewg59
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Sorry uestion answered above

    3. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      you lose one

    4. Davros
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      You can’t make transfers in FH week. You will lose it

  7. aleksaa2
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Planning on FH19 and fielding in for BGW18.
    Would you do KDB and Che Adams for Kane and Zaha?

    1. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      I wouldn't.
      KdB top cap candidate in BGW
      Don't like Zaha Vs Arsenal

      1. aleksaa2
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Cheers!

  8. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    Chilwell or Dias as Lamptey replacement?
    Will be using FH in 18

    1. Dreams
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Chilwell

  9. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 18 days ago

    1 FT. 0.7ITB. Who to ship out first and for who? Taylor or Matip.

    Martinez
    Dallas Coufal Bednarek
    KDB Bruno Salah Son
    Bamford Adams DCL

    Johnstone Bissouma Taylor* Matip*

    1. Dreams
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Matip

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Actually have exact cash for Chilwell

        1. Dreams
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Sell Matip. He's made of glass. Always a headache owning him.

  10. Bielsa Murderball
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Building towards 18, so what to do with Pope? Surely remove him now for Leno/Martinez after all the Burnley-Fulham doubts?

    • Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 18 days ago

      Pick 3 to play from these for next GW -
      A. Dallas (TOT) A
      B. Coufal (EVE) A
      C. Zouma (MCI) H
      D. Mitchell (SHU) H
      E. Stones (CHE) A

      I was thinking
      A,C,D
      What do you think?

      1. Dreams
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Stones Coufal Mitchell

        1. Canadian Football
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          you reckon Mitchel is first choice now?

          1. Dreams
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Nope. But he has a good chance of a cleansheet if he starts. I would be willing to risk it.

            1. 12steps
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 18 days ago

              And if he doesnt start likely to stay off the field

      2. Avery
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Dallas & Zouma for potential attacking returns. Mitchell for the home potential clean sheet and if he doesn’t play have Coufal #1 on bench

      3. Lazaretti
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        You probably end up playing with A & B anyway maybe Mitchell too

      4. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        ABD

      5. fedolefan
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Have I missed something? Is Mitchell nailed on to start? Could easily get a 1 pointer.

        1. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Far from nailed, but he should play. PVA is not having a good season, they really need some changes in their defence and he was MOTM against Lei and also I don't know why he doesn't play as a RB because Joel Ward is by far the worst in the league

        2. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Mitchell I would say is guaranteed plenty of play time (although hard to state nailed) he’s defensively stronger than PVA and Roy is reportedly a big fan. He had the most successful tackles in the prem the first 6 weeks or so. Right now Roy really needs to build us up from the back again with Tomkins also back now.

      6. Bielsa Murderball
          3 months, 18 days ago

          ADE

      7. davewg59
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Harvey Barnes a good option for next few?

        1. Dreams
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Yes. A good option as a differential but could easily frustrate you.

      8. Lazaretti
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Totally lost what to do? 1FT 0.3 itb Plan was to use just TC on Salah for DGW but he seems to be icecold atm.

        Martinez
        Cancelo - Dallas - Coufal
        KdB - Salah - Son - Fernandes
        Adams - Wilson - Bamford
        Peacock - Klich - Taylor - Kilman

        Taylor out maybe but do who to bring in?

        1. klopp2567
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 18 days ago

          creswell?

          1. Lazaretti
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Too expensive, but could get another WHU defender though not sure who is nailed anymore. Dawson/Fredericks came to mix things. Thank you.

      9. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Zambian witch doctor cashing out as we speak

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Insanity

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            😆

            Zambian Witch Doctor deserves a hot topic tbh

        2. klopp2567
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 18 days ago

          hi hot team

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            🙁

            Would you start Klich over Neto, Bednarek over Targett or would you take a hit to improve the defence??

            Please help, cheers

        3. Zambian FPL Addict
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Robertson is next

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Hahahaha

      10. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Play 3 out of

        A. Coufal
        B. Cresswell
        C. Dier
        D. Soucek
        E. Adams

        1. L'Aeroplanino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          BDE

          1. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            cheers

        2. aleksios
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          BDE.

      11. Freund88
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Want to get in a Crystal Palace defender for SHU then the blank game week. Who is most nailed to start both? Clyde?

        1. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Bonnie is a bit more nailed than Clyde.

          1. aleksaa2
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Kouyate is, but he ain't a defender. Probably PVA, but he is too expensive for a CPY defender. If you really want one, I'd gamble with Tomkins.

      12. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        3.4m to use on this weeks transfer. (FH 18. BB 19.)
        Martinez
        TAA, Dias, Dallas
        Salah,Fernandes, Grealish,Raphinia
        Kane,Watkins,Bamford

        Johnstone, Soucek, Coufal, Ferguson

        A) Double up on Liverpool defence. Ferguson > Robertson
        B) Double up on ManUtd attack. Grealish > Rashford
        C) Ferguson > Bednarek and bench. Leaving funds itb for gw19 transfer.

        1. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          I like both A and B but A is a better all round move for the squad

          1. The 12th Man
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Yeh A is tempting but I’d have to either change to a back 4 or bench Dallas.

        2. aleksios
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          A.

      13. Akshatjazz
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 18 days ago

        I'm lost kindly help have 1.4itb & I FT

        Martinez
        Dias - Coufal - Dallas - Taylor*
        KDB - Son - Salah - Bruno - Grealish
        Bamford

        McCarthy - Rodrigo - KWP - Brewster

        who to replace Taylor with ? thinking to wait for this GW and let the bench do its work or bring in budget def ?

        1. tokara
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          U can ride out next gw, plan for gw19 if u fh gw18

          1. Akshatjazz
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 18 days ago

            That's what even I'm thinking that Taylor starts both the DGW and it's a win for me let's see

            1. tokara
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 18 days ago

              Taylor wont play two games in gw19, too much for hamstring

              1. Akshatjazz
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 18 days ago

                If it's so then I have to bring in a DGW player to get full benefit of bench boost

      14. tokara
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Who to sell? Zouma or Chiwell

        1. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          neither ? got bench cover this week ?

        2. jamesjoseph2770
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Why sell them??

        3. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Keep

      15. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Mitchell to Dallas the obvious move here?
        1ft 0.9itb.

        --Martinez
        --Robbo--Dias--Coufal
        --Salah--Bruno--Son--Soucek
        --Kane--Bam--DCL

        --Johnstone--KWP--Mitchell--Burke.

        Thanks guys.

        1. umerlfc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Looks like a good move

        2. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Nice move

      16. jamesjoseph2770
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        What to do with City players? Any idea about who all have tested positive?

      17. umerlfc
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Doing FH18, but seems like my FT would be burned, with no money ITB, thoughts?

        Martinez Steer
        Robbo Chilwell Creswell Coufal Dallas
        Salah Bruno Son Raphinha March
        Kane Bamford Adams

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          Kane > Vardy maybe to free up funds.
          Guess your not BB in 19.

          If your happy with it then burn.

          1. umerlfc
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 18 days ago

            Half minded on BB19
            Can pull a - 8 in 19 to field a BB team
            Something like Kane + March + Steer - > Vardy + Soucek + Playink GK (-8)

            But that's for GW19
            Don't want to lose Kane against Leeds

      18. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        2 FT's and not sure what to do. Matip needs to go so maybe just bring Dier in, but I'm not sure he will play. Thoughts?

        Martinez
        Dias Robertson James
        Son Bruno Zaha Grealish
        DCL Bamford Kane

        Mccarthy Justin Podence Matip

        1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          I am going to FH in 19 I should say as have a number of BGW players. That's why I am thinking Dier.

      19. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Start DCL or soucek?

        1. umerlfc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 18 days ago

          DCL

      20. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Guys opinions needed

        A) Matip KDB --------> Rashford Robbo IN (-4)

        B) Matip -----> Saiss / Cresswell

        Will have Robbo for DGW either way

      21. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Taylor to holding or save FT?
        I can keep Taylor but if both zouma & Taylor are out, won't have enough defenders

      22. Mile Plankton
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        34 points and not qualified for the cup.

        What an end of the sh1ty year.

      23. KAMARA-COPY
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Should I do Kdb + DCL to Rash and Vardy? Or Kdb + DCL to Rash and Kane

      24. youneedmorecavaleiro
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Need a lot of help...team's a bit of a mess in terms of play time

        WCd in 16, with the intent of FH 18, BB 19.

        McCarthy - Johnstone
        Robbo - TAA - Bednarek - James* - Balbuena*
        Salah - Fernandes - Son - Rapinha - Soucek
        Abraham* - Bamford - Adams

        1 FT, 0.6 ITB

        Marked players didn't even play this gameweek—how likely are they going to be playing their double headers? How do I use my FT?

      25. That Fantasy Guy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 18 days ago

        Is soyuncu back fit?