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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. The Mighty Whites
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    Best DGW striker for max, 8.2 to replace DCL (currently have Kane and Bamford)

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Ings?

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        or Antonio

    2. Your Man With The Hair
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Abraham for the punt?

    3. MessiGOAT
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Laca

      1. MessiGOAT
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Ops sorry not a double .. Antonio if fit

    4. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Rodrigo

  2. FDMS All Starz
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    Would you do Firmino to Ings?

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 19 days ago

      I did the opposite 2 weeks ago and regret it but I wouldn’t do this move now, i think ings is going to take a while to get back to his best

    2. Your Man With The Hair
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      If I had him I'd keep to after the DGW

  3. MessiGOAT
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    Sorry for repost I'm out of cup and really depressed :((
    G2G ? Rage WC so try to navigate the blank/doubles .. with players playing in the blank labelled *
    Captain Son or Kane?

    Pope. / (Sanchez)*
    Baldock*. Maguire! Tierney*
    Fernandez. SmithRowe*. Grealesh* Son*
    Vardy (v). Kane*.(C). Calvert"
    ///Dallas. Raphinha Konsa*. 0.0 itb

    Doing 3 transfers for -4 for doubles
    Kane > Bamford
    Son> Salah
    DCL > Werner
    + Or - Baldock > Cresswell/Ogbonna
    All Thoughts appreciated cheers!!
    TV 102.6 Rank around 1 milli +

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      No way

  4. Your Man With The Hair
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    Yay or nay?

    KDB & Brewster -> Zaha & Vardy (4pt hit)

    Leaves me with:

    Martinez (4.0)
    TAA, Justin, KWP (Coufal, 4.0)
    Salah, Bruno, Zaha, Soucek (Romero)
    Kane, Vady, Bamford

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      I’d rethink Zaha personally

      1. Your Man With The Hair
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        How come? Playing SHU next. Who would you suggest for 7.5m?

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          Tbh depends on your 18/19 strategy but I’d take Maddison over him for sure

  5. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    Lost on last page

    If it still looks right to head down the BB for DGW19 which combo do you prefer for 5th def and 2nd GK slots?

    A) Johnstone, Alioski
    B) Meslier, Lowton

    The rest will be:

    Martinez, XXXX
    Robbo, Dias, Coufal, KWP, XXXX
    Salah, Bruno, Son, Raphinha, Soucek
    Kane, Bamford, Adams

    Cheers

    1. The Mighty Whites
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      A

    2. MessiGOAT
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      B

    3. ZLNR
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      B

  6. Coaly
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    Priority to move on?

    a) C Taylor
    b) Pulisic
    c) Grealish

    2m in the bank. Thinking Grealish to Maddison/Rashford and/or Taylor to Zouma

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      A

    2. MessiGOAT
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      A

    3. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      The injured one!

  7. Trovsmash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 19 days ago

    talk to me palace fans, now that Tyrick Mitchell is fit, is he nailed at full back?

    bottomed last page

    1. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      This I would like to know butnI doubt I will make or break DGW BB with him

      1. Trovsmash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        I just think a decent start at 3.9 enables so much freedom elsewhere, but i need more info & also need to offload lamptey this week

    2. Ruinenlust
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      No

    3. marcos11
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Be convenient if he did, gonna start him this weekend with Raphinha to come on if he doesn’t

      • I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        It was just a rest for van Aanholt.

    4. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Who on earth to bring in for lamptey ?

      Already own Dallas and cresswell so don’t want to go to those teams and saints fixtures are awful, only 0.2 itb... double game weeker if possible, does anyone fit the bill ?

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Coufal or Lowton

      2. MessiGOAT
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Burnley Lowtin or Pieters

        1. MessiGOAT
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          Lowton*

      3. MessiGOAT
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Or Fofana

      4. Your Man With The Hair
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Coufal

      5. AF90
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Can you go to Justin? That's what I'm doing I think

    5. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Dropped 68 places in OR this week. That's annoying.

    6. stu92
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Any word on who the latest Man City cases are?

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Cancelo, Torres and Ederson i heard

    7. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Che Adams (C) vs amateurs Nat Philips and Rhys Williams is no brainer

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Two amateurs beat one

    8. Coaly
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Rashford or H Barnes?

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Rash

    9. Nespinha
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Sticking to BB19 anyway. Pick two to remove until then:

      A) taylor
      B) grealish
      C) son
      D) martial

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        A

    10. Alisson WondHaaland
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      I have 3 FTs until the DGW, 2 this week and 1 in GW 19.

      Mccarthy 4.0*
      Robbo Chilwell Coufal Taylor Ferguson*
      Grealish Bruno Salah Bowen Bissouma
      Watkins* Bamford Kane

      I have 3 moves which I want to make:

      1) 4.0 to Johnstone
      2) Ferguson to Alioski
      3) Watkins to Antonio

      Which order should I make the moves?

      A) 1 & 2 now, 3 in GW 19
      B) 2 & 3 now, 1 in GW 19
      C) 1 & 3 now, 2 in GW 19

      Tempted by B but not sure if its the right move

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        It all depends will you BB?

        1. Alisson WondHaaland
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          Yeah, thats the plan

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 19 days ago

            Change GK first and start him

            1. Alisson WondHaaland
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 19 days ago

              I can only afford a 4.5 keeper, not sure if I want to play Johnstone after conceding 5 to Leeds. I wouldve got Areola vs Burnley but fixture might not be on coz of covid

              1. Niho992
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 19 days ago

                He is fine for that money especially cause save points. Im going to start him ahead of McCarthy.

                Allardyce masterclass incoming

    11. baines is god
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Martinez
      Cancelo Holding Dier
      Mahrez Zaha Son KDB
      DCL Kane Bamford

      4.0, Lewis, Gros, Targett

      obviously Mahrez might not start, Gros might not either, Lewis seems to have lost his place so considering having Targett as 1st sub so I at least get a starter out if Mahrez or someone else unexpectedly blanks.

      Thoughts, having a mare atm so hoping for a good week

      1. Your Man With The Hair
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        I'd off load Gros

    12. Somar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Do we even know the players who got Covid from the City camp? Hearing rumours that Cancelo might be one of them.

      1. baines is god
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        i can't bare it if that's true

    13. Gun gun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Jwp to neto or asm to neto

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        ASM to Martinelli believe me bro

        1. Gun gun
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          Martinelli might nt even start next game alr

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 19 days ago

            He will.

    14. Your Man With The Hair
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      I've just seen that a rival in my mini league triple captained Kane.
      His VC is Son.

      1. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        RIP

      2. Wonderful Wizard Hazard
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Why would you TC in a single game week?

        1. dark91
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          There were some very decent SGW TC cases in the past seasons

        2. Your Man With The Hair
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          No idea. Eejit.

    15. Philip Jones's Diary
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Has there been anything said about when the postponed games will be played? Is there a chance they try and squeeze them into game week 19?

      1. Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Nothing official but the Spurs game is predicted to be in GW 26

    16. Lukakwho
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      For those building for the BGW, is the plan to then free hit during the DGW or save it?

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        FH19

    17. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Time to get Spurs players?

    18. Somar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Do people on here never go to bed?

      1. Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        different timezones

      2. dark91
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Are they always the same people?

      3. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Pipe down

      4. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        It's 3.05 am in my country

      5. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Moronic comment

      6. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        not that long out of it 🙂

      7. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        No 😎

    19. Lukakwho
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Would someone care to explain how they plan to use their chips in the upcoming weeks

      1. I Must Break You
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        All plans on hold at the moment

      2. CBonci
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        I agree, any plans have been put on hold. However, I am considering just fielding what I can in 18 and playing FH 19 so I can pick the team up until the deadline.

    20. AF90
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Looking for DGW players to replace Grealish for £7.3m & can't find anyone....

      Maddison my favourite option but game time is a risk.
      JWP nailed on but 5 blanks recently.

      Do I just get Soucek or keep Grealish?

      1. Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Was in a similar situation before. If you need the cash, swap to Soucek or Raphina. If not just keep Grealish, his fixtures are nice after GW 19

      2. Hudsonyards
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 19 days ago

        same problem. right now I'm thinking.

        Grealish -> Lookman
        Steer -> Fabianski
        Konsa -> Chillwell

    21. Alisson WondHaaland
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Anyone been following Ben Crellin the past hour? Apparently Amazon are pushing for the postponed games from this week to be rearranged to January

      1. Somar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Kinda. Gabby Logan, a journalist, half-heartedly suggested that games could be rearranged in Jan.

        1. Alisson WondHaaland
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          I guess its too early to say anything but crazy if it happens

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 19 days ago

        And what weight do Amazon have of all things

      3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Depends on how you interpret what Gabby Logan said. It could be interpreted that an announcement could be made in January on when the fixtures will be played. Not necessarily that it will play in Jan

    22. Ruinenlust
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Charles Taylor most likely will be fit for DGW19. Waste of transfer to sell him now

      1. Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Yep not gonna sell him. Did the same with Chilwell and it worked out so hoping for the same

      2. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Who said that? Dont think he will play in DGW

      3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        DGW fixtures for BUR are not great. The plan was for GW16-17 to balance the DGW. Not worth it now

      4. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Because Pool and WHU away are such good fixtures? Where’s the upside there?

    23. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Crazy gw. Own zouma, Taylor, coufal, kdb, dcl and son c. Leeds and Bruno vc to the rescue.

    24. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Most likely need to sort out Taylor and Cancelo

      I'm currently thinking Stephens (SOU) for Taylor. He has DGW, covers SOU CS and Vestergaard should be out until after DGW.

      Not sure a replacement for Cancelo - 5.6 budget

      Any thoughts on the above. Thanks

      FH18 BB19
      1FT 0.1itb
      Martinez
      Taylor Robbo Cancelo
      Son Bruno Salah Raphinha
      Bamford Kane Rodrigo
      (Johnstone Soucek Coufal Balbuena)

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Taylor is injured, and why Cancelo out?

        1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          There are rumours flying around that he is one of the players with COVID, nothing confirmed. Just preparing a replacement if true

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 19 days ago

            Ahh right ok, a Southampton defender looks good as a replacement then but not sure if they’re gonna keep cleanies now anytime soon, maybe a chelsea defender for the doubles. Everything’s so up in the air atm aint it.

            1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 19 days ago

              Cheers. Difficult one, not many options at that price for the DGW unless I go Lowton or pieters. Chilwell is the only CHE def I want but don't have enough. I'm not convinced with James and his knee injury. Bound to have surgery sooner rather than later

    25. Super Jack Grealish
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      What to do then, still go ahead with bench boost 19?

      Martinez, Forster
      Robbo, Dias, James, Dallas, 3.9
      Salah, KDB, Bruno, Grealish, Soucek
      DCL, Bamford, Adams

      2 FT 0.5 ITB

      A) KDB + Adams > Raphina + Kane
      B) KDB > Son
      C) James + Forster > Johnstone + Coufal (leaving money to do 3.9>Pieters)
      D) Other

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 19 days ago

        No

      2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        Difficult one. I WC16 so I have the bench to play BB16

    26. Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Is Che vs Mci likely to be postponed?

      Trying to decide if I’ll transfer kdb to Neto to protect my tv

      1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 19 days ago

        City resumed training today

        1. Stand By Mee
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 19 days ago

          Good to know that. I don’t mind taking a Kdb drop in the chin as long as he plays