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Scoutcast Episode 364 – Differential hunting as the FPL template falters

Joe and Seb are joined by FPL Surgery’s Josh to look at the key issues facing Fantasy Premier League managers ahead of Gameweek 22.

With Harry Kane (£11.1m), Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) and Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8) out through injury Fantasy Premier League managers have plenty of cash in the bank.

But with template assets such as Son Heung-min (£9.7m) failing to find the net and Manchester City players continuing to succumb to rotation, should FPL managers be considering less well owned picks?

During the show Joe and Seb’s guest Josh takes his turn to pick a differential and widens the discussion out to include a range of low-owned gems.

Doubling up on assets and targeting unfashionable players with points potential is among the advice offered by Joe, while Seb wonders whether FPL managers need to change their attitude to home and away difficulty, to gain an edge.

Quickly spotting and avoiding well owned assets that are failing to deliver is another strong tactic. Our trio ponder the merits of swerving Spurs attacker Son, who badly needs his strike partner and key creator Kane to support him.

Manchester City are surprisingly offering value in players, such as John Stones (£5.2m). But which of their stars will play each week? The crew assess their minutes over the last ten matches to find out who Pep Guardiola is most likely to put in his side’s starting XI each week.

Partrick Bamford (£6.6m) takes centre stage as Joe, Seb and Josh analyse their eventful Gameweek 21. They also focus on an incredible set of unfortunate circumstances to hit one wildcarding member of the FPL community, in their look back at the previous week.

Fixtures over the next month are frisked and Gameweek 22’s transfer and captaincy plans finish off the show.

Plus, in this latest episode we find out the full story behind Seb’s youthful picture that accompanied the announcement of his additional role as a FFScout Pro-Pundit.

Joe and Seb will be back this Thursday night, when the Scoutcast is next live streamed on Youtube. This time they will be joined by Karam, who this week has unearthing some exciting news about a possible double Gameweek on the horizon for his side Manchester City.

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1,158 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ste2510
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Time

  2. Rhodes your boat
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Gtg? 1FT 0.3itb

    Martinez
    Stones holding Mitchell
    Salah(c) sterling Bruno son soucek
    Kane** bamford

    Forster rudiger coufal davis

  3. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Anyone going (C) Bruno? Im starting to think this is the game he bounces back.

    1. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      I think he's in for a big score. No Romeu or Diallo in that defensive midfield position. JWP could be at right back with the teenager Jankewitz in centre-mid. United should be winning this by 2 or 3 really.

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I agree. Who are you captaining mate?

        1. Rains of Castamere
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Salah

      2. Gabbiadini
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I think Djenepo plays RB, midfield needs JWP alongside Jankewitz.

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Isnt Romeu back?

          1. Rains of Castamere
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Huge doubt.

            1. De Gea is GOAT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yeah im also going Mo. Gl

  4. Aaron P
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Bench one person for this week:

    Wilson
    Bamford
    Antonio

    1. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Antonio.

  5. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Martinez
    Cancelo Holding Stones
    Salah Son Bruno Foden
    DCL Bamford Antonio

    Steele Soucek Konsa Mitchell

    Play Konsa or holding
    Dutch foden to another City mid or Grealish
    Cheers

  6. Gabbiadini
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Bench one:

    Ings
    Wilson
    Bamford
    Son
    Grealish
    Gundogan

  7. Pops15
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Johnstone over Martinez this week? Surely this is the one week where WBA can pull off a clean sheet?

    1. Forcella Boys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Was thinking same tbh. Don’t look like keeping clean sheets though.

  8. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Foden cresswell rudiger. Who should be first in bench?

    1. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Creswell

  9. Forcella Boys
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 9 days ago

    GTG ?

    Martinez
    AWB, Dias, Dallas
    Salah(c), Son, Bruno, Grealish
    Antonio, Bamford, Jesus

    Johnstone, Soucek, Coufal, Alioski

  10. Sanchit
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Salah Bruno or Sterling?