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Scout’s Gameweek 38 picks for FanTeam’s €30k Season Finale Frenzy

One Gameweek.

One FPL-style game with easy-to-follow rules.

One ‘Free Hit’-style selection with a deadline that allows you to see the teamsheets.

And one final chance in 2020/21 for Fantasy managers to put their skills and know-how to good use and win up to €10,000 (£9,000 in UK money) with FanTeam.

And you can get involved in the Gameweek 38 extravaganza for just €5/£4.50, with prizes awarded all the way down to 3,449th place.

Given that there are only 1,700 entrants at the time of writing, the odds of prospering look favourable.

ENTER YOUR TEAM AHEAD OF THE SUNDAY DEADLINE

HOW TO PLAY: A BRIEF GUIDE

Slightly different from the usual squad-based games, FanTeam managers are given a budget of €105m to build a team of 11 players that includes at least one goalkeeper, three defenders, two midfielders and one forward.

A maximum of three players are allowed from one club and captains score double points, as usual.

Here are some other minor differences to FPL in the otherwise easy-to-play game:

  • There is no bench or manual substitutes; instead, there is a ‘Safety Net’ feature. If a player in your Fantasy team isn’t in the starting XI for their side, they will automatically be substituted for the next priced player from the same position and club.
  • A ‘Stacking Penalty’ is given if you have two or more defensive players from the same club and they keep a clean sheet. One point is deducted for each additional asset that you select from the same side.

HOW DOES THE SCORING WORK?

FPL managers looking for a way to make their knowledge pay will have no trouble picking up FanTeam‘s Gameweek 38 Season Final Frenzy, with its familiar scoring system.

Think of it as FPL without the bonus points, with a few other exceptions – detailed in the graphic above.

SCOUT PICKS

Doubling or tripling up on defenders from the same club is a common tactic in Daily Fantasy Sports, such is the difficulty in predicting one or two clean sheets let alone four of five.

But we’ve made life hard for ourselves by mixing it up, with the cut-price appeal of Luke Ayling (he’s £1.4m cheaper than Stuart Dallas) too good to overlook.

The set-piece threat of Alex Telles could also be a boon against a Wolves side who love to concede from corners and free-kicks, while Martin Dubravka will be up against a Fulham attack that has scored just two goals in their last eight home games.

Double-ups on Leeds and Liverpool are fairly self-explanatory, while Joe Willock‘s record of six goals in as many matches and appealing fixtures for Michail Antonio and Chris Wood sees that trio make the cut.

To afford the big guns like Mohamed Salah, Raphinha and Trent Alexander-Arnold, we’ll need a bargain or two.

Enter Jack Grealish, whose ‘unfavourable’ fixture against Chelsea sees him available at a bargain-bin £6.1m. He looked lively in midweek and Villa were way more potent in attack thanks to his presence, so there could be some late-season joy to be had as he pushes for Euro 2020 contention.

The final word goes to Harry Kane, who is cheaper than 15 other FanTeam forwards this week. His low price is because he faces Leicester City away but given his individual record against the Foxes and his push for a Golden Boot (not to mention Leicester’s ropey home record), who would put a final-day haul past him?


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1,333 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Kun Tozser
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    1 Ayling
    2 Chilwell
    3 Robertson
    4 Ralphina
    5 Maddison
    6 Shaw
    7 Jota
    8 Dias
    9 Pepe
    10 Torres
    11 Ings

    1. Kun Tozser
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Points predictions for these guys?

      1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        1
        0
        6
        2
        0
        0
        0
        0
        5
        1
        2

    2. Calculated Risks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      5
      6
      7
      7
      7.5
      6.5
      7.5
      6.5
      8
      8
      8

      1. Calculated Risks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Thought it said value for next yr ignore me

      2. Perthite
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Was that the scores for the diving at the last Olympics?

  2. Jimmy Boy
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Holding a five point lead over ML rival, what's my best option from the following?
    A) Pereira > Willock for a -4
    B) Hold Pereira, hope he starts, if he doesn't play I get Vydra off the bench

    1. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      B

    2. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Willock 😉

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      dont take a hit, so B

    4. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      B

    5. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      B

    6. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      B for sure

  3. NULL-X-VOID
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Is telles a good outside punt??

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      He will start

      1. NULL-X-VOID
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        that I know, and given Wolves def I'm considering him

      2. Sharkytect
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        So much certainty. How do you know, though?

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Process of elimination, I frankly cannot see Ole starting shaw today

  4. Wielki Mateo
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Coufal or Tierney?

    1. Punty McPuntface
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Cou

    2. WHUFCSmith23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Surely Arsenal are as close to a clean sheet as anybody this week

  5. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Watkins > bamford for a hit?

    1. Punty McPuntface
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      I wouldn't

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Yes

    3. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      no

  6. Punty McPuntface
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Jota to...

    A Telemans
    B Raph
    C Harrison
    D other up to £6.9

    1. Wielki Mateo
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Raph, definetly

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      B or C

    3. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      b

  7. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Need some advice pls...

    41 point lead in my ML.

    Sanchez
    Shaw, Konsa, Struijk
    Salah, Lingard, Bruno, Son, Raph
    Kane, Bamford

    Martinez, DCL, Ward, Coleman*

    1.6ITB, 1FT

    Advice would be appreciated Fam

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Bruno >> Mane(C)? Or Bamford(C)?

    2. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Play it safe. Get one of your rival’s players in that you think will score well.

  8. Bavarian
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    TAA (C) Locked

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      GL

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

        Thanks mate

    2. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      brave GL

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

        Have nothing to lose actually, as I need a differential (C)

  9. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Best Captain pick of rival will TC Salah? Chasing 12pts. Do I just also Captain Salah and pray? Not sure how to play it?

    Rival will TC Salah with 12pt lead. Best move? Got 2FTs.

    Mendy
    TAA. Holding. Rudiger
    Salah. Son. Greenwood. Jota. ASM
    Kane. Antonio
    (Forster. DCL. Digne. Ward)

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      No you need to captain someone different and pray

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Best pick? Get Mane? Or get Leeds and Captain Bamford/Raph?

        1. Cojones of Destiny
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          get Mane and C him plus one of bam or raph whoever isn’t in his team

        2. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          You're probably better at this than me. 12 points in one game week with them having TC is a lot so you need to get a couple of players he does have and captain one of them IMO, either way if Salah scores it's game over.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Yeah haha. Thanks mate

    2. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Jota to Raph, Digne to Robertson Captain TAA

  10. Grassbandits
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Left myself a bit of a dog of a team for GW38. 18 points ahead in mini-league, Happy to -4 to get more player on pitch...

    Martinez
    Dallas, TAA, Mitchell
    Salah[c], Lingard, Bruno, StMax
    Kane, Antonio, DCL

    McCarthy, Gundo, Maguire[x], Coleman[x]
    Bruno -> Mane leaves me only 4.6 to transfer Maguire -> Chambers[?] to replace Mitchell

    Any better options for..

    a) Upgrade elsewhere and hope Mitchell plays
    b) 4.6 max price defender

    Thanks in advance : )

    1. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Bring in Phillips Liverpool

  11. Bonny Scott
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Bench 1

    (A) Foden
    (B) Greenwood
    (C) Watkins

    Chasing 10 points

    1. paulfantham
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      C

  12. JaydenLFC87
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Who should I bring in for Bruno -4?

    Have 3 Liverpool players already so can be be Mane which is looking the popular alternative.

    I have Siggy first sub so he goes in if Bruno doesn’t

    1. paulfantham
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Mount, Pulisic, Mahrez?

    2. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Pepe, Willock, Mount

    3. NULL-X-VOID
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Don't go Mane, I'd go anyone from Leeds/WHU

  13. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Final defender pick 1?

    Godfrey
    Thomas
    Shaw

  14. JaydenLFC87
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Tough I’d say C

    1. JaydenLFC87
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Reply fail

  15. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Mahrez Foden DCL Targett

    ESR on the bench.
    Have 2 FT's. Who would replace out of those 4.

  16. Martial Matas
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Leading ML by 26pts. What are priorities with 2ft?

    A) minimise diffs with rival
    B) go in with full bench
    C) guarantee a playing keeper (ie Casilla to go with Meslier)

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      D play the fixtures & chose players from the easy match ups

    3. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A, all day.

  17. injury_prone
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    "Leaked Man Utd Team.

    'Leaked' United XI vs Wolves
    As always, this is only a 'leaked' line up so might not be spot on - but we've seen plenty of them turn out correctly already this season.

    Yes, that is Phil Jones.

    Leaked XI vs Wolves: Henderson; Williams, Bailly, Jones, Telles; Matic, Van de Beek, Mata; Amad, Greenwood, Elanga.

    https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/sport/football/wolves-vs-manchester-united-live-20659466

    1. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Cheers lad. If you find the Man City one please let me know!

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Phil Jones maximum bonus would really be a throwback.

      1. injury_prone
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Had to check, he is not even in the squad list for a transfer. Probably would have been a 4m.

  18. Bobby_Baggio
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    G2G or take a -4 somewhere? Cheers.

    Meslier
    Coufal - Phillips - Alioski
    Willock(VC) - Salah(C) - Raph - Greenwood - Mane
    Kane - Antonio

    (Martinez) - DCL - Shaw - Digne

  19. JAYPEE
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Will Stujik start?

  20. The Ilfordian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Starting 3 Hammers (Cresswell, Lingz, Antonio) is mad right?

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Not at all

      1. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Cheers. I’d only realised that i was planning this. The stats for Antonio are better than Bamford so leaning towards that move

  21. PascalCygan
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    For the last time this season, moves made. Done.

    Good luck, everyone!

    I’ll be back on here later, and then it will be time for an FPL detox!

  22. Mytteristen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Bench one:
    A) Mahrez
    B) Greenwood

    Who has the biggest upside? I’m chasing. Rival doesn’t have either.

    1. paulfantham
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Play em both then

    2. Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A I suppose

    3. NULL-X-VOID
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Greenwood

  23. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Do we think Fernandes will be on the bench or given the day off entirely?

  24. paulfantham
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Who is ESR anyway?

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Smith-Rowe

    2. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Emile Smith Rowe

    3. Gooner Kebab
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Emile Smith Rowe!

    4. Perthite
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Emile Smith Rowe

    5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Emil smith rowe

  25. DBossman_2000
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Advice on Foden?

    A) Start him
    B) Bench him
    C) Sell him

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A

  26. Big Al Stankovic
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Play Digne or Reguillon?

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Digne for attacking threat

      1. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I’d got them the other way round. Maybe time to rethink

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

        Reguilon for goals on his own net though

  27. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    How many starts here?

    Bruno AWB Benteke Mitchell Saka

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      3

      1. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Strange. I thought less.who do you think?

        1. Big Al Stankovic
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Not the United ones. Maybe not even mitchell.

  28. The Units
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Will Pereira play?

  29. Salarrivederci
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Estimate the starting chances of:

    A: Foden
    B: Gundogan

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      50
      75

    2. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      50%
      20%

  30. mcsteely
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Would you take a hit to go DCL to Antonio, to block off a rivals differential in a ML? Sitting on a 22 point gap.

    1. Gooner Kebab
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Yes

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

      Yes