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Contrarian stock market investor (which might creep into my FPL thinking a bit too much at times). Resisting groupthink. Overcoming cognitive biases to make more rational decisions.

Comments (Last 30 Days)

  1. Learning from the Great and the Good 20/21 - Gameweek 25 3 days, 13 hours ago

    You've been flexible, Az. You haven't stuck to dogmas that aren't appropriate for this season -- dogmas that some tried to elevate into universal rules of FPL because they worked last season. Fabio is on 10 defender transfers, and he's right up near the top. » Read

  2. Who has the best and worst fixtures over the Double and Blank Gameweeks? 4 days, 2 hours ago

    Yeah, amazingly the top scorer hasn't been a premium asset since Bruno all the way back in GW8! » Read

  3. Who has the best and worst fixtures over the Double and Blank Gameweeks? 4 days, 3 hours ago

    Yeah, top 10k is on track to require well over 2500 points (1677/25*38=2549 points)! And we have the biggest DGW to come this week. » Read

  4. Who has the best and worst fixtures over the Double and Blank Gameweeks? 4 days, 3 hours ago

  5. Bamford, Raphinha and Dallas all deliver as Leeds beat Southampton 5 days, 6 hours ago

    Could be played about anytime TV wants to show it. » Read

  6. Lewandowski and Suarez among our top picks for UCL Fantasy 5 days, 12 hours ago

    I very much agree. FH29 allows you to largely ignore Spurs, Villa, Leeds, etc. now, which to me is highly desirable. But it's a more subtle advantage than just "I won't have any players in 29 if I don't FH". » Read

  7. United defence still suspect but Shaw and Fernandes hit new FPL heights 5 days, 16 hours ago

    They want to televise some game on Monday, someone has to play then. There are plenty of other teams that play Sat/Tue or Sun/Wed -- same amount of rest. » Read

  8. United defence still suspect but Shaw and Fernandes hit new FPL heights 5 days, 16 hours ago

    No, Siggy is the #1 taker. Agree that Rich to DCL not worth a hit. » Read

  9. United defence still suspect but Shaw and Fernandes hit new FPL heights 5 days, 16 hours ago

    If you are chasing, I think you have to at least consider a Man City option even if they might only play 90-120 minutes. If you're ahead, then sure, take the guaranteed 180 minutes. » Read

  10. United defence still suspect but Shaw and Fernandes hit new FPL heights 5 days, 17 hours ago

    He has played 2 games a week throughout the winter, yet people are assuming that now they have "European football" it's completely different. Maybe it is, but I wouldn't be so sure. I could see him scoring 20+ points in the DGW and people being upset they didn't consider him for captain. » Read

  11. Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday's FPL action reviewed 7 days, 3 hours ago

    I'm probably doing D. » Read

  12. Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday's FPL action reviewed 7 days, 3 hours ago

    Yes, Crellin says they are likely waiting on the Europa League scheduling to see whether there will be a Spurs EL game on that Wednesday night. » Read

  13. Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday's FPL action reviewed 7 days, 3 hours ago

    I only have Martinez from Villa. I agree that they look poor; however, many are locked into thinking they want 3 Villa, 3 Spurs, and 3 Leeds for BGW29. Since I've committed to FH29, I believe I can gain an advantage by backing other assets instead in the interim. » Read

  14. Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday's FPL action reviewed 7 days, 3 hours ago

    You might find this instructive: https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/06/23/learning-from-the-great-and-the-good-19-20-gameweek-30/ Key quote: "Joe, Andy and FPL General followed the more conventional path of free hitting having spent their wildcard but Jules decided to bench boost even though she had overhauled her team back in GW28, this meant she was more conservative on the DGWers with only eight of her squad playing twice." By the end of the season, Joe admitted he wished he had played his BB in the first week of the restart instead of FH. But people didn't want to compromise on loading up on DGW players, so many didn't do this (unless they still had a WC left). In this case, with a GW29 WC, you'd probably also have to split the difference between what is most desirable for BGW29 vs the gameweeks to follow. » Read

  15. Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday's FPL action reviewed 7 days, 4 hours ago

    I think it could work. In a way, it's the mirror image of dead-ending into 29. You'd be able to have better players before 29 at the cost of having worse players after. Or on a similar note, you'd avoid hits prior to 29 but then likely have to take some afterward. People here tend to be biased against taking hits shortly after a WC, but it might not be any worse than taking the same amount of hits before or during GW29 (and then WC after). You should probably just try and plan it out and see if it works better for you than the alternative. » Read

  16. Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday's FPL action reviewed 7 days, 4 hours ago

    I have been considering Bamford to Watkins, but if Grealish remains out, I probably won't do it. The other two look good. » Read

  17. Ings blanks in first Double Gameweek 25 fixture amid Chelsea penalty latest 8 days, 3 hours ago

    Will anyone actually manage to BB with 15 DGW players? I guess in theory, I could do it with a -16... » Read

  18. Ings blanks in first Double Gameweek 25 fixture amid Chelsea penalty latest 8 days, 3 hours ago

    Cheers mate » Read

  19. Ings blanks in first Double Gameweek 25 fixture amid Chelsea penalty latest 8 days, 3 hours ago

    Weeks where I didn't own Gundo this season haven't been pleasant. » Read

  20. Ings blanks in first Double Gameweek 25 fixture amid Chelsea penalty latest 8 days, 3 hours ago

    B probably as good as any » Read