Here’s our fantasy football tips article for GW4 with our fixture ease schedules. Here we look at the teams and players with the best fixtures from an attacking players and a defensive players perspective over the upcoming gameweeks and then give player suggestions from those teams
Fantasy Football Tips – The FFGeek Fixture Ease Schedules For GW4
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I’m still using 20/21 stats with adjustments where necessary for player transfers. That will continue until around GW6-10. I’m not making any huge adjustments on the basis of 3 gameweeks.
The strength of the defence or attacking teams are based on the averages of their expected goals for/against and their actual goals for/against with a general adjustment for home and away. . The teams are then divided up into 5 colours of 8 home/away teams each. The rankings and colours are therefore purely factual so please don’t moan to me about the order.
Player values and PPMs are as of Friday 3 September.
A fixture ease schedule for attacking players
Here’s a graphic where the teams are ranked by the ease of the defences they face over the upcoming gameweeks. There’s attacking player suggestions below.
Attacking player stats from teams with the best fixtures
Here I’ve picked out the 6 teams with the best fixtures but only if they have a good entry point. They are Wolves, Arsenal, West Ham, Everton, Brighton and Watford. I’ve not included Chelsea and Leeds as Chelsea’s good fixtures start at GW7 and Leeds have Liverpool in GW4
£7.4m Fwd Jimenez – 20/21 PPM 4.3. 21/22 PPM 1.7
£6.0m Mid Traore – 20/21 PPM 2.5 21/22 PPM 2.0
£6.3m Mid Saka – 20/21 PPM 3.6 21/22 PPM 1.3
£7.9m Fwd Antonio – 20/21 PPM 4.6. 21/22 PPM 13.3
£6.0m Mid Soucek – 20/21 PPM 3.8 21/22 PPM 4.0
£6.4m Mid Benrahma – 20/21 PPM 2.2 21/22 8.7
£6.0m Mid Fornals – 20/21 PPM 3.8 21/22 PPM 6.7
£8.2m Fwd Calvert-Lewin – 20/21 PPM 5.0. 21/22 PPM 7.7
£5.6m Mid Gray – 20/21 PPM na 21/22 PPM 6.3
£6.5m Fwd Maupay – 20/21 PPM 3.2. 21/22 PPM 4.3
£6.4m Mid Trossard – 20/21 PPM 3.8 21/22 PPM 2.3
£5.2m Fwd Dennis – 20/21 PPM na. 21/22 PPM 5.0
£6.0m Mid Sarr – 20/21 PPM na 21/22 PPM 4.3
A fixture ease schedule for defenders and GKs
Here’s a graphic where the teams are ranked by the ease of the attacking teams they face over the upcoming gameweeks. There’s defender and GK suggestions below.
Defender and GK player stats
Here I’ve picked out the 5 teams with the best fixtures but only if they have a good entry point. They are Arsenal, Wolves, Everton, Watford and Brighton. I’ve not included Leeds as they have Liverpool in GW4 or Norwich who have Arsenal next.
20/21 – 5th equal for clean sheets with 12. 3rd ranked for goals conceded. 5th ranked xG conceded.
Def Tierney £4.9m – 20/21 PPM 3.6 21/22 PPM 0.7
Def White £4.4m – 20/21 PPM na 21/22 PPM 1.0
GK Leno £4.9m – 20/21 PPM 3.7 21/22 PPM 1.3
20/21 – 14th ranked for clean sheets with 10. 12th ranked for goals conceded. 10th ranked xG conceded.
Def Marcal £4.5m – 20/21 PPM 3.9 21/22 PPM 1.5
GK Sa £5.0m – 20/21 PPM na 21/22 PPM 2.7
20/21 – 5th equal for clean sheets with 12. 10th ranked goals conceded. 9th ranked xG conceded.
Def Digne £5.4m – 20/21 PPM 4.0 21/22 PPM 2.7
GK Pickford £5.0m – 20/21 PPM 3.7 21/22 PPM 3.0
Def Massina £4.5m – 21/22 PPM 1.3
GK Bachmann £4.5m – 21/22 PPM 2.0
20/21 – 5th equal for clean sheets with 12. 7th equal goals conceded. 3rd ranked xG conceded.
Def Dunk £5.0m – 20/21 PPM 3.9 21/22 PPM 3.0
GK Sanchez £4.5m – 20/21 PPM 3.7 21/22 PPM 3.3
I’m just not sure how long £4.1m Duffy has once everyone’s fit. Even £4.5m Webster could lose his place if Potter goes to a back 4