fantasy premier league captain pick GW28 – plus transfer poll results 


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Here’s our fantasy premier league captain pick GW28 article. We look at the fixtures, the bookies odds, the FFGeek captain poll, the contributors picks and stats to seek out the best captain choice. There’s also the results of the transfer polls.

fantasy premier league captain pick GW28 – plus transfer poll results 

Fixtures

fantasy premier league captain pick GW28

Bookies team to win odds

Watford v Liverpool  £1.42  – Salah, Mane, Firmino

Norwich v Leicester  £1.73 – Vardy

Bournemouth v Chelsea – 1.78 – Abraham

The anytime goal scorer odds

These are the odds for anytime goalscorer for £1 bet. They assume the player starts and don’t take into account assist potential

£1.83 – Salah, Vardy

£1.85 – Ings

£1.91 – Abraham

£2.00 – Pukki

£2.05 – Mane

£2.10 – Calvert Lewin

£2.37 – Maupay

£2.40 – Richarlison, Martial

The Captain Poll results

The FFGeek Poll

The FFGeek captain poll asks who will be your captain? Thanks for taking the time to vote




Other FPL polls

Here’s a selection of results from other polls:

fantasy premier league captain pick GW28

Poll 1 is the highest traffic site and asks who is the best captain

There are 2 twitter polls which ask who your captain will be.

The last 1 is a low volume site poll where there is no question.

n/a means that player isn’t in the poll

Contributor Picks

Here’s the picks of 17 contributors

Stats comparison

Salah v Vardy

Gametime

I imagine both will start. The midweek FA Cup fixtures will surely take 2nd fiddle and I imagine neither will play in those games

Salah in selected away matches

Vardy in selected away matches

The Watford home defence

13th ranked at home with goals conceded. 17 from 13 games

They are 12th in xG conceded away from home with 19.52.

Shots per game against they are 12th with 11.8

The Norwich home defence

19th ranked at home with goals conceded. 26 from 13 games

19th in xG conceded away from home with 24.91.

Shots per game against they are 18th with 15.7

Summary




I suspect both Salah and Vardy will start

The anytime goalscorer odds have Salah and Vardy equal at £1.83

The Polls are clearly with Salah with Vardy generally 2nd

The FFGeek contributors are Salah 59% and Vardy 2nd at 24%

The stats comparison favours Vardy massively albeit on small data amounts although Salah has shown recently his ability to turn it on.   The trouble with Vardy’s stats is that it’s all before his form went seriously pear shaped.

The Watford defence looks a mid table defence whereas the Norwich defence looks like a clear relegation favourite.

Salah will take pens if Milner is off the field.  Vardy will take pens.

The FFGeek choice

I will follow the polls and I intuitively have more faith in Salah

Transfer polls

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1 thought on “fantasy premier league captain pick GW28 – plus transfer poll results ”

  1. It is worth mentioning that the poll and my contributor article were both put out before Zimmerman was announced as injured. That news is significant and I have changed my captain from Salah to Vardy. I believe a number of the other contributors have too. Good luck this week all.

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