Here’s our fantasy premier league captain tips GW24 article where we look at ways of assessing the best captain pick for the gameweek. We look at the fixtures, the bookies odds, the FPL advice site polls, who the FFGeek contributors are captaining, some stats and the FFGeek choice. We also look at the results of the transfer in and out polls
fantasy premier league captain tips GW24 – plus transfer poll results
The Bookies Team win odds
Arsenal v Cardiff – £1.24 Aubameyang
Man Utd v Burnley – £1.25 Rashford, Pogba
Liverpool v Leicester – £1.22 Salah, Firmino, Mane
Newcastle v Man City – £1.20 – Aguero, Sterling
The Bookies player odds
Here’s a bookies anytime goal scoring odds up to £2.30 for £1 invested as of Monday evening. It assumes the player starts and doesn’t count assist potential
£1.67 – Aubameyang
£1.80 – Jesus Aguero
£1.83 – Lacazette, Rashford
£1.91 – Martial
£2.00 – Ings, Higuain, Son HM
£2.05 – Sane, Sterling
£2.10 – Pogba, Firmino
£2.15 – Hazard, Llorente
£2.20 – Mitrovic
£2.25 – Mane
£2.30 – Jota, Pedro
The FPL advice site Polls
Here’s the FFGeek captain poll. Thanks very much for taking the time to vote:
You can see the full FFGeek captain poll and transfer polls with this link
1 captain poll missing
Btw, the FFGeek poll and site 2 asks who will you captain. Site 1 asks for the best captain and site 3 is silent.
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FFGeek contributor captain picks
No contributor articles done so far so I will fill this in and repost tomorrow with a tweet to say when
Here I’m looking at Salah home to Leicester and Aubameyang home to Cardiff
I’d be surprised if either didn’t start. Aubameyang played on Friday and Liverpool are out of the FA Cup so Salah well rested.
Here’s Salah’s starts in 18/19 against non top 6 sides at home
Returns in 7/8 games, 3 double figure scores and backed up by extremely good underlying stats.
Overall points per 90 mins adjusted is 7.83 and he’s returned a goal or assist in 14 of his 22 starts which is 64%.
The Leicester away defence against top 6 sides
Overall the Leicester defence is 5th in goals conceded with 29 and also 6th in xG conceded.
Away they are ranked 9th equal with 17 goals conceded from 12 games and ranked 8th with xG conceded.
Maguire looks like he will return to the side which should help
Here’s Aubameyang’s starts in 18/19 against non top 6 sides at home
Returns in 5/8 games, 2 double figure scores and backed up by very good underlying stats.
Overall points per 90 mins adjusted is 6.42 and he’s returned a goal or assist in 10 of his 21 starts which is 48%.
The Cardiff away defence against top 6 sides
Overall the Cardiff defence is 19th in goals conceded with 44 and also 18th in xG conceded.
Away they are ranked 13th equal with 21 goals conceded from 11 games and ranked 18th with xG conceded.
Defence and attack comparisons
Gametime wise I think both will start. Salah likely as a CF and Aubameyang possibly as a left sided forward although recently him and Lacazette have played as a pair.
Aubameyang will have pens and Salah only if Milner is off the pitch.
The bookies odds for anytime goal scoring see Salah marginally ahead at £161 vs £1.67
The polls are hugely in favour of Salah. The average comparison of 63% vs 16% for Aubameyang
Salah has the better of the stats by a reasonable margin but Cardiff is by far the worst defence. So it depends on where you think the important emphasis should be
The FFGeek choice
I’ll be going for Salah without question. I don’t own Aubameyang anyway but the polls are too strong. However I think Aubameyang has decent stats and the Cardiff defence is terrible.
The transfer in and out polls
That’s it. Hope you found it helpful
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