Here’s our fantasy premier league GW4 tips article where we analyse the teams of top FPL 10 managers. These 10 managers have not finished outside the overall rank of the top 10k in the last 3 seasons. Considering how variable the last 3 years have been this is remarkable consistency and shows an ability to adapt strategy in different seasons. It also gives you a view other than my own on strategy and player selection. It was another difficult week for the managers.
FANTASY PREMIER LEAGUE GW4 TIPS – ANALYSING THE TEAMS OF 10 TOP FPL MANAGERS
THE 10 MANAGERS STATS
This season we welcome back 4 of last seasons managers who were the subject of our article. We add to that a new 6 managers. Stats of these managers are unbelievable and every bit as impressive as last season
1. The overall average finishing overall rank of the top 10 managers in the last 3 seasons is 2,963
2. The top 10 FPL managers have not been out of the top 10k in the last 3 seasons (ie 30 times playing)
3. All 10 have finished in the top 1,000 in the last 3 seasons
The bad start continues for the top 10 FPL managers. 7 of the 10 had red arrows.
The average score of the managers in GW3 was 46 compared to the average of 43. Thats 3 points and 7% above the average score. High score of the 10 was 57. The low score was 34. A spread of 23 for a fairly low scoring gameweek. It’s also worth noting that this was done against a background of a number of managers taking point deductions for additional transfers.
The average overall rank of the top 10 FPL managers saw a worsening to 1.288 million compared to 1.176 million in the last gameweek. An average rank worsening of 112k. The best rank is 359k and the lowest 2.577 million. If you calculated the median rank then that worsened to 1.361 million compared to 1.147 million last gameweek. A worsening of rank of 214k. At the moment only 4 have overall ranks inside 1 million.
The average value sees a slight improvement to £100.4m from £100.3m
If you’re interested my score was poor at 43 and resulted in a 97k red arrow to 317k . I had a higher score than only 3 the 10 managers not taking into account hits. My overall rank is now 317k compared to 220k last gameweek. A worsening of rank of 97k. However I’m bizarrely ahead in OR terms of all 10 of the top managers. My team value is the same as the last gameweek at £100.3m. My total score is 179 points.
GK/DEFS BY PLAYER
Elliot is in 9/10 FPL managers teams
Mee is in 7/10 FPL managers teams
Foster and Long are 6/10 FPL managers teams
Stephens and Bertrand are in 5/10 FPL managers teams
De Gea is in 4/10 FPL managers teams
Lowe, Suttner and Ben Davies are in 3/10 teams
GK/DEFS BY TEAM
Burnley GK/Defs are represented 13 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Southampton GK/Defs are represented 12 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
WBA GK/Defs are represented 11 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Newcastle GK/Defs are represented 9 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Man Utd, Spurs and Brighton GK/Defs are represented 5 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Tom Carroll is in 10/10 FPL managers teams
Eriksen and Mkhitaryan is in 5/10 FPL managers teams
De Bruyne and Loftus Cheek is in 4/10 FPL managers teams
Loftus Cheek and Willian are in 4/10 FPL managers teams
Alli, Salah and Pogba are in 3/10 FPL managers teams
Chalobah, Ritchie, Willian and Richarlison are in 2/10 FPL managers teams
Lukaku is in 10/10 FPL managers teams
Kane is in 9/10 FPL managers teams
Gabbiadini is in 3/10 FPL managers teams
Jesus, Mounie and Firmino are in 2/10 FPL managers teams
GW3 CAPTAIN CHOICE
Kane was the captain in 9/10 of the FPL managers teams
Lukaku was the captain in 1/10 FPL managers teams
3-4-3 was used in 9 of the 10 managers teams
Wildcards, Transfers and Hits
0/10 have now played their 1st wildcard.
None of the 10 have played their bench boost
0/10 have played their triple captain chip.
0/10 have played their free hit chip
In this round 6 managers took a 4 point hit.
1 of the managers made an 8 pont hit
10 of the 10 managers made a transfer
Eriksen was transferred in 4 times
Pogba was transferred in 3 times
Hegazi, Alonso , Richarlison and Mkhitaryan were transferred in twice
No one else was transferred in more than once
De Bruyne was transferred out 4 times
Salah was transferred out 3 times
Jesus, Ward Prowse, Willian and Daniels were transferred out twice
No one else was transferred out more than once
FOCUS ON 1 MANAGERS TEAM
As we said last week, the celebrity manager we followed last season finished around the 20k mark so he’s not in the group this season. This season were going to focus on the manager each week who had the highest finish with an amazing overall rank of 15 last season believe it or not.
His transfer this week was Jesus out Kane in and Ward Prowse out and Cork in to fund it. His score this week was 49 and his rank 359k with a points total of 178. He’s the top ranked of the 10 FPL managers
THE HIGHEST SCORER
His score of 57 took him to 854k
THE LOWEST SCORER
This score of 34 also took him to 854k
THE COMBINED TOP 10 FPL MANAGERS TEAM
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