fantasy premier league midfielders GW28 player rankings


Here’s our fantasy premier league midfielders GW28 player rankings article. There’s a table of stats to help and a spreadsheet that can be filtered how you like to help you make a transfer choice

fantasy premier league midfielders GW28 player rankings

This is the 2nd article in the player rankings series. There’s also defenders and GKs rankings

All the stats are from the free site understat


I’ve ordered the players by their underlying stats ranking when I convert their xG and xA over the last 10 gameweeks into FPL points for goals and assists. That figure is adjusted for the average minutes played over the last 10 gameweeks.

I’ve then provided a range of different stats to help you choose which player is the best for a transfer in.

Stats definitions

Form s/10/5. These are the form rankings for season, for the last 10 gameweeks and the last 5 game weeks. They are the average minutes adjusted rankings once the xG and xA are converted into FPL points. The lower the number the better the ranking.

Av minutes: The average minutes played in the last 10 gameweeks. Non appearances aren’t counted.

PPM – the fantasy premier league sites points per match.

Fixture ease: this is ranking for attacking players over the next 4 gameweeks from my fixture ease schedule article. The lower the number the better the fixtures

ATGS: the anytime goal scorer bookies odds for GW28 for £1 invested.

VFM: A Value for Money calculation by dividing the theoretical season goal and assist points by the players value. The higher the better.

The schedule ranked by midfielders underlying stats over the last 10 gameweeks

Here is the link to the google spreadsheet. You can go to file>make a copy and then sort it how you like.

The schedule is not adjusted for Fixtures however the players fixture ease ranking is included along with a load of other stats. 360 minutes in last 10 required.

fantasy premier league midfielders GW28

Blanks GW28 and GW31

You may have seen my recent article on the blanks and doubles

Blank GW28

The EFL cup final clashes with GW28 meaning there are the following postponements.

Sheffield United v Aston Villa

Man City v Arsenal

Where they go is yet to be determined.

Blank GW31

The FA Cup 6th round clashes with GW31 meaning there are postponements;

The only guaranteed games are

Burnley v Watford

Wolves v Bournemouth

Norwich v Everton will remain if Norwich lose to Spurs in the 5th round

We will know the GW31 lineup before GW29.

Bruno Fernandes

I’ve included Bruno Fernandes as he’s the most transferred in player even though he didn’t meet the minutes required.  His penalty severely distorted his stats positively so I’ve smoothed that out.

Players not in the schedule due to injury doubts

Son – could be out for weeks with broken arm

Walcott – knee injury with no return date

Hudson Odoi – Thigh injury in training with no return date

Redmond – Could miss 1 to 2 months

El Ghazi – facial injury

Note:  I’ve included Sterling although he could be a doubt

Players not in the schedule due to gametime doubts

Buendia, Traore, Pereira, Bernard, Fraser and Willian all didn’t start GW27 so I haven’t put them in the schedule

Note:  I have included Perez and Barnes even though they were benched as I’m assuming this was related to the Man City fixture and they have a decent chance of returning

Players not in the schedule as stats too low

Maddison is probably the player of note as his stats in the last 10 just weren’t good enough.  It wasn’t an average minutes thing either

The fixture ease schedule for attacking players

Here’s the schedule which ranks the teams by the ease of the defences they face over the next 4 gameweeks. You can then see the schedule they face if you’re thinking of transferring a player in. I have only gone 3 gameweeks due to the uncertainty of fixtures in GW31.

fantasy premier league midfielders GW28 player rankings

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