FPL consistency – the most consistent and explosive players in each position


Here’s our FPL consistency article where we outline the most consistent and explosive returners in fantasy premier league

FPL consistency – the most consistent and explosive players in each position

Introduction

It’s a fairly simple analysis.  I’ve taken the top 15 Points Per Match players in each position who have played over 1,000 minutes and calculated the % of returns of games played whether they started or were a sub.  A return is a goal or assist for an attacking player.  For a defender or a goalkeeper it’s a goal, assist or clean sheet.  Goalkeepers also include penalty saves.

The explosive part calculates the % of returns which are 10 or more FPL points.




Forwards

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Midfielders

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Defenders

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Goalkeepers

A few thoughts




On a positional basis it’s interesting that overall average and even the range of percentages shows that you get a similar amount of consistency (ie % of returns) between forwards, midfielders and defenders.  Goalkeepers unsurprisingly less so.  However the average price for a defender is far cheaper.  It’s worth mentioning though that while you may get the consistency you don’t get the explosiveness which is far lower and that shows through with lower average Points Per Match as well.

In terms of individual surprises I guess the positive surprises were Rashford, Martial, Mahrez, Boly and the Sheffield defenders.  Of the negatives probably Kane and Sterling are the notable 2.

On the explosiveness front for forwards Vardy and Abraham come out well although Abraham lacked the consistency so is coming off a lower return %.  Mahrez came out well consistency wise and explosiveness.  The stats ignore when he doesn’t come off the bench though.

No explosiveness surprises in defenders. Alexander Arnold, Doherty and Lundstram standout with Van Aanholt also in the mix.

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