FPL forwards GW12 – player rankings


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Here’s our FPL forwards GW12 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

FPL forwards GW12 – player rankings

This is the 3rd article in the player rankings series. There’s also defenders and GKs plus midfielders

Methodology

I’ve picked a selection of forwards who I think will start GW12 although where there is doubt it is mentioned in the commentary below.

I’ve then looked at their expected goals and assists data in 19/20 so far as well as how it relates to their historical numbers. After that I’ve then adjusted it for their ability to over/underperform, their bonus potential, their average minutes played and their upcoming 6 fixtures

Stats definitions

FFG Proj PPG: The PPG going forward using the above methodology adjusted for minutes played and upcoming fixtures

FPL PPM 19/20: The points per match from the fantasy premier league website

Rank form: Their ranking in my current form table for the position. (article not done this week sorry)

Av minutes: The average minutes played per match to date. Non appearances aren’t counted. There is some discretionary adjustments for non representative sub appearances

Consistency %: the % of starts where the player has scored a goal or assist. Only appearance of 45 mins or more count

Fixture ease: this is ranking for attacking players from my fixture ease schedule article. See also below

ATGS GW12: the anytime goal scorer bookies odds for GW12 for £1 invested.

The schedule ranked by projected points per match

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 ranked by my projected points over 6 gameweeks. See above for the methodology and definitions




 FPL forwards GW12

Some notes

Players that need to be monitored for injury doubts are limited to Wood.  The FPL site flags these in any case

I took out Pukki but last week as I’ve found that players on poor runs of form in recent games can still be projected positively due to previous form and returns.  Pukki hasn’t returned in his last 6 games.  There’s nothing saying that won’t be broken especially given the opposition this week but I thought it was worth pointing out

Aguero’s low ranking is to do with his gametime and the upcoming fixture list.

Fixture ease schedule

Here’s how I’ve rated the teams by the ease of the defences they face over the next 6 games. Just in case you want to check out fixtures when thinking about a transfer.




 FPL forwards GW12

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Early thoughts on the FFGeek team

GW12 fixture ease schedule

FFGeek contributors show their GW12 teams part 1

GW12 captain and transfer polls

Defender and GK player rankings GW12

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