GFCT Pragmatic Strategy – #GW13

Strategic View Are you excited, folks? We are in that Festive FPL congestion time – Six GameWeeks in 3 weeks, right up to GW 17, and the blank and the double soon after. The fun times are about to begin – where is your transfer ticker? Where are your transfer plans? Get them ready ifContinue reading “GFCT Pragmatic Strategy – #GW13”

#FPLMatchups #GW13 – Spark Notes Version 1: The Chamber of Princes + Bonus Question

Diogo Jota’s injury has ignited much conversation about what to do with that roster spot. I thought this would be a good opportunity to unite the budget princes that could provide value in the upcoming GWs. These are just some quick snapshots, not an in-depth analysis. Bobby Decordova Reid (BDR) Said Benrahma Tomas Soucek PascalContinue reading “#FPLMatchups #GW13 – Spark Notes Version 1: The Chamber of Princes + Bonus Question”

#FPLMatchups #GW12+ Quick Captaincy + The Little Prince Pick of the Week

This week in #FPLMatchups comes from a great session with @FPLMariner (feel better brother!) as we discussed different analytical processes, and how they mirror one another. Manchester United vs Manchester City FPL Matchups Report We begin with a look at MU attack and MC defense the last 4 GWs. MC conceded most of the chancesContinue reading “#FPLMatchups #GW12+ Quick Captaincy + The Little Prince Pick of the Week”

FPL Poker Tables GW12/13/14

It’s that time of year again when managers are advised to fasten their seatbelts, and hold on tight, as the FPL schedule is about to become hectic. Next week sees the first set of midweek fixtures this season, which comprise the sandwich filling of 3 gameweek deadlines in 9 days. Consequently, I’ll not have timeContinue reading “FPL Poker Tables GW12/13/14”

#GW12 FPL GFCT Q&A SESSION

These are biweekly Q&A videos that the GFCT Core Research Team will be making to answer the questions we get every alternate Monday from the Global and the Indian Telegram Chat from FPL managers. This will alternate with the research note sent out to the chat by the Core Research Team every alternate Wednesday asContinue reading “#GW12 FPL GFCT Q&A SESSION”

#IFCT Road To Indian FPL Glory Mini-League Update GW11

The highest scoring player for the GW was Zaha with 18 points, having scored a hattrick against WBA as they were awarded a Red Card and the 10 man team could not hold the pressure being applied by CRY. The most popular move was to get KDB as a Captaincy choice. Fernandes once again didContinue reading “#IFCT Road To Indian FPL Glory Mini-League Update GW11”

#GFCT Road To Global FPL Glory Mini-League Update GW11

The highest scoring player for the GW was Zaha with 18 points, having scored a hattrick against WBA as they were awarded a Red Card and the 10 man team could not hold the pressure being applied by CRY. The most popular move was to get KDB as a Captaincy choice. Fernandes once again didContinue reading “#GFCT Road To Global FPL Glory Mini-League Update GW11”

#FPLMatchups #GW11 Changes +The Little Prince Pick of the Week

The expression “Can’t see the forest for the trees” is used to describe people too involved in the details to see the bigger picture. I feel like my FPL experience this year has been characterized by the opposite. I have been so focused on larger patterns and broader tactical analyses that I have missed theContinue reading “#FPLMatchups #GW11 Changes +The Little Prince Pick of the Week”

FPL Poker Tables GW11

Last gameweek was another frustrating one for my spreadsheets, even though predictions performed favourably in comparison with other better known predictive models and algorithms. My spreadsheet proved more accurate than fivethirtyeight.com for both match result predictions (see appendix I) and correct score forecasts (see appendix II). It also performed better than “the world’s most powerfulContinue reading “FPL Poker Tables GW11”

#FPL GFCT – Pragmatic Strategy Report Pre-GW11

Strategic View Come gather ‘round, people, wherever you roam, or whichever your fancied formation might be; because the times, they are ’changing’. Here’s a quick chronicle of those changing times from an FPL perspective. Let’s go with our normal three-question back and across: Let’s start about the team to think about for the next few:Continue reading “#FPL GFCT – Pragmatic Strategy Report Pre-GW11”