15 Aug. 2019

GW2 Top Five Key Players

The 4-1 win over Norwich saw Salah begin the season with a double-figure haul, firing two shots inside the box (SiB) and producing three attempted assists. The Egyptian returned an average of 5.9 points per game on the road last season, which was only bettered by Wilson and Kane (each 6.4) amongst players who featured regularly.

13 Aug. 2019

GW2 Top Three Captaincy Picks

Salah scored for the third consecutive opening weekend and the Egyptian is backed as the standout captain pick once again for the Reds' visit to the South Coast. Although Salah managed only one shot on target (SoT) against Norwich, he did attempt three assists and looked a constant menace throughout.

12 Aug. 2019

GW1 Lessons Learned

Sterling tops the xFPL table on opening weekend with a score of 11.9 as he registered four shots on target (SoT), three of which were 'big chances' en route to scoring his treble. Rashford scored from both his SoT, coming in second in the table with a score of 10.0.

8 Aug. 2019

GW1 Top Five Key Players

Salah looked lively against Man City in the Community Shield, seeing what looked to be a certain goal denied by an incredible off-the line clearance from Walker. He took a total of 10 goal attempts during the game, including two efforts against the woodwork.

6 Aug. 2019

GW1 Top Three Captaincy Picks

The highest-scorer of the last two seasons is the standout pick for the first gameweek of the season and the Egyptian will be looking to bounce back after a disappointing AFCON (African Cup of Nations) with Egypt. 54 goals and 36 assists over the last two seasons is astounding.

5 Aug. 2019

Introducing Unexpected Goals

As part of our 2019/20 partnership, the guys at Fantasy Football Fix have invited us, the content team at FantasyBet, to pen a weekly column on their blog. After a brief brain-storming session that involved a topless FPL calendar and a live recreation of the gameweek’s worst injuries, we’ve settled on a weekly article that we’re calling Unexpected Goals.

23 July 2019

How we calculate Expected Goals (xG)

Although it now features on Match of the Day, expected goals (xG) has proven to be quite a divisive topic in the FPL community. Some regard it as the single most important metric for evaluating goal scoring potential, while others have gone so far to mute the very word from their Twitter timeline! If you are unconvinced of its use, but value shots as an attacking metric, it's worth considering that in the simplest xG model

24 May 2019

How will performances impact a players price? We take a look using A.I.

With the 2018/19 season now complete, we are excited to be launching our new Pre-Season Site which includes heaps of new features – including our Predicted Player prices for the 2019/20 Fantasy Premier League (FPL) Season here. Our algorithm has calculated the price of every player in FPL next season within a 98.7% accuracy tolerance (based on past season’s predictions) along with a ‘Fix Value rating’ to assess the potential value of any player in 2019/20. This blog provides a sneak peek into our new Pre-Season site by reviewing the data and statistics from the first of ten new features.

13 May 2019

Lessons Learned: Analysis of the Top 50 FPL Managers from 2018/19

With the season now complete, our team of statisticians have been reviewing data to analyse just what made the Top 50 managers of the 2018/19 season so successful, and why the All Time Top 50 managers in the game struggled more then you would think. These stats can be reviewed in more detail in the 2019 Pre-Season Site here. It includes ten new features providing the most in-depth Opta stats, heatmaps and Artificial Intelligence to review your 2018/19 season performance

10 May 2019

GW38 Top Five Key Players

Mané has enjoyed his best ever Premier League goal-scoring season, matching Agüero and Aubameyang’s 20 goals scored and just trailing teammate Salah (22).

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