With the season just 4 weeks away, there’s 2018/19 Fantasy Premier League Tips from the community.
Should you be including Liverpool’s Mo Salah in your FPL team for Gameweek 1?
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Luke Thunshot has done a phenomenal job of previewing each team for the 4 weeks to go preview. This Twitter thread is very informative, looking at value and must own players.
Cech/Leno (£5.0) could be great value for whoever is the league starter.
Defense still feels like a minefield of rotation, but keep your eye on Kolasinac (£5.0) and Sokratis (£5.0).
Özil (£8.5) and especially Mkhitaryan (£7.0) feels underpriced.
Auba (£11.0) 👍🏼 pic.twitter.com/zj48JdNnqE
— Luke (@Thunshot) July 5, 2018
Strategy FPL has created an interactive spreadsheet to help managers to build their squad for the new season. It automatically assigns a fixture difficulty to give the big picture.
📽️Instructional video attached pic.twitter.com/20vi0iAh7p
— Strategy FPL (@StrategyFPL) July 7, 2018
The latest FPL Académica article previews the promoted teams, with 4 weeks to go until the season starts. There’s fan perspectives to go alongside excellent statistics from FPL Finesse.
💪 Starting Strong ~ Part 1 💪
— FPL Académica (@FPLAcademica) July 10, 2018
It’s the promoted sides that make up a possible budget defence that costs just 22.5 million. With many premium teams set for a steady start after the World Cup, the temporary risk may pay off.
📊🔎THE BUDGET DEFENCE 🔎📊
✅Max spend 22.5
✅Until wildcard GW1-8
✅Only ONE top-six team!
✅Possibly two playing 4.0 DFs
CPA Tomkins 4.5, Wan-Bissaka 4.0 ❔
BOU Daniels 4.5
SOT Cédric 4.5, Bednarek 4.0 ❔
CAR Bennett 4.5
FUL Ream 4.5
— The Editor (@FPLEditor) July 9, 2018
FPL Tips has returned to his popular YouTube channel to share his Gameweek 1 first draft for the new season. Check out his initial thoughts and player picks in the video.
🎥 NEW #FPL VIDEO 🎥
FIRST DRAFT TEAM: Initial Picks for the 2018/19 Season
— FPLtips (@_FPLtips) July 9, 2018
Some players positions have been reclassified in the game this season, with Zaha and Arnautovic taking the headlines. FPL Vs analyses the potential impact on their overall points.
— FPL🆚 (@FPL_vs) July 11, 2018
FPL Statto has collated all of the Fixture Difficulty Ratings from the official site, to produce a cheat sheet for the entire season. This will be helpful for finding rotation in your defences.
📣 GET YOUR #FPL FIXTURE DIFFICULTY CHEAT SHEET HERE!
Using data from the official site, all in one big table!
Please like & RT to get the word around 👍 pic.twitter.com/OI4K0hVezs
— © FPL Statto (@FPLStatto) July 6, 2018
Mathsafe FPL has produced in-depth analysis on fixture difficulty related to odds, against player performance. There’s interesting conclusions drawn here for each position, home and away.
— Peter Blake (@mathsafe_fpl) July 8, 2018
9. Always Cheating
In the first Always Cheating podcast of the season, the team preview the first half of teams. Find out their take on which players should be included in your Gameweek 1 squad.
Pod #132: Here's the first half of our big 2018-19 #FPL team preview extravaganza 🎉🥳🍾 featuring #ARS, #BOU, #BHA, #BUR, #CDF, #CHE, #CRY, #EVE, #FUL, #HUD. Tune in next week for the remaining ten clubs. #hailcheaters https://t.co/yUSnx2DoEK
— Always Cheating #FPL Podcast (@hailcheaters) July 13, 2018
Team structure is very important at the start of the season, with a limited budget. Chief sets out his thoughts for investment, including avoiding players still involved in the World Cup.
-Won't buy any footballers involved in the advanced stages of the #WorldCup
-Won't invest in three premium forwards
-Wont purchase a premium goal keeper
-Won't purchase two premium defenders
-Won't purchase a super cheap midfielder
-Won't puchase a super cheap striker#FPL
— Chief ⚽ #FPL Manager 🇨🇽 🏴 (@FPLHints) July 5, 2018
The decision of whether to include Mo Salah in Gameweek 1 is tricky. Over 1,000 managers voted in the Fantasy Football Pundits poll. He’s likely to have an ownership of 50%, despite a big price increase.
⚡️ FLASH POLL ⚡️
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) July 12, 2018
BEFORE YOU GO… With just four weeks to go, check out our current thoughts on a Gameweek 1 side, which we published earlier this week.