With the season just 2 weeks away, there’s 2018/19 Fantasy Premier League Tips from the community.
Will you opt for budget Southampton defender, Cedric in Gameweek 1?
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The goalkeeper position is a tricky one, with De Gea romping away last season. Stats guru, FPL Secrets, provides an insightful look at value, with the cheaper priced options excelling.
Last season's points, this season's prices. Which Goalkeepers represent the best #FPL value? ?
?? Fabianski – 35 points per £m
?? Ryan – 32
??????? Pope – 30
?? Lossl – 30
??????? Pickford – 29
?? Ederson – 29
?? De Gea – 29#FPL
— Fantasy Football Secrets | ? (@FPLSecrets) July 27, 2018
FPL Fly provides a straight talking look at the season ahead, with some useful tips on how to approach building a squad for Gameweek 1. Take a look at his latest lineup for the new season.
The Fantasy Football Pundits team, alongside resident statto Clarke Hutchison, have compiled all of the probable set piece takers for the new season. Will Alonso keep direct free kicks at Chelsea under their new manager?
⚠️ SET PIECE TAKERS ⚠️
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) July 26, 2018
4. Alex Ball
With premium players amassing much of our budget, plus significant ownership levels, Alex Ball looks at some cheap and low owned players that could give you the edge. Check out the thread on Twitter.
A few #FPL options to monitor that are slipping under the radar:
-Chambers, £4.5mil (0.6% owned)- playing defensive mid in preseason. Seems to be starting most friendlies.
-Lennon, £5.0 (0.5%)- looks to be starting for friendlies and V Aberdeen in Europa.
— Alex Ball (@alexwaterbaby) July 27, 2018
5. Adam Hopcroft
While many managers are searching for value in the midfield, it’s premium defenders who performed well last season. Adam Hopcroft collates the statistics and suggests a shift in formation.
Number of outfield players priced at 6.5m or under to score 125+ points last season:
10 defenders (all big 6)
Another argument for premium defs
— Adam Hopcroft (@ahopcroft13) July 26, 2018
Arsenal are one side with cheaper options in defence for a premium side. Fantasycznie suggests we should use caution here though as Emery historically rotates his full backs in the league.
— Fantasycznie (@fantasycznie) July 16, 2018
FPL Vs has revamped the official Fixture Difficulty Rating system, to provide his take on the early fixture schedule. Manchester City come out best of the traditional top sides for the opening games.
⚠️@FPL_vs Fixture Tracker⚠️
Check out my fixture tracker sorted by FDR over 6 Gameweeks.
NOTE: I created my own FDR's based on goals conceded from a Home and Away perspective from last season alone.
RT's appreciated!? pic.twitter.com/7dbb8mGz3K
— ?????? (@FPLUFC) July 25, 2018
Midfielders are in focus for FPL Tips latest “Players to Watch” video on YouTube. One Arsenal player could be rejuvenated under a new manager, in a more advanced position.
? NEW #FPL VIDEO ?
Salah (13.0), Ramsey (7.5) and Richarlison (6.5) are amongst the names discussed in the latest instalment of the 'Players to Watch' series.
— FPLtips (@_FPLtips) July 26, 2018
Many promoted players are very popular in the latest community drafts. FPL Stag follows the fortunes of these teams historically, and there’s some interesting patterns formed.
My first piece of 2018/19 for @Rotoworld_PL
HOW DO PROMOTED SIDES FARE IN THEIR FIRST SEASON IN THE PL?
⚽ Goals scored
❌ Goals Against
— Stag (H) (@FPLStag) July 22, 2018
10. Always Cheating
At number ten, the Always Cheating podcast team suggest their 10 tips to help FPL managers at the start of this season. Make sure that you listen to their essential advice, to avoid any early errors.
Pod #134: Our annual "Ten Tips for #FPL Success" episode is now available! ?️??? It's gut-check time as we review big picture lessons from last season and how to avoid those typical pitfalls and fantasy traps. #hailcheaters https://t.co/x8Yx4jHKNf
— The Always Cheating Podcast (#FPL) (@hailcheaters) July 27, 2018
This week, FPL Updates published my take on Liverpool’s prospects for the new season. It should come as no surprise to see last season’s star, Mo Salah, featuring high on the agenda!
#FPL PROSPECTS – LIVERPOOL
Considering bringing some players in from Liverpool into your #FPL team?
— FPL Updates (@Fpl_Updates) July 23, 2018
BEFORE YOU GO… With just 2 weeks to go, check out our fixture calendar which we published earlier this week. Will you be setting your team up for the opening fixtures before activating an early wildcard?