The community are back to provide Fantasy Premier League tips for the Gameweek 3 Preview.
1. Hail Cheaters
The Always Cheating Podcast returns with all the aftermath of the weekend, plus their Gameweek 3 preview. Check out their latest thoughts on which Manchester City and Chelsea players to own going forward.
Pod #137: The great "Guardian-Gate" of #GW2 set Agüero against Salah captainers.?? How are we holding up? Plus we take a closer look at Man City coverage, Chelsea's ascendancy, expensive flops, and a #GW3 preview. #FPL #hailcheaters #guardiangate https://t.co/RqEEP9HIqE
— The Always Cheating Podcast (#FPL) (@hailcheaters) August 20, 2018
Fantasy Football Hub have a fantastic tool which compares two players on a variety of metrics. The left backs, Mendy and Alonso, are taking FPL by storm. Mendy is the better all-rounder, but Alonso has a greater goal threat.
Mendy vs Alonso#FPL
— Fantasy Football Hub (@FFH_HQ) August 20, 2018
The Editor has Lessons Learned from Gameweek 2. Alongside rotation free assets from Manchester City, there’s a comparison of Marcos Alonso of last season with his new positioning under Sarri.
? GW2 Lessons Learned ?
? Rotation-free City man ✅
? Full-back value ?
? Budget FWD considerations ?
This could help you a lot with future decisions
Enjoy our #FPL gameweek two review here ??
— The Editor (@FPLEditor) August 21, 2018
Kante has emerged as a potential cheap midfielder after an impressive start to the season. If a lucky goal in Gameweek 1 doesn’t carry enough conviction, this statistical comparison from FPL Stag may sway you.
38 PL games in '17/18:
19 Touches in the Box
1 Shot in the Box
119.9 mins per attempt
75 mins per chance created
GW1 + GW2 '18/19:
6 Touches in the Box
4 Shots in the Box
45 mins per attempt
45 mins per chance created
— Stag (H) (@FPLStag) August 22, 2018
Plenty of full backs are emerging as strong assets in the Gameweek 3 preview. Fantasyczine highlights a Spurs player who has been unlucky not to score big, with strong Expected Goal and Assist statistics.
#FPL Top 5 defenders after GW2 xG+xA:
1. ??????? Davies 1,48
2. ?? Alonso 1,45
3. ?? Mendy 1,05
4. ??????? Robertson 0,99
5. ?? Sanchez 0,95
— Fantasycznie (@fantasycznie) August 21, 2018
FPL Vs fixture difficulty charts are now on Fantasy Football Pundits. Take a look at those sides who have a favourable run throughout the next 6 gameweeks. It’s important to take advantage of these swings.
? NEW #FPL ARTICLE ?
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) August 21, 2018
In a new series, FPL Braveheart looks at your Stick or Twist FPL Dilemmas for FPL Bet. Josh King is one player causing issues in the community: there’s an upgrade, sideways move and cheaper option to consider.
?FPL Dilemma – Jota & King – Stick or Twist??@FPLBraveheart takes a look at the underlying stats and has his say.
Rated in top 600 FPL managers of all time. Braveheart is the newest contributor of the FPLBET family. Please welcome him & enjoy! https://t.co/H5uhamsZI8
— fplbet (@fplbet) August 21, 2018
8. 247/Matty McVeigh
The captain decision proved pivotal last weekend, and it could be exactly the same this week. The Fantasy Football 247 team analyse the options for the Gameweek 3 preview, with Aguero and Salah featuring once more.
⚽️ CAPTAIN PICKS ⚽️
If you're still reeling from your captain selection last gameweek, the only way is up – and @MattyMcVeigh is here to dispense his #FPL advice on the best armband picks for #GW3.https://t.co/6YxNlcXUBu
— FF247 (@FantasyFooty247) August 21, 2018
9. Adam Hopcroft
Adam delves into the expected goal statistics across the opening two games. This should provide inspiration for anyone needing a Jamie Vardy replacement, following his red card, or any underperforming budget forwards.
Expected goals after 2 gws
As you would expect dominated by forwards – some good 2nd/3rd striker options
— Adam Hopcroft (@ahopcroft13) August 21, 2018
FPL Tips launches a new video series this week for the Gameweek 3 preview, with his watchlist. Danny Ings is a popular option right now within the community and the underlying statistics back this up!
▪️Alonso keeps delivering from left-back
▪️Ings scores on his first full debut for Saints
▪️Mkhitaryan remains heavily involved for Arsenal
— FPLtips (@_FPLtips) August 20, 2018
As the Gameweek 3 captain debate hots up, there’s been over 5,00o votes in FPL General’s poll. Salah, Aguero, Mane and Aubameyang look to be the main contenders, but which one will you go for?
GW3 captaincy poll.
— FPL General (@FPLGeneral) August 22, 2018
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