With two fixtures for Brighton and Cardiff, the community have the all important Double Gameweek 34 tips.
How should you set up your wildcard team to maximise returns?
You can check out our Double Gameweek 34 wildcard team right HERE!
Shane Duffy has seen plenty of transfer activity and is well placed as a captaincy contender for the Double Gameweek 34 tips. FPL Editor considers potential return values across the pair of fixtures.
Duffy’s back-to-back gameweek combos this year:
8, 9, 3, 13, 16, 4, 5, 12, 13, 7, 2, 11, 8, 8, 14, 10, 3, 0, 5, 13, 8, 10, 11, 4, 3
If we say any score under 5 is a failure, this only occurred 28% of the time
While his average back-to-back gameweek score this year is 8pts
— The Editor (@FPLEditor) April 11, 2019
Harry Kane was set to be the top wildcard target and biggest captain candidate for the next two gameweeks. Ben Dinnery brings the prognosis of THAT injury picked up in the midweek Champions League fixture.
Tottenham confirm Harry Kane suffered a 'significant' lateral ligament injury to his left ankle during the @ChampionsLeague quarter-final first leg tie vs Man City. "Investigations are ongoing and he will continue to be assessed by our medical staff over the coming week." #COYS
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) April 11, 2019
FPL Anonymous analyses the relative fixture difficulty for the remaining five games this season. Arsenal and Southampton have the most favourable schedule from the teams with a remaining double Gameweek.
Average FDRs for remaining #FPL Gameweeks (GW34-38) sorted in order of difficulty (easiest to hardest), then team (A-Z):
2.40 – BOU, FUL
2.60 – NEW
2.67 – ARS, SOU
2.80 – CRY, EVE, LIV
2.83 – CAR, TOT
3.00 – BHA, MCI, MUN, WAT, WOL
3.40 – BUR, CHE, WHU
3.60 – HUD, LEI pic.twitter.com/wC6XlGfkWL
— Chris Woods (@chris_woods) April 11, 2019
Blank and Double Gameweek guru, Ben Crellin, shares his wildcard draft for the Gameweek 34 tips. After weeks of planning and an intricate spreadsheet, fantasy managers could learn a lot from this setup.
… My rank has surged in the last four GWs but I haven't actually had to make a difficult long term FPL decision for over a month.
Anyway, here's my first draft:
Template front 8
No LIV defence
I should have 2 FTs in GW36
13 new players + Mane (PP: 9.5) + Leno (PP: 4.8) pic.twitter.com/KUEvWpynMw
— Ben Crellin (@BenCrellin) April 11, 2019
A big dilemma for fantasy managers this weekend is the number of Brighton defenders to bring in. FPL Vs considers that their home defensive record is excellent, and the opposition have a poor record. Could it be enough to captain?
— 𝗙𝗣𝗟𝗨𝗙𝗖 (@FPLUFC) April 10, 2019
Many managers have an active wildcard and are loading up on as many double gameweek assets as possibly. Jamie Vardy shouldn’t be overlooked as a single gameweek asset though: form and fixtures converge here.
Vardy last 6 gws
Shots in box 16 (2nd)
Big chances 8 (2nd)
Shots on target 9 (2nd)
He has scored 7 of his 8 big chances so he is back to his clinical best
Surely worth keeping on wildcard?
— Adam Hopcroft (@ahopcroft13) April 11, 2019
FPL Elf has studied the results of the reverse fixtures from those matches remaining this season. Things are looking promising for both Arsenal and Liverpool, who have all green and yellow in their past corresponding performances.
— FPL Elf (@ElfFpl) April 10, 2019
It’s Sergio Aguero who tops the anytime goalscorer charts for the initial Gameweek 34 fixtures, with Llorente pipping Son as the go to option from Spurs – will either of them be guaranteed minutes in the absence of Kane though?
#GW34 anytime scorers %
Kun – 58%
Llorente – 55%
Lukaku – 54%
Son – 53%
Jesus – 52%
Auba – 51%
Vardy – 50%
Rashford – 49%
Salah – 47%
Martial – 47%
Sterling – 46%
Richy – 45%
Laca – 45%
Murray – 45%
Jimenez – 43%
Pogba – 42%
A.Barnes – 42%
Mane – 42%
Sane – 42%
Alli – 41%#FPL
— FPL Salah (Abdul) (@FPL_Salah) April 10, 2019
Arsenal strikers are popular in the absence of Kane this weekend. Fantasy Football Pundits compares them in the latest FotMob player statistics: which one will you go for? Money may come into consideration here.
Aubameyang 🆚 Lacazette
Tempted to replace Harry Kane with one of the above for Gameweek’s 34 and 35?
Auba has scored and started more then Laca this season, but hasn't played 90mins in either of their last 2 PL matches…
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) April 10, 2019
When it comes to captains, there tends to be two main unbreakable rules for FPL. However, with a lack of appealing attacking options for the double gameweek, it’s time to do the unthinkable.
"I'll never captain a defender"
"I'll never captain a single game week player in a double game week"
One rule must be broken. pic.twitter.com/Fw7tZVIL6F
— Andy (@LetsTalk_FPL) April 9, 2019
With the strategy playing out for a Bench Boost in Gameweek 35, value players are necessary on the peripherals of our squads. Lateriser12 compared the midpriced midfielders for those wildcard teams.
— Lateriser12 (@lateriser12) April 9, 2019
Mat Ryan l0oks to be a popular keeper option on wildcard, with rotating goalkeepers needed to maximise potential returns on Bench Boost next week. Legomane looks at all the potential pairings ahead of the deadline.
DGW Goalie Combo’s
— Legomané (@Legomane_FPL) April 6, 2019
We joined the panel to answer your community questions over on Fantasy Football Scout. There’s plenty of discussion with managers pondering over their wildcard sides.
❓ Not surprisingly, you had plenty of questions in Wildcard Week, and we've put some to our panel…
— Fantasy Football Scout (@FFScout) April 11, 2019
FPL Connect rounds up all of the key information from the press conferences for the Gameweek 34 tips. Are the big six sides set to rotate as their fixture is sandwiched between important European quarter finals?
📹 NEW PRESSER ARTICLE 📹
Don't forget the deadline is TONIGHT! Read before confirming those teams ⬇️ RTs/likes appreciated 👍🏻https://t.co/CUefd5K4vI
— #FPL Connect (@FPL_Connect) April 12, 2019
There’s plenty of Double Gameweek chat on the latest episode of the FPL All Out Attack podcast. Bear in mind these wildcard squads should be able to manage the transition to a Gameweek 35 Bench Boost.
— FPL – All Out Attack ⚽️ (@AllOutAttackFPL) April 11, 2019
FPL Tips reveals which players you should target on this weekend’s contests over on Starting 11. Manchester City assets should be popular for the big money contest on Sunday.
Build your best XI ⬇️
— FPLtips (@_FPLtips) April 12, 2019
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