Gameweek 38 Targets

FPL Reactions has been looking ahead to Gameweek 38 in his recent thread. He considers players he wants to hold as well as those he is targeting for the final Gameweek of the season. His latest thread is all about Gameweek 38 targets.

This is a Twitter thread to highlight players I’m happy to have or will be looking to bring in for Gameweek 38. It backed by stats and other factors. I discuss captaincy and differentials.

Mason Mount (£7.7m)

  • 21.5% owned
  • Chelsea’s highest scoring FPL player this season
  • NPxGI Per 90 (Non penalty expected goal involvement)- 0.54 -Joint 5th big chances created this season (9) -Joint 10th chances created (56)
  • 15th for goal attempts from all outfield players (71) this season

Mount is playing against Watford in Gameweek 38. The Hornets are:

  • The worst for clean sheets (4)
  • Fourth worst shots on target conceded
  • Second worst headed attempts conceded (Mount takes some set pieces)
  • Worst for errors leading to goals

Ivan Toney (£6.8m)

  • 16.6% Owned
  • Brentford’s highest points returned player
  • NPxGI Per 90- 0.44
  • 12 goals and five assists from 32 matches, a return every other game
  • Sixth amongst all players for shots in the box (68)
  • Joint 8th big chances total (16)

Toney is playing against Leeds who are:

  • Second worst for clean sheet kept (5)
  • Third worst for shots conceded
  • The worst for shots on target conceded
  • Joint worst for big chances conceded
  • The worst for defensive tackles lost
  • 1 clean sheet kept in the last 5 matches

Jarrod Bowen (£6.8m)

  • 12.3% owned
  • 66 points ahead of any other West Ham player on points
  • NPxGI Per 90- 0.54 -27 points in his last two matches
  • 12th from all players for goal attempts (78)
  • Eighth from all players for shots inside the box (78)
  • Sixth big chances total amongst all players (20)
  • Nine double digit hauls this season

Bowen is playing against Brighton who:

  • Conceded two or more goals in 15 matches this season
  • Second worst for goal attempts from set pieces conceded in the last 6 matches (38)

Sadio Mane (£11.6m)

  • 4.4% owned
  • 15 goals and two assistsin the PL this season
  • NPxGI Per 90- 0.41
  • Fourth highest amongst all players for goal attempts (95)
  • Fourth for shots inside the box
  • Joint fourth big chances total with Son
  • Fourth touches in the penalty area
  • Recently given a full rest and set to start

Mane is playing against Wolves in a must win game in a bid to win the title. Wolves have

  • 13 goals conceded in the last 6 matches
  • Four defeats and two draws in the last six games played
  • Conceded five goals against Man City

See the Full tweet for stats on James Maddison, Dejan Kulusevski, Christian Pulisic, Eddie Nketiah, Joanne Wissa, Bruno Guitaraes and Reece James.

Captaincy

Son and Kane are playing a Norwich side who are:

  • The worst for shots in the box conceded (400)
  • Second worst for shots on target conceded (210)
  • Joint worst for big chances conceded (93)
  • The worst for goals conceded (79)

Differentials

Some differentials or combinations I think could help gain rank this week:

  • Triple Spurs attack
  • Reece James captaincy
  • Double Leicester attack
  • Double Chelsea attack
  • Owning Mane
  • Brentford attacker

Some data may have changed as this thread was begun on Wednesday but not enough to change the picks. Stats taken from @FFScout.


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