The best Brentford picks in FPL
We take a look at the best Brentford picks in FPL. With the help of the Fantasy Football Scout members area, we utilise its fixture ticker and underlying stats to determine which Brentford players FPL managers should be targeting.
Looking at the best Brentford picks in FPL could be really beneficial to FPL managers as we approach an exciting double Gameweek. Overviewing both their defensive and offensive options and finding out which players are worth selecting.
Below we can see that Brentford rank amongst the bottom six teams with the worst fixtures until the end of the season. However, they have a double Gameweek in the next round and three good fixtures immediately after that.
The Brentford attack
This season amongst all teams in the league Brentford rank amongst the best eight for goals scored (43), goals scored inside the box (24), and big chances total (69). This indicates that their frontline is worth investment.
More recently amongst all teams in the last six Gameweeks Brentford rank within the best six teams for goals scored (eight) and big chances total (eight) whilst ranking around mid-table for other key offensive data points.
The best Brentford attackers
The standout option in the Brentford attack is Ivan Toney (£7.9m). Amongst all strikers in the league this season Toney ranks third for goals scored (16), goals scored inside the box (14) and second for big chances total (28). Toney is also the focal point to the attack whilst also taking his teams penalties.
Another option from the Brentford frontline is Bryan Mbeumo (£5.9m). The midfielder ranks within the top 20 players in the league this season for non-penalty expected goal involvement (9.63) whilst also edging his other offensive teammates in that data point, excluding teammate Toney.
The Brentford defence
This season amongst all teams in the league Brentford rank within the best eight teams for goals conceded (34) and clean sheets kept (nine). However they also rank the third worst in the league for total shots conceded (395) and the second worst for shots on target conceded (140).
More recently in the last six Gameweeks amongst all teams in the league they rank fourth best for goals conceded (six) and joint fifth best for big chances conceded (10). In the same period Brentford also rank around mid-table for other key defensive data points.
The best Brentford defensive players
The standout defensive option is goalkeeper David Raya (£4.8m). Raya sits as the highest scoring goalkeeper in FPL whilst also picking up an impressive nine clean sheets. Another good defensive option is Rico Henry (£4.5m). Amongst all defenders in the last six Gameweeks Henry ranks the fourth best for non-penalty expected goal involvement (1.52).
Check out the forward planning article which includes the best fixtures, key players and more for Gameweek 29 and 30 right here.