The next Blank in the schedule makes a significant dent on the Gameweek 30 Form vs Fixture Charts.
The FPL fixture chart uses the site fixture ticker, focusing on attack for the next four Gameweeks. The form charts also have attack in mind, studying the number of goals scored per game, while reflecting the format of the site ticker.
*THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN PRIOR TO THE DOUBLE GAMEWEEK 29 FIXTURE OF MANCHESTER CITY VS ARSENAL*
FPL Fixtures Chart
Wolves lead the way in the fixtures chart, elevated by the presence of their clash with Bournemouth in the Blank Gameweek 31. Their next three opponents are all in a relegation battle. Selecting their attackers is a worthwhile strategy, with Raul Jimenez the safest route in: he has 13 goals this season. Also consider Matt Doherty, who adopts high positions as wing-back and has already converted four goals and five assists this season. They have a dynamic relationship.
Spurs & Bournemouth are the best placed among the other seven sides with a fixture in the blank. I wouldn't have high hopes of big returns from the Cherries. As far as Spurs are concerned, three home fixtures in their next four is positive. Dele Alli is a costly differential, but he does have three attacking returns in his last four starts.
Norwich, Newcastle & Chelsea are the sides to consider outside of the blank, which is especially important for managers planning to Free Hit in that week anyway. While Norwich and Newcastle are struggling for goals right now, Chelsea provided a scintillating performance against Everton last weekend. Olivier Giroud has two goals and one assist from three consecutive starts, and should keep his place with Tammy Abraham out long-term.
Arsenal still dominate the form chart, despite disappointing many managers in their opening Double Gameweek fixture against West Ham last weekend. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe remain in the frame with three attacking returns apiece in their last three games. It's a hold for those playing Free Hit in the blank.
Watford & Spurs fair best of the teams featuring in the blank. Watford will have confidence and belief carried from their defeat of the Champions Elect. Troy Deeney is perhaps the most consistent route into their attack: the Hornets captain has one goal and one assist in his last four.
Manchester United should not be overlooked: they are currently averaging two goals per game, with Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Martial striking up at partnership that is delivering goals. Despite the blank, this pair could be season-keepers. They have eight attacking returns between them over this period.
Form vs Fixture
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