This is an FPL series by resident Hub statistician Carl Weeks. Carl uses his Algorithm forecasting tool that predicts FPL point based on spread betting odds to select his Fantasy Premier League team and make his transfers.
FPL Algorithm Team for Gameweek 30
It’s been a very unusual week or so in FPL. Just over a week ago I was hoping that Spurs would beat Norwich meaning no hits would be required to field 11 in the blank Gameweek. My plans were to take a hit that included bringing in Foster as he was likely to keep a clean sheet this week and also plays in the blank.
Next came news of Man City v Arsenal being rearranged for the mid-week and from various podcasts the likelihood of another good double Gameweek became less likely. With this information I decided to play my triple captain chip on De Bruyne with the vice on Mahrez (which didn’t go as planned!).
With a hopeful boost from the triple captain chip, I decided to bring in Doherty who would be an improvement for my team this week and again play in the blank Gameweek 31. I can’t remember ever taking a -8 before and was punished with a huge drop in my rank.
I have no planned transfers for this week and will use the two for the blank Gameweek 31. My team for this week is:
The predicted points from the algorithm assuming each player starts is:
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