Weekly Monster GW 29
written by Daniel Horvat March 5, 2020
The Premier League is heading to gameweek 29 and so are we with another thrilling weekly monster tournament on FanTeam. This time we finally have a full round again with 9 fixtures on the table and that means there are lots of options to choose from to build the winning squad. Ready for another 50.000€ prizepool? Then let’s go!
Gameweek 28 Review
As always, the last contest is not forgotten and that was an exciting one. The unbeaten run of Jürgen Klopp and his Liverpool FC has finally come to an end with Watford being the ones to execute. A clean and effective 3:0 win with an outstanding performance of Ismaila Sarr with 2 goals and 1 assist sealed the deal. Only 0.7% had him in the squad. That means 17 (!) out of 2478. You already guessed that our winning squad contains this man, right?
So gameweek 28s weekly monster attracted 2478 participants and paid out the top 496 players. The 1st place went to user ‚Olof.L‘ this time and got him 3823,41€. Right after him ‚Ugada‘ crossed the finish line for 2306,04€ and the 3rd place for 1655,74€ went to … yep … ‚Olof.L‘ again. He managed to build two top 3 squads which is an incredible achievement.
His winning squad made 98.5 points which is 13 points more than the second place has. Insane. He stacked Spurs, Chelsea and West Ham for 3 players each and completed it with Calvert Lewin up front and the already mentioned Ismaila Sarr in midfield. Of course he had Marcos Alonso, who scored a brace as a defender, as his captain to earn some sweet 13 extra points.
Big congratulations, ‚Olof.L‘. This was an outstanding squad and this win is more than well deserved!
Gameweek 29 Preview
Only ten to go until the season is finished. The race for the title is probably decided but there are plenty of undecided things to play for: Who will earn a CL spot? Who will be relegated? Watford and Norwich both send a clean message on the last weekend that they dont want to.
So let us take a look at the upcoming fixtures with bookies winning, clean sheet and goalscorer probability:
|Game||Win %||Clean Sheet %||Goalscorer %|
|Arsenal vs West Ham||65% / 18%||41% / 17%||Aubameyang (ARS) 62%|
|Crystal Palace vs Watford||40% / 34%||36% / 32%||Deeney (WAT) 34%|
|Sheffield vs Norwich||62% / 18%||47% / 21%||Mousset (SHE) 42%|
|Southampton vs Newcastle||62% / 19%||44% / 20%||Ings (SOU) 54%|
|Wolves vs Brighton||62% / 18%||47% / 21%||Jimenez (WOL) 48%|
|Burnley vs Spurs||38% / 36%||32% / 32%||Wood (BUR) 38%|
|Chelsea vs Everton||56% / 23%||37% / 21%||Giroud (CHE) 42%|
|Man United vs Man City||20% / 63%||17% / 40%||Agüero (MCI) 56%|
|Leicester vs Aston Villa||74% / 12%||49% /14%||Iheanacho (LEI) 56%|
The three thoughts
As always, I will not leave you completely alone on the decisions. Here are the infamous three thoughts.
- As we can see in the chart above, Leicester, Sheffield and the Wolves are the bookies favourites for a clean sheet this gameday. But there is a big difference in the pricing on fanteam. Besides the goal scoring machine Matt Doherty, you can get Wolves defenders for under 8.0m. Considering the odds this could be a wise decision to save some penny for elsewhere.
- The last time Chelsea held a clean sheet in the league was at the beginning of january. The last time Everton did not score was in late december. So I am asking: Is Dominic Calvert Lewin really only 6.8m of worth? Or isn’t he a huge value pick for that price, taking Chelseas defensive problems into our minds?
- I can guarantee much higher numbers on Ismaila Sarrs ownership than the 0.7% from last week. But dont get blinded! It is a totally different matchup now at a Palace side that wont give away chances that easily like they came against disappointing reds. As for now, I dont see him performing that good again in this train and I do not recommend to jump on this train if that was on your mind.
Anyway: The weekly monster starts at 4PM on Saturday, March 7 for your buy in preference to get your big win! Good luck!