The Weekly Monster is a Fantasy contest, in which you must select 11 real-life football players over the 9 English premiership matches played this weekend with a starting salary of 105 million.
WHAT CAN YOU WIN?
The total prize pool is €100,000 while 1st place pays out €10,000!
We will help you to build a competitive team with our preview of the slate.
GOALKEEPERS AND DEFENDERS
It comes as no surprise to see Manchester City and Liverpool as two of the most expensive set of options this week as they are the only clubs in the Premier league that are conceding less than 1 goal per match.
Further down the list it’s fairly bunched with not much separating the next 6-8 clubs and they do look evenly priced, ones that stand out for me are Southampton and Burnley.
Leeds and Fulham are two of the worst defensive teams in the league conceding more than 2 goals a game and the table below confirms this in this week’s clean sheet odds report.
Next we have the all important win and draw % to help us identify possible outcomes:
Manchester City along with Liverpool & Chelsea are the most expensive assets this week but they also have the highest win % chances so I’m expecting them to score the most goals. Others that could score well are Crystal Palace, attractively priced at around the 8.0m price tag.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Kurt Zouma (9.8m) The Chelsea defender has been in fine form, scoring 3 goals and adding 5 clean sheets in a Chelsea backline that has been very solid as of late, and with a home matchup against Leeds united this trend can continue.
Youri Tielemans (9.7m) is nicely priced this weekend and in a great spot to add to his already impressive 3 goals and 3 clean sheets. Leicesters opponent this week are bottom of the table Sheffield United who already conceded 16 goals this season.
Finally, Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford (10.8m) is currently averaging more than 4 Fanteam fantasy points a match. Manchester United have scored in four of their away fixtures and Marcus can certainly get on the scoresheet here.