Daily Fantasy Premier League Football Tips - Gameweek 32
Posted by @FFPundits_Drew
2:27pm Mar 29 2018
@FFPundits_Drew returns from international duty with his Safe vs. Differential fantasy football picks for Gameweek 32
Good day to all fantasy bosses around the world and welcome to our Gameweek 32 edition of Safe Picks vs Differentials, where I, @FFPundits_Drew, look to provide FPL and Starting 11 bosses with a mixed bag of picks for this weekend’s contests.
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I hope this week’s Safe Picks vs. Differentials give you plenty of food for thought when making your FPL transfers and creating your Starting 11 lineups.
Safe Pick – Aubameyang vs. Stoke (H)
After scoring 2 goals as well as recording an assist during his last 2 Premier League games – Aubameyang is in great form and has certainly caught my eye for both Starting 11 and for my wildcard team on FPL.
Now without a win in seven games, Stoke City have been dragged into a relegation battle – can Arsenal inflict more misery on The Potters?
Aubameyang himself is cup-tied in Arsenal’s other competition, the Europa League – domestic games are his only chance to shine, Fantasy Bosses can select Arsenal’s record signing with confidence.
Differential – Barnes vs. West Brom (A)
We’ve all done very nicely out of Burnley defensive assets this season, but a striker? Ashley Barnes has scored 3 goals in 3 games – form which cannot be ignored.
Time is running out for West Brom, 10 points adrift and with only seven games to go – is it too late for Alan Pardew?
Barnes has the form and he certainly has the fixture, can he add to the 18 goals West Brom have conceded in only seven games?
Safe Pick – Silva vs. Everton (A)
Having returned to the first team for Manchester City, Silva has scored 3 goals and provided an assist from only 3 games – fantastic returns for a midfielder.
Everton’s form is still mixed and despite winning their last two games, I don’t have much confidence in them and can see another 5-1 hiding on the cards like at Arsenal in February.
A win for Manchester City against The Toffees sets things up nicely for the blue side of Manchester, win on Saturday and they have the chance to clinch the title vs rivals Manchester United a week later – inevitable?
Differential – Kenedy vs. Huddersfield (H)
Having forced his name into the minds of Fantasy Bosses with assist on his debut for Newcastle at the end of January, followed by two goals last time out vs Southampton – are you ready give Kenedy a chance?
On Saturday, Newcastle are at home to Huddersfield – a side who are slipping closer to the relegation zone during the business end of the season.
Having taken on 15 shots during his six league games for Newcastle, he continues to be a threat and I expect him to get further chances this weekend.
Safe Pick – Otamendi vs. Everton (A)
I gave up on Manchester City defenders a while back, despite destroying teams with their attacking football I grew tired of them letting in the odd goal to snatch my clean sheet points way.
Lately, that seems to have changed as The Blues have now gone 3 games without conceding a goal, despite playing the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea during that period.
As I mentioned earlier, Everton’s form is still mixed for me, lucky with opponents going down to 10 men, defeats against Burnley and Watford – I think Manchester City will be too much for them and Everton won’t have the time to form many attacks of their own.
Differential – Lascelles vs. Huddersfield (A)
With 2 clean sheets from their last 4 games, Newcastle captain Lascelles has made himself a defensive option for Fantasy bosses – not to mention his goal threat which has led to him finding the back of the net 3 times this season.
They have the ideal fixture too, up against a Huddersfield side who have failed to score in three games of football.
This is a key game in the battle for survival. For the winner, some air between themselves and the relegation zone – for the loser, very tense final weeks to come.
Safe Pick – De Gea vs. Swansea (H)
Manchester United may have failed to keep a clean sheet during their last 4 games, however can you rule out the best goalkeeper in the world vs Swansea City?
Under their new manager Carlos Carvalhal, Swansea have played some good football – however after failing to score against Huddersfield in the league, follow by losing 3-0 to Spurs – they are unlikely to cause a threat to Manchester United.
With Bailly back in the starting 11 and Jones nearing full fitness, I expect us to see the clean sheets return and for De Gea to become a strong fantasy option again between now and the end of the season.
Differential – Pope vs. West Brom (A)
A little hero of mine this season after racking up a surprisingly high amount cleans sheets in the first half of the season, as well as a high number of save points – even a penalty save!
Unfortunately defensive injures caused those clean sheets to dry up, but with Sean Dyche having his band back together – I am expecting that clean sheet vs West Ham to be followed by with another this weekend vs West Brom.
West Brom’s form is appalling, losing seven games on the bounce – heads have dropped and it’s only a matter of time now before they drop down to the Championship.
Whenever I look at this weekend’s fixtures one really stands out for me, Arsenal vs Stoke City.
With Arsenal heads well and truly turned to the Europa league, it’s their cup-tied striker of Aubameyang that appeals – I will be captaining him with confidence on Sunday.
There is no denying Aubameyang’s quality and he is out to impress his new fans – Stoke City’s form has taken them to second from bottom in the table and I expect Arsenal to inflict more damage on their Premier League status.
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