The Numbers: Gameweek 29

Finally the SportStack gods have allowed us to put together a somewhat-functional AlphaStack Team of the Week. More attack-minded holding midfielders should be counter-balanced by defensively solid full backs. This team doesn’t look likely to score a tonne of goals based on the weekend’s performances, but we have less square pegs in round holes thanContinue reading “The Numbers: Gameweek 29”

The Numbers: Gameweek 28

Last week’s team didn’t seem wholly functional, and this week’s is certainly no better, but you have to work with what you’ve got. This week, we have outstanding performances from three left-backs, and leaving any of them out wouldn’t have been right. We also feature a United midfield and a sort of Jekyll-and-Hyde strike partnership.Continue reading “The Numbers: Gameweek 28”

The Numbers: Gameweek 27

From last week’s defensively suspect 3-4-3 formation, we move this week to a more functional 4-4-2 that is likely to struggle for goals, at least based on the performances seen during gameweek 27! Martin Dubravka – total payout 69p; base payout 49p To be quite blunt, Newcastle’s day would have been a lot worse withoutContinue reading “The Numbers: Gameweek 27”

The Numbers: Gameweek 24

Following quickly on from our GW23 edition of ‘The Numbers’ blog, we look at the top performers from last week’s midweek fixtures. See below for a reminder of how we calculate the numbers we look at, aside from total payout. Base payout – this is the payout a player has earned excluding goals, assists, goalsContinue reading “The Numbers: Gameweek 24”