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OFFICIAL LEAGUE CODE: 277980-1219979 Join Jack and James as they travel through the wonderful world of Pep's rotation wheel, unreasonable bonus point attribution, and leaving points on the bench - and using a hell of a lot of statistics to justify terrible decisions along the way. Opinionated, (mostly) data-driven discussion of Fantasy Premier League and the current gameweek's events.

OFFICIAL LEAGUE CODE: 277980-1219979 Join Jack and James as they travel through the wonderful world of Pep's rotation wheel, unreasonable bonus point attribution, and leaving points on the bench - and using a hell of a lot of statistics to justify terrible decisions along the way. Opinionated, (mostly) data-driven discussion of Fantasy Premier League and the current gameweek's events.
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OFFICIAL LEAGUE CODE: 277980-1219979 Join Jack and James as they travel through the wonderful world of Pep's rotation wheel, unreasonable bonus point attribution, and leaving points on the bench - and using a hell of a lot of statistics to justify terrible decisions along the way. Opinionated, (mostly) data-driven discussion of Fantasy Premier League and the current gameweek's events.

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Episodes

Episode 17: Groß Misconduct

1/16/2019
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. James has a ramble, we have a come to Jesus moment, and Jack finds a way to make FPL sound even more heartbreaking than it already is. Oh, and we talk about stats as well.

Duration:01:12:39

Episode 16: Let's Get Quizzical

1/10/2019
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. We're back! George and Mason join Jack and James for a game of wits and stat-related trivia, we ponder the use of chips, and I lose the plot quite spectacularly at multiple points throughout. Enjoy!

Duration:01:06:01

Episode 15: Differentials, the Musical

12/12/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Enjoy the higher quality audio! Jack says Jesus is naff, James rambles on about differentials, and we uncover the deep mystery of Burnley's continued overperformance despite having a team of pensioners.

Duration:01:15:26

Episode 14: An Interview with Adam Hopcroft

12/6/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game - where two people read stats and shout at each other about grown men kicking a ball. In this very special episode, we interview Adam Hopcroft - a certified FPL veteran with several high-level (top 10k or above) finishes. Adam goes through his picking process, what to look out for, and who he's transferring in next this season. The audio is a little spotty in places due to Skype's ever-present connection issues, but I've done my best to improve the sound quality...

Duration:00:59:30

Episode 13: Yes, Mark Hughes Still Has a Job

11/28/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. When will the torture for Saints fans end? Will Man Utd survive their relegation scrap? And welcome back to the world's best-preserved meme, Claudio Ranieri.

Duration:01:20:08

Episode 12: Fine Digneing

11/21/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Speaking of podcast episodes, here's another one. Audio quality is better. I promise not to hit the microphone like Mark Hughes hits the bottle after every loss any more.

Duration:01:16:40

Episode 11: The Jokanovic in the Pack

11/7/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Derby day cometh. Is it always Derby day in Derby? The man that broke football. Should you buy silver? If a team is relegated in the forest, is Big Sam there to save it?

Duration:01:14:50

Episode 10: Great Success!

10/31/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. In this episode, we cover an avalanche of numbers, the concept of subjectivity in FPL, and whether Martial does enough running for Jack's liking. Makes good listening for when you're doing things you need ambient noise for.

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 9: Yin and 'Yang

10/24/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Today, we discuss Gameweek 9, our previews for Gameweek 10, and completely ignore Watford. We've got stats coming out of our ears and sensational headlines for yours. Wenger to Fulham? It's more likely than you think (it's not likely, don't worry).

Duration:01:17:56

Episode 8: You must be Joking, Hazard

10/17/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Today, we discuss Gameweek 8, our previews for Gameweek 9, and bask in the glory of James's Doherty captaincy. Hazard, the premium forwards, and some gigantic mega-reckons too. The whole shebang.

Duration:01:04:10

Episode 7: It'll Be All Wry on the Night

10/3/2018
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WARNING: The theme tune is at the top of this episode. RIP headphones users. Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Today, we discuss Gameweek 7, our previews for Gameweek 8, who the essential players are this season, and reminisce over the thrilling sight of Cardiff vs. Burnley. In addition, James has a left-field right-back captaincy pick, and Jack maintains the...

Duration:01:06:35

Episode 6: Attack on Brighton

9/27/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. Today, we discuss where James has been, display 'artwork' (RIP headphone users) and finally get around to the real burning question: just how long can we wait until the Cardiff vs. Burnley Super Sunday before we explode in excitement?

Duration:01:03:24

Episode 5: Mo is me, for I am Rondon

9/19/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. In this episode, we bemoan our previous gameweek performance, spin Pep's wheel, and find ourselves at an impasse over one of the great conundrums of our time - MoSalah or NoSalah?

Duration:01:07:47

Episode 4: The Egyptian Budget F*cker

9/12/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. In this episode, we invite our special guest Matt to join us in bemoaning the international break, find it within us to compliment West Ham, and invite you to join us in guessing the name of the Egyptian budget f*cker.

Duration:01:28:02

Episode 3: We Talk About Zaha's Groin A Lot

9/5/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. This time, we have a cheeky look at all of the games from last week, make sweeping projections on tiny amounts of data, and discuss groin injuries, dribbling, and whether the truth really is in the whole.

Duration:01:02:29

Episode 2: The Furry Menace

8/29/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. In this episode, Jack and James cover a truckload of stats, discuss the anonymity of being a Watford player, and completely forget that Fulham's next few fixtures are absolutely fine (got them mixed up with Cardiff, sorry!). Also featured is one of my cats, who insisted on interrupting us part way through with unmeetable...

Duration:01:04:57

Episode 1: Non Compos Mendis

8/23/2018
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Welcome to The Numbers Game, your (hopefully) authoritative and stat-driven guide to winning your Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues and increasing your overall rank. In the first episode (yes, we did miss the first gameweek) Jack and James cover Man City's continuing form, Salah, Brighton's Liverpudlian curse, and why Mark Hughes plays three at the back.

Duration:01:22:06