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Expert fantasy football analysis every gameweek from the team at FantasyBet.

Expert fantasy football analysis every gameweek from the team at FantasyBet.
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Expert fantasy football analysis every gameweek from the team at FantasyBet.

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English


Episodes

Ep 34: Are Tammy Abraham and a Cheap Defence Essential?

9/18/2019
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James, Mark and Holly reflect on a painful Gameweek 5 and look ahead to Gameweek 6. That includes a discussion on Abraham’s form, premium defenders, Salah vs Mane, Sterling’s new blanking habit, captaincy options and loads more. We also answer your questions and Mark gets his diva on over the colour of his tea. It’s all on this episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:41:26

UCL Ep 1: Champions League Fantasy Returns!

9/16/2019
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With £10,000 up for grabs in FantasyBet's UCL fantasy contest, James is joined by Holly from Fantasy Football Community to talk all things Champions League Fantasy. Bargains, differentials, fixtures, odds and the long, juicy list of premiums are all covered.Who has Holly picked for her Gameweek 1 team? Why does she prefer Ronaldo over Messi? Find out on Episode 34 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:33:04

Ep 33: What to do Ahead of Gameweek 5

9/11/2019
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Mark and James welcome Holly from Fantasy Football Community and FPL_Dave for a chat about Gameweek 5 and beyond. We discuss Wildcard squads, Laporte replacements, double Liverpool defence, premium attackers, budget attackers and pretty much everything in between. Plus, the panel consider which Premier League player they'd most like to slice open and Mark almost dies before the end of the episode. All of this, plus loads of your questions answered, in Episode 33 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:48:46

Ep 32: What Have We Learned After 4 Gameweeks?

9/4/2019
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In Episode 32 of the Fantasy Weekly, Mark and James take stock of the first 4 gameweeks of FPL action. We look at the underlying stats winners and losers, the most surprising teams, the all-important eye test and answer some of your questions too. There's also more concern raised about the welfare of Mark's elderly neighbour. All of that, plus loads more, on part 1 of our international break double-header.

Duration:00:43:10

Ep 31: James Hates Pukki, Mark Doesn't

8/28/2019
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James returns from holiday to join Mark in discussing the first 3 gameweeks. With the former on his Wildcard, the latter chastises him over the exclusion of that Finnish bloke that plays for Norwich. His name's Puke or something like that, and apparently he's alright. There's also a discussion on the changing template structure, premium strikers, budget midfielders and everything in between. All of that, plus plenty more, on this week's episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:35:40

Ep 30: Wildcards & Price Changes Ahead of Gameweek 3

8/21/2019
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On Episode 30 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast, it’s all about the key talking points from the opening weeks and popular moves ahead of Gameweek 3. James is on holiday in Croatia scouting the future generation of budget midfielders but has carefully selected his replacement in hotly-tipped £4.0 Scottish defender, Dave. Dave and Mark dive into this week's hot topics; contemplating wildcards, rueing price changes and deliberating captaincies. All of this, plus plenty more, on this week's episode...

Duration:00:44:42

Ep 29: Gameweek 1 Reflections, Gameweek 2 Predictions

8/14/2019
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On Episode 29 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast, it's all about the key talking points from Gameweek 1 and the most intriguing elements of Gameweek 2. Mark and James discuss the likes of Brighton, Man United and Chelsea, as well as who they're likely to captain in Gameweek 2 and whether they're going to make any transfers this week. There's also chat about budget options, holiday plans and a desperate attempt by James to replace Mark with his more FPL-astute wife. All of this, plus plenty more,...

Duration:00:45:37

Ep 28: Last Minute FPL Season Predictions and Final, Final Drafts.

8/9/2019
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With Mark in transit, Holly from @FFCommunity_ joins us to talk final drafts and season predictions. We look at the players we'd put in our zombie teams, the teams we think will be relegated and the FPL assets we expect to be the most disappointing. If you're hoping to avoid last-minute tinkering, this probably isn't the podcast for you. There's loads more on the final preseason episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:27:24

Ep 27: Gameweek 1 Preview With FPL Team Reveals

8/8/2019
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Mark and James reveal their strangely similar FPL drafts ahead of Gameweek 1. There's also discussion on the weekend's most exciting fixtures, early captaincies, team structure and, of course, hangover cures. Plus, Mark backtracks on his previous mocking and wholeheartedly backs Christian Benteke as a valid FPL pick. All of this, plus plenty more, on Episode 27 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:32:43

Ep 26: Where Are We After The 19/20 Preseason?

8/7/2019
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Mark and James take stock of where the key FPL teams are after a preseason of transfers, friendlies and dubious "international cups". That means looking at what we know and what still remains a mystery. Who's nailed? Who's a doubt? Why is assembling a Gameweek 1 team so darn hard? All of these questions, along with some of yours, will be answered in Episode 26 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:42:35

Ep 25: The Fundamental Strategies and Tactics for FPL Success

7/31/2019
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As the 2019/20 season quickly approaches, Mark and James set about outlining the key principles needed to win at FPL. This is an evergreen episode, which means you should be able to come back to this episode at any point during the season and glean handy nuggets of wisdom from it. There's discussion on patience, team management, tactics to improve your overall rank, statistical analysis and the all-important eye-test. All of that, plus plenty more on episode 25 of the Fantasy Weekly podcast....

Duration:00:41:04

Ep 24: The Best Differentials for FPL 2019-20

7/24/2019
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Holly from Fantasy Football Community joins Mark and James for a discussion on the best differentials ahead of the 2019/20 season. We try to unearth the hidden forwards, midfielders, defenders and goalkeepers that are currently being overlooked by FPL managers. All of this, plus plenty more, in this incredibly sweaty episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast. JOIN OUR £50,000 FPL DIVISIONS CONTEST!!...

Duration:00:36:11

The Best Premium Players for FPL 2019-20

7/17/2019
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With Mark currently getting sunburnt in Montenegro, Holly Shand of @FFCommunity_ fame takes the reigns on our premium players special. We talk about options in every position, which uncovers some eye-opening revelations about Holly's current team. Plus, your questions get answered and the age-old discussion about whether Irn-Bru goes with lager is rekindled. Obviously. All of this, plus plenty more, on this week's premium player special of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:43:33

The Best Mid-Priced Players for FPL 2019-20

7/10/2019
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After the weathering the budget storm last episode, we get stuck in to the bountiful mid-priced FPL player price bracket. That means looking at the best forwards, midfielders, defenders and goalkeepers that aren’t going to break the bank but can still yield some strong returns. We also answer some of your questions and Mark talks holiday plans and terrorising innocent pensioners. All of this, plus plenty more, on this week’s mid-priced FPL player special of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:55:45

The Best Budget Players for FPL 2019-20

7/3/2019
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In this episode of the Fantasy Weekly, we discuss the best budget FPL players ahead of the 2019/20 season. That means a detailed look at the bargain basement assets in every position that can slot into your FPL team alongside the sexier premiums. We also answer some of your questions, and Mark gloats about his shockingly low team ID. Surely that'll be his only success next season... All of this, plus plenty more, on the budget FPL players special of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:43:56

Balancing the budget and FPLGeneral's fantasy comeback

6/26/2019
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We start this week's Fantasy Weekly podcast with a discussion about the budgetary limitations of assembling a good squad ahead of the 19/20 season. There's also chat about early transfers, the Women's World Cup and Mark's surprising recent fantasy success. All of this, plus much more, on this week's episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:34:35

Premier League fixture releases and Women's World Cup updates

6/19/2019
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Holly from FFCommunity_ joins Mark and James once again after a 1 week break. We discuss the 19/20 fixtures - what they mean for the early phase of the season and whether the "difficult teams" are actually still difficult. There's also chat about the Women's World Cup, colour-blindness and a chance for Mark to redeem himself in another mini-game. All of this, plus plenty more, on this week's episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:48:40

The Women's World Cup special with Holly from @FFCommunity_

6/5/2019
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Mark and James are joined by Holly Shand, the brains behind the very popular Fantasy Football Community, to discuss the upcoming Women's World Cup. We talk bookies' odds, the players we're looking at and those cheeky differentials. There's also a mini-game with an actual prize up for grabs, plus plenty more on this week's episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:40:42

European final fantasy with Mark Baku on the mic

5/29/2019
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Mark and James reunite for a chat about the European finals. With FantasyBet hosting loads of 6-a-side tournaments for the European finals, we were given the perfect excuse to pretend the FPL season was still going with chat about Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs and Liverpool assets. There's talk about how we think the games will go, which players we think will shine and why 6-a-side fantasy is a more tactically nuanced version of its FPL cousin. It's all coming up on this week's episode of the...

Duration:00:25:47

How useful are bookies odds and underlying stats for FPL managers?

5/22/2019
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In this episode, James plunges into the depths of the numbers that informed so much of our decision making last season. Looking at underlying stats and bookies' odds, he attempts to determine how valuable these metrics are, and whether they can be safely used next season as a means of predicting FPL outcomes. His conclusions are all included in this condensed episode of the Fantasy Weekly podcast.

Duration:00:23:24