fantasy premier league forwards GW18 – player rankings for forwards |

Here’s our fantasy premier league forwards GW18 article where we give our forward player rankings for GW18. There’s a table of information and discussion on some players of interest

fantasy premier league forwards GW18 – player rankings for forwards

I outline my FPL strategy along with 10 other FFGeek contributors in our new EBook.

A reminder of the additional Patreon content

$2 plus Vat per calendar month

* Weekly podcasts with myself and the FFGeek Contributors

* All the articles on advert free

$3 plus Vat per Calender month (plus the above)

* access to the FFGeek Contributor tracker team incl live transfers (52k OR in 19/20)

*access to Joseph Crilleys transfer planner and points projection tool

* access to the the Patreon Planner team runs from Joe’s planner projection tool incl live transfers (32k OR 19/20)

* Imaginary wildcard articles

*Bandwagon and Sinking Ships articles

*Slack Channel access

*access to private FPL leagues

 No Commitment beyond 1 Calender month

Important note before going further

The first schedule ranks players by their NON penalty underlying stats and expected assists converted to FPL points in GW1-17 . Those who have taken penalties or are expected to be the penalty taker have an * next to their name

The form gives their ranking from the season/last 10 gameweeks/ last 5 gameweeks

The BGW/DGW column shows whether they have either in 18 and 19.

Then there’s there fixture ease ranking  and then there value for money rating.

The 2nd schedule shows their xG90 (expected goals) and xA90 (expected assists) plus their shots per 90 and key passes per 90 and their average minutes played (when they appear) over the season.

There’s no anytime goalscorer odds at the minute.

I’ve already posted the defender rankings  and midfielders rankings

Player values are as of Friday 8 January

The schedule ranked by forwards NON penalty underlying stats over GW1-17 

Here is the link to the google spreadsheet. You can go to file>make a copy and then sort it how you like.  600 mins needed to qualify.  Stats are from the free site


fantasy premier league forwards gw18

A few players worth commenting on

Players not in the schedule

Players not in the schedule as they haven’t met the minutes threshold are Giroud, Antonio, Aguero and Benteke.

Not in due to injury doubts are Welbeck, Jimenez, Adams and Grant

Not in due to gametime risk are Abraham, McBurnie, Mitrovic and Ayew

Calvert Lewin

Ranked number 1 over the season but has dipped recently as you can see from the form stats.  6 of the last 10 games have seen pretty poor stats.There is a theory that it’s temporary due to the absence of Digne and Rodriguez.  Both are on their way back.  We will see whether that improves his form


Ranked number 2 over the season before you take penalties into account.  Does have a good mixture of shot and assist stats with no forward making more key passes per 90.  Has seen quite a fall off in quality of stats recently  although volumes are still reasonable.  Unsurprisingly it seems that games where either Spurs or their opponents or both have no interest in attacking have caused the dip.  These were games v Leicester, Wolves, Arsenal, Chelsea and Man City.


Surprisingly high in the rankings.  However 5 of the last 6 games have been pretty poor not also helped by minutes issues.  Has undershot his stats as well.  Seems to have a history of big over performance or under performance.  Does have pens.


Like a number of players a fixture against Leeds really helps the stats.  4 of the last 7 have been good though which is helpful timing with the Double gameweek coming up.

Ings and Jesus

Both just have really bad stats.  Ings is helpfully over performing as he did last season and has penalties.  Jesus has neither helping him out.

A fixture ease schedule for attacking players

Here’s a graphic where the teams are ranked by the ease of the defences they face over the next 6 gameweeks

fantasy premier league fixture difficulty GW18

Other Posts

Ben and Joes draft Free Hit teams

Analysing the teams of 10 top FPL managers

Early thoughts on the FFGeek team

FFGeek Contributors teams part 2

FFGeek Contributors teams part 3

Defender player rankings

Midfield player rankings

The FFGeek Podcast

A fixture difficulty article

A season blanks and doubles schedule

Andrew’s strategy for BGW18 and DGW19

Follow  FFGeek on   twitter and facebook and instagram for article updates and news

Auto join the FFGeek FPL league

#fantasy #premier #league #forwards #GW18 #player #rankings #forwards

Recent Articles

Another league start for Bale as Everton make do without injured Rodriguez again |

Double Gameweek 26 edges towards its conclusion, with two early-evening kick-offs at Craven Cottage and the Hawthorns preceding the clash between Liverpool and...

Who has the best and worst upcoming FPL fixtures? |

Our frisk of the fixtures sees us assess the Premier League clubs with the strongest and weakest runs of league matches over the...

FPL teams DGW27 – 4 FFGeek Contributors teams part 1 |

Here’s our article where 4 FFGeek Contributors show their FPL teams DGW27. There’s Rick Porter, Scott Taylor, Ben Wooton and Kris O.   FPL...

Exclusive free FanTeam event for Fantasy Football Scout users in Gameweek 27 |

Sponsored by FanTeamFanTeam are teaming up with Fantasy Football Scout to launch an exclusive free event for readers of this site.This Free Roll...

The Scout Squad’s best players for FPL Double Gameweek 27 |

Double Gameweek 26 may not yet be over but the Scout Squad panel are already looking ahead to the weekend’s fixtures.This is the...

Related Stories

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay on op - Ge the daily news in your inbox