Everyone in Fantasy Premier League heard about the data and analytics revolution and realized that the landscape is changing rapidly, but not everyone has time to keep up with the news. We are here to bring you the latest and best about data, analytics, Moneyball approaches to FPL, how it works, advantages, pitfalls, and more. Bas, the eye-test manager, and Sertalp, the analytics manager, compare their notes and talk about FPL from two different angles.
Episode 13. Optimal
Bas and Sertalp talk about what "optimal" means in FPL, and evaluate Kane to Haaland premium switch from an analytical perspective.
Episode 12. GW1 Choices Part 2
Last episode before the start! Bas and Sertalp talk about what prediction data gives as optimal squad, which formations appear more, what are some of the choices waiting optimization solver users before the deadline.
Episode 11. GW1 Choices Part 1
Bas is back! ✈ Apparently he didn't stop thinking about FPL even on the beach, read a book, and came back with more questions than answers. As we get closer to the GW1 deadline, Bas and Sertalp talk about premium goalkeepers, 'No Salah' madness, players to consider, and have a brief look at the raw-data-optimal team. Another 1 hour episode, so you might want to take that longer route for your commute, perhaps...
Episode 10. Uncertainty Pod
As we get closer to GW1, Sertalp hosts Simon and Jamie of the Corridor of Uncertainty podcast. While Bas is away, they talk about their podcast plans, Grass vs Analytics, heated Twitter discussions, what is in FPL's future, models, and answer questions. It's a much longer than usual, but a pretty spicy episode. 🌶
Episode 9. Q/A with Jan the Expected Minutes Magician
In this special 1-hour episode Sertalp hosts Jan Kępski, an analytics-focused manager with lots of fame with his amazing minute predictions. Jan covers latest transfers while Bas is away, and answers questions from Sertalp and pod listeners.
Episode 8. Models and Solvers
FPL. IS. BACK. 🔥
Bas and Sertalp cover latest confirmed transfers, and go back to analytics basics: what data is needed for FPL analytics, how is it used, what is a solver. Enjoy the first episode of the new season.