Daily Fantasy Premier League Preview: 2 Dec

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Three games on Sunday to close out round 14. Two of the three are cracking derbies too, so the day shapes up to be a very entertaining one.

It is shaping up to be a cracker at PlayON too, with Daily Fantasy Premier League offerings for these blockbuster games. To make your sides blockbusting ones as well, I have selected my best picks for your sides in each game.

Chelsea v. Fulham

A win for the new manager to break the bad run of form for the Cottagers last out, but they remain in last place. Chelsea suffered a first loss of the season at the hands of Spurs, but are still in the top four and will want to bounce back with a win here.

The stats suggest the Blues are a good chance to do so. In 26 previous encounters, Fulham have won just one, while Chelsea have 15 victories.

Form points to a home win and six clean sheets for the Blues points to their defenders for DFS as well.

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Two quiet weeks for Eden Hazard (£15.8m) but do not forget he has seven goals and four assists in less than ten games’ worth of playing time so far.

Up against a leaky Fulham defence, is this the week he hits form again? Highly likely.

Value Pick

Bit-part game time the last couple, but when he got a decent run, Ross Barkley (£8m) picked up three goals and three assists in three games.

Seems to be taking his chances when he gets them, keep an eye on team sheets.

POD Pick

A lowly average of 660, and limited playing time of late, there are many who will overlook Olivier Giroud (£10.2m) for this one.

However, the forward comes in off the confidence of two goals midweek. The last time a Chelsea player did that (Loftus-Cheek a few weeks ago) they scored on the weekend in the league. Omen?

Arsenal v. Spurs

One of the biggest UK derbies, and one that has lasted the length of the Premier League era. Arsenal come into this looking to extend an 11 match unbeaten run in the league while Spurs are here from three straight wins.

There have been 52 North London derbies since 1992. The Gunners currently lead 19-12 in terms of wins (21 draws) but Spurs have won two of the last three.

Tough result to pick, but I can see both sides finding the net, which brings forward players on both sides into DFS contention.

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After a quiet start to the season, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£16m) now has eight goals, including one last out.

That form has taken him to an average around the 1600 mark, much more befitting of his price tag.

My favourite to bag a Gunners’ goal in this one.

Value Pick

Whilst his average of 780 is not huge, the price tag of Lucas Torreira (£7.2m) makes him an interesting one.

Just two assists for the season, so if he can add any attacking stats to his base in this one, he shapes as a real bargain!

Liverpool v. Everton

Like its North London counterpart, the Merseyside derby is also one spanning the length of the Premier League. Everton travel across town having lost just one in five, while the hosts remain one of the two unbeaten teams after 13 rounds.

In their 52 league meetings, the Reds have 22 wins to the Toffees’ nine, with 22 draws. History, and form favour Liverpool and eight clean sheets from 13 games probably shades their defenders over Everton’s forwards for your PlayON sides. It is a derby though, so backing a clean sheet could always be risky,

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Starting to break the second season syndrome talk, Mohamed Salah (£17.2m) now has seven goals for the season, four in his last five, with four assists.

Back to his scoring ways and already with a derby goal from last season, he is a great chance to snag a goal or two here.

Value Pick

A goal and assist in his last two, and seven clean sheets for the season, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£8.4m) costs nearly a million less than the Reds’ other full back in Andy Robertson, and averages around 250 more.

That makes him an absolute steal and, if he keeps pushing forward, the scores can only go one way.

POD Pick

The odds for this one point to a Liverpool win, but if you fancy the power of the derby meaning Everton at least get on the scoresheet, it is worth having a go at Richarlison (£9.2m).

Still averaging 1245, with six goals for the season, and getting big game time, the Brazilian is good odds to be in the mix if the Toffees score. With most players backing the Reds win, it could see low ownership for any visiting players.

 

Another week down and we continue into December for Round 15 midweek. For now though, head to the Games Lobby to enter the last of your Week 14 teams into PlayON comps.

Good luck!

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