FPL Gameweek 29 Preview – Tips, Fixtures, Stats – 20/21

The Premier League is about to enter the final quarter of the season with just ten Gameweeks remaining.

This weekend there will be just four games to make up Gameweek 29. Those Fantasy Premier League managers who kept hold of their Free Hit chip will be in prime position to climb up the rankings.

With only eight teams to pick from, we look at each Premier League teams’ percentage chance of winning, the most likely goalscorers and which defenders to target for a clean sheet.

Blank Gameweeks are naturally low scoring but can also prove pivotal in the race for mini-league supremacy.

Fulham vs Leeds

  • Home Win: 40%
  • Draw: 26%
  • Away Win: 34%

Fulham couldn’t muster another giant killing and fell to a 3-0 defeat at home to Manchester City. The Cottagers now sit two points from safety but having played one more game than some of the teams above them.

In Gameweek 29, Fulham will host Leeds United at Craven Cottage. The visitors held in-form Chelsea to a goalless draw last week. Patrick Bamford was brought off in the first half due to an injury. £4.6m goalkeeper, Illan Meslier picked up his ninth clean sheet of the season and is averaging 5.5 points per game based on form.

Goalscorer: Patrick Bamford 36%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 31%
  • Away: 27%

Brighton vs Newcastle

  • Home Win: 59%
  • Draw: 27%
  • Away Win: 14%

There was a much-needed win for Brighton last week as they beat Southampton 2-1 away. Captain, Lewis Dunk scored his fourth goal of the season to help boost Brighton’s confidence of keeping their place in the Premier League.

The Seagulls sit in 16th place and this week face 17th placed Newcastle United in a so called ‘six-point’ match. In the last Gameweek, Jamaal Lascelles’s 94th minute equaliser rescued a point for the Magpies in the 1-1 draw with Aston Villa. Priced at just £4.2m, Lascelles has two goals and a clean sheet in the last three games.

Goalscorer: Neal Maupay 40%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 50%
  • Away: 20%

West Ham vs Arsenal

  • Home Win: 33%
  • Draw: 28%
  • Away Win: 39%

West Ham’s hopes of a top four spot took a huge blow last week as they lot 1-0 to Manchester United. The Hammers will be disappointed with their performance as they rarely looked threatening and didn’t manage any shots on target.

Arsenal take on West Ham this week to follow up their North London derby victory with another all-London clash. The Gunners came from behind to win 2-1 as striker Alexandre Lacazette netted his tenth goal of the season which proved to be the winner. The French striker is owned by just 5.1% and has two goals from the last three games.

Goalscorer: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 38%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 27%
  • Away: 30%

Aston Villa vs Tottenham

  • Home Win: 31%
  • Draw: 28%
  • Away Win: 41%

Aston Villa were left disappointed after conceding a late goal to draw 1-1 with Newcastle. The Villains have won just one from the last five games as they continue to struggle for form without Jack Grealish. The England international has just a reported 25% chance of playing in Gameweek 29.

Tottenham head to Villa Park this weekend after their winning streak came to an end against North London rivals, Arsenal. Erik Lamela scored the only goal for Spurs in the 2-1 defeat before he carelessly picked up a second yellow and left the field. Jose Mourinho’s side sit one place above Aston Villa and one point off 6th place.

Goalscorer: Harry Kane 46%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 23%
  • Away: 31%
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