September 23, 2023


FPL Tips, News and Chip Strategy

GW8 FPL tips: wildcard draft, team selection, chip strategies predicted line-ups | complete GW8 guide

After the postponement of GW7, gameweek 8 is here and we’d be hoping it goes as planned. In this article, we’d be putting together our GW8 tips, we’d be covering captain picks, wildcard drafts, chip strategies, predicted line-ups, team selection, transfer targets, differential picks and lastly, we’d be looking at some of the best expert opinions from Twitter and Reddit.

So do make sure to click on the various articles that would be linked below, as those links would take you to those individual articles.

GW8 News: would gameweek 8 still commence

The Premier League is expected to resume this gameweek and GW8 fixtures are expected to go as planned. But games that would be played in London are the ones that are a doubt right now.

So, from an FPL point of view Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Spurs’ game could be postponed or rescheduled. The Premier League however, are doing their very best to ensure that all games this weekend go as planned.

For a more detailed overview, do make sure to check out this article:

Premier League football set to return but Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal clashes uncertain

Recent news has it that Man United vs Leeds, Chelsea vs Liverpool and Brighton vs Crystal Palace are all going to be postponed and only seven games would be played this weekend.

GW8 tips: when should you wildcard, bench boost or free hit

The proper usage of these FPL chips, can see a rise in rankings for you, while a careless use of your chips, can lead to a drastic fall in rankings. In other words, your FPL chips are really important and they can decide how high you rank in the game.

In this article, we provide you with important dates in the 2022/23 season, we look at when potential double gameweeks might come up, we also take look at when the international breaks would be starting and then we use that information to draft out an FPL chip strategy guide that can help you get the best out of your various FPL chips.

And if your strategy involves wildcarding this gameweek, we’ve got you, as we’d also be creating numerous GW8 wildcard drafts.

GW8 team selection, scout picks and free hit team

After a short break away from FPL last week, GW8 is here and we’re back with our weekly team selection article. The news we’ve got right now is that games seven games are expected to go on and only the Chelsea vs Liverpool, Man United vs Leeds and Crystal Palace vs Leeds games have been postponed.

We’ve then gone ahead to use the information we’ve gathered so far this week to create our idea GW8 team that could also be of great use to those who are looking to free hit this gameweek.

Some of the best GW8 wildcard teams to consider

With all the postponement of fixtures in recent weeks, wildcarding in gamewek 8 isn’t the worst of ideas. In fact, if you had your wildcard active in GW7 and you’ve been tinkering with your team, your team has probably increased in value.

After a below par GW6, we do think the break in GW7 was needed. We have now had enough time to think and come up with different strategies and wildcard drafts that could be of use to those looking to wildcard in GW8.

In this article we shared various GW8 wildcard drafts and we also answered some questions being asked in the FPL world by FPL managers. Questions like: Should I use my wildcard or Free hit in GW8? Should you still go big at the back? and lastly, Is it time to move Mo Salah on?.

Do make sure to check out this article there is a lot of helpful information in there.

GW8 differential picks: rising through the FPL ranks

In this article, we’d be conducting an experiment with an FPL team that’s currently ranked 8,982,796 in the world, we’d be seeing how high we can get this team to finish this season.

We’d be deploying various strategies and tips in a bid to get this team to finish in the top 100K. We’ve not done such experiment before and this would be the first time we’d be doing this.

If you enjoy such experiments then feel free to follow us through this journey as we’d be looking to rise through the FPL ranks. Some of the tips we’d be sharing in this article would also be useful for those who are looking to climb up their FPL mini-leagues.

There are so many things we can do in FPL to improve our ranking and one of those things we can do, is to get in a couple of differentials.

And that’s the first strategy we’d be deploying with this team. We’d be looking to get in a couple of differentials, alongside a couple of highly owned FPL assets.

In this article we’ve listed a couple of nice differential picks for those who are on a wildcard and are looking to climb through the ranks.

GW8 captain picks: Mitrovic, Haaland, Jesus, Kane – the best GW8 captains

A blank gameweek in GW7 means that there was no games and so we didn’t get to captain any players. However, GW8 is here and it’s not business as usual yet, as a couple of teams have had their games postponed.

The postponement of games means that we have a smaller number of players to select our GW8 captains from. Even at that, it’s not going to be easy and there are still a lot of really good captain picks this gameweek.

We’ve got five players that we think are standout captain choices and would be worth captaining this gameweek. In this article we’d share five of the best GW8 captains and we’d reveal who our GW8 captain would be.