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# Fantasy football team using FIFA14 stats

Hi, so I've come up with a plan to take all English Premier League Fifa 14 player stats and come up with a way to generate the best possible fantasypremierleague.com team

Basically from a pool of 600 players who have 1 of 3 positions, Defender, Midfielder, Forward, I have $100m to spend on a team of 5 Defs, 5 Mids, and 3 Fors. I have assigned a price to each player.

I first want to filter out the players with <10 appearances this season and players with no price. Then taking the remainding player stats from Fifa14, generate a total stat number by adding and multiplying the player attributes.

Finally I want to find these 13 players, not exceed my budget, and ensure that I only have a maximum of 3 players from any one team.

Tough job I know, I was just wondering if you could point me in the right direction as to the method using RM.

Cheers

Red

Basically from a pool of 600 players who have 1 of 3 positions, Defender, Midfielder, Forward, I have $100m to spend on a team of 5 Defs, 5 Mids, and 3 Fors. I have assigned a price to each player.

I first want to filter out the players with <10 appearances this season and players with no price. Then taking the remainding player stats from Fifa14, generate a total stat number by adding and multiplying the player attributes.

Finally I want to find these 13 players, not exceed my budget, and ensure that I only have a maximum of 3 players from any one team.

Tough job I know, I was just wondering if you could point me in the right direction as to the method using RM.

Cheers

Red

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## Answers

3Contributor I1. Total spend (price) <100million

2. No more than 3 players from any one team

I would really appreciate any help, even a guess as to my next move

Cheers

3Contributor IGood luck

578UnicornSounds like an interesting project, I'd love to hear updates on how it goes through the season.

A couple of things to note (depending on how your fantasy football team is played). With the ones I have you can sub players in through the season / buy & sell & (the most important part) pick a captain each week for double points.

Picking the best team at the start of the season only helps for maybe 3 weeks at most, after which the real skill comes from managing the players in the first 11 and captain choices to remain with the highest points each time.

Is your model calculating this? Things to note if it is not are: games due that week (and in the following weeks that month), players recent performance, injuries & recovery times, fluctuating fantasy price.

Hope that's of some help.