Fantrax EPL: Gameweek 4 Sleepers XI

Our Gameweek 4 Sleepers XI article provides Fantrax managers with a lineup of Fantasy EPL hidden gems.  Our starting eleven of Draft Premier League differential picks will help you find a golden ticket to a big score this weekend!  These hints and tips will give you a better chance of picking up an all-important victory, as one of our picks could easily make the difference in a Head-to-Head game!

We'll be focusing on players that will bring us not only attacking returns or clean sheets, but also those players that score Ghost Points in the sophisticated and statistics based Fantrax Scoring System!


Fantasy EPL Gameweek 4 Sleepers XI

For this article, we use the % rostered from Fantrax. Our only rule is that each player we highlight is required to be rostered in 60% of leagues or below at the time of writing. Therefore there's a good chance these players will be free agents in your Fantrax Draft League!


GK: Bernd Leno

Team: Arsenal

Opponent: Norwich (Home)

Rostered: 8%

Points Last Gameweek: 3.5

Prospects: Arsenal have yet to keep a clean sheet this season, but I would back their first one to come this gameweek. Leno has scored somewhat well considering his teams horrible start to the year, and could be in for his first double digit outing of the season. I would expect Arteta to keep things tight to ensure Arsenal don't fall 1-0 here, and Leno could be in for 2-3 saves and a clean sheet.


DEF: Mason Holgate

Team: Everton

Opponent: Burnley (Home)

Rostered: 25%

Points Last Gameweek: 18

Prospects: The only reason I like Burnley in the league is to stream starting defenders against them! Holgate should get a runout against Burnley and could be in for another double digit score. Everton have been inconsistently defensively this season, but they kept their first clean sheet last gameweek against Brighton. Holgate has 9 aerial wins in two starts and could see another 5-8 won this week against a side who like playing long balls up to their front two. Because of this, Holgate could offer you DEF2 value this week.


DEF: Willy Boly

Team: Wolves

Opponent: Watford (Away)

Rostered: 12%

Points Last Gameweek: 0

ProspectsWilly Boly should be back in the XI this week, after missing the first three games through injury. Boly should help increase Wolves clean sheet prospects especially against inconsistent Watford. At one point Boly was considered a top 5 defender in Fantrax, and there's no reason he can't get close to those numbers again. Wolves haven't conceded more than 1 goal a game against tough opposition, and have one of the easiest runs in the Premier League coming up. I would pickup Boly in the hopes he becomes a long-term DEF2.


DEF: Adam Masina

Team: Watford

Opponent: Wolves (Home)

Rostered: 8%

Points Last Gameweek: 9

ProspectsMasina could be in for a decent score this week. I like Masina as a DEF3/4 streamer this week due to him taking some set pieces and his strength in the air. Wolves haven't scored this season at all, but even if they do get their first goal this season I would still back Masina to get above 7 points this week.


DEF: Joel Veltman

Team: Brighton

Opponent: Brentford (Away)

Rostered: 38%

Points Last Gameweek: 8.25

ProspectsVeltman came on at half time in the loss to Everton, and put up a tremendous score of 8.25 with no goals or assists. I have no idea how Brighton will line-up this weekend, but if Potter gives his the start, he should be starting for you. Veltman has the potential to be a DEF2 this week in a decent matchup against Brentford.

MID: Joao Moutinho

Team: Wolves

Opponent: Watford (Away)

Rostered: 54%

Points Last Gameweek: 3

ProspectsMoutinho has played very poorly this season, and is very lucky Wolves didn't sign another central midfielder. Moutinho should continue to get starts, for now, and needs to show his quality before being dropped. This is his chance in a decent matchup against leaky Watford. I wouldn't be surprised to see Moutinho get 15 points this week, but also wouldn't be surprised to see him score 1 point.


MID: Mohammed Elyounoussi

Team: Southampton

Opponent: West Ham (Home)

Rostered: 46%

Points Last Gameweek: 22.5

Prospects: The star of GW3 is already 46% rostered, and should get another start against a leaky West Ham defence. Elyounoussi looks hungry for goals and could see another double digit outing this gameweek. If he is available in your league I would pick him up and start him as my MID4/5. It will be interesting to see if Elyounoussi continues to get starts, but if he does he has the upside of a MID3.


MID: Frank Onyeka

Team: Brentford

Opponent: Brighton (Home)

Rostered: 23%

Points Last Gameweek: 0

ProspectsOnyeka missed GW3 with COVID, but should be back in the XI this weekend. Onyeka seems to be a consistent CDM that will rack you up 6-10 points each week, but he needs to prove that consistency for a few more weeks. I do think he is worth starting in what will be a tough midfield battle against Brighton. He should offer similar value to Ndidi if he continues down this path.


MID: Mateo Kovacic

Team: Chelsea

Opponent: Aston Villa (Home)

Rostered: 46%

Points Last Gameweek: 4.5

ProspectsKovacic should be a starter this week in what could be a big win for Chelsea given Aston Villa missing key players in Martinez and Buendia. Kovacic has 1 assist in 2 starts this season, and will be hopeful of another return. Kovacic usually offers a floor of 6-7 points, but I would start him as a MID5 due to a potential return. There are games Kovacic will also completely take over and get you 12 ghost points, but in what should be a routine win such as this, he is worth a start.


FWD: Joshua King

Team: Watford

Opponent: Wolves (Home)

Rostered: 23%

Points Last Gameweek: 16

ProspectsJoshua King is back in the Premier League and will be looking to get back amongst the goals sooner rather than later. I am still not convinced if King is worthy of a weekly roster spot, but given Watford's decent schedule he is worth a gamble as a FWD3/4. King seems to rack up key passes, but also is known for dispossessions from his previous time in the EPL. If King gets an attacking return this week he could get 15+ points for you.


FWD: Bryan Mbeumo

Team: Brentford

Opponent: Brighton (Home)

Rostered: 46%

Points Last Gameweek: 1.5

ProspectsMbeumo is yet to get an attacking return, and should consider himself very unlucky. The winger hasn't scored the best either, mainly due to him playing out of position. I would punt on Mbeumo this week for the last time as a FWD3. Under six points and he should be dropped. Brighton are still figuring out their best XI, and that could work in Brentford's favour, especially with star striker Toney netting his first goal last gameweek.


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