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Balancing vs Bargins

With the overwhelming number of players remaining on many managers teams as "season keepers" or "enablers" causing unusually low weekly scores?

Have players like Cazorla, Sterling, Hazard, Lallana and Jaaskelainen, who continue to perform well or at the very least return their value clouded our vision on choosing a balanced team?

Normally, one or two players similar to the one's listed above could be found on any number of teams. What I am seeing this season is that nearly ALL are on many teams allowing many managers to be "star struck" when choosing the remainder of their team.

That means being able to have a front line consisting of Hazard/Rooney/Aguero AND even possibly Bale in your midfield on a given week or paying 30 for a single player while all along throwing match ups out the window.

The catch is we have 4-5 players returning value but that value is set very low like Sterling at 3.0. Then the remainder of our "star studded" cast perform far below average leaving us with scores well below the 100 point mark which appears to be the measuring stick for most managers for a weekly score.

With one game remaining in week 10 we have on our leader board a top score of 1081.00 which means the best of the best this season is barely over that 100 point per week mark.

How does that score measure against past seasons at this juncture ?

What do you think?

Are there factors I am not considering?

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