League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LPL, Friday 4/24/20
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Let's break down the LPL slate for Friday, April 24th, and see who stands out. (Just a heads up, the slate locks at 5:00 a.m. EST.)
MVP - 2X Points
The three most expensive players on the slate should be top targets for the MVP spot on this one-series slate. You can look to get different in other spots, but there is no reason you should be passing on the best options when they are getting 2X points. Now, it could be splitting hairs at a certain point among the top options, so let's get an overview of their production.
JackeyLove is the best in every category -- HOWEVER, he was added to the team late in the year and only played six games -- while the other two both played 37 games or more. Take this all into consideration considering JackeyLove is the most expensive -- but might be the best players.
By best I mean, he is the actual best player -- former World Champion. I would rank them in order, JackeyLove, knight, then Jiumeng. It comes down to the fact Top Esports should win this series, and Jiumeng is on Team WE. Always target players who will be on winning teams, and that means JackeyLove and knight.
Star - 1.5X Points
Karsa, Top Esports ($11,500)
The Star spot is where you can get a bit different depending on which team you are stacking. If you are going with a Top Esports stack, Karsa makes sense since he is their jungler and will have a lot of involvement if they are to win the series. He averaged 8.46 assists per game in the Spring Split -- the third-most among qualified junglers.
Teacherma, Team WE ($12,000)
Teacherma seems a bit too expensive on this slate since he is just an average mid laner. This is nothing against him, but in the LPL Spring Split, he finished outside the top 10 in average kills per game and overall Kill/Death/Assist Ratio (KDA). That is a high price tag to pay for a player who is just...good.
With that said, there is still an opportunity here. Team WE are the underdogs in this matchup, and we should see the majority of the ownership on Top Esports and stacks from them. This presents Teacherma as a leverage play and a player to consider if you are rolling out multiple lineups.
yuyanjia/QuiQui, Top Esports ($7,500)
We have a question mark at support for Top Esports. Will it be yuyanjia or QuiQui? They have been splitting games recently, with yuyanjia having a bit more success. This is the twitter account I check to see who will be starting the LPL games. Reminder, just because they are the starter for Game 1, doesn't mean they will be there the entire series.
We could see them swap players in and out if they are losing or want to approach a game in a certain way. This is a wait and see approach to find the starter -- I think it will be yuyanjia, but that's just a guess. Regardless, this is the support player on the team who are the favorites in the series. Take the savings and stack Top Esports.