League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LPL/LCK, 6/16/20

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The LCK Summer Split is officially here, and we have League of Legends DFS action! The LPL was already underway, and now we add the LCK to the fold, giving us more teams to choose from. Let's break down the LPL/LCK slate for Wednesday, June 17th, and see who stands out. (Just a heads up, the slate locks at 4:00 a.m. EST). Here are the starting lineups for the LPL. Generally, the LCK doesn't release starting lineups prior to the games.

Team Match Record Map Record Current Standings
Invictus Gaming 1-1 2-2 10th
Rogue Warriors 0-1 0-2 15th
Edward Gaming 1-1 3-2 8th
Suning 2-2 4-5 7th

Here are the four teams on this slate from the LPL, which brings us two relatively close matchups. This should present fantasy options across the board and diverse options during roster construction.

TeamSpring Split FinishPreseason Rankings
Afreeca Freecs6th6th
SANDBOX Gaming9th9th

This is the first day of the LCK Summer Split -- a fresh start for every team. T1 versus DragonX will be the headliner of the day, as it showcases plenty of elite players.

Star - 1.5x Points

Teddy, T1 ($9,800) finished the LCK Spring Split as one of the best -- if not the best -- ADCs, and that is where we should expect him to be for the Summer. He ended with the highest Kill/Death/Assist Ratio (KDA) among ADCs in the LCK, the fourth-highest average kills per game, the highest average Creep Score (CS) per game, and the second-fewest average deaths per game.

Teddy is dominant in the bot lane for T1, and he should pick up right where he left off -- an elite level of production every series.


Bin, Suning ($7,900) comes in as a slight underdog in this series versus EDG, and they find themselves as some of the cheapest players on the slate. EDG, historically, are a very strong team but are off to a very average start in the Summer Split. Suning aren't amazing by any means, but they have picked up two series wins so far in the Summer.

In those wins, Bin has 16 kills, 33 assists, and 12 deaths -- presenting us a strong option in the top lane given his cheaper salary.


Cuzz, T1 ($8,700) is a great way to get exposure to T1 is you aren't able to pay up for Teddy or Faker ($9,000). Cuzz is a high-impact jungler and finished the Spring Split with the highest KDA, the fourth-highest Kill Participation (KP) Percentage, and the highest average assists per game. When T1 picks up kills, Cuzz is very likely to be involved and rack up fantasy points in a hurry.


ALL IN, Afreeca Freecs ($8,800) is a very interesting option in the mid lane for a few reasons.

First off, his salary puts him as only the fourth-most expensive Mid-Laner on the slate -- which helps with roster construction overall. Next, Afreeca Freecs are in a very winnable matchup versus SANDBOX, which would make him a strong point-per-dollar play if Afreeca can win the series. Finally, both Scout ($9,000) and Faker are only a few hundred dollars more than ALL IN, and those two are objectively better players. The potential for fewer people rostering ALL IN is something to consider in tournaments.


Hope, EDG ($10,000) is the definition of consistency for ADCs in the LPL and a prime option anytime he is available. Hope has played two series (five maps) so far in the Summer Split, posting 23 kills, 31 assists, and a rough 13 deaths. The upside will always be there for Hope. He just needs to limit the deaths to boost his floor of fantasy points.


Jelly, Afreeca Freecs ($7,600) could be one of the cheaper supports who ends up on a winning side. Trying to jam in two of the elite ADCs on this slate is looking like an ideal roster construction path, and you need every bit of savings to make it work. Jelly would make a good pairing with ALL IN or Mystic ($9,600).


Suning ($7,300) come in as the second-cheapest option at the team spot and can be used as a bit of a punt play. They are 2-2 to start the LPL Summer Split and picked up 54 FanDuel points or more in each of their two wins.