League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LPL/LCK, 6/20/20
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The LCK Summer Split is officially here, and we have League of Legends DFS action! Let's break down the LPL/LCK slate for Saturday, June 20th, 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.
Star - 1.5x Points
Teddy, T1 ($10,200) and T1 got off to a rough start in their opening match, losing 1-2 to DragonX. That's not what we expected to see from the Spring Split Champions, but they can turn that around, as they are massive favorites versus Hanwha. Teddy ended the Spring Split with the highest Kill/Death/Assist Ratio (KDA) (7.13) among ADCs in the LCK, the third-most averages kills per game (4.16), the second-most average assists per game (4,59), and the second-fewest average deaths per game (1.23).
Teddy has consistently shown to be one of the best ADCs in the LCK and is a prime option for the Star spot for this slate.
369, Top Esports ($8,700) can be rostered confidently in your lineups since we have Top Esports coming in as the favorite versus LGD Gaming. Top Esports are 3-0 (seven total maps) to start the LPL Summer Split, and in that time, we have seen 369 post a total of 22 kills, 54 assists, and only 15 deaths. His lower amount of deaths ensures he maintains a strong floor of points, along with the ability to reach for a ceiling with the strong kills or assists.
Spirit, Afreeca Freecs ($8,600) and Afreeca picked up a 2-0 win in their opening series the other day and will look to continue that versus Team Dynamics. Spirit started his Summer Split with an awesome performance, posting 20 assists, 3 kills, and 2 deaths. That is good for a 74% Kill Participation (KP) Percentage, but it's been only two games -- take it with a grain of salt.
xiye, LGD Gaming ($8,200) is an interesting option in the Mid-Lane, so let's take a look. LGD are 3-0 to start the Summer Split and ready to take on Top Esports, who are also 3-0. Despite both teams being at the top of the standings. Top Esports are strong favorites in this matchup, and all of LGD's players are on the cheaper side for this slate.
This is where xiye comes into play since he is the seventh-most expensive mid-laner on this slate -- despite posting 61 FanDuel points or more in three-straight series. xiye should offer a ton of leverage on this slate and makes a great tournament play.
JackeyLove, Top Esports ($10,100) could not only be the best ADC in LPL, but he could be the best ADC in the world. Top Esports have won three series in this split, but JackeyLove has played in just two of them. In those two series, he posted a total of 29 kills, 26 assists, and 13 deaths. In five total games played for JackeyLove, he's averaging nearly six kills per game, which is amazing.
Between Teddy and JackeyLove, there are two elite options at ADC on this slate, and you should look to have one of them in as many lineups as you can afford.
Cold, OMG ($7,600) has a favorable salary for this slate and comes in with 21 assists or more in two of his last three series. Cold is on OMG, who are 0-4 to start the Summer Split with a map record of 2-8. Despite losing, they are playing a ton of maps, which gives Cold some added upside at a position with a capped ceiling.
The 0-4 record doesn't sound appealing, but OMG are playing Dominus Esports, who are 0-3 with a map record of 0-6.
Afreeca Freecs ($7,500) are the cheapest among the four favorites on this slate. That's the main reason you should look to target them as their combination of cheap salary and decent win odds cannot be matched on this slate. They are facing off against Team Dynamics, who won their first series of the Summer Split but are the team who were promoted from the second-tier league in Korea. We can feel good about targeting Afreeca Freecs in this one.