League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LCS, 6/27/20
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The LCS Summer Split is officially here, and the official schedule is here, which will show you each week they will have two games on Fridays, four on Saturdays, and four on Sundays. All matches are a single game, not a best-of-three series. This slate locks on Saturday, June 27th at 4 p.m. EST.
|Team||Match Record||Towers Per Game||Dragons Per Game|
100 Thieves versus Counter Logic Gaming
100 Thieves got their first win of the Summer Split last week but still find themselves among the weaker teams in the league. They are up against CLG, who are off to a strong start both in terms of their record and their ability to pick up objectives around the map.
For 100 Thieves, we see Meteos ($8,000), Ryoma ($8,200), and Stunt ($7,300) come in among the bottom 11 for lowest Kill/Death/Assist Ratio (KDA) in the entire LCS. They are low-tier options at best considering we have a four-game slate. Cody Sun ($9,500) and Ssumday ($7,700) are holding their own in terms of KDA so far, but they should be on the losing side in this one -- which means fewer fantasy points overall.
On the CLG side of things, support player Smoothie ($7,100) has looked amazing so far with only three deaths in their four games. Add in 30 assists and 4 kills, and we see him with an 8.5 KDA -- the 10th-highest in the league.
Stixxay ($9,300) will always have plenty of upside as the ADC for CLG, and if you are choosing to stack them, he should be a key part of that. Both Pobelter ($7,900) and Wiggily ($7,700) are solid options, as well, mainly for use in a CLG stack.
Team SoloMid versus Evil Geniuses
This could be the match of the day, as the teams and players have plenty of history with one another. EG are the stronger team so far, but TSM has plenty of star power in their own right.
Jiizuke ($8,800) has four kills or more in three of their four games so far, along with a total of four deaths -- three of his deaths came in one game. The safe floor and high ceiling he brings to your lineup makes him a strong option for a one-off if you aren't stacking EG.
Bang ($9,900) is right behind Jiizuke in terms of production so far. He has three kills or more in two of their four games and a total of four deaths -- with three deaths coming from a single game. He hasn't flashed as high of a ceiling compared to Jiizuke, so use him in a stack to maximize his upside.
Zeyzal ($7,600) is in the elite tier for supports in the LCS and holds a 7.5 KDA, which is good for the 11th-highest in the league. He's a strong option for any EG stack.
For TSM, it's been a bit of an up-and-down start, but they are a viable option for tournaments.
Bjergsen ($7,500) and Doublelift ($8,800) are the two star players for TSM, and generally, these two hold the highest upside as the Mid and ADC, respectively. Consistency is not their game -- popping off for a massive ceiling is what they bring to the table.
Surprisingly, Broken Blade ($7,100) has the highest KDA (4.4) on the team and the third-highest among all top laners in the LCS. The top lane is a lower-scoring spot, so he needs to be in a stack to reach his ceiling.
Team Liquid versus Dignitas
This is one of the most lopsided matchups of the day, as Team Liquid (3-1) takes on Dignitas (0-4). Clearly, this is a spot where you should look to stack Team Liquid and likely have no exposure to Dignitas.
If you can afford to stack Team Liquid, spend the salary for Tactical ($10,100), who has the second-highest (17.5) KDA in the entire LCS. Jensen ($9,000) has fourth-highest (13.5) KDA in the entire LCS, and Broxah ($8,700) has the ninth-highest (8.75) KDA in the LCS, so they have plenty of options. They are looking super-strong as a team, and given this matchup, they should be among the more popular plays on the entire slate.
Honestly, there isn't much merit to stacking Dignitas. If you do that, you would be going out of your way to be different.
Golden Guardians versus Immortals
The Golden Guardians (1-3) aren't amazing by any means, but Immortals (0-4) are looking terrible right now. Immortals are averaging only 4.5 kills per game as a team through their first four games, and as a result, they have parted ways with their coach and GM.
Maybe they turn things around with a new coach and a fresh start, but that is hoping for a lot. Right now, their players hold five of the six worst KDAs in the LCS.
If you are stacking the Golden Guardians, look to ADC FBI ($9,600) or Damonte ($8,400), who have shown about equally high ceilings so far in the Summer Split. Both huhi ($7,400) and Closer ($8,200) are fine options but only if you are looking to stack Golden Guardians. We are dealing with two bottom-tier teams here, and one is just a bit better than the other.