League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LPL/LCK, 7/2/20
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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 Thursday, July 2nd, 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.
|Average Towers |
|Average Dragons |
|Oh My God||2-4||6-8||5.5||2.00|
Surprisingly, Team WE (2nd place in the LPL) come in as the underdog against JD Gaming (9th place in the LPL), giving us a few value options to choose from.
|Hanwha Life Esports||0-4||2-8||2.6||1.90|
Afreeca Freecs are the largest favorites on the slate, so expect them to be popular in all formats. DragonX are slight favorites in a series that could go to a full three games.
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Jiumeng, Team WE ($9,200) is too cheap, considering he has posted 79 FanDuel points or more in six of his seven series in the Summer Split. Team WE hold a record of 5-2 and are in second place right now. JD Gaming have a record of 3-2 and are in ninth place, but the latter are the favorites. This has decreased the salaries of players on Team WE, making them a great target.
Jiumeng has the second-highest Kill Participation (KP) Rate (77.9%) among ADCs in the LPL, along with averaging the fourth-most kills (4.72) and assists (6.44) per game.
Curse, OMG ($8,100) is a viable play in the top lane and isn't too expensive on this slate. OMG aren't the best team in the league by any means, but they are on a two-match winning streak, which has allowed Curse to post 82 and 76 FanDuel points. He is up against Rogue Warriors, who hold a record of 0-5 and have been swept in four of their five series.
Pyosik, DragonX ($8,800) is off to an awesome start in the LCK Summer Split and is one of the best overall plays at jungle. DragonX are 4-0 right now, and Pyosik has been putting up fantasy points in each and every series. He comes in with 55 FanDuel points or more in each series, along with 16 assists or more all four. A high volume of assists is what we like to see in junglers, and Pyosik is the definition of that right now.
Fly, Afreeca Freecs ($8,600) could be one of the most popular players on the entire slate for a few reasons. He isn't super expensive for a mid laner, comes in with the third-highest KP (74.4%) among mid laners in the LCK, and is averaging the most assists (6.6) per game among mids. Not to mention the fact that he's up against Hanwha Life, who are winless through four series and are one of the worst teams in the LCK.
Deft, DragonX ($10,100) is the most expensive player on the slate, but paying up for his salary is worth it. DragonX are an absolute powerhouse right now in the LCK and a team to stack on this slate. Deft comes in with 74 FanDuel points or more in three of his four series during the Summer Split.
He has the highest (6.8) Kill/Death/Assist Ratio (KDA) among ADCs in the LCK, averaging the fewest deaths (1.36) and the second-most average assists (6.36) per game. An elite option, no matter how you look at it.
LvMao, JD Gaming ($7,800) has posted 27 and 39 assists in his last two series -- which is amazing -- but had a total of 17 deaths in those two series. A bit of bad with the good, but that is something we often see from support players. They can be highly-involved around the map, but it can cost them at times.
If there is any series on the slate which is the most likely to go a full three games, this is the one -- so getting some exposure here could be key.
Team WE ($7,300) is in the top half of the LPL or higher when it comes to averages towers taken per game and average dragons per game. They are in second place in one of the best leagues in the world, and they are the third-cheapest team on the slate. They have 39 FanDuel points or more in six of their seven series during the Summer Split and could be the best point per dollar play in the team spot.