League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LPL, 7/7/20
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The LPL Summer Split is officially here, and we have League of Legends DFS action! Let's break down the LPL slate for Tuesday, July 7th, and see who stands out. (Just a heads up, the slate locks at 5:00 a.m. EST.) Here are the starting lineups for the LPL.
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With only two games on the slate, stacking will be key, and it could come down to Vici Gaming and Suning -- the favorites in their respective series.
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Leyan, Vici Gaming ($8,700) comes in with two strong series in a row and can build on that versus the Rogue Warriors -- who are the worst team in the LPL. In the last two series, Leyan has posted 63 and 68 FanDuel points -- both of which came in wins for Vici Gaming. They played a total of five maps in these two series, where Leyan ended with 15 kills and a very impressive 38 assists but carried 15 deaths.
The upside from the assists is awesome to see from a jungler, but there is a bit of risk due to his high volume of deaths. Regardless, Leyan is in a spot to pick up the win since Rogue Warriors are so bad, and that will lead to plenty of fantasy points along the way.
Bin, Suning ($8,000) is set up to be one of the best point per dollar plays on the entire slate. Suning are on a three-match winning streak, and in that time, we have seen Bin post 63 FanDuel points or more in each series. That is a high floor of points for a top laner -- a position that can often lack production. That production has been boosted due to the fact Suning have swept two of their last three series, something they can achieve again versus eStar.
With Suning as a clear favorite in this series, stacking them could be a popular option, and Bin should be a key part of that.
Wei, eStar ($7,700) can offer value, even if eStar loses the series to Suning. eStar are the underdogs in this series, but you have to roster players from three different teams per roster requirements, so this is where Wei comes into action. eStar are currently on a four-match losing streak, but in that time, Wei has posted 70 FanDuel points or more twice.
Being on the losing side and still being able to produce fantasy points is not something we often see from most players. But, it makes sense for Wei, since he is a jungler and will need to be the playmaker if they are falling behind. Even though they are the underdogs, Wei has fantasy value due to his potential impact around the map -- even in a loss.
Angel, Suning ($8,500) is very affordable on this slate, and with Suning as favorites, expect him to be very popular. Coming in with 91, 69, and 80 FanDuel points in his last three series, Angel has been looking strong, and he should be able to continue that versus eStar.
This shouldn't come as too much of a surprise, as he is holding the fifth-highest Kill/Death/Assist (KDA) Ratio (4.61) among mid laners in the LPL, averaging the seventh-most assists per game (6.21), and the sixth-lowest average deaths per game (1.89). Consistency plus upside, all at an affordable salary on this slate.
iBoy, Vici Gaming ($10,100) is a near 'must-play' on this slate, so let's jump in. In their most recent three-map series against eStar, iBoy posted 123 FanDuel points, showing off the massive ceiling of points he can reach for. There aren't many players on this slate who have that type of potential, which can make iBoy tough to pass on with only two games on the slate.
Among ADCs in the LPL, iBoy has the highest Kill Participation (KP) Rate (80.5%), the eighth-highest KDA (4.41), and the eighth-lowest average deaths per game (2.07). The level of involvement he has around the map when Vici Gaming picks up kills is phenomenal and grants him a fantastic ceiling.
Ley, Rogue Warriors ($7,300) is a viable punt option on this slate, especially if you want to go for a stars and scrubs approach. Let's get the obvious out of the way -- the Rogue Warriors are bad and hold a record of 0-7. Despite being on a terrible team, Ley has posted 24 FanDuel points or more in four of his six series -- he sat out one match.
Support is already a lower-scoring position, but Ley is posting relatively solid numbers on the losing side. You can use him as a punt due to his salary, but you'll end up getting halfway decent fantasy points from him.
Suning ($7,600) are averaging 6.9 towers destroyed per game -- the third-highest in the LPL -- while adding the eighth-most average dragons per game (2.37). As the favorites against eStar, we should look to Suning to continue their streak of 40 FanDuel points or more to a fifth-straight series.