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Fantasy Esports Picks: League of Legends (LPL-LCK) Top DraftKings LOL DFS Targets for July 24

Nikhil Kalro shares his targets for Friday morning’s League of Legends (LPL-LCK) DraftKings DFS action, which locks at 4:00 a.m. ET.

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Can Victory Five sustain an impressive start to the summer split? Will either LCK underdog upset the might of Damwon Gaming or Afreeca Freecs? We break down Friday morning’s LPL-LCK slate on DraftKings with considerations for each position from your League of Legends roster.

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Mystic ($12,000)

Mystic has the fourth-best kill rate in the LCK, averaging 4.14 kills a game. He also adds more than four assists, taking his kill participation rate over eight. Facing a struggling SeolHaeOne Prince team, Mystic might even improve on this averages. He even has a creep score of 333, the fourth highest in the LCK.

Other to consider: ShowMaker ($12,000)


Biubiu ($6,000)

With 2.43 kills and 1.89 deaths, Biubiu has proved to be one of the best top laners in the LPL this split. He’s even added 4.75 assists per game to that. Victory Five has continued to make rapid progress up the LPL standings and Biubiu has played a big part in keeping the top lane relatively open for his team.

Other to consider: Kiin ($6,600)


Peanut ($6,200)

Peanut provides so many options because his price is incredibly low. A jungler for just $6,200 will allow you to move in any direction for most other categories of your roster. He has averaged 2.89 kills and 6.74 assists. Impressively, he also has a KDA of 4.73, second highest in LGD Gaming.

Other to consider: Weiwei ($6,800)


ShowMaker ($8,000)

ShowMaker has had astounding success in the middle lane in the summer split of the LCK. In fact, he has the third most kills (4.36 per game). He also has the best KDA in both leagues with 14.5, built primarily on an efficiently low death rate of just 0.82. The sample size isn’t low either because he has played 22 games in summer so far.

Other to consider: Fly ($7,400)


Ghost ($7,800)

Ghost’s preferred engagement style doesn’t revolve around simply racking up kills. It’s a more concerted and methodical style of play, which includes engaging in team fights only when there is good reason. He has 3.45 kills and 7.14 assists, solid offensive metrics by any standard. He isn’t overly expensive either at $7,800 for a bot laner of his level of output.

Others to consider: SamD ($7,200)


SwordArt ($5,000)

SwordArt is a good hedging play from Suning. Even though Victory Five has the upper hand, it isn’t straightforward. He has quite a high kill participation rate of 1.21 kills and 8.14 assists per game. That earns him an impressive KDA of 4.09.


Victory Five ($5,200)

Looking back at spring, it seems quite unfathomable that Victory Five didn’t even win one series. That has turned around in summer dramatically. V5 has now won 8 of 11 series, positioned fourth in the LPL. In terms of maps, the team has won 19 of 28 games.

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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.