The LPL closes in on the playoffs stage with another two regular season games on Tuesday. We take a look at the players to consider from DraftKings’ LPL slate, which includes a $100,000 prize pool contest.
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Hope has continued his fine form this season, carrying on from where he left off in spring. He has 4.28 kills per game, fourth in the LPL in kill production. He missed five games earlier this season due to a collapsed lung. That hasn’t impacted his output, though. He has even helped with more than five assists and a creep score of 332.
Others to consider: Scout ($11,400)
The only problematic point of analysis for Holder is his death rate. He has been killed an average of 3.88 times per map. Apart from that, most other metrics are quite strong. He has 2.8 kills and 5.96 assists, giving him a strong kill participation rate. He has averaged 49.2 DKFP per game, not too bad for a top laner that doesn’t cost too much.
Here’s a compelling stat: Haro has averaged 4.23 kills per game, which puts him seventh in the LPL in that metric. For a jungler, in a league as high-paced as the LPL, that is fantastic production. He helped Rogue Warriors put away the might of FunPlus Phoenix with 11 kills and 14 assists in a two-map win.
Others to consider: Xx ($6,000)
Scout has a kill participation of close to 10 (2.97 kills and 7 assists) per game, which is the first check mark for Scout. He has been a reliable force for Edward Gaming in the middle lane, contributing in a big way in turret destruction for his team. He has even managed to average in excess of 70 DKFP per game. He isn’t too high-priced either.
Others to consider: FoFo ($7,400)
It’s quite important to draft at least one player from three teams on this slate because there aren’t any clear favorites. Wings can be that player from Bilibili Gaming because an AD Carry is a crucial spot in any League of Legends roster. He has just 2.8 kills and 4.77 assists per game. He will be keen to improve on those statistics.
Others to consider: ZWuji ($7,200)
There shouldn’t be any problem with price on this slate with just four teams available for selection. Drafting the costliest support player is, therefore, a prudent move. Meiko has averaged 8.03 assists per game, which is quite high by any standards. That has lifted his fantasy output to 45 DKFP per game.
Edward Gaming ($5,200)
Edward Gaming has been incredibly underwhelming this season after a decent spring split. The team has won just 4 of 12 series and 11 of 28 maps. LNG Esports is in worse shape, having won just 2 of 12 series and on a nine-series losing streak. The difference is actually quite stark.
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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.