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Fantasy Esports Picks: League of Legends (LCS) Top DraftKings DFS Targets for July 4

Nikhil Kalro shares his targets for Saturday’s League of Legends (LCS) action, which locks at 4:00 p.m. ET.

A general view as Team Liquid and TSM battle during the League of Legends Championship Series Spring Finals at Chaifetz Arena in 2019. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The LCS will continue with four games on Saturday that make up DraftKings’ main LCS slate. Here are some potential considerations for your League of Legends DraftKings roster from Saturday’s action.

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Captain

Doublelift ($12,000)

TSM started slowly as the team was badly beaten by Liquid in the split opener. Everything changed thereafter, led by Doublelift’s incredible effectiveness in the bottom lane. In fact, he has the second-most kills in the LCS, averaging 5.17 per game, behind only Cloud9’s Blaber. His trade from Liquid has clearly not impacted his output.

Others to consider: Bjergsen ($12,000)


Top

Impact ($6,200)

Impact hasn’t been too bad, but he hasn’t quite hit his best form either. He has managed 2 kills and 2.83 assists per game but he also has 2.83 deaths per game, which is a bit high for a top laner. He has a chance on Saturday to turn around his individual form and improve on his current fantasy average of 13.5 DKFP per game.

Others to consider: Ssumday ($6,600)


Jungler

Svenskeren ($6,400)

Svenskeren is another player that hasn’t gotten off to a fast start in his summer split so far, at least statistically. He has just 0.5 kills per game and although he has contributed with 4.5 assists per game, it hasn’t quite been enough despite a high itemization collection in the jungle. FlyQuest will be hard to dislodge, so EG will need his best on Saturday.

Others to consider: Broxah ($7,000)


Mid

Bjergsen ($8,000)

Don’t underestimate Bjergsen. TSM was struggling against 100 Thieves but didn’t account for his presence. He sneakily entered 100 Thieves’ base and destroyed the nexus single-handedly after the inhibitors were taken down while his colleagues engaged 100 Thieves. Similar smart plays are where his intangible value lies. Tangibly, he has a KDA of 5 this summer season.

Others to consider: Jensen ($7,600)


ADC

Tactical ($7,800)

Tactical has been simply outstanding this season, and not just offensively. His all-around game has been incredibly good, as he has averaged 4.33 kills and 3.17 assists. His real value has been his presence in the bot lane since he has been killed an average of just 0.83 times per map. That increases his KDA to 9. He also has a creep score per minute of 9.69.

Others to consider: Cody Sun ($8,200)


Support

IgNar ($4,800)

IgNar has the highest fantasy average among support players on this slate with 20.8 DKFP per game. He has done that by adding 10 assists per game, second most in the LCS this summer season. He is a vital part of FlyQuest’s roster with this metric being so strong.


Team

Evil Geniuses ($5,200)

I’m going with Evil Geniuses as a value-for-money selection. Better choices, irrespective of price, would be Team Liquid ($6,000) and TSM ($5,600). EG is one of the best teams in the LCS but will face a tricky fixture against FlyQuest. Still, I’d back EG’s depth to take the team through.


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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.