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Fantasy Esports Picks: League of Legends (LCS) Top DraftKings LOL DFS Targets for August 9

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

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The regular season of the LCS draws to a close on Sunday with four more fixtures. Will that impact your roster? We take a look with some suggestions for your League of Legends squad.

Set your DraftKings lineups here: LOL $30K Shock Blast [$10K to 1st] (LCS)


Nisqy ($12,000)

This is a rare slate in which I’d rather have two mid laners, which means one of them will have to be Captain. Nisqy is not a bad choice for this position. While he has just 2.24 kills, he has added contributory value elsewhere with 8.24 assists and just 1.53 deaths, giving him a KDA of 6.85, highest in Cloud9.

Others to consider: Zven ($12,300)

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Solo ($6,600)

This might be slightly more than what you would be willing to spend for a top laner. However, there is the benefit of an easier matchup that could make up for that. FlyQuest will fancy its chances against Immortals in this game. Solo has a steady K/D ratio, which could mean he also has a high fantasy output in this game.

Others to consider: Impact ($6,000)


Spica ($6,000)

TSM was thrashed in the reverse fixture on opening day of the LCS summer split. Liquid has carried on that momentum but TSM isn’t too far behind. Spica, at a price of just $6,000, is a fantastic addition. He has a kill participation of 10 (2.06 kills and 7 assists per game) with a KDA of 3.85.

Others to consider: Santorin ($7,000)


PowerOfEvil ($7,800)

The reason for picking Nisqy ($8,000) as Captain is to accommodate PowerOfEvil in this roster. PowerOfEvil has the most kills in the LCS this split, averaging 4.63 per game. He has been in sensational killing form, throwing games wide open with that offensive penetration. Against a stuttering Immortals team that could continue.

Others to consider: Bjergsen ($7,000)


Zven ($8,200)

Zven is easily the best option for this position. He has been in sterling form right through this split with 3.71 kills, 1.29 deaths and 4.94 assists. Zven’s KDA of 6.68 is one of the best in the entire LCS and he has averaged a solid 25.4 DKFP per game. Despite his price, he is still worth the risk.

Others to consider: Doublelift ($7,200)


Biofrost ($4,400)

You will need some inexpensive selections in some categories. Support will be one such position. Biofrost has 0.4 kills and 7.8 assists per game, giving him a KDA of 2.73. He plays for one of the best teams in the LCS, although this matchup on Sunday might be a lot closer than is widely expected.


Evil Geniuses ($5,000)

The problem in the summer split for both these teams has been consistency. Both these teams have beaten Cloud9 ($6,000). However, Evil Geniuses has proven the depth in its roster over a longer period of time. 100 Thieves ($4,800) will compete but is unlikely to topple Evil Geniuses.

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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.