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Fantasy Esports Picks: League of Legends (LCK-LPL) Top DraftKings DFS Targets for January 20

Nikhil Kalro shares his targets for Wednesday morning’s League of Legends (LCK-LPL) DraftKings DFS action, which locks at 3:00 a.m. ET.

2020 LPL All-Star Weekend In Chengdu Photo by Xu Xiaofan/Red Star News/VCG via Getty Images

The LCK returns from its weekly break to add to DraftKings’ League of Legends slate. Four games across the LPL and LCK make up the main slate on Wednesday morning. Here is a look at potential picks from each position for your fantasy roster.

Set your DraftKings fantasy League of Legends lineups here: LCK-LPL $70K Shock Blast [$20K to 1st]


Captain

huanfeng ($11,700)

huanfeng has the second-highest KDA in the LPL this season (10). He also has the highest creep score (401.6) in the league. The next on the creep score list is Gala with 369. huanfeng has racked up 4.6 kills per game along with 7.4 assists, with just 1.2 deaths per map. He is the only player on this slate to average more than 100 DKFP per game (100.6). I don’t have to do much, the stats do all the convincing for him.

Other to consider: Wink ($12,000)


Top

bin ($6,600)

I normally wouldn’t spend $6,600 on a top laner. There is an obvious exception to be made on this slate. The main reason for that is bin’s sensational early-season form. He has raced away to 3.6 kills, 1.4 deaths and 6.8 assists per map with a KDA of 7.43, and a creep score of 301.2. These are mid or bot laner numbers for the above-par price of a top laner.

Other to consider: Kiin ($6,000)


Jungler

Pyosik ($5,600)

Pyosik’s price has gone the wrong way because of DRX’s reduced expectations this season. Nonetheless, after an expensive top laner, you will need a value proposition. There is no player more valuable on this slate than Pyosik at $5,600, the lowest price for any jungler on DraftKings. He is leading DRX in kills (3 per game), with 2.83 assists per map.

Other to consider: H4cker ($6,200)


Mid

Angel ($7,600)

I’m torn between Angel and Rookie ($7,800). Rookie is due a big game after a sluggish start to spring in which he has managed just 2.71 kills per map. However, Angel has started with confidence and momentum, putting up a kill participation rate of 10.6 (4.2 kills and 6.4 assists), with a creep score of 368. There is no substitute for confidence in sport.


ADC

Wink ($8,000)

Wink has improved on his defensive skill this season. The LPL has a tendency to reduce a player’s effectiveness with the rapid pace of lane penetration. He has averaged just 1.86 deaths per map this season, which is his most impressive metric. He has added 3.86 kills and 4.57 assists, from an offensive standpoint, to carry his KDA to 4.54. He is expected to raze eStar in the bottom lane in potentially three maps on Wednesday.

Other to consider: Bang ($7,400)


Support

ShiauC ($5,000)

Skip picking your support player, choose your preferred team and circle back here. The team I’d want is Suning, which leaves $5,100 for support. ShiauC will then be your best bet. He has been terrific in support of his ADC this season, averaging 9.5 assists per map. He even has 1.25 kills per game.


Team

Suning ($5,400)

The runners-up of the World Championships have started this season with one win in two series. Although it has won three of five maps, performances haven’t quite been up to standard. Rare Atom ($4,600) will be a challenge but Suning is just far too strong across all lanes in this matchup.

Set your DraftKings fantasy League of Legends lineups here: LCK-LPL $70K Shock Blast [$20K to 1st]


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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.