The LPL has some delectable fixtures on Saturday, including Top Esports taking on FunPlus Phoenix. Here is a look at some suggestions for each position on your roster from DraftKings’ five-game LCK-LPL slate.
JackeyLove ($10,800 CP)
Very surprisingly, JackeyLove’s price has fallen. That is plausibly because of a difficult matchup against FunPlus Phoenix on Saturday. However, he has been one of the most commanding bot laners in the world. This season has been no different. He has accumulated 6.55 kills — highest in the LPL — along with 6.0 assists at a KDA of 6.0.
Others to consider: Lwx ($11,100 CP)
Breathe has had a terrific individual season. He has a kill to death ratio of well over 1.0 (2.0 kills and 1.56 deaths per map). He has an excellent KDA of 5.64 because he has managed to increase his kill participation through assisting kills (6.81 per map). He even has a creep score of 248.31.
Others to consider: Nuguri ($6,200)
Beishang has been another standout performer for Team WE this season. In fact, he is second on Team WE in kills (3.88 per game). He is also leading his team in efficiency, as he has a KDA of 6.7 built around his kill participation of close to 10.0. Essentially, you’re getting a player with mid or bot laner numbers for the price of a jungler.
Others to consider: Karsa ($6,200)
This might be an LPL-heavy roster, but that’s slightly due to an imbalanced scheduled, with three games instead of the LCK’s two. Knight has remained one of the most powerful mid laners from a kill production standpoint. He will be killed several times on Saturday, but he could come close to his current spring kill participation average of 4.27 kills and 6.45 assists.
Others to consider: Doinb ($7,400)
I’m going with HyBriD simply because of his kill proficiency. He doesn’t have too many assists this season, but he is averaging 4.59 kills per map, comfortably the highest on his team. KT Rolster also has an advantageous matchup that he could capitalize on, which makes HyBriD a valuable inclusion in your fantasy roster. He even has a team-leading creep score of 320.82.
Others to consider: Aiming ($8,200)
The advantage of picking Knight and JackeyLove at their low prices is the ability to afford the most expensive support player on this slate without worrying about the remaining salary. Keria has averaged 7.74 assists per game, which isn’t bad. But he needs to improve on his death rate of 3.16.
Bilibili Gaming ($5,600)
While Bilibili Gaming hasn’t been an outstanding team (with 10 wins and 8 map losses this season), it does have a favorable matchup against the struggling Oh My God ($4,000) team. OMG has won just two maps this season out of 14. That difference in recent form will make a big difference on Saturday.
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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.