League of Legends Daily Fantasy Helper: LPL, 7/14/20
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Let's break down the LPL slate for Tuesday, July 14th, and see who stands out (Just a heads up, the slate locks at 5:00 a.m. EST.). Here are the starting lineups for the LPL.
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Team WE and LGD Gaming are heavy favorites in their respective series, which will make stacking them an interesting choice on this slate.
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xiye, LGD Gaming ($8,500) has a reasonable salary of only $8.5K, considering LGD are massive favorites against one of the worst teams in the LPL -- the Rogue Warriors. LGD are 2-2 in their last four series, which led to xiye racking 60 FanDuel points or more in both of the wins and 52 FanDuel points or fewer in the two losses. More fantasy points in a winning series is nothing new, but that is the level of production we should see out of xiye versus Rogue Warriors, who are the second-worst team in the LPL.
Most of the stats for xiye will find him around the middle of the pack or slightly better for Mid Laners in the LPL, nothing to write home about -- but the matchup versus Rogue Warriors is too good to pass up.
LangX, LGD Gaming ($8,000) is one of the best overall options in the top lane, but he has a limited ceiling. As with most top laners, LangX has a capped ceiling since the position itself isn't a priority or major role in League of Legends. Most of the time, top laners are left on an island and not a major 'carry' on the team. They don't pick up a ton of kills and LangX's recent game log shows that. Over his last six series, he has posted double-digit kills once, while being held to five kills or fewer in the other five series.
This has led him to score between 34 and 40 FanDuel points four times in the six series, with the other two series at 70 and 79 FanDuel points. The 79-point performance is from the only time he had double-digit kills, while the 70-point outing was due to the fact he picked up the bonus points for a sweep. He is consistent, but the ceiling is capped simply due to his role on the team.
Haro, Rogue Warriors ($7,800) is likely to be on the losing side versus LGD, but he is still a viable fantasy option. Since you have to roster players from at least three different teams per roster rules, Haro can be used as that one-off player. The next reason would be that he has managed to post valuable fantasy points -- most of them coming during losing efforts.
Over his last four series, Rogue Warriors have a record of 1-3, but Haro has managed to post 71 FanDuel points or more three times. That level of production is amazing, especially on the losing side, and especially at his salary.
Teacherma, Team WE ($9,100) comes in with the fourth-highest Kill Participation (KP) Rate (75.9%) among Mid-Laners in the LPL. That is where he gets his consistent floor of points from -- 74 FanDuel points or more in six of his nine series this split, making him one of the top targets on this slate.
Teacherma has flashed a ceiling of 96 and 102 FanDuel points, which is certainly achievable versus LNG Esports, the fourth-worst team in the LPL. He is the fourth-most expensive player on the entire slate, but paying up for that salary is well worth it.
Jiumeng, Team WE ($10,300) is the most expensive player on the entire slate, but yeah, you're gonna want to set aside salary for him. He comes in with 11 kill or more in seven of his nine series during the Summer Split, 11 assists or more in all nine series, though he has 6 deaths or more in six of the nine series. Jiumeng offers fantastic upside given his high-kill games but does have a slight drawback with all of those deaths.
Regardless, the potential for that ceiling, combined with the fact that Team WE are massive favorites versus Rogue Warriors, makes Jiumeng a lock at ADC.
Ley, Rogue Warriors ($7,400) is another option for a one-off and comes in at a very reasonable salary. As noted above, Rogue Warriors are 1-3 in their last four series, but Ley has posted 61 FanDuel points or more in three of those four series. Really strong production from a support player in a losing effort. This is a bit of a punt play but has plenty of value.
LGD Gaming ($7,600) sit in the top 10 of the LPL for most average towers and average dragons per game. Strong macro play around the map for objectives combined with being the favorites versus LGD makes them an easy option in the team spot.