This article is part of our DraftKings LoL series.
- 4:00 a.m: T1 vs. Damwon Gaming
- 5:00 a.m: Dominus Esports vs. Invictus Gaming
- 6:50 a.m: Suning vs. LGD Gaming
- 7:00 a.m: SANDBOX Gaming v. Gen.G
T1 vs. DWG
This is going to be an amazing game to kick off the slate, as the resurgence of Damwon has put them in contention to make it back to worlds. This is two teams that like to play on opposite sides of the map, as Damwon has a 100 percent first turret rate, the highest rift herald control and early game rating in the league. This is because of how canyon and showmaker work together around top side of the map to get leads and let Ghost free farm lane until they can knock down that turret mid lane. T1, on the other hand, have the best mid-to-late game rating and has the best dragon control at 73% which is 50% better than Damwon. This is because of how much they play towards Teddy in the bot lane. Faker is an amazing player who won't get bullied in lane no matter the player, while he mitigates a lot of the early damage focus to let his bot lane get ahead. They will most likely start Ellim, who has been really good in the early game as they will need that type of style to compete with Damwon's early game. This is a close game to call, but T1 should win, as Ghost never plays Aphelios and, even though they still