This article is part of our DraftKings League of Legends series.
- 5:00 a.m: eStar vs. JD Gaming
- 7:00 a.m: LGD Gaming vs. FunPlus Phoenix
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ES vs. JDG
I am going to keep this short and simple: I have never been an eStar believer because of how one directional they play, and nobody punished them until now. Once again, they are experimenting with their roster changes and playing CJJ top and bringing FenFen back into the starting lineup. This sounds like desperation, and they haven't looked the same after Cryin left the team. They are facing the third-best team in the league, and this will be a cake walk for JDG because they are the smartest team in terms of Macro and map rotations. JDG have been slightly bloodier in their recent games and the one thing eStar love to do is fight, so a full stack is viable here on the JDG side.
Prediction: JDG 2-0
- JDG Players to Target: Everyone
LGD vs. FPX
I am leaning heavily towards LGD, as much as people are trying to praise FPX for beating OMG and a struggling EDG, it doesn't move the needle much. In their last two games they have failed to win the early game, and the two things OMG and EDG are good at is not being proactive in the mid-to-late game to close it out. In terms of early game, LGD blows FPX out, while FPX has a slight edge in the