DraftKings LoL: Tuesday LPL Breakdown

DraftKings LoL: Tuesday LPL Breakdown

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V5 vs. EDG

A shocking outcome of this split is EDG not making playoffs in four years of competitive play. EDG have been all over the place, mixing the top laner and jungler in a split that matters a lot to get into worlds. EDG having no stability ruined their chance to book their tickets to worlds, and now they are just playing freely, which is a dangerous thing in the LPL as we have saw over the last few games. V5 are statistically better than EDG in every category, and they smashed JDG after Game 1 through snowballing in the early game. I do think that JDG made a lot of uncharacteristic mistakes against V5, and they capitalized on the over-extension in team fights. V5 deserve to be the heavy favorites here, but on a two-game slate I don't mind going some EDG exposure because they have shown how good their early game can be when they draft correctly and Scout starts to be more proactive around the map after the laning phase. EDG have nothing to play for and I can see them draft a full engage comp and fight V5 early to stop them from getting a huge gold lead after 15 minutes, but just like BLG ,their late game is the scary part. This should be a

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Kalvin Thongchamleunsouk
Kalvin started his League of Legends obsession in 2012 during college and has followed the pro scene ever since. He was an original DraftKings LoL DFS player in 2015. Since early 2018, he's been a co-host on The Gold Card Podcast with fellow LoL DFS experts. The pod provides analysis, discussion, and strategy for wagering on professional League of Legends matches (where legal, of course).
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