Hello everyone. Its good to be back and writing about the fantasy LCS. I apologize again for my recent hiatus. Life got busy with work, and family in town as the wife and I prepare for our first baby. I didn’t get to watch all of the last two weeks, but it looked like there were some exciting games, and some teams continued their winning ways. Now onto my all-in and fold picks for the final week of the Spring Split
ALL-IN (These are players I expect to outperform their projections)
Top – TL Quas (Projection: 33pts) Team Liquid has one of the easiest schedules in the LCS this week. They play Dig and Winterfox. Even though they have been inconsistent especially when Piglett is their ADC. I expect them to win both of their games this week, and all of their players to perform well. I know they want to be in the playoffs and they will have to win both if they want to guarantee it.
Jungle – CW Airwaks (Projection: 30 pts) CW also has an easy schedule this week. They face Roccat and Giants in their final matchups. I fully expect them to end their losing skid the last two weeks and regain some of that midseason mojo when they won 5 in a row. I’m all-in on CW and Liquid players this week.
Mid – TL Fenix (Projection: 37 pts) See Quas’ description. Two good lane matchups, but Fenix does a lot for his team, and I like his champion pool.
ADC – Roc Woolite (Projection: 34 pts) Roccat has been very inconsistent this year. Their play has gotten a little better over the last 4 weeks though. I think with Woolite’s matchups against CW and MYM he can put up some good numbers. I think the CW game will be close with Roccat losing, but I think the MYM game could be a shootout with both teams trying to secure a win to ensure they get to stay in the LCS.
Support – CW Unlimited (Projection: 31 pts) See Airwaks description. Two good bot lane matchups for CW and I expect him and freeze to put up BIG numbers.
Team – CW (Projection: 32 pts) My rule for teams has been if they are going to win both games they will most likely break the 30 point mark and if they are going to lose one, they won’t break the 30 point mark. I expect CW to win both games, and perform well in both. I think a 36 point week is in their future.
FOLD (These are players I think will do worse than their projections)
Top – WFX Avalon (Projection: 32 pts) Winterfox has been 0-6 in the last 3 weeks. They face team Liquid in their first game and Team Coast in their 2nd. They should win the 2nd game against Coast, but I don’t think they will do enough for Avalon to break the 30 point barrier. A lot of the Winterfox players have high projections this week and I would say beware of starting any of them because of their inconsistency this split.
Jungle – UOL Kikis (Projection: 31 pts) Kikis has averaged just over 20 points a game this split, but for the most part he has been more of a feast or famine jungler (4 weeks over 40 points 3 weeks under 30 points). The matchups this week make me hesitant to start him (Gambit and SK). If he is your only jungler he won’t drop a sub 15 week, but I really don’t think he will break the 30 point mark this week. SO I’m folding Kikis this week.
Mid – Team8 Slooshi8(Projection: 35 pts) Team 8 has been on a roll as of late, but I think this is the week it comes to a crashing halt. Slooshi’s per game average would put him at 36 points for the week, but again I have a bad feeling about Team 8 this week. I’m going to fold on Team 8 players this week.
ADC – CLG Doublelift (Projection: 40 pts) Doublelift has been averaging just under 20 points a game so far this split. Plus with two tough opponents in the upcoming week, I don’t think he will get to the 40 point mark. I would say he is a fold candidate if you have another good ADC on your team.
Support – TSM Lustboy (Projection: 41 pts) I love Lustboy. He has single handedly won some teamfights for TSM this split. I think he won’t quite be able to reach the 41 point mark this week though. TSM vs C9 has always been very 1 sided matches so no team scores tons of points and TSM’s game against Coast should be a sub 30 minute game which will also result in a low point total. I think Lustboy is amazing just not this week in Fantasy.
Team – CLG (Projection: 28 pts) CLG has once again had a 2nd half of the season that has been less than great. They are still winning more than they are losing, but they aren’t showing the same dominance they were early season. They have two tough matchups in Impulse and Team 8. So I expect them to lose 1 of those games, and if they do they won’t hit the 28 point mark.
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I also wanted to let you all know that this Saturday I will be doing a stream-a-thon on Twitch.TV to raise money for a Honduras Mission trip I am taking with some teens this summer (Remember I’m a youth minister). We are going to be helping build a school in Honduras this summer and would love for you all to come check out the stream this Saturday and if you feel inclined to give you can donate during the stream.
Have a wonderful day, and good luck in your final week of Fantasy LCS.