T1 Continuing to Fall, Gen.G Continues to Soar

The best performing nonchinese team at MSI has found their 2nd loss of a still young season. We break down what last week’s loss means for T1

Three weeks are in the book for Korea’s LCK region, and there have already been some exciting matches resulting in a highly contested season so far. Gen. G Esports currently leads the league with the last remaining perfect record currently sitting at 6-0. T1 is having a harder return to domestic play after MSI, as they’ve already found themselves on the losing side of two matches so far this split. 

Current LCK Summer Split Standings

  1. Gen.G Esports (6-0)
  2. kt Rolster (5-1)
  3. Hanwha Life Esports (4-2)

T1 (4-2)

5. Dplus Kia (3-3)

Kwangdong Freecs (3-3)

7. Liiv SANDBOX (2-4)

8. NongShim REDFORCE (1-5)

OKSavingsBank BRION (1-5)

DRX (1-5)

As we approach the halfway point of the 9 Week Season, teams are going to start feeling the heat if they have any aspirations of playing in the League of Legends World Championships later. Only the Top 6 Teams will get the chance to participate in the postseason, so you can expect an extra sense of urgency from some of the teams who have found themselves at the bottom of the standings so far. 

Gen.G Dominating Korea

Gen.G Esports returned home after a somewhat disappointing MSI and took all their negative emotions on their opponents. Not only is Gen.G Esports sitting with a perfect 6-0 record, but they’ve beaten three of the four teams directly below them in the standing, asserting their dominance over the best the league has to offer. 

So far, they’ve taken down kt Rolster, T1, Kwangdong Freecs, NongShim REDFORCE, DRX, and Dplus Kia. Finding a win this week over Hanwha Life Esports would not only be a large statement win by taking down all of Korea’s best teams but would also secure tiebreakers against the 4 most likely teams to tie with them. 

kt Rolster Storms into 2nd Place

kt Rolster put an absolute whooping on T1 last week, finding a quick and painless 2-0 win over the best-performing non-Chinese team at MSI. T1 hasn’t had the best Split since returning to domestic play, finding themselves in a tie for 3rd place with a 4-2 record. Though they’ve taken two early losses, they were also to the top two teams in the league right now. T1 still has plenty of time to turn their split around starting this week as they take one Dplus Kia and NongShim REDFORCE, two teams that should pose less of a threat to T1 than their previous matches. 

LCK Summer Split Week 4 Schedule and Odds

With the league so tightly contested, you won’t want to miss when one of the best regions at League of Legends starts its fourth week of the season. Expect daily results to have impacts on the odds of subsequent matches. All times listed are in Eastern Times. 

Wednesday, June 28th

Hanwha Life Esports (-102) vs. Dplus Kia (-123) – 4 AM

kt Rolster (-714) vs. Kwandong Freecs (+470) – 6:30 AM

Thursday, June 29th

Gen.G Esports (-2000) vs. OKSavingsBank BRION (+901) – 4 AM

DRX (+189) vs. Liiv SANDBOX (-250) – 6:30 AM 

Friday, June 30th

kt Rolster (-2000) vs. NongShim REDFORCE (+893) – 4 AM 

T1 (-250) vs. Dplus Kia (+190)

Saturday, July 1st

OKSavingsBank BRION (-149) vs. DRX (+120) – 2 AM

Liiv SANDBOX (-101) vs. Kwangdong Freecs (-125) – 4:30 AM

Sunday, July 2nd

Gen.G Esports (-345) vs. Hanwha Life Esports (+254) – 2 AM

NongShim REDFORCE (+828) vs. T1 (-1667) – 4:30 AM