This article is part of our DraftKings Call of Duty series.
- 4:00 p.m. Atlanta Faze Clan vs. London Royal Ravens
- 5:30 p.m. Los Angeles Guerrillas vs. Seattle Surge
- 7:00 p.m. OpTic Gaming Los Angeles vs. Dallas Empire
- 8:30 p.m. New York Subliners vs. Chicago Huntsmen
ATL (8-1) vs. LON (4-4)
What a way to open up Call of Duty on DraftKings. Faze vs. the Royal Ravens features the top three players in terms of KD (Wuskin, Simp and Cellium) in what should be a relatively close bloodbath between the two units, at least relative to the other games on Friday's slate.
It's a bit odd to see Wuskin as the lowest of the group, as he sports an absurd 1.41 KD this season, but it's worth noting the European isn't much of a factor when it comes to Hardpoint, registering just the third-highest hill time on the team. The same could be said for Simp and Cellium, however, as the FaZe Clan members are near the bottom of the league overall in terms of hill time despite their winning record. The trio's ability to slay out is the reason why none of them have much time in the Hardpoint, as their role is to open up avenues for their teammates. Still, it's something to consider before you automatically try and throw all three into your lineup.
The rest of the Royal Ravens are getting priced as if they are sure underdogs, and while the record might indicate that, I'm not ready to buy an Atlanta