Just two weeks into the Overwatch League, there have already been plenty of surprising starting lineups. Houston, Florida and Philadelphia all came out on stage with a starting six fans may not have anticipated. For two of those teams, the unexpected starts brought surprise fantasy options to light. The majority of the players this weekend are owned in most leagues, but take a glance at the waiver wire to see if these couple of players are still looking for a team.
Sang-bum “BQB” Lee, Florida Mayhem
Potentially the biggest surprise of the weekend was Florida’s decision to start BQB over their premier Widowmaker Jung-woo “Sayaplayer” Ha. Sayaplayer saw some play on Widowmaker specific maps, but it was BQB that had the lion’s share of the play time. Despite having a rough time last year, BQB seemed much more comfortable this go around. He proved too much for Houston to handle, and really showed what he could do given the opportunity. While BQB may be splitting time some with Sayaplayer, he should be on the fantasy radar for teams needing an upgrade in DPS.
Seung-hyun “Ivy” Lee, Philadelphia Fusion
Earlier in the season, TGH came out with a list of players that could bust this season based on their rankings. This weekend highlighted why Josue “Eqo” Corona was on that list. Ivy got the start for the Fusion and didn’t sub out once for the entire weekend. If that wasn’t bad enough, Ivy displayed plenty of synergy with Philly’s all-star hit-scan Jae-hyeok “Carpe” Lee. Keep an eye out for Ivy on the waiver wire, as he can prove to be a great addition to any team, given he can keep Eqo on the bench.
Su-min “SADO” Kim, Philadelphia Fusion
Now may be the time to cash in those Sado stocks, because he looked much improved this past weekend. While he didn’t play his signature Winston, Sado performed well on Reinhardt and helped the Fusion cruise to a total 6-1 in maps for their first homestand. At this point in the season, it is becoming increasingly important to just have players that are not on bye to gain an edge over opposing teams. Look for Sado to fill the gap until the Pacific East teams get a chance to play on stage
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