Just my recent ranked matches, the ones still in my match history. As you can see [besides main Diana] I have done well. At first I didn't do so well in ranked. I finished provisionals into Silver II and have lost all but two [possibly three?] games, dropping down to Silver IV, currently. I've had consistently bad luck. A few are from lag, DC's, and AFK's. Most, however, are from unbalanced teams. I'd give this a safe minimum of 80% of my games, almost all of the rest being the aforementioned list.
I do well, compared to how I used to be when I started ranked, I do extremely well. I have the worst luck though. I don't know if it really is bad luck, or some way that the match making algorithm places me such that I'm some funky number that somehow gets the lower end of the stick. Of all the times I've seen DC's in ranked, literally 100% of them have been on my team. I can attribute that to luck.
Play normals and get better, they said. Well, I am better. In normals I do pretty good. I carry a good amount of games, piss some people off, have good teams who know teamwork, etc. Ranked is the complete opposite. Rare that anybody on my own team has teamwork, and the few times they do we get a DC or AFK or intentional feeder. Third to last game [first in links above] I even had the other mid tell me I was a d*** hard Diana to go against [he only fed off my teammates. Killed me once, in a 3v1 gank]. I had full dominance over him the entire game, even as we lost. Again, I do good, all things considered.
Is there anyway to tip the scales to a more even playing field where I can win games according to my performance? I have good teamplay. Lately I've thought that this is how I lose games. I depend too much on my team, and they're never there to back me up. My last game [in list as well as at the moment] I hadn't died at all, but my team was complaining that I ran away [low health, situation you should never initiate in, and often I told them that first and they still would] so twice I went in to help them in their bad situations they shouldn't have started anyways. I would have had a perfect game, although a loss, if I had stuck to what I know was the smarter thing to do. So whether I play as a team, or as a solo, I still lose games. Again, is there any way to improve my win-loss? I'm not toxic, in any way. Never been complained/labeled/reported for anything except being unskilled, and that was before I started improving. I help, I contribute, I call MIA's and all the pings all over. Call the wards, jungles, and cares for the over extenders during MIA's. I'm at a loss as to what to do. I'd like to think it's bad luck that will pass, but it's been going on for at least a month, during all times of the day and night. I've tried everything to avoid the trolls and feeders. I'm so desperate that I'm posting in a forum about it..
Help much appreciated. Apologize for the ranting of seemingly personal problems, but I want to improve and can't.