The ESL qualifiers are kicking off to see who is going to start moving forward through the qualifiers. There are some great matchups coming up including Cloud9 playing against Gen.G With some great games coming over the whole weekend we also see Unique play Nemiga. The final match we are going to be covering is Team Spirit taking on Winstrike.
Our preview will cover these three CS:GO ESL Road to Rio qualifying matches. For more betting on CS:GO and tons of other Esports visit Canplay to place your bets.
Cloud9 vs Gen.G, Friday, 8 May 3 p.m.
One of the most anticipated matches so far. Considering the fact Gen.G have just created their Esports team in December of 2019 they have already starting grabbing wins. Considering Cloud9 are one of the biggest names across Esports. Gen.G will be looking to make a name for themselves. Autimatic is a former Cloud9 player who has jumped teams over to Gen.G. One of the more offensive players on the team could he make the difference? His other teammates include Koosta, s0m, BnTeT and captain Daps. Elmapuddy will be coaching the team.
On the other hand, Cloud9 has a solid roster consisting of some of the biggest names around. Their roster includes Sonic, floppy, oSee, motm and their captain JT. T.c is their coach. Three former members of Cloud9 have moved over to their opponents. Daps and Koosta joined with Autimatic. Overall Gen.G has a win rate of 61.3%. This is higher than Cloud9 who have a 58.6% win rate. Once you compare the fact that it is 33 games compared to 629 matches from Cloud9 it should not be a decisive figure.
Cloud9 is currently 2 from their last 5 which matches their opponent’s record. Also, Cloud9 has won the last two games against Gen.G. Stick with the big team here in what will be a tight affair. Get Cloud9 at (-135) here at Canplay.
Unique vs Nemiga, Saturday, 9 May 8 a.m.
Unique is a decent Esports team when it comes to CS:GO. They have a higher win rate than Nemiga. Although both these teams regularly compete in lower grade competitions than some of the other teams. Nemiga has played almost double the games of Unique. Even in recent form Nemiga has won 3 from their last 5. In comparison, Unique is one from five.
Unique contains a mainly Russian roster with Kenzor currently acting as a stand-in for the team. Nemiga are a Belarus team with boX as their captain. Nemiga has won the last 4 games with these teams. Sticking with the trend get Nemiga to win at (-780) here at Canplay.
Team Spirit vs Winstrike, Saturday, 9 May 8 a.m.
Two top tier Russian teams are going head to head. Both these teams are used to playing at the top events and have had some great spectacles. Team Spirit captain chopper has been with the team for a year now and has helped them place 2nd in the Champions Cup Finals and 1st in SECTOR: MOSTBET Season 1. With numerous 2nd places in A-tier events they are a force to be reckoned with.
Winstrike have won 4 from their last 5 matches. Compared to 3 wins for Spirit from their last 5 games. These teams have met up 4 times over the course of a year. Over the 4 games, it is a split with each team grabbing two wins. Although it is worth considering that the last two wins went to Winstrike. Even with Winstrike being in good form Team Spirit is a stronger team who should come out with the win. Get them at (-195) here at Canplay.