Fnatic has been dominating Group A, and have a single loss. That match was lost to HellRaisers. If it wasn’t enough of a surprise to see Fnatic defeated by a tier two team, it certainly was astounding to see Fnatic win just five rounds in the match. HellRaisers are living up to their name, and have been playing in excellent form recently. They’re definitely a team to watch at this event. Yet Misfits have been performing well too. The way these two teams have been playing makes match predictions in a battle between them a matter for careful analysis.
HellRaisers blazed a path into the Quarterfinals
After their victory against Fnatic, HellRaisers next faced Team Liquid in Inferno. They decimated Team Liquid, only giving them four rounds in the first half, and not a single round in the second half. Once again, HellRaisers had defeated a top tier team seemingly effortlessly. But the next day HellRaisers faced Astralis in one of the toughest battles in this event. HellRaisers dominated in the first half, but Astralis began to hit back hard in the second half. In the end HellRaisers did defeat Astralis, by just three rounds.
Misfits have been equally dominating
Misfits have won matches in this event against highly effective teams like North and Ninjas in Pyjamas. They started out by defeating NRG Esports, then moved on to destroy North in an even more dominating manner than they did NRG. Out of three matches that they played on the first day, Misfits won two. The next day, Misfits faced Ninjas in Pyjamas, and they found it no easy battle. However, in the end, Misfits downed even the Ninjas, depriving them of a chance to qualify for the Playoffs.
Match Predictions for HellRaisers Vs Misfits
We don’t think it’s necessary to point out that both these teams have been playing extremely well. Let’s take a closer look at how these teams have done in specific maps in this event. HellRaisers’ best map in this event is Inferno, with Cache and Overpass being second best. Misfits are best in Overpass, with Cobblestone being their next best map. HellRaisers’ performance was, in a way, better than Misfits’, since they defeated their opponents with a considerable difference in scores, and also managed to take their first match against Luminosity Gaming into overtime by winning twelve rounds in the second half. The match went into overtime three times.
There is little doubt that while both teams are in excellent form, HellRaisers are nevertheless playing better. The team that wins this match set will face SK Gaming in the Semi Finals. SK Gaming are certain to test the winning team’s form most effectively. You can bet on HellRaisers in this match, or even better, wait to see how they do in this match before betting on the Semi Finals for a more sure win. HellRaisers are definitely worth a stake, and if you think so too, the odds on them are running at 1.48.
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