BIG vs. Evil Geniuses Preliminary report, statistics and a forecast – DreamHack Jan. CS:GO
BIG considered the favorite in this duel
On the second matchday BIG and Evil Geniuses will meet in the winners match of Group A. In total eight teams are participating at the A-Tier event and will play for the title over the next four days.
Author's tip: BIG wins
Table of Content
The games will still all be played online and as bo3. The total prize money for the tournament is 70,000 USD. The event happens parallel to cs_summit 7 and favorites for the tournament win are BIG, Evil Geniuses and Gambit.
Date and provider
The match between BIG and Evil Geniuses will take place on 28.01.2021 live at 3.00 p.m. (CET). The duel will be broadcasted on the channel DreamHack 2 in English. The 99Damage will cast the encounter in German.
BIG - Latest performance & results
BIG is currently on the fifth place of the EsportFire World Ranking and was able to show solid performances at the end of last year. Unfortunately, the German team did not qualify for the BLAST Global Finals and was therefore largely free of games in January. At the ESL Championship, the team surprisingly lost to Sprout in the grand final.
At DreamHack January, BIG is one of the favorites and will bridge the time of cs_summit 7, for which the team is not qualified. The opening duel against HellRaisers was after a tight first map on Mirage finally a clear win. After a strong comeback on Inferno, the team won 2:0. In the match between BIG and Evil Geniuses, Big is the clear favorite according to the odds.
Evil Geniuses - Latest performance & results
The traditional North American team had a tough last year. In the online phase, the team played mostly in American tournaments and was able to celebrate three tournament successes in the middle of the year. At the BLAST Global Finals in early January, the team finished with a rather disappointing fifth place and was eliminated from the tournament after losing to Astralis and Liquid.
At DreamHack January they are the second top team besides BIG in Group A and will play on the second matchday for advancement to the playoffs. In their opening duel Evil Geniuses played against FunPlus Phoenix and thus the former GODSENT roster. In close two maps the team around IGL stanislaw prevailed and won their opening duel. In the duel with the BIG Clan, Evil Geniuses is the underdog in view of the odds.
BIG vs. Evil Geniuses - Map-Veto prediction
Train and Vertigo are very likely to be banned. Between BIG and Evil Geniuses, the tip for the maps is Mirage and Inferno. As a decider, Nuke would be well conceivable.
BIG vs. Evil Geniuses - Prediction
Given the last results in big tournaments, the tip between BIG and Evil Geniuses is on the German top team. Especially syrsoN continues to convince with solid strong performances and will also lead the BIG Clan to success in this duel.
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