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Evil Geniuses vs. FPX Preliminary report, statistics and a forecast – DreamHack Jan. CS:GO

Evil Geniuses won the last duel

Evil Geniuses vs. FPX Preliminary report, statistics and a forecast – DreamHack Jan. CS:GO

Evil Geniuses won the last duel

In the renewed first round duel between Evil Geniuses and FunPlus Phoenix, this time it's about the second place and thus the advancement into the playoffs. The last meeting between the two teams was won by the North American team with a close but nevertheless 2:0.

Author's tip: Evil Geniuses wins

Table of Content

At DreamHack Open Jan. a total of eight teams will play for the tournament victory and with BIG and Gambit two teams are already qualified for the playoffs. The total prize money is 70,000 USD.

Date and provider

The match between Evil Geniuses and FPX will be played live at 3.00 p.m. (CET) on 29.01.2021. DreamHack itself will provide an English broadcast, while 99Damage will provide a German cast.

Evil Geniuses - Latest performance & results

Evil Geniuses has had a mixed year in 2020 and, apart from some tournament successes in NA, has only been able to show average performances so far in Europe. At DreamHack January, the team around IGL stanislaw is one of the favorites to win the tournament, but had to admit defeat against BIG Clan with 1:2 on the second day of play in Group A. After a strong first map on Inferno, the team lost quite clearly on Dust2 and the decider Nuke.

However, the first match against FunPlus Phoenix was pretty solid and Evil Geniuses managed to win both maps by a narrow margin. Mainly due to this fact, between Evil Geniuses and FPX, the odds slightly favor the North American team. Especially Ethan convinced with good performances at DreamHack, but CeRq is also getting back in better and better shape.

FPX - Latest performance & results

FPX re-entered CS:GO in 2021 with the signing of the GODSENT roster. Due to the transfer of kRYSTAL to ALTERNATE aTTaX and the not-yet signing of a new fifth, chrisJ will compete with the team at DreamHack January. The first game day was rather unlucky for the mixed team. On both maps they lost narrowly against Evil Geniuses and already fought against elimination in the second match.

The game against HellRaisers was probably a bit closer than the team would have wished. On Train and Nuke, the team around Stand-In and IGL chrisJ narrowly prevailed and defeated HR with 2:0. In the duel with Evil Geniuses, FPX is the clear underdog in view of the odds.

Evil Geniuses vs. FPX - Map-Veto prediction

Dust2 and Mirage are likely bans. Between Evil Geniuses and FPX, the tip regarding the maps is Inferno and Nuke. As a decider, Vertigo would be well conceivable.

Evil Geniuses vs. FPX - Prediction

Both teams didn't really manage to convince at DreamHack January so far. The spectators can expect an exciting duel for the promotion to the playoffs. Between Evil Geniuses and FPX we bet on the favored North American lineup.

The author estimated the odds at 60/100 and the tip is therefore at medium risk. Please always keep in mind that sports betting is not a money-making business, but should remain entertainment. Only bet with money that you are capable of losing. Through our preliminary reports we offer you a detailed summary and analysis of the latest events and try to increase your chance of winning - information is key.

Information is provided without guarantee! All forecasts are based on the personal opinion of the author!

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