G2 vs. Astralis Tip, preliminary prediction and a forecast – DreamHack Masters Spring 2021
G2 favorites after strong performance against Virtus.Pro
In the quarterfinals of DreamHack Masters 2021, G2 and Astralis will meet. The odds favor the European mixed team around NiKo relatively clearly. The winner of the duel will meet Gambit in the semifinals. Yesterday's map update will not affect DreamHack Masters or any RMR events!
Author's tip: G2 wins
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An added attraction in this match: should G2 win the clash they would earn enough points to prevail in a head-to-head battle with Spirit for the sixth and final spot in the IEM Cologne Main Event.
In the parallel match FURIA and NAVI will meet, while Gambit and Heroic are already qualified for the semifinals.
Date and provider
The match between G2 and Astralis will take place on 07.05.2021 live at 4:45 p.m. (CET). The duel will be broadcasted in numerous languages on the platform twitch.tv. ESL themselves will provide an English cast, while 99Damage will offer a German stream.
G2 - Latest performance & results
After a turbulent start to the new year, G2 now managed to bring consistency to their game. The return of JaCkz brought stability back to the lineup and especially huNter- is currently showing great individual performances. The last weeks were quite successful. After the early elimination at the ESL Pro League, the team prevailed against OG and Spirit in the battle for the BLAST Spring Finals and also qualified for the IEM Summer 2021 with a third place.
At DreamHack Masters Spring, G2 narrowly won their opening match against Spirit, but were defeated by Gambit on the second day of play, who once again would be waiting for the team if they win. The remaining group matches in the lower-bracket against mousesports and Virtus.Pro ended victorious and each with 2:0. Especially the relatively clear victory against VP was a great success. Between G2 and Astralis, the odds favor the team.
Astralis - Latest performance & results
The Danish top team has had a difficult 2021 so far. Last year's health problems were followed by form fluctuations and the online phase didn't make it any easier for the team either. Dev1ce, who lives in Sweden and thus did not participate in the boot camps, recently announced his transfer to NiP, leaving his long-time teammates. This transfer marks the end of an era.
At DreamHack Masters Spring, Astralis will play with Bubzkji on all maps for the first time. Whether the lineup with Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen is the final solution for Astralis remains to be seen, but for now the team showed solid performances in the first two games at DreamHack Masters Spring. With wins against Extra Salt and Complexity the Danes qualified for the upper-final. However, the duel with Heroic was sobering.
G2 vs. Astralis - Map-Veto prediction
The bans are Overpass and Mirage. Between G2 and Astralis, the tip regarding the maps is Vertigo and Dust2. As a decider, Inferno would be conceivable.
G2 vs. Astralis - Prediction
The spectators can expect a duel of two top teams, which is more than just about the promotion for G2. Astralis had big problems in the last weeks and especially the departure of dev1ce is a big setback for the lineup. Between G2 and Astralis, we put our tip on the favorite G2. As a bet we see 7 units at odds in the amount of 1.65 for appropriate.
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.
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