NAVI vs. FaZe Tip, preliminary report and a forecast – BLAST Premier Spring CS:GO
Natus Vincere unbeaten for six games
In the winner's match of group C NAVI and FaZe Clan meet. While the CIS team fulfilled their role as favorites against MIBR, FaZe surprised in the match against Liquid. The winner of this duel advances directly to the final and qualifies for the BLAST Premier Spring Finals.
In Groups A and B, NiP, BIG, Complexity and Evil Geniuses have already achieved exactly that. Even though NAVI is the clear favorite in the duel with FaZe in view of the odds, many underdogs have already won their matches on the first match days.
Author's tip: NAVI wins
Table of Content
The tournament will still take place online due to the ongoing Corona crisis and will be played as double-elimination bo3. In the second match of the day between MIBR and Liquid one team will already be eliminated from the tournament with 0:2.
Date and provider
The match between NAVI and FaZe will take place on 13.02.2021 live at 7.30 p.m. (CET). The game will be broadcasted in English by BLAST and streamed on the platforms Twitch and Youtube.
Natus Vincere - Latest performance & results
NAVI came into Group C as a big favorite and already recently won the BLAST Global Finals 2020 in a dominant fashion in the final against Astralis. Thus, the team is already undefeated for six games and shows better and better performances. Even though the pick on Train didn't pay off in yesterday's duel against MIBR, the team around star player s1mple played solid maps on Mirage and Dust2.
In the match against FaZe Clan, NAVI will try to keep up the winning streak and secure an early qualification for the BLAST Spring Finals. Once again impressive in the first round match was the ability of s1mple to take over a match and decide it single-handedly.
Even though FaZe showed great performances on Nuke and Dust2, NAVI will also have the edge in terms of map veto. Another pick on Train is unlikely given the result against MIBR.
FaZe - Latest performance & results
Due to disappointing results in the last tournaments the FaZe slipped down in the EsportFire World Ranking and is currently only on the 18th place. The signing of the new IGL karrigan is practically fixed and for olofmeister it will be the last tournament as a stand-in together with the team. However, the veteran has announced in an interview with BLAST that he is not yet thinking about ending his career.
After some disappointing defeats in the last weeks/months the FaZe Clan appeared with the newly signed Twistzz like a new team and had the so strongly expected Liquid perfectly under control. It' s likely that karrgian has already helped with tactics and the game plan, nonetheless a great performance both individually and tactically. Due to the dominance in recent weeks, NAVI is still the clear favorite in the duel with FaZe, given the odds.
Natus Vincere vs. FaZe - Map-Veto prediction
Vertigo and Overpass are practically fixed as bans. Between NAVI and FaZe, the tip regarding the maps is Dust2 and Nuke. Train and Inferno would be well conceivable as deciders.
Natus Vincere vs. FaZe - Prediction
NAVI has beaten almost every top team in recent weeks and recently won a big event at the BLAST Global Finals. Between NAVI and FaZe, the tip is therefore on the favored CIS team. However, FaZe will deliver a thrilling duel to the spectators and once again compete for the victory.
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