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NiP vs. Complexity Tip, preliminary report and a forecast – Katowice 2021 Play-Ins CS:GO

Both teams with great performances at BLAST

NiP vs. Complexity Tip, preliminary report and a forecast – Katowice 2021 Play-Ins CS:GO

Both teams with great performances at BLAST

On the first match day of the IEM Katowice 2021 Play-Ins NiP and Complexity will play against each other. Both teams showed great performances last week at the BLAST Premier Groups and secured qualification for the Spring Finals.

On the road to Katowice 2021, a win in the opening match would be important for both teams and a great achievement. Between NiP and Complexity, the odds clearly favor the team around IGL blameF due to great performances.

Author's tip: Complexity wins

Table of Content

A total of 16 teams will play for eight remaining spots in the main tournament and will battle it out over the next two days. All duels will still take place online and will be played as bo1 for the time being.

Date and provider

The match between NiP and Complexity will take place on 16.02.2021 live at 1.30 p.m.. (CET) and will be broadcast by ESL in English. Whether 99Damage will also cast the play-ins in German is still unclear.

NiP - Latest performance & results

NiP responded with a lineup change after some weak performances. The initial surprising ejection of Simon "twist" Eliasson and the associated signing of academy player ztr came unexpectedly, but paid off completely at the first joint tournament, the BLAST Spring Group Stage. With victories over Astralis and BIG, the team secured a place in the final after just two days of play and the associated qualification for the BLAST Finals.

In the final match the Swedes had to admit defeat against the BIG Clan, but all in all they showed a great tournament and managed to qualify for the finals. The new fifth place team ztr showed solid performances and seems to have settled in well at the top of the world. Between NiP and Complexity, the Swedish top team is nevertheless slightly in the underdog role given the odds.

Complexity - Latest performance & results

Complexity was the big surprise of the past week. The team had to struggle with poizon's health problems in the last two months and was forced to compete with numerous stand-ins. The results were accordingly disappointing and victories were mostly missing.

However, Complexity, who had played so strongly, came to the BLAST Spring Group Stage in complete form after poizon's recovery and convinced in all duels. The team won each of the three matches with 2:0, beating among others the top teams Vitality and G2. Thus the team around IGL blameF secured the second place in the EsportFire World Ranking this week. In the duel with NiP, Complexity is rightly favored by the odds. The team is in great shape.

NiP vs. Complexity - Map-Veto prediction

Nuke and Vertigo are likely bans. Between NiP and Complexity, the map tip is Overpass.

NiP vs. Complexity - Prediction

Despite the great performances of both teams, the showing on the part of the European mixed team was simply great. Between NiP and Complexity, we put our bet on the favorite. As a bet we see 7 units at odds of around 1.65 as appropriate.

The author estimated the odds at 55/100 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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