SGpro vs. Winstrike Preliminary report, statistics and a forecast - Esport CS:GO
Former major participant
Between SG.pro and Winstrike we are in the third round of the Swiss group stage. Both teams delivered disappointing results so far and are 0:2. Only eight of the 16 participating teams in the group stage get a place in the playoffs. Even though there are still numerous match days to go, this duel will already be a small preliminary decision for elimination.
Author's tip: Winstrike wins
Table of Content
The Vulkan Fight Series offers entertainment throughout the winter break and a total of $45,000 in prize money. In the second round of the playoffs, the tournament is joined by three more notable teams including Gambit, Nemiga and forZe. Espada has decided to withdraw from the Vulkan Fight Series and made the announcement on Monday.
Date and provider
The match between SG.pro and Winstrike will take place on 23.12.2020 live at 9.50 a.m.(CET). The duel will be broadcast in English by the channel Vortex Entertrainment.
SG.pro - Latest performance & results
SG.pro is a Russian organization that has been actively participating in the B- and C-tier scene since mid-2019. Prior to the Vulkan Fight Series, the team mostly participated in the Nine to Five tournament series and made it to the main tournament in the sixth edition. A loss to Espada in the seventh match ultimately sealed the ninth place finish.
The appearance at the Vulkan Fight Series has not been very successful so far, just like the qualification for the Nine to Five 7. The Russian team won only one of their last seven games. Bad omens for the matchup with Winstrike. Between SG.pro and Winstrike, the odds favor the team around IGL NickelBack quite clearly.
EPG Family - Latest performance & results
Like their competitors, Winstrike is also a Russian organization. The team regularly participates in A-tier tournaments and tries to come close to the top-50. The reason why Winstrike is known to pretty much every CS:GO fan is because the team managed to qualify for the 2018 Boston Major, when NAVI's current IGL, Boombl4, was still playing for the Russian team.
The last weeks didn't go that bad for the team, only at the Vulkan Fight Series Winstrike showed weak performances so far. Defeats against NAVI Junior and VP.Prodigy have been recorded until now and a victory in the duel with SG.pro is almost necessary. Last week, the team even managed a minor success with a win at the ESEA MDL Season 35 Relegation.
SG.pro vs. EPG Family - Map-Veto prediction
Both teams ban Inferno. Between SGpro and Winstrike, the tip regarding the maps is Vertigo and Dust2. In the duel with SGpro, the odds are clearly in favor of Winstrike. The team has the momentum on their side.
SG.pro vs. EPG Family - Prediction
However, given the odds in the SGpro vs Winstrike matchup, betting on the favorite to win is not very tempting. Looking at the odds, we place our bet on a 2-1 win for Winstrike and hope for a good performance from SGpro on their map pick.
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