eSports Betting Tips: Counter Strike PGL Krakow

July 21st 2017, 2:06pm, By: Optimus Crime

Ladies and gentlemen, we are back this weekend with some of the most highly sought after action in the eSports world. Turning our heads to the PGL in Europe, we will take a glimpse at some of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches to watch this weekend. With some of the biggest names in the game (VP, Fanatic etc), weather you have a crack or not, this is sure to be one you don’t want to miss. Quarter final action kicks off from 9pm on Friday night and can be viewed for free on Twitch.


Astralis vs SK Gaming

I love SK Gaming. I followed them back in the early 2000’s when counter-strike was becoming a thing. They are considered potentially the best team in the world right now, and after some huge upsets recently, expect them to take this out solidly. If they get nuke as an opening map, it’s over for Astralis.

BIG vs Immortals

German teams are hands down some of the best in the world. European counter-strike in general is on a whole different level to the rest of us, and BIG is no exception. I generally have the time of the day for Immortals, but I just don’t think the Americans will have what it takes here. Notorious for folding under pressure, this should be an easy one for BIG to pick-up. Losing one map in the past 10 games, they are too solid right now, so look at them here for the win.

North vs Virtus.Pro

Another old guard of competitive counter-strike, Virtus.Pro are one of the oldest eSports organisations out there. With a bit of a roller coaster couple of years, they seem to finally be settling after some roster/coaching changes, so expect them to really ramp up in the PGL. I like North, and I have all the time in the world for them, but I don’t think they are at a ‘global team’ stage yet. Don’t dismiss them completely, but expect VP to take this one out comfortably.

And that’s it for the week folks. We will keep an eye on the LCK next week as it heads towards the final weeks of the split, but otherwise happy punting, and give SK Gaming some support for me :) 


Take note: Any of the tips in this article are simply the author’s opinion, so bet at your own risk and always gamble responsibly.  Also be sure to check out the Before You Bet Twitter Page for all our thoughts in the lead up to bets! Happy punting!



Randwick Racing Tips for Saturday, July 21st

Racing returns to Randwick this Saturday, July 21st, with a stacked nine-race card! see our comprehensive preview with tips for every race here! read more

Flemington Racing Tips for Saturday, July 21st

Flemington hosts a nine-race card this Saturday, July 21st, and we've got betting tips and comments for every race here! It looks a tricky day with some exceptionally hard races, but there are a few races we're keen to bet in! read more

WTA Bucharest Preview & Betting Tip - Friday 20th July

Ace is back with a free betting tip for Friday night's match between Laura Siegemund and Petra Martic at the WTA Bucharest Open. Check out his preview and betting tip here. read more

2018 AFL: Daily Fantasy Tips for Round 18

$50k guaranteed up for grabs at Draftstars this Saturday and we have you covered with another AFL fantasy team of the week here! read more


Best Australian Sports Betting Sites

The best Australian sports betting sites insures safe and successful online betting for punters as well as offering the best betting options in Australia. read more

How Does Spread Betting Work?

Spread betting has finally made it's way to Australia through new betting agency Pointsbet, we give you a quick guide to spread betting here. read more

How to Bet on eSports in Australia

With the phenomenon of eSports finally starting to take off in Australia, we thought we'd give you a quick 'how to' guide on betting on eSports in Australia! read more

Tips for Taking Advantage of NBA Player Performance Betting

Most Australian bookmakers now offer player prop markets in the NBA, you can take advantage of a few factors that we take a closer look at in our Tips for NBA Player Performance Betting read more


2018-19 Big Bash League (BBL08) Fixture

The BBL08 fixture has been announced by Cricket Australia and for the first time ever it features a full home and away season! See more info and the full fixture here! read more

2018-19 WBBL04 Fixture Announced!

Some big changes will take place in the 4th edition of the Women's Big Bash League set to kick off in December! See more info and the full fixture for WBBL04 here! read more

2018 Brownlow Vote Predictions Round 17

Round 17 of the 2018 AFL season saw plenty of upsets which bodes well for a few Brownlow contenders from the lower teams to grab some votes. Here's our Brownlow vote predictions for Round 17! read more

2018 Brownlow Medal Predictions & Leaderboard

2018 Brownlow Medal predictions are here as our AFL tipping experts offer round-by-round Brownlow votes, rolling leaderboard and vote trackers for the 2018 AFL season. read more

Unibet Streak