ESports Betting Tips: Monday, July 5th

July 5th 2021, 11:31am, By: Michael Lee

PInnacle Cup 2

We welcome in the new week with another big day of Esports action on Monday, July 5th. Esports expert Michael Lee is back and today he takes a look at three matches from the Pinnacle Cup 2 tournament. Check out his Esports betting tips below!

Esports Betting Tips: Monday, July 5th 2021

CSGO Sinners Esports vs Team Fiend

Pinnacle Cup 2

Sinners Esports enter this match on a seven-game winning streak with wins against Enterprise (2-0), Entropiq Prague (3-1), BLINK (2-0), BIG (2-1), and three back-to-back victories against AGO (2-0, 3-0, 2-0). On the other side, Team Fiend managed a much less convincing 3-4 record in their last seven, with wins against Young Ninjas (2-1), EXTREMUM (2-1), and Endpoint and losses against SKADE (1-2), Complexity (0-2), and 777 Esports (0-2). Sinners and Fiend last met in January 2021, when Team Fiend's core was still playing under MBAPPEEK's banner. The match ended in a 13-16 win for the Bulgarians, who won with 16-13 on Mirage. Fiend have since made several roster changes, whereas Sinners kept their roster intact. Despite their strong form, Sinners are priced as $2.02 underdogs for this match, underestimating them a bit. Fiend stil have players than can pop off and carry their squad to victory, however, Sinners have Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný as their AWPer and his presence alone should be very noticeable. If oskar can find his form from the time when he was at mousesports, Sinners Esports should win this match with ease. Even if that doesn't happen, this match is a complete coin-flip, so you have to take Sinners with better odds.

ENCE vs Lyngby Vikings

Pinnacle Cup 2

Lyngby Vikings are 5-2 in their last seven but are undefeated this tournament. They won against Natus Vincere Junior (16-4), Sharks (2-0) and Double Poney (2-0) and are now only two wins away from securing a playoff spot at Pinnacle Cup 2. ENCE are 8-1 in their last nine, which includes wins against mousesports (2-0), Ninjas in Pyjamas (2-1), Endpoint (2-1), K23 (2-0), HYENAS (2-0, 2-0), HAVU (2-1), and Sangal (2-0). Their only defeat happened just over a week ago when ENCE lost to FURIA (1-2) in Gamers Without Borders 2021 semifinals. Lyngby Vikings will play with a stand-in for this match. Former North player Kristoffer "kristou" Aamand will replace Theis "J3nsyy" Jensen, who has parted ways with the team at the end of June. Kristou has already played three games with the team, and he didn't look bad, averaging 1.23 HLTV rating in Lyngby Viking's wins against NaVi Jr., Sharks, and Double Poney. However, he has yet to face a team as strong as ENCE. The Finns shouldn't struggle too much to win this match. They have better players and usually do well against second-tier teams such as Lyngby Vikings. Take ENCE to win 2-0!

Endpoint vs MIBR

Pinnacle Cup 2

MIBR won their first match since the end of May on Sunday, July 4, when they beat HAVU 2-1. Prior to that, MIBR lost to mousesports (0-2), AGO (0-2), Ninjas in Pyjamas (1-2), Lyngby Vikings (1-2), and Iberian Family (0-2) Endpoint, on the other hand, are on a three-game winning streak. They won against SAW (2-0), Copenhagen Flames (2-0), and ENCE (2-1), which ended their three-game losing streak, during which they lost against AGO (1-2), Team Fiend (0-2) and SAW (1-2). MIBR are nothing special, but I wouldn't praise Endpoint too much either. However, they have former Cloud9 player William "mezii" Merriman on the team, who has been averaging 1.23 HLTV rating since joining Endpoint. Mezii has averaged 1.51 HLTV rating across Endpoint's last three games, and with the form he is showing, MIBR will have their hands full as they look to stop him. MIBR's best player is Marcelo "chelo" Cespedes, who has been playing well. He has averaged a 1.13 HLTV rating since joining the team, but, only 0.99 across the last three games. Even though Endpoint field mezii, they shouldn't be priced as high as they are. MIBR are good enough to win here and are a great value bet at the offered odds.

TIPS

Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20 Preview & Betting Tips

It’s Australia’s final preparation for the T20 World Cup, as they head to Dhaka for a five game T20 series against Bangladesh. Can the Australians find a way to combat spin? Or will Bangladesh hand the Aussies a fifth straight T20 series loss? read more

2021 NRL Round 20: Monday Preview & Betting Tips

We are getting to the pointy end of the season with just 5 rounds to go following the rescheduled Monday night matches in Round 20. Tonight we’ve got the Bulldogs taking on the resurgent Titans while Cronulla take on a Manly side who are pushing for a top four spot. read more

2021 Tokyo Olympics: Track Cycling Preview & Betting Tips

It hasn't been the easiest period for Australian cycling, but with some changes in personnel can they bounce back in Tokyo? We preview the Olympics track cycling schedule and find a few Olympics bets that we like the look of. read more

2021 NRL Round 20: Sunday Preview & Betting Tips

Three game slate for Super SUNDAY in the NRL this week and as always, our main man Scooby has a full preview for all three games and his best bets for each right here! Action gets underway at 3.00pm with the Dragons hosting the Rabbitohs. read more

ARTICLES

Best Australian Sports Betting Apps

What are the best Australian sports betting apps? Punters love the convenience of betting on mobile, so we thought we'd look at the best sports betting apps available today, to help you choose the best sports betting site for your iOS or Android mobile device. We highlight our top five Australian sports betting apps based on the usability and features of their app, as well as key mobile app features from all of our partnered sports betting sites. read more


Best Australian Sports Betting Sites

The best Australian sports betting sites ensure safe and successful online betting for punters. Here's our list of the best sports betting options in Australia. read more


Performance Ratings & Pricing with Julian Vallance with Sportsbet

Julian Vallance from Sportsbet takes us through some of the key factors which he uses with pricing upcoming horse races such as performance ratings. Check out his video from Sportsbet here. read more


What is Over-Round and How do Sportsbooks Make Money?

Over-Round is an important concept for both punters and sportsbooks. It's how Australian sportsbooks make money! All punters should understand over-round, how to spot it, and how to find better value on the Betfair Exchange. read more


BLOGS

2021 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 19

Is it a race in two for the 2021 Brownlow Medal? Round 19 may see Ollie Wines and Marcus Bontempelli start to draw away from the pack as we approach the finish line in the 2021 season. Check out our Round 19 Brownlow vote predictions right here. read more


2021 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 18

Sam Walsh was the stand out performance of AFL Round 18, and is the big mover on the Brownlow leaderboard, but several Brownlow contenders were in the votes over the weekend's action. Check out where our votes went with our Round 18 Brownlow vote predictions here. read more


Big Bash League (BBL11) Fixture

The BBL11 fixture for the 2021-22 Big Bash League season has been tentatively released! Check out all of the BBL11 games including the dates for the all-important finals series here! read more


2021 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 17

A round full of upsets has left a few of our Brownlow contenders high and dry in our Round 17 Brownlow vote predictions. Check out where our Round 17 Brownlow votes went and our latest 2021 AFL Brownlow Medal leaderboard here! read more


BetDeluxe

PlayUp