Esports Betting Tips: Tuesday, June 29th

June 29th 2021, 11:59am, By: Michael Lee

Esports Betting Tips

Esports action continues this Tuesday, the 29th of June and as usual, our gaming expert Michael Lee is back to give a full preview and betting tips for some of his favourite matchups of the night across the StarLadder CIS RMR 2021!

 

Esports Betting Tips: Tuesday, June 29th

Akuma vs Natus Vincere

StarLadder CIS RMR 2021

This is a rematch of the controversial bout at EPIC CIS League Spring 2021 back in May, when Natus Vincere, one of the strongest teams in the world, got swept by a stack of no-namers.

There was talk about a possibility Akuma were using a so-called radar hack to gain an unfair advantage over NaVi that day. And there seems to be a high probability that was the case, considering how much worse Akuma have been playing since then.

Although it wouldn’t be fair to discredit Akuma for that win, they have since not produced anything that would suggest that they’re really as good as they seemed to be.

At StarLadder CIS RMR 2021 Akuma have played two games, against forZe and Gambit, and lost both. First, they had to kneel to forZe (0-2), and while they managed to force overtime on the last map (18-22), it wasn’t a good showing.

In their 0-2 loss against Gambit on Monday, it became evident that Akuma aren’t a strong team that lacks the talent to compete with CIS top dogs. Akuma lost that match with 10-16 on Vertigo and 6-16 on Inferno.

Natus Vincere are the second-best team in the world and clearly a much better squad than most sides that are present at this tournament. Even though they lost two of their last three games, those losses came against Gambit (world no.1 team).

It doesn’t take a lot to figure out NaVi are a few levels above Akuma, and their most recent head-to-head bout shouldn’t make anyone doubt that. The quality gap between these two sides is big enough for me to say NaVi will have no issues winning 2-0!

ForZe vs Gambit Esports

StarLadder CIS RMR 2021

Gambit Esports enter this match with a perfect 2-0 record on the tournament with a +31 round differential. They’re also unbeaten in their last 11 competitive games and have suffered only one loss since May 21, when they got outclassed by Natus Vincere.

Gambit are the main favourites to win this tournament, and there’s nothing that would suggest otherwise. However, that doesn’t mean that they’re invincible.

In their opening match of StarLadder CIS RMR 2021, Gambit faced Nemiga, who forced them to three maps. Nemiga won the first map (Inferno) with 16-14, came close to closing out the deal on Vertigo, but then fell apart in overtime (15-16), and then lost on Dust II (3-16).

ForZe enter this match with a 9-2 record from their last 11 matches, which may seem good; however, most of those games were played at ESEA, where forZe haven’t faced any tough opponents. The strongest team they had to face during that stretch were AGO, and even that fixture ended in a 1-2 loss for the Russians.

Gambit have shown some cracks against Nemiga, but that doesn’t convince me that they’ll struggle against forZe. Gambit might drop a map here and there, but not against a team like forZe.

Fnatic vs Omega Esports

TI 10 SEA Qualifiers

Fnatic and Omega Esports will clash on Tuesday, June 29, in the first round of The International 10 Southeast Asia qualifiers. Fnatic enter this match priced as 1.19 favourites, which isn’t too shocking; however, this is a high price to pay for a team that hasn’t played a single match in over a month.

Fnatic are 4-3 in their last seven games, which isn’t too bad. However, they have only five games (2-3) on their record since May and no games in June.

On the other hand, Omega Esports have two games on their record in June, and 16 since the start of May. Although they haven’t impressed with their showings (6-2-8), they are at least not as ring-rusty as Fnatic, which is always a plus.

Fnatic and Omega last met at the start of May, when Omega took the series lead, but suffered a reverse-sweep and lost 1-2. It was a solid effort from the outsiders, even though it was apparent that Fnatic were the better team that day.

The quality gap between these two teams is massive; however, I don’t believe it will be as apparent on Tuesday. Fnatic have not played a single official match in over a month, meaning they will be ring rusty and far less efficient.

I don’t believe Omega can cause an upset here, but they should take advantage of the unprepared Fnatic and win one map. Take Omega Esports with a map advantage!

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