Even though we’re talking the semifinals of IEM Katowice 2019, this is basically a grand final match. Both of these teams are coming off from two very strong showings against solid challenges in the quarterfinals. MIBR trashed up and coming team Renegades, while Astralis barely had to break a sweat in their game against NiP.
Both teams share similar map pools and it is going to be interesting to see map veto in this best-of-3 series. There is no denying that Astralis is a better team overall, but MIBR reverted back to the full Brazilian roster. They even brought back their old coach in order to regain long lost glory. At the moment, they are doing really good, and they definitely have a chance in this one.
Given the fact that both of these teams share similar map pools, this is going to be immense in the betting prediction. When it comes to individual skill, both Astralis and MIBR are on a high level. Lastly, I would favor Astralis slightly when it comes to the game plan and strategy. All in all, both teams are playing on a high level, and I am expecting great performances from both of them. The obvious bet here is betting on a decider, and I got this in my books.
Betting tip / prediction: Total Maps, Over 2.5
Bookmaker: Betway esports
Date: March 2nd, 21:15 CEST
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