Top eSports Betting Picks for the Week - August 27th Edition

Top eSports Picks for the Week – August 27th Edition

Written by on August 27, 2018

In one of the biggest Cinderella stories in eSports history, OG beat legendary Chinese squad PSG.LGD to win the 2018 Dota 2 International. With the biggest eSports tournament of the year in the books, we turn our attention to Counter Strike: Global Offensive where great battles take place on August 29 at DreamHack-Stockholm. We do a deep dive into three of the battles, along with the latest eSports odds for each..

Top eSports Betting Picks for the Week – August 27th Edition

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Counterstrike: Global Offensive

Wednesday, August 29

  • Ghost +368 vs Natus Vincere -468
  • Grayhound +666 vs Astralis -1166
  • Nip +112 vs NRG -132
  • Tyloo +161 vs North -181
  • Gambit +227 vs Mousesports -277
  • Heroic +327 vs Faze -427
  • Hellraisers +225 vs MIBR -275
  • Optic +140 vs Fnatic -160

CS:GO DreamHack-Stockholm

Wednesday, August 29

Tyloo +161 vs North -181
Tyloo heads to their match versus North after two straight losses. NRG eSports beat Tyloo 2:0 on August 4. On August 23, Tyloo fell to Team Kinguin 1:2. Can Tyloo take down North on Wednesday? North is on a 3 battle winning streak. They dumped AGO 2:1, Fragsters 2:0, and Luminosity Gaming 2:0. Before a 0:1 loss to Heroic at DreamHack-Valencia, they had beaten Giants Gaming 1:0. North is on fire, but it’s hard to see Tyloo dropping 3 in a row. Tyloo should come out swinging on Wednesday. They’ll beat North. eSports Betting Pick: Tyloo
HellRaisers +225 vs MIBR -275
Are the Hellraisers a safe eSports betting pick this week? Brazilian squad MIBR has a ton of confidence after beating Flash Gaming 2:0, MVP PK 2:0, and Team Kinguin 3:0. Before the 3 match winning streak, Team Liquid beat them 2:0 twice while they beat Cloud9 2:0. Hailing from the Ukraine, HellRaisers must turn around a 2 match losing streak. NRG Esports dumped them 2:1. Virtus.Pro dumped them 2:0. Before the losses, HellRaisers had won 5 straight matches. HellRaisers offers excellent odds to beat MIBR on August 29. If they’ve made a couple of tweaks, they can beat the chalk. They’re worth backing at +225. eSports Betting Pick: HellRaisers  
OpTic +140 vs Fnatic -160
Ninjas in Pyjamas beat OpTic 2:0 at the Minor Championships European Grand Finals on July 22. OpTic lost 1:2 in the Zotac Cup to Ghost Gaming. In July, Fnatic went 1:2 in their last 3 battles at Eleague-Premier. The losses, both 1:2 to NaVi and mousesports.CS, outweigh the victory, 2:0 vs FaZe Clan. The dog, OpTic, could upset Fnatic. I’ll take the odds on OpTic. eSports Betting Pick: OpTic +140