Matches in both League of Legends and Counterstrike happen this Friday, Jan. 24. The LEC 2020 Spring in League of Legends happens this week. We analyze and make free picks for 4 matches including Vitality versus SK Gaming. Over in CS:GO, we take a look at 4 matches at the Dreamhack Open Leipzig 2020. Check out 8 of this week’s top eSports betting picks!
Top eSports Betting Picks for the Week – January 20th Edition
Friday, Jan. 24th
League of Legends: LEC 2020 Spring
- G2 vs MAD Lions
G2 is 3-2 SU in their last 5. They beat T1 and Damwon. Griffin beat G2 twice. FunPlus beat G2 once. MAD Lions battled in minor tournaments last spring and summer. G2 should beat them.
eSports Betting Pick: G2
- Vitality vs SK Gaming
Vitality went 0-5 at the World Championships in August. They battle a talented bunch in SK Gaming on Friday. SK is 4-1 in their last 5 matches. Go with SK.
eSports Betting Pick: SK Gaming
- Misfits vs Rogue
This should be a tough battle. Misfits are 2-3 SU in their last 5. Rogue is 3-2 in their last 5. Misfits get the edge, though. They’re 3-1 in the last 4 head-to-head battles versus Rogue.
eSports Betting Pick: Misfits
- Fnatic vs Origen
Fnatic is 3-1 SU in their last 4. Origen is on an 0-3 losing streak. They lost to Rogue, SK, and Splyce. Back the hot squad.
eSports Betting Pick: Fnatic
CS:GO: Dreamhack Open Leipzig 2020
- pro vs BIG
Virtus.pro heads into the Dreamhack Open Leipzig 2020 on a 4-match losing streak. BIG is on a 5-match losing streak. This is a toss-up, but Virtus.pro gets the nod. They appear poised for a decent tournament while BIG struggled versus lesser opponents.
eSports Betting Pick: Virtus.pro
- North vs Sprout
North has won 3 in a row. They’ve won 4-of-5. Sprout has won 2 in a row. Before those 2 wins, they had lost 4 in a row. Sprout gets the call.
eSports Betting Pick: Sprout
- Cloud9 vs Renegades
Cloud9 is a mess. They’ve got 6 losses and a draw from their last 7. With a record like that, Cloud9 is a play against. Renegades take this match on Friday.
eSports Betting Pick: Renegades
- Heroic vs MAD Lions
Heroic has gone 3-of-7 SU in their last 10. It’s difficult to have any confidence in Heroic because MAD Lions is 4-0 in their last 4. MAD Lions should do enough for the win. The Lions take this battle.
eSports Betting Pick: MAD Lions