eSports Betting: Top Events This Weekend Aug. 29 – 30

eSports Betting: Top Events This Weekend Aug. 29 – 30

Written by on August 28, 2020

This weekend is all about Dota 2 and League of Legends. On Saturday, four top Dota 2 squads are in action in the Omega League World while three League of Legends matches take place. There’s also a Counterstrike Playoff battle between Heroic and Team Vitality. On Sunday we make picks for a couple of great ESL One Asia Dota 2 matches. We also analyze and make picks for two LoL contests. Check it out so you can put your bets against their eSports odds! 

eSports | Top Events This Weekend to Bet On – Aug. 29 – Aug. 30

  • When: Saturday, Aug. 29 – Sunday, Aug. 30

Saturday, August 29 Games

Counter-Strike: ESL One – Europe Playoffs

  • Heroic / Team Vitality

Both Heroic and Team Vitality are 3-1 SU in their last 4 matches. Vitality has won the last 5 head-to-head contests, though. 

Counter-Strike Free Pick: Team Vitality 

Dota 2 – Omega League World

  • OG / Team Liquid

OG is 3-0 in their last 3 while Liquid has lost 6-of-7. But in the head-to-head, Liquid has won 3 straight. That gives us confidence Team Liquid can take down OG on Saturday.

Dota 2 Free Pick: Team Liquid

  • Virtus.pro / Evil Geniuses

Virtus has 3 wins in the last 4 head-to-head contests. Geniuses and Virtus drew in the last head-to-head. Neither squad has played much better than the other in recent matchups. That gives the edge to Virtus.pro.

Dota 2 Free Pick: Virtus.pro

League of Legends Championship Series – North America

  • Team Solomid / Cloud9

Cloud9 is 3-1 SU in their last 4. Solomid beat Cloud9 in the last head-to-head, though. Not only that, but Solomid has won 2 in a row. They look tough here. 

League of Legends Free Pick: Team Solomid

League of Legends Championship Series – Europe

  • Fnatic / G2 eSports

Fnatic has a shot. They’ve won 3 in a row. But G2 owns Fnatic. G2 has beaten their rival in 8 straight. They’ve also won 7 straight overall.

League of Legends Free Pick: G2 eSports 

League of Legends LoL Pro League – China

  • Invictus Gaming / FunPlus Phoenix

The top eSports match of the weekend happens in the Lol Pro League. Invictus and FunPlus have both lost their last couple of matchups. Invictus beat FunPlus 2-to-1 in the last head-to-head. In the battle before that, FunPlus dominated Invictus 3-to-0. Who takes this match on Saturday? We’ll side with Invictus because they’re likely to offer better odds than the defending world champs.

League of Legends Free Pick: Invictus 

Sunday, August 30 Games

Dota 2 – ESL One – Asia

  • Fnatic / BOOM eSports

BOOM is 5-1 straight up in their last 6. Fnatic has won 2 in a row. In the last 3 head-to-head battles, these two have drawn twice. BOOM won the other battle. Still, Fnatic has a chance because before they’ve won 6-of-8. That’s the way we’ll go.

Dota 2 Free Pick: Fnatic 

  • Geek Fam / Neon eSports

Neon has won 1 of their last 4 matches. Geek Fam has taken 7 in a row. Go with the chalk.

Dota 2 Free Pick: Geek Fam

League of Legends Championship Series – North America

  • Team Liquid / FlyQuest eSports

Both Liquid and FlyQuest have won 9-of-10. We can’t use the head-to-head record to help us decide. These two have traded wins and losses in the last 4. Wait for Sunday, check out the odds, and then back the one who offers the best price.  

League of Legends Free Pick: Liquid or FlyQuest

League of Legends LoL Continental League – Russia

  • Unicorns of Love / Gambit

Here’s another LoL match between two hot squads. The difference between this matchup and Liquid versus FlyQuest? Unicorns of Love have won the last 5 head-to-head. 

League of Legends Free Pick: Unicorns of Love


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