With the 2020 Overwatch League season closing out Week 11 this weekend and a quartet of intriguing matchups going down on Friday, April 17, let’s find out which teams are in action and are offering the best value against their respective esports betting odds.
Overwatch League Apr 18 Matches Odds & Picks
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Chengdu Hunters 2.62 vs. Guangzhou Charge 1.45
Chengdu is sitting in 16th place in the Overwatch League standings at 2-4 in six series and 11013 in maps. The Hunters have just one victory in their last five series though their 3-1 win over Vancouver on April 12 did snap a four-match losing streak. Chengdu has won just three of their last 10 matches overall while winning just 35 of their last 100 matches overall.
Guangzhou is sitting in 12th place in the Overwatch League standings at 3-3 in six series and 11-13 in maps. The Charge have won three of their last five series, but they come into this affair off a humbling 3-0 shutout loss against Shanghai on April 12. Guangzhou has split their last 10 matches evenly while winning 62 of their last 100 matches overall.
In five head-to-head meetings, the Charge have recorded three wins, including a narrow 3-2 win the last time they met on April 5. More importantly, the Hunters have won just three of their last 11 games while losing thee of the last four meetings against the Charge. Keep it simple and back Guangzhou to get it done in this one!
Pick: Guangzhou 3:2
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Shanghai Dragons (1.25) vs. Hangzhou Spark 3.75
Shanghai is sitting in fourth place in the Overwatch League standings at 4-1 in five series and 12-4 in maps. The Dragons are on fire, having won five straight series including a convincing 3-0 shutout win over Guangzhou on April 12. Shanghai has won seven of their last 10 matches and 68 of their last 100 matches overall.
Hangzhou is sitting in eighth place in the Overwatch League standings at 3-2 in five matches and 11-10 in maps. The Spark have won two straight and three of their last five including a 3-0 shutout win over Chengdu on April 11. Hangzhou has split their last 10 matches evenly while winning 67 of their last 100 matches overall.
These two rivals have split four all-time head-to-head meetings with Hangzhou winning the first two and Shanghai winning the last two meetings, most recently a 3-0 win on April 4. The Dragons are actually 6-0 in their last two matches against Hangzhou and they’ve recorded a quartet of shutout wins over their last five. This pick is as easy as pie esports bettors. Shanghai wins going away!
Pick: Shanghai 3:1