While the Northeast part of the United State is getting slammed with a Nor’easter that makes it look like it’s the middle of winter the rest of the country is finally starting to feel some spring temperatures. Along with the coming warmer weather, the 2018 eSports spring split is heating up faster than Vinny ‘the Microwave’ Johnson ever did for the ‘Bad Boy’ Detroit Pistons back in the day!With that said, it’s time for another round of Top eSports betting picks of the week. This week, I’m offering up a trio of Week 8 League of Legends free picks in the North American Spring Split.
Top eSports Betting Picks of the Week – March 8th Edition
North America – Standings
|Counter Logic Gaming||4-9|
March 10 at 4:00 PM ET
FlyQuest vs. Counter Logic GamingAnalysis: On the surface, it may look like FlyQuest and Counter Logic Gaming have an equal chance to win this matchup, seeing as how they have identical 4-9 records heading into the coming weekend. I’m here to tell you, that logic will cost you! FlyQuest got smacked around twice last weekend by Team SoloMid and Clutch Gaming while Counter Logic gaming pulled off a pair of huge upsets to double their season win total in one weekend.First CLG completely stunned second place Cloud 9 on Saturday and then they came back the next day to beat third place Team Liquid. CLG has a pair of players with identical 3.1 KDA’s while FlyQuest has just one player with a KDA of 3.0 or higher. CLG also has two players with damage percentages of at least 30.0% while FlyQuest has only one such player. Numbers aside, clearly Counter Logic Gaming is playing out of its mind right now and has the look of a team that can beat anyone after last weekend.eSports Betting Pick: Counter Logic Gaming
March 11 at 3:00 PM ET
Clutch Gaming vs. Team LiquidAnalysis: Clutch Gaming handled OpTic last Saturday and then completed their perfect weekend by taking out FlyQuest on Sunday to improve to 8-5 and make a move up the NA LCS standings. Clutch gaming easily handled OpTic as mid laner Fabian “Febiven” Diepstraten continued his fantastic NA LCS debut. Clutch Gaming then methodically took out FlyQuest in the slowest-paced game this spring. Team Liquid stomped the life out of 100 Thieves on Saturday but couldn’t hold it down when they faced red-hot CLG in their huge upset loss on Sunday.Now, while Team Liquid and Clutch gaming have identical 8-5 records coming into this affair, I’m going to urge you to back Clutch Gaming, seeing as how they’ve won seven of their mast eight matches the last four weeks. It’s pretty simple. One team here is on fire while the other is kind of playing decent, but not outstanding LoL at the moment. Take the red-hot Clutch Gaming all the way to the bank!eSports Betting Pick: Clutch Gaming
March 11 at 4:00 PM ET
Team SoloMid vs. Cloud9Analysis: Team SoloMid beat the hell out of FlyQuest on Saturday to keep up their torrid pace since dropping both of their Week 5 matchups. Top laner Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell has gone on record to say that he and his TSM teammates held a team meeting to better define their respective roles and now, TSM is pretty hot. Well, that is until they lost to 100 Thieves on Sunday while playing an uneven match that saw them out of position time and time again.Cloud9 got completely stunned in their huge upset loss against CLG on Saturday. After owning Counter Logic Gaming for much of the matchup, Cluod9 fell victim to a huge comeback by the streaking bottom feeders. The second place title contenders were able to rebound on Sunday against Golden Guardians, but their weekend was mostly ruined by Saturday’s loss.Make no mistake about it people, Cloud9 will be ready to rock and roll this coming weekend after their upset loss to Counter Logic Gaming last weekend. Team SoloMid won’t be easily dispatched, but they are nonetheless, going down in this one to a superior Cloud9 team.
eSports Betting Pick: Cloud9