On April 23 at 20:00 (UTC), FURIA will have a duel with Envy at the ESL One: Road To Rio tournament, and our experts will predict it. Will the Brazilians manage to deal with their opponents without any problems?
FURIA are one of the best teams in their region and are ranked 12th in the overall ranking. The team was able to get to the semifinals at the ESL Pro League, but in the decisive match lost to Evil Geniuses with a score of (0:2), although they had a chance to catch on a comeback on the second map. Earlier, the Brazilians dealt with their compatriots from MIBR (2:0) and proved superiority over 100 Thieves (2:1). By the way, the team have the highest winrate on Mirage (86%).
Envy have often played in official matches lately, but are not doing as well as their opponent. Moreover, the team is on the 40th line in the world and doesn’t have significant achievements behind its back. The North American team in two past meetings failed against Cloud9 (1:2) and Bad News Bears (0:2), thereby failing the qualifications of Dreamhack Masters. But it should be noted that the most comfortable Envy feel at Nuke, where in 80% of cases celebrated success.
- FURIA won last match against Envy (2:0)
- Envy lost in two bouts in a row
- The Brazilians won two of last three matches
FURIA vs Envy Prediction
FURIA are in good shape and even though they lost in the semifinals of Evil Geniuses, they are motivated to go as far as possible at this event. Envy, on the other hand, lose to rivals of Tier-2 level and a priori can’t compete with the Brazilians. We think that the meeting will end in favor of FURIA with a dry score.
- Our prediction: FURIA win with hadicap (-1,5)