Gen.G will compete with Cloud9 in the first match of the Flashpoint playoffs on April 9 at 20:00 (UTC), and we, in turn, will give a qualitative prediction for this confrontation. Who will win the American derby?
Gen.G spent the last five matches with the same opponents. The team defeated Dignitas twice (2:0), but were defeated three times by MIBR.
In the latter case, when the Americans met with the Brazilians, they failed the starting map, and on Mirage they fought and transferred the game to overtime, but they failed to achieve success. Thus, Gen.G got into the playoffs from the second line of the table, gaining six points.
Cloud9 are in the world ranking significantly lower than their rivals, however, they also showed powerful performance in this tournament. The team lost only to Envy (1:2) and HAVU (0:2), but in meetings with Orgless (2:1) and Copenhagen Flames (2:0) they celebrated success. Note that the Cloud9 are great on Overpass and Dust2 maps, where they have 70 and 75 percent win rates, respectively.
- Teams have not met before
- Cloud9 won three out of last five bouts
- Gen.G lost in three out of last five matches
Gen.G vs Cloud9 Prediction
Cloud9 have a chance to catch on to win in this confrontation. Gen.G is not so ideal to play online, and Cloud9, on the contrary, feel more or less comfortable and confident, so even their small map should be enough for win.
- Our prediction: Cloud9 will win