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100 Thieves vs. Cloud9 Betting Preview With Prediction and Pick – DreamHack Masters, May 28th

| May 28, 2020 2:06 am PDT
100 Thieves vs. Cloud 9 Betting Preview, May 28, 2020

Things in Group B of the 2020 DreamHack Masters North American division got heated yesterday as Gen.G’s supreme tactics helped them brush aside Evil Geniuses.

Now, the matchup between 100 Thieves and Cloud9 today will give us a very good idea of who has a realistic chance of making the playoffs.

Both these organizations kicked off the event with solid wins and will be itching to seal a place in the Upper Bracket of the playoffs.

They recently met at the ESL One: Road to Rio event and the Australians took that one. So, my 100 Thieves vs. Cloud9 betting preview for May 28th focuses on how I expect things to pan out this time around and what you should target with your wagers.

I start off with the current betting prices for the main markets.

100 Thieves vs. Cloud9 Odds

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Here is what the betting site has in store for us today:  

Match Winner

100 Thieves -139
Cloud9 +116

Map Advantage

100 Thieves  (-1.5) +193
100 Thieves (+1.5) -417
Cloud9 (-1.5) +292
Cloud9 (+1.5) -256

Total Maps Played

Over 2.5 -114
Under 2.5 -114

The Thieves’ higher ranking and form make them the bookmakers’ favorite here but Cloud9 certainly has the resources to make them work hard for the win.

Moving on to my team analysis now but be sure to stick around until the end for my prediction and free betting pick.

100 Thieves Current Form

The organization has been on the cusp of entering the Top 10 in the world rankings for some time now but have been unable to make a run to the advanced stages of recent tournaments.

Despite that, their start to the DreamHack event was hugely impressive as they pummeled tactical experts Gen.G 2:0.

It is true that daps and company didn’t have the best series but we should credit the Thieves for sticking to their guns and coming out on top in a resounding fashion.

The win will no doubt give great confidence to AZR and his teammates and with the way they beat Cloud9 at the ESL One qualifiers, they will definitely fancy their chances here.

Cloud9 Current Form

The Americans defied the odds in their opening fixture and ground out a solid 2:1 win against the favorites to top the group Evil Geniuses.

They were once again relentless on their favorite Dust II and despite getting edged on Nuke, they kept their focus and finished the job with a 16-13 scoreline on Train.

AWP specialist floppy was in the zone and the team will rely heavily on his performance today once again as there are definitely holes in this squad on both the tactical and the kills front.

100 Thieves vs. Cloud9 Prediction and Pick

It’s a hard one to predict. The teams have played only once again since the Thieves’ broke off from their previous Renegades organization.

They did seal a 2:0 win but we have to acknowledge the fact that both Vertigo and Train are among their preferred maps and it’s not like it was a blowout victory.

Cloud9 was always in the tie and I feel JT and floppy will have learned their lesson and will approach the ban and pick phase better.

The Australians remain favorites but I feel the Americans will push them to the limit here as they did against Evil Geniuses.

BetOnline’s odds for the Over 2.5 market are great and I feel it is the best way to approach this tie.

Pick
  • Over 2.5
    -114

Make sure you also check out our best esports bets for Thursday. You will find several other predictions for May 28th with the latest odds and my colleague’s reasoning on why the bookmakers and markets of his choice present the best betting value.

This concludes my 100 Thieves vs. Cloud9 betting preview. Let’s hope we witness another CS:GO classic today!

Elias Wagner

Elias Wagner has been a soccer fan since he was a young boy. He still has a huge passion for the sport itself as well as betting on it and writing about it.

Outside of soccer, Elias also enjoys other sports including basketball, tennis, and snooker. He's been writing for GamblingSites.com since 2018.

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