IEM Katowice 2022 Group A match for February 17, 15:00 UTC, features Ninjas in Pyjamas against Gambit Esports.
NIP are ranked 6th globally as per HLTV. During the Play-In stage, they managed to defeat Wisla Krakow and Movistar Riders. However, they lost to the Copenhagen Flames in a very worrying fashion. NIP’s lineup is unchanged today:
Gambit already had their place in the group stage with an invitation. Their run across the tournaments lately could have been perfect, if only they didn’t fall to the top-1 team in the world — NAVI. Thus, they had 5 wins in the last 6 matches. Here is the roster of the Russian team:
Gambit vs NIP predictions
Experts, no doubt, give their priority to the runner-ups of global top ranking in the match. Gambit have already proven they can defeat anyone with ease. Additionally, here are the odds for NIP vs Gambit.
Winner: Gambit — 1.3.
Winner: NIP — 3.49;
Map total > 2.5 — 1.86;
Map total < 2.5 — 1.86.