After the IEM Katowice 2022 Play-Ins concluded, the upcoming pairs in competition became apparent. Today we have another match, where Ninjas in Pyjamas will compete against Movistar Riders. The games will take place in the best-of-3 format.
NIP had ups and downs going through the tournament. They have lost to the Copenhagen Flames prior to this day. The win against Wisla Krakow is not enough to consider the even a success as NIP have more experience in playing LAN events on big stages. This is how NIP will start against Movistar:
Movistar Riders, on the other hand, have defeated MIBR earlier today which enabled them to advance to the match against Ninjas in Pyjamas. Even though they were able to steal the win from the Brazilians, earlier matchups were poor as they lost to BIG and Virtus Pro back at ESL Challengers. Movistar Riders attend the event with the following roster:
Next, let’s see what bookmakers offer in terms of odds:
Winner: NIP — 1.52;
Winner: Movistar — 2.51;
Map total: > 2.5 — 1.79;
Map total: < 2.5 — 1.94.