Spirit and Aster will meet in the group B of TI 11 on October 18th. The best-of-2 series aren't done yet, as the latest day of the group stage has a couple of matches left.
Spirit surprisingly lost to Tundra in their latest encounter. The match just simply got out of their control since the beginning. What is more, we did not see the textbook play of Spirit earlier in the event. They drew all the matches against Secret, TA and TSM. Even Talon were able to avoid the loss. Looks like this year Spirit will lag behind their main rival LGD. Unless the following roster starts taking actions towards success:
Aster still survive in the group stage thanks to their 2 wins. The situation feels wobbly though, as they lost to out-of-form Fnatic and the South American Beastcoast. Other matches against Thunder awaken and Entity ended in a draw. It will take some effort to avoid defeat against Spirit. Here is how Aster line themselves up for the match:
Team Aster vs Team Spirit betting tips
Teams met 3 times this year. Aster lost 2 and drew once in August. The CIS roster is still the favorite, as per the experts from PInnacle. But it is more likely that the match will end in a draw. And here are the odds backing that opinion:
Please note that the odds may change in real time.