This article is part of our DraftKings CS:GO series.
- 8:25 a.m: Virtus.Pro (VP) vs. FaZe Clan (FaZe)
- 12:00 p.m: Swole Patrol (S) vs. Evil Geniuses (EG)
- 4:00 p.m: MiBR (MiBR) vs. Furia (FUR)
Virtus.Pro (0-0) vs. FaZe Clan (1-2)
The first match of the day features FaZe Clan, coming off an extremely hard fought 2-1 loss to G2 Esports, against Virtus.Pro, currently ranked 18th in the world. VP are opening their campaign against very staunch opposition and will be looking for superstars Jame and Buster to pull a carry performance out of their bag of tricks. Meanwhile, FaZe need to turn their group stage performance around, as another loss would make progressing through the group extremely difficult. If NiKo and Olofmeister show up for FaZe they have the potential to turn this group around and end 3-2; if not, then Virtus.Pro may be in line for an upset win with some extremely good value players in Buster, Qikert and Adren. Despite their struggles, this game should be a convincing win for FaZe Clan and a good chance for their superstars to flex their muscles.
VP Players to Target: Buster ($9,300 Captain, $6,200 Flex), Qikert ($9,000 Captain, $6,000 Flex)
FaZe Players to Target: NiKo ($13,500 Captain, $9,000 Flex), Olofmeister ($11,100 Captain, $7,400 Flex)
Evil Geniuses (0-1) vs. Swole Patrol (1-1)
The surprise of ESL Pro League, Swole Patrol, who many expected to struggle greatly in this group, took down favorites Liquid 2-0 following a close 2-1 defeat to 100 Thieves. Evil Geniuses are looking to rebound after a