BLUEJAYS vs. forZe Preview & Prediction- Free 7/07 CS: GO

This Thursday, the rivals will clash at the upper bracket final of the ESEA Advanced Season 41 Europe tournament. The 2022 ESEA Advanced Edition is a relegation tournament where the best teams in Europe compete to secure a spot in the ESL Challenger League and a prize pool of $20,300. Playoff matches are played in a double-elimination best-of-three series, except for the grand final which is a best-of-five series. The winner of this match will progress to the grand finals while the loser will be dropped to the lower bracket.

BLUEJAYS Team Stats and Latest Results

BLUEJAYS is ranked #45 in the world ranking and has been among the top 30 teams for 1 week. The German team is currently on a 2-match losing streak and has managed a win rate of 64.3% over the past 3 months. The team has won all its matches at the ongoing ESEA Advanced Season 41 Europe and is 1 win away from the grand final. They defeated MASONIC (2:0), Apeks (2:1), BIG Academy (2:1), and EC Kyiv (2:0). The team won both Doritos Balkan League 2022 and A1 Adria League Season 9 in June. BLUEJAYS also finished 4th at the recently concluded Esport Tour 2022 Series 2.

Map win statistics over the past 3 months show an impressive win rate on Dust2 (76.5%), Mirage (73.1%), Vertigo (64.3%), and Inferno (55.0%). They managed an average performance on Overpass (50.0%) but failed to impress on Ancient (38.5%). Their line-up has stYleEeZ (0.98 player rating), CacaNito (1.17), dan1 (0.99), kyxsan (1.06), and aidKiT (1.04).

forZe Team Stats and Latest Results

forZe is ranked #19 in the world ranking and has been among the top 30 teams for 64 weeks. The Russian team has a 1-match win streak and has managed 7 wins from its last 10 games. At the ongoing ESEA Advanced Season 41 Europe tournament, the team defeated Tricked (2:0), Wolsung (2:0), VP.Prodigy (2:1), and ECLOT (2:1). The team’s last achievement was 5th place in the Roobet Cup tournament which ended on June 30, 2022, and received $5,000. Over the past 3 months, the team attained a win rate of 63.0%.

The team's best-played maps over the past 3 months consist of Dust2 (83.3%-win rate), Nuke (66.7%), and Inferno (55.6%). On the flip-side, the team failed to impress on Mirage (50.0%), Overpass (50.0%), and Ancient (25.0%). The current line-up has Jerry (1.06 player rating), zorte (1.13), shalfey (1.14), KENSI (1.07), and Norwi (1.01).

BLUEJAYS vs. forZe H2H Record

Head-to-head has 1 match between the rivals. They met at the Swiss of the Thunderpick Bitcoin Series tournament and forZe won with a score of 2:1.

BLUEJAYS vs. forZe Betting Preview

BLUEJAYS has lost 2 consecutive matches while forZe has a 1-match win streak. A comparison of the teams’ performance on the maps shows that BLUEJAYS leads on Mirage, Vertigo, and Ancient while forZe has a slight advantage on Dust2, Inferno, and Nuke. There is no significant difference in their win rate and for that reason, we are predicting over 2.5 maps. The match can go either way.

The Pick: Over 2.5 maps.

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