Complexity vs. Sprout, Preview & Prediction - Free 11/24 CS:GO

Complexity is a firm favorite in this Best of 3 encounter when they take on Sprout on Tuesday in the Round of 16 of the BLAST Premier Fall 2020 Showdown. The winner of this tilt will go on to face a better side from a duel between NiP and Cloud9.

Complexity Team Stats and Latest Results

Complexity is forced to play this qualification tournament after losing to Vitality and BIG, while they also won $7,500 for finishing the BLAST Premier Fall Series 2020 in 7-9th place. They defeated fnatic, Natus Vincere, and BIG at the IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 Europe, but failed to make it to the Grand final after a loss to Vitality. Still, Complexity earned $12,000 for their efforts. Complexity lost seven of the previous 12 matches.

During the last three months, Complexity was dominant on Overpass (83.3% win rate) and played well on Mirage (63.3%), while they were below average on Nuke (37.5%) and Train (40.0%). Complexity is playing with a new lineup that was assembled in October this year and appeared on just 16 maps with a record of nine wins and seven losses. The lineup consists of jks (1.15 rating), RUSH (0.95), k0nfig (1.14), poison (1.03), and blameF (1.22).

Sprout Team Stats and Latest Results

Sprout didn’t have luck at the IEM Beijing-Haidian 2020 Europe Closed Qualifier and Betway Nine to Five 5, but they displayed excellent performances in the league stage of the ESEA MDL Season 35 Europe, where they ended in 2nd place with a 15-2 record. After beating Wisla Krakow in the opening round of the playoffs, Sprout lost to sAw and dropped to the Lower bracket. Sprout won eight of the last 13 games.

In the previous three months, Sprout was fantastic on Nuke (92.9%) and Vertigo (81.2%), while they were below average just on Inferno (40.0%). Since August 2020, Sprout is playing with the current lineup that appeared on 96 maps with a record of 62 wins and 34 losses. The team members are Spiidi (1.01), denis (1.03), snatchie (1.09), faveN (1.15), and dycha (1.16).

Complexity vs. Sprout H2H Record

These rivals have met on two occasions before, and Complexity won both duels, including the most recent one at the Home Sweet Home Cup 4 in May this year.

Complexity vs. Sprout Betting Preview

Complexity is desperate to return to the top 10 in the CS:GO rankings, and they can do that only with a high placement at this tournament. I don’t know about their chances at the tournament as there are a lot of strong and better-ranked teams, but I am pretty sure they will not have any trouble to defeat Sprout. Sprout is focused on securing a ticket for the ESL Pro League S13, which they can get by winning the ESEA MDL Season 35 Europe, so I don’t think this tournament is their priority.

The Pick: Complexity to win (-217 @PINNACLE)

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