forZe vs. Astralis Preview & Prediction- Free 6/28 CS: GO

This Tuesday, forZe and Astralis will clash at the quarters of the Roobet Cup 2022 tournament. The 2022 Roobet Cup is a European online CSGO tournament and a prize pool of $250,000. The tournament featured the best teams in the European region and will run from the 22nd of June through the 30th of June. Playoff matches are played in single-elimination best-of-three series.

forZe Team Stats and Latest Results

forZe is ranked #23 in the global ranking and has been among the top 30 teams for 62 weeks. The Russian esports team is currently on a 6-match win streak and has managed 8 wins from its last 10 games. In the group stage of the ongoing Roobet Cup 2022, they won all their first 2 matches and progressed to the playoffs. Meanwhile, they are also part of the ongoing REPUBLEAGUE Season 3 and ESEA Advanced Season 41 Europe. The team’s last achievement was 7th place in the ESEA EU CS: GO Advanced Season 40 - Playoffs tournament which ended on April 03, 2022, and received $750. Over the past 3 months, forZe has attained a win rate of 66.7%.

Map win statistics over the past 3 months show an impressive win rate on Dust2 (81.8%), Inferno (75.0%), and Nuke (66.7%). They managed an average win rate on Mirage (50.0%) and Overpass (50.0%) but were dismal on Ancient (40.0%). Their current line-up has Jerry (1.06 player rating), zorte (1.13), shalfey (1.14), KENSI (1.07), and Norwi (1.01).

Astralis Team Stats and Latest Results

Astralis is ranked #12 in the world ranking and has been among the top 30 teams for 33 weeks. The Danish side is currently on a 1-match win streak and has attained a win rate of 56.7% over the past 3 months. Considering the team’s performance in past events, they finished 2nd at the BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2022 Europe, 9-11th at the PGL Major Antwerp 2022 Challengers Stage, 9-12th at the IEM Dallas 2022, and 2nd at the Pinnacle Cup Championship 2022. The team won 6 out of its last 10 games.

Map performance over the past 3 months shows an impressive win rate on Nuke (76.9%), Overpass (58.3%), and Ancient (57.1%). On the other hand, the team failed to impress on Mirage (50.0%), Dust2 (50.0%), Inferno (50.0%), and Vertigo (25.0%). Current line-up has blameF (1.22 player rating), Xyp9x (1.07), k0nfig (1.07), Farlig (1.02), and gla1ve (1.03).

forZe vs. Astralis H2H Record

Teams had no previous encounters and this will be their first H2H encounter.

forZe vs. Astralis Betting Preview

This is going to be an interesting matchup between these two teams. Both sides have unique advantages which can help them advance to the next level. At the moment, forZe has a 6-match win streak and has managed a better win rate over the past 3 months. On the other hand, Astralis has a better performance on the maps and has a better ranking. Astralis leads on Ancient, Vertigo, Overpass, and Nuke while forZe has 1 advantage on the maps (Inferno). In our opinion, this match can go either way and the best prediction would be over 2.5 maps.

The Pick: Over 2.5 maps.

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