Rooster vs. Virtus.pro Prediction on January 31, 2024
The last match of the first round of the Upper Bracket at Play-in IEM Katowice 2024 (Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2024) will take place on Wednesday, January 31, at 6:30 p.m. local time. The match between Rooster (Australia) and Virtus.pro (Russia) is part of the first major international competition of the CS2 (Counter-Strike 2) eSports season, which will take place in Poland.
The current form of Rooster Even considering Australia’s shortcomings in the CS world, Rooster isn’t among the strongest in the region. Their last place in the standing in the ESL Pro League Season 18 demonstrated how lacking in experience they are in tier-1 competitions. No wonder CS2 betting sites 2024 put such high odds for their win on Wednesday. Though they were able to advance to the IEM Katowice 2024 Play-in by way of the Australian Open Qualifier, Rooster’s performance in local qualifiers was unimpressive; they were frequently losing to inferior opponents and were unable to advance to the ESL Pro League Season 19, IEM Chengdu 2024, and PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024 Oceania RMR. It’s expected that Rooster will have display significant issues at the IEM Katowice 2024 Play-in and finish in last place, missing out on qualifying for the tournament’s main stage, given their previous performance and recent qualification setbacks. Rooster prevailed in three of the last five games they played. The current form of Virtus.pro Virtus.pro, the Russian team that has been headquartered in Armenia since 2022, had a successful conclusion to 2023 as they emerged victorious from the Tier-2 ESL Challenger Atlanta 2023, without dropping a single map. They began this year by taking part in the PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024 Europe RMR closed qualification, and despite the challenges, they succeeded in qualifying. VP defeated SINNERS and SAW in the first round of the closed qualifier. They were later defeated by NaVi with a score of 0-2, falling short of two successive comebacks from an 8-1 lead on two different maps. After that, Virtus.pro overcame Fnatic and progressed to RMR. The “Bears“ are currently doing quite well; during BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2024, they defeated Cloud9 and BIG by the same score of 2-0. With everyone on the team playing so well, VP ought to be able to take on weaker teams with ease and be a real danger to the world’s best teams. VP won four of the last five matches they took part in. Head-to-head encounters There’s no history of confrontations between Rooster and Virtus.pro.
The teams are at entirely different levels: Rooster is ranked 87th in the world and finds it tough to overcome teams even in its own region, while Virtus.pro is ranked among the top five teams in the world and easily defeats opponents that are better than them on paper. In this match, Virtus.pro will probably easily defeat their opponent and give away a minimum number of rounds. Main bet: Round Handicap – Map 1 of -7.5 on Virtus.pro with odds of 2.05 at Casinoly.
Results of the forecast
Successful forecast. Rooster vs. Virtus.pro 4:13