Friday 27th March: What Esports action is on?
The Esports action comes thick and fast including the latest round of FIFA QuaranTeam.
The Leyton Orient-organised FIFA tournament reaches the last 32 and there are LEC matches in LoL, battles in the CS:GO Pro League and eMuhammad Ali taking on eJoe Frazier.
If you’re new to Esports, you can check out our article with all the info you need.
Let’s breakdown Friday’s action…
FIFA Ultimate QuaranTeam
You might have heard the words ‘FIFA QuaranTeam’ flying about over the last week.
Fans, pro gamers and professional footballers – including Todd Cantwell – are taking part in a knockout tournament organised by League Two side, Orient.
128 professional football teams were represented at the start the tournament and we’re down to the round of 32.
League of Legends
After the Chinese LPL had flown the flag solo in recent weeks, it’s time for Europe’s LEC to take centre stage.
There’s a clash between Schalke 04 (yes, the Esports wing of the Bundesliga side!) taking on World Championship runners up G2 Esports, who are 1/12 to win the game, with struggling Schalke out at 7/1.
Joint-second placed Fnatic are2/5to get revenge and beat fourth placed MAD Lions who are 7/4 to do the double on their opponents.
Over in the Korean Legends Champions tournament, the mighty T1 are 8/11 to beat Dragon X who stand at Evens to secure victory in their match-up.
In the Chinese LPL there’s a huge game as World Champions FunPlus Phoenix take on OMG who are 5/1 to cause a shock!
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
There’s a hat-trick of matches from the CS:GO Pro League. Get inside the minds of Evil Geniuses as they take on 100 Thieves.
Evil Geniuses are 2/3 to take the win, with 100 Thieves to nick it at 11/10.
OG are favourites at 1/4 to beat TyLoo who are 11/4 to win, while Swole Patrol are 7/1 to beat Team Liquid, who are heavy favourites at 1/12.
While the boxing world may have to wait even longer for a resolution to the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder-Anthony Joshua debate, the eWorld Boxing Super Series has in part filled that void.
Legendary heavyweights from yesteryear enter the ring once again looking to rewrite history.
We have the long awaited sequel of one of the sports biggest rivalries as Muhammad Ali takes on Smokin’ Joe Frazier – are we gonna get another Thrilla in Manila?
Ali beat Evander Holyfield in five rounds while Frazier beat Lennox Lewis in seven earlier this week to set up their semi-final clash.
Favourite Ali is 1/5 to win the match, with the draw a 25/1 and a Frazier victory at 10/3.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication.