E-sports Odds: TSM, G2 Bound for Glory in LCS Summer Playoffs
We’re down to the finals at the Summer Playoffs for the League of Legends Championship Series. The titles in both the North American and European Union brackets will be decided this Sunday;
Team SoloMid are heavy– 450 favorites for their match versus Cloud9 in Toronto, while G2 Esports are– 225 against Splyce in Krakow.
Group SoloMid have actually now reached the NA finals 8 from eight times, winning 3 championships therefore far. However, they did drop back-to-back titles to Cloud9 in 2013 (Summer) and 2014 (Spring). Then TSM got their vengeance on Cloud9 in the next two finals. This summertime’s group tore through the Group Stage with a record of 17-1; Cloud9 were third at 12-6.
The EU final pits the top two groups from the regular season, with G2 (10-8) taking first and Splyce (9-6-3) taking 2nd. G2 are the ruling champs from this year’s Spring Split, marking their very first major title considering that launching in 2014. Splyce are brand-new on the scene, formed from the ashes of Team Dignitas EU, which was sold to Follow eSports last October. They finished the Spring Split at 5-13 and needed to win their method out of transfer to reclaim their LCS spot.