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Rocket League now has plenty of amazing teams, also Cloud9 is one of them. But it is a little perplexing to see them listed as the favorites to win, despite the fact that the margin is basically non-existent. The previous event they won has been DreamHack Dallas at the start of June, but since we’ve found them fall short on a few occasions. In the RLCS Season 7 Finals, they had been sterile swept 4-0 by Renault Vitality in the semifinals.
Following that, they were ousted in the quarterfinals of both DreamHack Valencia by PSG Esports. Cloud9 has proven to be among the very finest North American teams and they definitely have a possibility of winning Rocket League Summit 1. But with them oddly listed because the favorites, so you may readily find better value elsewhere.
One of these groups is none besides fellow North American team, NRG Esports. Following Dreamhack Valencia, Fireburner retired after nearly four decades of playing NRG. He is a challenging man to substitute but NRG filled their vacancy with a huge celebrity from Europe. They also signed the Planet Earth Champion in Turbopolsa, that had been formerly part of the incredibly dominant Dignitas of 2018.
This is going to be the very first event that we will see NRG using Turbopolsa about the roster. Alongside JSTN and GarrettG, there’s absolutely no lack of talent and goal scoring ability. In actuality, there is probably no roster as gifted as that one. If each of the stars can get along then it might be a rather impressive debut for the new look NRG.
At +2000, The Bricks are a really interesting case. Going back into RLCS Season 7 Europe, The Bricks frustrated with a 7th place finish which saw them relegated into the Promotion Playoffs. They barely re-qualifed for RLCS Season 8 by defeating Veloce Esports 4-3. This group appeared to be a bottom team in Europe that had to bite and claw their way back into the RLCS. Dreamhack Valencia rolled around. The Bricks created it all the way to the semifinals by racking up wins over the likes of FC Barcelona, Dignitas and also Veloce Esports.
They’d wind up losing to the eventual winners of this championship at PSG Esports, but their conduct revealed a lot of progress. At the end of July, The Bricks also conquer top four European group Triple Trouble on their way to winning Rival Esports Summer Open. They are definitely still big underdogs, however they may have the ability to make the most of groups sorting via their roster swaps.
Picks: NRG (+350)
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