Monday, July 16, 2018

Jonathan Willis

Overwatch League Week 1 Playoffs

Overwatch League Week 1 Playoffs

For the first time in almost a month, the Overwatch League will be back in action this week. The teams have had a while to prepare for the end of season finals, and now everyone is battling it out for the inaugural championship. The stakes are pretty large. Whichever team wins the championship will pick up $1 million in prize …

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Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

This is how it was always going to be. The LPL and the LCK are the two best regions in the world for League of Legends, so they were destined to meet in the Rift Rivals Red Finals. Since 2013, Korea has been trumpeted as the supreme region. The last five world champions have come from the LCK, and the …

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Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LMS Semifinals Preview

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

Perhaps we shouldn’t be so surprised at China’s recent success in international tournaments. Coming into the inaugural Rift Rivals event last year, the LPL was a +400 underdog to the beat out the LCK and the LMS. Although the four LPL teams were taken to five games by their LMS counterparts in the semifinals, they were able to make it …

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Rift Rivals Red – LCK/LPL/LMS Day 2 Betting Preview

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

After the first day of action, Korean teams are proving why many still consider them to be the best in the world. The LCK is in first place with a 3-1 record at Rift Rivals Red, with the LPL right behind them at 2-2, and the LMS in last place at 1-3. That puts Korea’s LCK in the driver’s seat …

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2018 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Betting Preview

2018 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Betting Preview

Nothing says America like the Fourth of July. Fireworks, family, and cookouts are how the United States likes to celebrate its independence, and over the last couple decades we have seen a new tradition too. Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest has been around for over 100 years, but it has come into the mainstream with the competitive eating boom. Over …

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Donald Trump Supreme Court Justice Nominee Betting Odds

Donald Trump Supreme Court Justice Nominee Betting Odds

Earlier this week, Anthony Kennedy sent shockwaves through the political establishment by announcing his intention to retire from the Supreme Court at the end of July. It was a surprising move considering Kennedy is seen as one of the more moderate judges on the bench, and because it will allow Donald Trump to nominate a new justice. There has already been …

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2018 NA LCS Summer Split Week 3 Day 1 Betting Lines

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

It’s moving week in the NA LCS this week. This is the final week before the top four European teams come over to take on the top four North American teams at Rift Rivals. As such, there will be no NA LCS action next week, so this will be the last chance teams have to make up some ground on …

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2018 NA LCS Summer Split Week 2 Day 1 Betting Lines

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

The first week of the 2018 NA LCS Summer Split brought us plenty of excitement. With Patch 8.11, the traditional meta has been completely turned on its head. We first saw the craziness happen in another regions, and North America was no exception when we saw our first matches last weekend. There were funneling compositions, role swaps, lane swaps, and …

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2018 NA LCS Summer Split Betting Preview

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

It took Team Liquid a lot of tinkering and time to find the right formula, but they finally won their first title in spring. Liquid was an up and down team in the regular season, yet tore through all three of their opponents in the NA LCS playoffs. AD Carry Doublelift proved that he was the best at the position …

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2018 EU LCS Summer Split Betting Preview

Rift Rivals Red – LCK vs. LPL Finals Preview

Now that they have finally reclaimed their place atop the EU LCS, Fnatic won’t give it up easily. Fnatic are nearly odds-on favorites heading into the EU LCS Summer Split after finishing at the top of the heap in the regular season and sweeping G2 3-0 in the Spring Split Final. With the emergence of Bwipo in the top lane, …

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