Latest by Tom Wade February 15, 2018 574

IEM Katowice 2018: CS:GO Bets, odds and betting markets

The Intel Extreme Masters tournament has been running since 2007 and this year is set in Katowice, Poland. This year the events features tournaments for CS:GO, PUBG, Dota 2 and Starcraft 2 and will provide fans with weeks packed full of high intensity action and excitement, featuring some of the best teams in the world; including Fnatic, Astralis and Cloud9.

With IEM covering some of the biggest games in esports right now the big betting sites for esports already have their bets and odds ready for the start of the tournament, providing a great range of esports odds across the betting markets.

The CS:GO esports scene has been a staple in the esports community for many years and has seen an increase in not only tournaments but also the prize pools over the last few years. The best esports betting sites have noticed this trend and now offer more CS:GO bets across a wider range of markets, allowing you to really fine tune your bets.

As the final approaches the number of available bets and odds will continue to increase, expanding to pistol round winners, map winners and KDA odds. It’s also worth keeping an eye on your favourite betting sites during the game as live odds will be published as the matches play. CS:GO live betting has become extremely popular in the last couple of years, allowing fans with knowledge of the game to quickly predict realtime outcomes and win big. At the time of writing FaZe and SK Gaming are currently the favourites to win the IEM Katowice 2018 CS:GO tournament, though Ninjas in Pyjamas, last year’s winners, currently have great odds in the middle of the pack.

At this point it is still quite difficult to say which team will emerge triumphant. Will FaZe hold their first CS:GO IEM Masters title in their hands, or will the Cloud9 be able to repeat their successes at the Boston ELEAGUE Majors? There are a lot of rivalries and questions that will be answered during the course of the tournament, and if you want to increase your excitement and really back your team ahead of the event then you can bet on your favourite teams across a range of markets. We have shortlisted some of our favourite providers for IEM Katowice, offering the best esports odds around. We’ve also included some bonuses to help you win even bigger.

PUBG will also be making an appearance at the event, featuring a total prize pool of $50,000. There are a number of big teams entering the tournament with teams from Cloud9, Kinguin and Optic entering. Against All Authority, now playing under the Team Vitality organisation, are also entering a team in the IEM 2018 PUBG tournament, after taking home first place last year at IEM Oakland. They’re our personal favourites to win and we look forward to seeing all the teams competing!

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