eSports: Analysis & picks for Thursday Overwatch League matches
First night: Thursday 3/7/19
Match 1: Atlanta Reign vs Los Angeles Gladiators
With Atlanta surprising everyone by sweeping Paris this puts them up another level. With the Gladiators, Star player “Decay” finally turning 18 and playing his first match only to look, okay this is an easy game for Atlanta.
Pick: Atlanta 4-0
Match 2: Philadelphia Fusion vs Los Angeles Valiant
The Valiant are Anemic right now in more than half there matches they get the “easy map”, which is typically the 4th map after one team goes up 3-0 and automatically wins the series. The Fusion are inconsistent but I don’t see them losing to LA.
Pick: Fusion 3-1
Match 3: Toronto Defiant vs Chengdu Hunters
This is an amazing chance for Chengdu to play spoiler, Toronto currently is on the brink for stage playoffs and Chengdu is all but out. Chengdu has to play the two best teams in the League after Toronto so they have no chance for this stage’s playoffs. Toronto has looked surprising but Chengdu does have a chance. This is a must win for Toronto.
Pick: Toronto 3-2