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Odds to Win ESL One: Road to Rio - North American Region

ESL One Road to Rio North America Odds

The 2020 edition of ESL One: Road to Rio – North America is shaping up to be a classic, and odds are out for the group stage that kicks off on April 22 and goes until May 3.

Odds for the first wave of group stage matches have hit the board at Bovada, as spreads, moneylines and totals for the initial 15 games provide plenty of opportunity for Counter-Strike: GO bettors. The eventual champion of the tournament will be crowned in the final on May 10.

What’s the Format for ESL One: Road to Rio - North America?

So, how do things work? There are a total of 12 teams competing in two round-robin groups of six. All teams must play each other once, and all matches are a best-of-three format. The top team from each group proceeds to the semifinals, with the next two teams from each group going to the quarterfinals.

As far as playoffs go, it’s a single-elimination bracket – lose and you’re out. All playoff games are best-of-three. $60,000 is on the line, spread between the top four teams. As for tournament circuit points, 400 ESL Pro Tour points will go to the first-place team, with 285 going to the club that comes in second, 190 going to the third-place squad and 130 to the team that comes in No. 4.

Bad News Bears Could Live Up To Their Name

When it comes to potential first-round upsets, a few teams certainly have their work cut out for them. Team Liquid is a gigantic -1400 moneyline favorite to beat Bad News Bears, with Bad News Bears coming back as a +650 underdog. If you’re interested in backing Team Liquid on the -1.5 spread, you can bet them at -245 odds.

YeaH! is also in an underdog position, as the team is listed with the second-longest moneyline odds on the board at +425 in its matchup with MIBR. In order to back MIBR to win outright, it’s going to be costly at -650 juice.

Take a look at the book’s list of odds for the tournament. To see the odds for the European side of the Road to Rio, check out Scott Hastings’ ESL Europe preview.

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ESL One: Road to Rio - North America Odds

Evil Geniuses vs Orgless
Evil Geniuses-1.5 (-145)-5752.5 (+155)2.5 (-195)
Orgless+1.5 (+115)+4002.5 (+155)2.5 (-195)
Gen.G vs 100 Thieves
Gen.G+1.5 (-200)+1702.5 (+105)2.5 (-135)
100 Thieves-1.5 (+155)-2152.5 (+105)2.5 (-135)
Triumph vs Cloud9
Triumph+1.5 (-110)+2952.5 (+145)2.5 (-180)
Cloud9-1.5 (-115)-3852.5 (+145)2.5 (-180)
FURIA vs Envy
FURIA-1.5 (-120)-4252.5 (+145)2.5 (-190)
Envy+1.5 (-110)+3002.5 (+145)2.5 (-190)
Team Liquid vs Bad News Bears
Team Liquid-1.5 (-245)-14002.5 (+235)2.5 (-325)
Bad News Bears+1.5 (+190)+6502.5 (+235)2.5 (-325)
YeaH! vs MIBR
YeaH!+1.5 (+125)+4252.5 (+175)2.5 (-225)
MIBR-1.5 (-165)-6502.5 (+175)2.5 (-225)