Apeks vs Virtus.pro Betting Tips, Odds and Prediction: ESL Challenger Atlanta

Published: Dec 17, 2023

The two unbeaten teams at ESL Challenger Atlanta meet in the Grand Final, as Apeks take on Virtus.pro in hopes of claiming the last title of 2023.

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Apeks

Apeks make their second LAN Grand Final appearance in a row, after falling short against FURIA in Elisa Masters Espoo, which took place earlier this month.

The international roster impressed at the start of 2023 with their historic run to the BLAST Paris Major semi-finals, but failed to replicate that success for the remainder of CS:GO lifespan. With CS2 coming into the picture, the team’s performances began to slowly improve and they’ve started enjoying some success.

A big reason for Apeks’ recent results is the sensational form of Tim “nawwk” Jonasson, who’s unrivalled impact earned him the MVP medal at Elisa Masters Espoo.

If his team wants to win the title in Atlanta, he’ll have to replicate some of those performances against VP in the Grand Final.

Virtus.pro

Virtus.pro’s consistency continues to be unmatched, as they make yet another Grand Final appearance in CS2.

The Russian team deals very well with lesser opposition and very rarely falls victim to an upset loss. The Rio Major Champions are yet to lose a map in this tournament, with The Mongolz coming the closest in their semi-final bout, where they tallied up 11 rounds on Overpass.

Lifting the trophy in Atlanta would be a great way to finish of the year for Virtus.pro. Even with all their recent success, their 2023 could be considered a let-down, so ending the year on a win would be a promising sign for their 2024 comeback to tier-one tournaments.

Apeks vs Virtus.pro Betting Tips, Odds and Prediction: ESL Challenger Atlanta
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Apeks vs Virtus.pro Odds & Prediction

Pinnacle Esports favour Virtus.pro to best Apeks and claim their maiden LAN CS2 title. With both teams being in such great form, there is no doubt that it will be a fiery and exciting game.

  • Prediction: Apeks (1-2) Virtus.pro
  • Odds: Apeks Win (+228/3.280), Virtus.pro Win (-288/1.347)
  • CS2 Betting Site: Pinnacle

All odds accessed are accurate at the time of writing and are liable to change.

Hero image credits: BLAST

Bruno Sobieraj

Since: September 16, 2023

My name is Bruno and my love for Counter-Strike was sparked when the Polish Virtus.pro was plowing through opponents from 2014 to 2018. Since then, I’ve been dreaming of working in esports and here I am.

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