Asian Games 2022 LoL Betting Preview – Odds, Picks & Tips

Posted on September 19, 2023

Despite being initially postponed, the Asian Games 2022 LoL are back with a lot of anticipation. Accordingly, nations from all across the world are competing to crown a champion in this Olympic-style event. Read on for a comprehensive Asian Games 2022 LoL betting preview.

Top Asian Games 2022 LoL Betting Sites

Here’s a look at some of the top League of Legends betting sites:

Asian Games 2022 LoL Outright Odds

Like any other significant esports event, the Asian Games 2022 LoL are being featured by esports betting sites with betting markets such as tournament outright odds.

Stacking the competition based on odds provided by esports betting bookmakers, outright odds are a great option for both rookies and veterans.

Here’s a look at the Asian Games 2022 LoL outright odds:

NationsGG.Bet Outright Odds
South Korea-286
Chinese Taipei+1600
Any Other+30000

Odds provided by GG.Bet on September, 19. Odds are subject to change.

Learn more about this top esports betting site by reading our comprehensive GG.Bet review.

Asian Games 2022 LoL Format

A total of 16 nations have earned their spot after participating in the ‘Road to Asian Games‘, seeding depending on their performance:

  • Knockout Stage Teams: China, Malaysia, India, Saudi Arabia
  • Group Stage Teams: Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Macau, Maldives, Palestine, Kuwait, Thailand, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates

The entire event takes place across multiple stages in Hangzhou, China, between September 25-29.

Firstly, the Group Stage has 12 teams split into 4 groups of 3 teams each. Yet to be determined, the teams in each group face each other once, against the LoL odds, in a single round-robin format.

Following these BO1 matches, only the Group Winners move on to the Knockout Stage with a number of tiebreaker rules in place.

Once in the Knockout Stage, the four group winners join the four seeded teams as listed above. Here, a single elimination bracket with BO3 matches will crown a new Asian Games LoL champion.

With regards to the schedule, we recommend tuning into official event pages and socials to stay up to date with any announcements.

In this betting preview, we’re diving into some predictions for the event based on the above League of Legends betting outright odds and the history of this event.

Asian Games 2022 LoL Betting

Asian Games 2022 LoL Betting Preview
Image Credits: Asian Games

South Korea vs. China

As we’ve listed above, the outright odds are strongly in favour of South Korea or China walking away as victors here. Primarily for two reasons, the first one involves taking a look at the standings of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta & Palembang:

  1. China
  2. South Korea
  3. Chinese Taipei

More importantly and recently, Chinese and South Korean teams have dominated the global competitive LoL scene. Specifically, here’s a concise list of which teams have won the last handful of international LoL tournaments:

  • MSI 2023 – JD Gaming (CN)
  • Worlds 2022 – DRX (SK)
  • MSI 2022 – RNG (CN)
  • Worlds 2021 – EDward Gaming (CN)
  • MSI 2021 – RNG (CN)

Respectively, these two regions have dominated the world.

Winning here will depend on how the players, sourced from a number of teams from their region, blend together. The favourites are South Korea, with many World Champions competing in both the LCK (SK) and LPL (CN) making them absolutely deadly.

However, China looks to make them earn their victory.

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