NAVI vs G2 – CS2 Match Analysis and Preview

Published: Jan 26, 2024

Another rematch from earlier in the tournament is on the cards, as NAVI takes on G2 in Group C’s final game at the BLAST Spring Groups tournament – let’s take a closer look.

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NAVI vs G2 Match Preview

CS2 odds used in this article were provided by one of the best CS2 betting sites, Thunderpick.

NAVI

Many people were skeptical when NAVI first decided to make the transition to an international roster, but they seem to have found their groove and are getting better and better with each tournament.

Impressive wins against Complexity and G2 netted them a spot in the Group C final together with some additional time to prepare for their next opponent, which turned out to be G2.

NAVI’s results largely depend on the form of Mihai “iM” Ivan, who’s the team’s primary playmaker. If he doesn’t show up in the rematch, NAVI could struggle to make it to the BLAST Spring Final in London.

NAVI vs G2 - CS2 Match Analysis and Preview
Image Credits: BLAST

G2

G2’s debut event with Wiktor “TaZ” Wojtas behind them has been a mixed bag of results thus far.

Although they did convincingly best NIP on two occasions, they failed to pull through in their Upper Final bout against NAVI. Results aside, Ilya “m0NESY” Osipov has been absolutely mesmerizing on the server, dominating his opponents with the AWP, as well as the rifle.

If the 18-year-old manages to keep up that sort of level throughout the year, then there is no doubt that G2 will be a championship contender team at every event they attend.

NAVI vs G2 Odds & Prediction

According to the Thunderpick odds, G2 are the narrow favorites to beat NAVI and advance to the BLAST Spring Final, without having to battle through the BLAST Showdown. However, rematches are always unpredictable, so anything could happen.

  • Prediction: NAVI (1-2) G2
  • Odds: NAVI Win (+100/2.0), G2 Win (-139/1.72)
  • CS2 Betting Site: Thunderpick

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

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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