M5 World Championship Betting: Best Odds, Sites, Format & More

Posted on November 21, 2023 - Last Updated on November 22, 2023

M World Championship betting is undoubtedly the most exciting Mobile Legends: Bang Bang betting opportunity from the entire season. In this M World Championship betting guide, we’re looking at sites, odds, schedule and format!

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Event Overview

With the M5 World Championship kicking off, here are all of the essential tournament details for your esports betting:

Series M World Championship
Start Date 23rd November
End Date 17th December
Prize Pool $900,000
Venue Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia + Manila, Philippines
Teams 22

Outright Odds

Outright esports odds for this event are not available. Please check back closer to the event for updated odds.

Instead, outright match odds are available for the Wildcard Stage:

  • Team SMG (-3334) vs Nightmare Esports (+909)
  • Keep Best Gaming (+234) vs Imperio (-334)
  • 4Merical Esports (+384) vs Team Falcons (-626)
  • Team Lilgun (-251) vs Umbrella Squad (+181)
  • Imperio (-167) vs Team Lilgun (+125)
  • Team Falcons (-278) vs Nightmare Esports (+199)
  • KeepBest Gaming (-110) vs Umbrella Squad (-121)
  • 4Merical Esports (+1041) vs Team SMG (-5000)

M World Championship Betting: Best Odds, Sites, Format & More

M5 World Championship Format

Hosted across multiple stages of competition, the M5 World Championship Format is as follows.

The new Wildcard Stage: 

  • 8 teams randomly drawn into 2 groups
    • Group A – 4Merical Esports, Nightmare Esports, Team Falcons, Team SMG
    • Group B – Imperio, KeepBest Gaming, Team Lilgun, Umbrella Squad
  • Single round robin with BO3 matches
  • Top 2 matches move on to the Crossover Match, bottom 2 eliminated

Once in the Crossover Match, first place faces second place from the other group in BO5 matches. Winners move on to Group Stage, losers are eliminated.

M World Championship Betting: Best Odds, Sites, Format & More

The Group Stage involves the following:

  • 16 teams divided into 4 groups
    • Group A – Bigetron Sons, ONIC Esports, See You Soon, Triple Esports
    • Group B – Blacklist International, Fire Flux Esports, RRQ Akira, TBD
    • Group C – AP.Bren Burmese Ghouls, Team Flash, TBD
    • Group D – Deus Vult, Geek Fam ID, HomeBois, TheOhioBrothers
  • Single round robin with BO3 matches
  • Top 2 move on to Knockout Stage, bottom 2 eliminated

As the final stage, the Knockout Stage features the most esports betting sites coverage:

  • 8 teams seeded into a double-elimination bracket
  • BO5 matches with a BO7 Grand Final 


For this year’s, M5 World Championship, the schedule is as follows:

M5 World Championship Stage Dates
Wildcard StageNovember 23-25th
Crossover MatchNovember 26th
Group Stage December 2-7th
Knockout StageDecember 9-17th

In the context of the season, the M World Championship is the final and most prestigious event for Mobile Legends every year.

Prize Pool

With a $900,000 prize pool up for grabs this year, here’s how it’s being spread between the top 16 teams:


M5 World Championship Teams

Teams competing at the M5 World Championship have seeded from all over the world.

Here’s a look at the Wildcard teams and their respective seeding:

LIGA LATAM 2023Imperio
MCC S2Umbrella Squad
MCB Fall4Merical Esports
M Challenge Cup S2Nightmare Esports
ENC MongoliaTeam LILGUN
MPL MENA FallTeam Falcons
China QualifierKeepBest Gaming

Meanwhile, the following teams have seeded for the Group Stage:

MPL PH S12AP.Bren, Blacklist International
MPL ID S12ONIC Esports, Geek Fam ID
LIGA LATAM 2023RRQ Akira, Bigetron Sons
MPL MY S12HomeBois
MPL SG S6Team Flash
MPL KH AutumnSee You Soon
MPL MENA Fall Triple Esports
MCC S2Deus Vult
MTC S2Fire Flux Esports
NACT FallTheOhioBrothers
Myanmar QualifierBurmese Ghouls

History of the M World Championship

Overall, the history of the M World Championship dates back to November 2019. It’s worth knowing for your M World Championship betting:

Iteration of M World ChampionshipWinnerRunner-Up
M4 World ChampionshipECHOBlacklist International
M3 World ChampionshipBlacklist InternationalONIC Philippines
M2 World ChampionshipBren EsportsBurmese Ghouls
M1 World ChampionshipEVOS LegendsRRQ Hoshi

Starting with a $250,000 prize pool and only a handful of teams, the M1 World Championship was an exciting start for this yearly event.

Since then, the event has grown every single year, improving the prize pool, venue and number of participating teams.

For the M5 World Championship, the prize pool is up to $900,00 and for the first time, the event is being held across two countries.

How to Watch M World Championship

As a global viewership experience, there are a number of broadcasts to consider in whatever language you prefer for your M World Championship betting:

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