We move on to perhaps the most competitive match of the entire game day of Division One China's DPC 2023 ranking season. The Invictus Gaming and Azure Ray teams will meet in a bo3 match. Why should The International match be exciting for all fans of Chinese Dota 2 and beyond? Which team will prevail? Find out below.
In this betting tour you will find out how both teams played their last professional event, how the participants of the match perform at the DPC CN 2023 Tour 3: Division I, as well as who has the better chance to triumph.
Invictus Gaming uniforms
The last event in which the Invictus Gaming team participated was the ESL One Berlin Major 2023. There, IG made it to Group B, where they had the weakest performance of any group member and one of the worst at the Major tournament as a whole. Pyw and his teammates finished 0-3-5, drawing with the likes of Xtreme Gaming, beastcoast and OG. In the end, Invictus Gaming finished 17th-18th and went home empty-handed.
In the DPC CN 2023 Tour 3: Division I, Invictus Gaming have played three matches so far and boast a 2-1 statistic. To be fair, it should be noted that Pyw and the team have only outplayed the clear underdogs of the tournament in the form of Team Bright and Piggy Killer. This result still allows the team to share third place in the standings with Xtreme Gaming and their rivals in this match, Azure Ray.
Invictus Gaming's latest results statistics:
- A 2-0 win over Piggy Killer
- Defeat to PSG.LGD by a score of 0-2
- 2:1 victory over Team Bright
- 1-1 draw against beastcoast
- Defeat by Talon Esports 0:2
Azure Ray Form
The Azure Ray squad was formed ahead of the CN 2023 DPC Tour 3: Division I and consists of former players from organizations such as Ybb Gaming, Royal Never Give Up and Vici Gaming. Azure Ray have been showing a good Long Corner so far in the current tournament. Two wins and one loss allows the team to settle in third place with the aforementioned participants so far. It should be noted that one of the victories Azure Ray extracted in the match against Xtreme Gaming with a score of 2-1, and XG, in turn, is clearly a team higher level than the rivals, who were beaten team Invictus Gaming.
Azure Ray's recent results statistics:
- 0-2 loss to Team Aster
- 2-1 win over Xtreme Gaming
- 2-0 win over Aster.Aries
Invictus Gaming vs Azure Ray match history
Due to the fact that Azure Ray is a young team, the two teams for this match have never played against each other before.
Predicted Invictus Gaming vs Azure Ray
Although Invictus Gaming has had more international practice, Azure Ray have been able to compete with more established teams in the current tournament. The importance of the duel is that the winner will be able to strengthen their position in the top 4 of China. Overall, the matchup is fairly even in terms of level of play, but it's the Azure Ray squad we'll be betting on.
All bookmakers have agreed that Azure Ray is the favorite. This can be noticed because odds on them are 1.264. This number in the favor of Invictus Gaming amounts 5.425. Respectively, the last ones are the underdogs of the upcoming match.
What the team performance statistics say
|Last Matches||Invictus Gaming||Azure Ray|
|5 matches (wins)||3||2|
|10 matches (wins)||5||2|
The statistics of personal battles between teams is also important for successful bets. The teams played 0 matches with each other before. In these matches Invictus Gaming won 0 times, Azure Ray active consisits of 0 wins.