The Eden Arena Malta Vibes resumes on Saturday with a few more best-of-one group games. We take a look at DraftKings’ slate from the Group D games, with picks for Captain and flex positions below.
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Alternate Attax can often be guilty of being too inconsistent with the talent on the roster. On Friday, that was definitely not the case as Alternate Attax breezed past a hapless Saw team without dropping a map. Kressy was fantastic in long-range duels, eventually finishing with 41 kills and 26 deaths with a game-leading ADR of 99 and KAST of 90.9%.
Others to consider: Cruc1al ($15,000)
High-priced flex options
Endpoint had a busy June, but July has been kinder in terms of game scheduling. The team will be well-rested after more than a week away from professional CS:GO. In the previous game, on the first day of this month, Cruc1al displayed his dynamic game style. He led Endpoint with 61 kills in a tight 2-1 loss to Alternate Attax. He will be keen to maintain that fluency.
Occasionally, a long break can impact the rhythm in a sport like CS:GO. Being refreshed and rejuvenated can also help just reset. Thomas will welcome that break because his performances were just starting to dip. He has been quite an important part of Endpoint’s overall output with his killing effectiveness. He had 50 kills in that game against Alternate Attax in the ESEA MDL competition.
Slaxz- usually handles the AWP for Alternate Attax. That was also the case in the most recent game on Friday. He had 39 kills and 24 deaths in a fine individual performance. He had an ace (five kills in a single round) with the AWP in the second map. His all-around efficiency is a major reason why he could be pivotal in this contest again.
Others to consider: Raalz ($8,600).
Value flex options
If you’re looking for a steady option from Honoris, Stomp might be a good target. He has solid metrics across the board. Just 25, he has plenty of experience, having played over 13,000 rounds of professional CS:GO. He has 9,422 kills (0.70 per round) and a K/D ratio of 1.10. He even chips in with 0.11 assists per round.
Stfn at this price seems like a steal. He has an advantageous matchup against a relatively unknown team. He was in unstoppable form against Saw, both offensively and defensively. He finished with the best K-D in the game (47 kills and 16 deaths) and even had a 1v3 and a 1v2 clutch win. He won’t replicate that, but if he comes close there is sufficient return on this affordable price.
Others to consider: Surreal ($7,400), Mirbit ($6,200).
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Nikhil Kalro is the Founder and CEO of Altletics Esports.