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April 26th, 2021

Prediction for the final: Extra Salt vs BIG: FunSpark ULTI 2020

Predict for a duel with the participation of BIG and Extra Salt within the Grand Final of FunSpark ULTI 2020. The teams have already played with each other in this championship.

BIG - yesterday we outplayed forZe with a score of 2:0 on maps. They rate with their map Dust 2, they managed to win there 16:12, and on the opponent's choice - Nuke, with a score of 16:12. BIG banned: Inferno, Overpass, Train. The German team now has a win streak, they lost only in the starting game Extra Salt, and then, being one step away from relegation, they defeated Evil Geniuses, Complexity, HAVU Gaming and forZe.

Map statistics

Dust 2 (4 wins - 0 losses)
Nuke (2 wins - 1 loss)
Mirage (2 wins - 0 losses)
Train (1 win - 1 loss)

Playing

Train (opponent's pick): lost to Extra Salt with a score of 6:16 (6 in defense, 0 in attack)
Train (opponent's pick): defeated HAVU with a score of 16:11 (10 in defense, 6 in attack)
Nuke (opponent's pick): defeated Evil Geniuses with a score of 16:13 (4 in defense, 12 in attack)
Nuke (opponent's pick): defeated forZe with a score of 16:12 (7 in defense, 9 in attack)
Mirage (opponent's pick): defeated Complexity with a score of 19:16 (9 in attack, 10 in defense)

Dust 2 (own pick): beat Extra Salt with a score of 16:10 (10 in attack, 6 on defense)
Dust 2 (own pick): defeated Evil Geniuses with a score of 16:13 (6 in defense, 10 in attack)
Dust 2 (own pick): defeated Complexity with a score of 19:16 (7 in attack, 12 in defense)
Dust 2 (own pick): defeated forZe with a score of 16:12 (10 in attack, 6 in defense)
Mirage (own pick): defeated HAVU with a score of 16: 5 (11 in attack, 5 in defense)

Nuke (decider): lost to Extra Salt with a score of 8:16 (7 in defense, 1 in attack)

Banned

Inferno (5 times in recent matches)
Overpass (4 times)
Train

Extra Salt - the team is doing very well in the tournament, they managed to beat BIG, Dignitas and forZe. So far, the team has no defeats, the only team that was able to squeeze at least 1 map is BIG. Then they took Dust 2 against Extra Salt, where BIG looks much better. Extra Salt signature map: Train, and trying to ban: Mirage.

Map statistics

Train (2 wins - 1 loss)
Nuke (2 wins - 0 losses)
Vertigo (1 win - 0 losses)
Inferno (1 win - 0 lose)
Dust 2 (0 wins - 1 loss)

Playing

Train (own pick): defeated BIG with a score of 16:6 (9 in attack, 7 in defense)
Train (own pick): defeated Dignitas with a score of 16:10 (10 in attack, 6 in defense)
Train (own pick): lost to forZe with a score of 12:16 (7 in attack, 5 in defense)

Dust 2 (opponent's pick): lost to BIG with a score of 10:16 (5 in defense, 5 in attack)
Vertigo (opponent's pick): defeated Dignitas with a score of 16:9 (11 in defense, 5 in attack)
Inferno (opponent's pick): defeated forZe with a score of 16:5 (11 in defense, 5 in attack)

Nuke (decider): defeated BIG with a score of 16: 8 (8 in attack, 8 in defense)
Nuke (decider): defeated forZe with a score of 19:17 (11 in defense, 8 in attack)

Banyat

Mirage (2 times in recent matches)
Dust 2
Vertigo
Nuke
Inferno

Final Prediction: Extra Salt vs. BIG at FunSpark ULTI 2020

Both teams earned a place in the grand final with their play, Extra Salt has a signature card in its arsenal - Train, and BIG has Dust 2.

It should be noted that Extra Salt will start the grand final with a 1-map advantage, as they passed from the upper bracket. Bookmakers give odds of 2.04 for Extra Salt and 1.74 for BIG. The format of the match is best of 5, and it seems to us that due to this, BIG will still be able to become the champions of FunSpark ULTI 2020, it is for them that our forecast is.

Prediction: BIG will beat Extra Salt in the final FunSpark ULTI 2020 - odds 1.74