Overwatch League Opening Day Match Previews
Posted 11th January 2018 By: Kyle-Tipify Staff    250 Views
We are at last here! One year after its announcement, the opening week of the first-ever Overwatch League begins today. The regular season starts with Stage 1 and we have odds and predictions on the day 1 matches you can place bets or predictions on. On a side note, if you want to place a prop bet on future winners of the Overwatch League, we have done a piece before that has complete odd where you can place your bets.
Before getting to the odds, you should know that the Overwatch teams are divided into two divisions, Atlantic and Pacific Divisions. The teams are matched against co-division teams first then eventually, division crossover matches will proceed.
- Boston Uprising
- Florida Mayhem
- Houston Outlaws
- London Spitfire
- New York Excelsior
- Philadelphia Fusion
Pacific Division teams
- Dallas Fuel
- Los Angeles Gladiators
- Los Angeles Valiant
- San Francisco Shock
- Seoul Dynasty
- Shanghai Dragons
OWL opening day Pacific Division matches:
San Francisco Shock vs Los Angeles Valiant
During the preseason games, it was Los Angeles who won 3 maps over San Francisco. This game has the same story. The Valiant is the match favorite to win with (-435/1.230) odds and the Shock with (+136/ 2.360) odds. Other market line offers you can place prop bets on are +/- 0.5 total kills point spread difference and also winners of each map.
Shanghai Dragons vs Los Angeles Gladiators
Unfortunately, the teams did not meet in the preseason games, but the Dragons lost both of its two matches while the Gladiators ended the scrimmages with one win and one loss. In this game, the Gladiators are the favorites to win the match with (-197/1.507) odds. The Dragons are underdogs going against (+152/2.518) odds. Additionally, you can place prop bets on a +/- 0.5 total kills point spread difference and winners of each map.
Dallas Fuel vs Seoul Dynasty
This is the first time that these teams are going to meet. Expect an entertaining match as Fuel and the Dynasty are the predicted teams to dominate the league, especially now that both teams won all of their preseason matches. But, one team will always have the advantage in matches. And this time, Seoul is the match favorite with (-267/1.375) odds. The underdogs, Dallas with (+200/3.002) odds.