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- 1:00 p.m. Chicago Huntsmen vs. Minnesota Rokkr
- 2:30 p.m. London Royal Ravens vs. New York Subliners
- 4:00 p.m. Paris Legion vs. OpTic Gaming Los Angeles
- 5:30 p.m. Los Angeles Guerrillas vs. Seattle Surge
CHI (13-4) vs. MIN (12-8)
Well, the Huntsmen picked up a win with their new-look roster, but Prestinni was less than impressive. 0.76 KD is brutally bad, even for a SMG player as aggressive as Prestinni, but the Huntsmen did get the win, and looked relatively potent in Search and Destroy as an added bonus. A minimum-priced salary made the newest twin an appealing DraftKings option Friday, but with an $800 hike Saturday for what I can only assume was a "whoopsie" by the pricer makers, it's time to pivot away.
I assumed Arcitys would be one of the main members to benefit from the roster change, but perhaps not surprisingly, it was the legendary Scump who took advantage instead, recording a team-high in kills en route to a 100+ DK game. While a handful of those challenges were just filthy plays rather than any sort of new team strategy, he'll be the key once again facing a Rokkr roster primed with a plethora of AR menaces.
The majority of the Huntsmen are priced as significant underdogs, and I completely understand the rationale given how the Rokkr simply "looked" better in their Friday series, despite ultimately being pushed to a Game 5, Round 11 victory over OpTic Gaming Los Angeles. Even if Chicago ends up