This article is part of our DraftKings CS:GO series.
- 8:00 a.m: Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) vs. Vitality (VIT)
- 11:30 a.m: ENCE (E) vs. Natus Vincere (NaVi)
- 3:10 p.m: Cloud9 (C9) vs. 100 Thieves (100T)
Ninjas in Pyjamas (0-0) vs. Vitality (0-1)
The first match of the day could also prove to be the closest, as Vitality take on NiP in Group D of DreamHack Masters Spring. Team ZywOo, er, sorry, Team Vitality, come into the match off a heart-breaking 2-1 loss to NaVi, a match in which they were one round away from taking a 2-0 sweep to open the group. Vitality have been in poor form of late, with ZywOo performing far and away better than anyone else wearing the black and yellow. If Vitality want to win this map, it will fall squarely on the shoulders of the man many call the best in the world. If you want to add him to your team, it will cost you $13,500, but when you want the best, you have to pay. On the other side of the server, NiP have a new-look roster, featuring hampus slotting in for Lekr0, who had been one of NiP's stand out performers. If NiP want to take the match, they will look to keep the series on Inferno, Overpass or Nuke, and away from the playground's of Dust 2 or Mirage, where ZywOo has shown the potential to carry any map. The value could come from the depth on offer from Vitality, if shox or apEX can show why they