Week 5 of the 2019 North American Overwatch Contenders League Group A bracket begins with the Uprising Academy pairing off against Gladiators Legion. The Uprising Academy parent team, Boston Uprising, placed in last during the Overwatch League 2019 Stage 1 finals. According to Bovada, Gladiators Legion, hailing from the Los Angeles Gladiators academy with a record of 2-1, come in at a -185 betting favorite against the Uprising’s +145, who have a record of 1-2 so far this season.
Bermuda, a new team hailing from it’s name, previously recognized as Mirage Sport Électronique from Canada, comes in as an underdog at a line of +230. They go up against the -310 odds of Montreal Rebellion, the academy team of the Toronto Defiant. The Toronto Defiant went 5-2 in the 2019 Stage 1 Overwatch League .
Undefeated Fusion University, the academy team of The Philadelphia Fusion, who also just announced they have plans to open up a brand new esports arena in Southern Philadelphia, hold an huge money line of -2500 against the massive underdogs, the Chicken Contendies, maintaining +900 odds with a record of 1-2 this season.
The closest odds of the evening go to the final match up. The Second Wind, with a match record of 2-1 and betting odds of -125, face off against undefeated 3-0 Mayhem Academy. Mayhem’s parent team, The Florida Mayhem, were one of the worst performing teams in Stage 1 of the 2019 Overwatch League competitive season.
Matches being tonight, March 25th, at 6:00PM EST on Twitch.tv.
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