The bright lights of the Copper Box Arena will be shining down upon the best Call of Duty players in the world between May 3-5, and if the betting companies are correct, 100 Thieves will be walking away the winners.
The third major open tournament of the Call of Duty Black Ops 4 season has plenty of expectation riding upon it, with $325,000 in total being distributed across the only European event of the 2019 schedule.
As esports continues to emulate professional sports, it’s not just the players who have the chance to win some money; hundreds of betting websites across the world are providing odds for CWL London.
Typically prior to Call of Duty events we see OpTic Gaming as the favorites, even if they have had a bad run of form. However, as of May 3, it’s their new rivals, 100 Thieves, who have the best chance of holding up the title. The average site is offering a return of $37.50 from a $10 bet.
The team owned by former professional player Matt ‘Nadeshot’ Haag had an incredibly rough start to the Black Ops 4 season but, after bringing in former FaZe player Priestahh to replace Fero and recruiting Crowder as coach, they’ve turned it around and showed to be a dominant force in the CWL Pro League with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses.
Gen.G may have the same 8-3 record, but the bookmakers have deemed their comparative inexperience when it comes to winning championships as the reason to put them in second, with a $10 bet returning on average $60.
OpTic Gaming’s Crimsix has claimed his team is the best they’ve ever been heading into CWL London, and if that’s the case, a return of $65 from $10 seems like something of a steal.
You can view the betting odds below, and make sure you keep up to date with the event with our dedicated coverage hub.