Dota 2

What is Dota 2? Dota 2 is a kind of video game that two teams of five players compete to destroy the other team’s Ancient. Ancients is a kind of large structure locate in the base or home of the two teams. All ten players control one of the playable characters, which is also known as Heroes. There are 121 heroes. Each hero has their own design, strengths, weaknesses and roles. In this game, there are two types of heroes’ roles, known as the Core and the Support. The Core Hero is also the carries of the team. Core is very important to lead team to victory because the core heroes with time can deal heavy damage to the opposite team. Unlike core, Support hero is lack of abilities to deal damage but has more to provide assistance to the cores.

Dota 2 eSports Tournaments

The top Tier 1 Dota 2 tournaments are:

  • Asian Games
  • The International
  • OGA Dota PIT Invitational
  • ESL One
  • WePlay AniMajor
  • ONE Esports Singapore Major.

Meanwhile, the Dota 2 Tier 2 tournaments are also famous and well-known, such as:

  • i-League
  • BTS Pro Seasides
  • OGA Dota PIT
  • ESL One DPC Eastern Europe
  • Dota Pro Circuit
  • DreamLeague
  • OGA DPC South America Regional League
  • Asia Pacific Predator League
  • EPIC League
  • FMWH Dota2 Championship.

Dota 2 tournaments predictions

In each tournament, they’re most likely separate into different stages. Most of them are Group Stage and Playoffs. Some bigger tournaments or international Dota 2 competitions can have a qualification stage. The matches in different stage plays in different formats. Most of the matches in Group stage are Best of 2 (Bo2) while in Playoffs are Best of 3 (Bo3). Moreover, in the Grand Final of each of the tournaments would be Best of 5 (Bo5). In terms of predictions, 1xPlayz only predict the winner of the match for all match that use format of Bo1, Bo2. For the matches that are Bo3 and Bo5 will have more predictions for Winner team, Number of Map and Correct Score.

Dota 2 eSports betting markets

Types of Dota 2 wagers for Bo2 Matches

Most of the time, the first stage of Dota 2 Tournaments using the format of Bo2 (Best of 2). That mean in a match there will be 2 maps. As the result, the match can have a winner or the match will draw. The betting markets for Dota 2 matches are varied from different betting websites. For example, with the betting choices of the matches that have 2 maps in regular time are:

  • Winner 1×2
  • Total Maps Handicap
  • Double Chance
  • 1×2 winner. 1 map/2 map
  • First Flood. 1 map/2 map
  • Who will beat Roshan. 1 map/2 map
  • Frags, Handicap. 1 map/2 map
  • Duration of the map. 1 map/2 map
  • Who will destroy a tower. 1 map/2 map
  • Frags, Total. 1 map/2 map
  • Frags, Race to. 1 map/2 map
  • Team to perform next frag. 1 map/2 map