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Inform your League of Legends predictions ahead of this week’s LCS and LEC matches with insight from Pinnacle’s odds alongside news and analysis.

League of Legends World Championship predictions

Check in daily for regular updates to our League of Legends predictions as the World Championship gets underway!

Want more in-depth analysis of the Play-in stage? Read our League of Legends World Championship preview which breaks down Group A and Group B of the Play-in stage!

Find a full list of LoL - World Championship 2020 odds here.

Worlds 2020 Play-in stage predictions

INTZ vs. Legacy

Representing the CBLOL at Worlds 2020, INTZ are the favourites to win against the OPL representatives of Legacy Esports in the opening match of the tournament.

INTZ earnt a 12 - 9 match record during regular season play, beating regional rivals KaBuM! e-sports and paIN Gaming in the CBLOL Split 2 Playoffs to be crowned the best team in Brazil and earn a spot at Worlds.

Legacy Esports has been dominant in the OPL throughout 2020 with the team going 17 - 4 in the recent Split 2 regular season and breezing through the OPL Split 2 Playoffs to represent the region at the World Championship.

Bet: INTZ vs. Legacy

LGD Gaming vs. PSG Talon

The fourth seed from the LPL, LGD Gaming are the favourites to beat the PCS representatives PSG Talon quite heavily on day one of the World Play-in stage.

LGD Gaming qualified for Worlds by battling through the lower bracket of the LPL Summer Playoffs beating the likes of World Elite and former champions Invictus Gaming to secure fourth seed. Their regular season performance was much to be desired finishing 6th overall on a 10 - 6 match record.

Representing the newly created Pacific Championship Series (PCS), PSG Talon might struggle during the Play-ins after being unable to field their starting Mid laner and Jungler, River and Tank. The team qualified as the second seed from the region and had a 14 - 4 match record during the regular season.

Bet: LGD Gaming vs. PSG Talon

MAD Lions vs. Team Liquid

A highlight match of the Play-in stage, Europe meets North America in MAD Lions and Team Liquid in this head-to-head matchup.

The LEC representatives are the favourites given their strong regular season performance that saw them secure second place on a 12 - 6 match record. The Lions would falter in the Playoffs however, losing out to G2 and Rogue to earn the fourth seed from Europe.

Team Liquid are the surprise participant in the Play-in stage after losing out to FlyQuest and Team SoloMid in the Playoffs. The team were largely dominant in the Summer regular season where they went 15 - 3 and ultimately finished top of the league.

Bet: MAD Lions vs. Team Liquid

Rainbow7 vs. V3

New attendees to Worlds, the LLA representative Rainbow7 make their debut against fellow newcomers V3 from the LJL with the Latin American team favoured to win the head-to-head.

Rainbow7 have been a top team in the Liga Latino America for much of its existence going 8 - 6 in the Closing season (regular season) and beating regional rivals Azules esports, Isurus and All Knights in the Playoffs to qualify for Worlds.

V3 made their first appearance at Worlds after a dominant domestic season in the LJL 2020 Summer regular season that saw the team go 12 - 2, and beat Sengoku Gaming and previous Worlds representative DetonatioN FocusMe in the Playoffs.

Bet: Rainbow7 vs. V3

Want more information on the World Championship? Check out our guide to the League of Legends World Championship!

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Kristian Medina
Kristian is a writer & videographer for Pinnacle Esports having studied English Language & Media at De Montfort University. He's the go-to guy when it comes to League of Legends.
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