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The upcoming match between Vitality and MIBR is expected to be an intense encounter, with both teams aiming to secure their first win at the IEM Rio 2023. The game is scheduled to start at 16:00 (CEST).
Vitality has been in good form lately, despite falling short against OG in their most recent match. They have been particularly impressive in their recent match against MIBR, where they secured a 2-0 victory. Vitality is currently ranked fifth on the HLTV World Ranking list, and they will be looking to continue their good form and bounce back from a disappointing loss against OG.
MIBR, on the other hand, has been struggling to perform against top teams. They have lost four out of their last five matches 2-0 against top 15 teams, including their recent match against Vitality. However, they will be looking to cause an upset against Vitality on home ground.
In their head-to-head matches, Vitality won the last encounter against MIBR with a 2-0 victory. MIBR will need to step up their game if they want to stand a chance against Vitality. The Brazilian roster has shown glimpses of its potential in the past but finds it hard to prove it against the best teams in the world.
While Vitality is the favorite going into the match, MIBR will seek to take down Vitality and survive yet another day in Rio. Fans can expect to see some high-level counter-strike, with both teams having talented players and solid strategies. Pley.gg thinks that Vitality will go out and show dominance as they want to redeem themselves after their loss against OG. Vitality will win this series 2-0 and continue its run at IEM Rio 2023.
Vitality vs. MIBR | IEM Rio | 16:00 (CEST)
Prediction: Vitality to win 2-0
Odds: 1.62 | Unibet
* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.
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