ESL Pro League Season 8 Europe Betting Tips

Posted on August 30, 2018 - Last Updated on August 27, 2021

In this article, we will be sharing our expert ESL Pro League Season 8 Europe betting tips, tournament analysis, and event overview. You can find out everything you could ever want to know about the event, participating teams, and match ups below.

All matches in the ESL Pro League will be streamed to the ESL Facebook page and to

Because the European leg of the ESL Pro League will feature matches spread out across an entire month, you’ll find plenty of betting opportunities to take advantage of. We will be picking out the best options and sharing the event schedule below.

ESL Pro League Season 8 Europe Will Take Place From October 2 to November 22.

  • 14 European teams will take part in this event
  • All teams will fight each other in 2 best of one matches
  • Teams will be scored points on their performance
  • 3 points go to the winner in normal regulation
  • 2 points go to the winner and 1 to the loser if a match goes to overtime
  • After all matches have been played, the top 7 teams go to the offline finals
  • The top eleven teams also secure a spot in the next season
  • Teams 12 and 13 go to relegation
  • Finally, the bottom team falls into ESEA Premier

The full schedule hasn’t been confirmed yet, but with 14 teams taking part, we’ll see matches almost every day across the period the event runs.

ESL Pro League Season 8 Betting Tips


In this section, we’ll offer some tips for making bets on the matches taking place throughout October and November. Please keep in mind that all of these matches are best of one, so the chance for upsets is higher than usual.

With that in mind, here are some of the safest bets to make throughout the European leg for ESL Pro League Season 8.

The Weaker Teams

Many of the teams in this event are very strong, but there are a few that are considerably weaker. Notably AGO and Windigo.

All of the top tier teams will want to get good seeding for the Season 8 offline finals. Because of this, they won’t let their guard down against the weaker teams. This gives us the opportunity to make low risk bets when the following teams go up against either AGO or Windigo.

  • Astralis
  • BIG
  • FaZe
  • mousesports
  • NaVi

We have confidence that these five teams will be confident enough not to make any mistakes going up against either AGO or Windigo. Because each team faces everybody twice, there is the opportunity for 20 bets here. (Two per team against both AGO and Windigo.)

Other Bets

Your betting strategy will get riskier if you plan to make any more bets besides the ones listed above. This is because the remaining teams all have the potential to trade best of ones with each other. If you’d like to make more bets, we’d suggest picking out three teams and betting on them in every single one of their match ups.

You should make very small bets, but over the full tournament, you’ll be able to place a total of 78 bets. (2 BO1 matches per 13 match ups for each of the three teams.)

Our top picks for this strategy right now would be the following:

  • Astralis
  • NaVi
  • mousesports

Thanks for reading our overview for ESL Pro League Season 8 Europe. We hope these betting tips have proven to be useful.


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