Cloud9 vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

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Cloud9 vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

Cloud9 vs Vitality will decide will one of the IEM Rio 2023 Grand Finalists


Vitality moved closer to hitting the $100,000 jackpot after beating BIG in the quarterfinals. The French side will take on Cloud9 in the semis. Vitality never won against the Russian outfit, but still they will be entering the fray as the CSGO betting favorites since they are enjoying a four-match winning streak, which includes wins against FaZe, OG, and BIG. Cloud9 won the Group B Upper Level Final to reach this stage, so they won’t be short of confidence as well. 

Cloud9 

Cloud9 seem determined to make amends for their Paris Major European RMR failures at the IEM Rio 2023. They have won all three of their matches in the competition so far. In the Group B Upper Bracket Final, they locked horns with a spirited FURIA side. The Brazilians produced a valiant display on the first maps, but the Russians kept their calm to win the decisive map. 

Players

Vladislav ”nafany” Gorshkov

  • HLTV Rating: 1.03
  • Impact Rating: 1.08
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 68.9%
  • Average Damage Round: 73.8
  • Kills Per Round: 0.66
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Dmitriy ”sh1ro” Sokolov

  • HLTV Rating: 1.26
  • Impact Rating: 1.22
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 76.3%
  • Average Damage Round: 78.9
  • Kills Per Round: 0.77

Timur “buster” Tulepov

  • HLTV Rating: 1.08
  • Impact Rating: 1.02
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 72.0%
  • Average Damage Round: 73.0
  • Kills Per Round: 0.67

Sergey ”Ax1Le” Rykhtorov

  • HLTV Rating: 1.16
  • Impact Rating: 1.15
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 72.5%
  • Average Damage Round: 80.6
  • Kills Per Round: 0.73

Abai ”HObbit” Hasenov

  • HLTV Rating:1.06
  • Impact Rating: 1.13
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.5%
  • Average Damage Round: 80.0
  • Kills Per Round: 0.72

Player To Watch

sh1ro

cloud9 vs vitality IEM Rio 2023

Vitality 

Vitality started the tournament on the wrong foot by suffering an overtime loss to OG. Since then, however, they have had to tread a very fine line and they did so exceptionally well. They have won four matches in a row to make it to the semifinals, and their extraordinary form continued when they raced to a 2-0 win over BIG in the quarterfinals. 

Players 

Dan “apEX” Madesclaire

  • HLTV Rating: 1.01
  • Impact Rating: 1.07
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 68.4%
  • Average Damage Round: 78.0
  • Kills Per Round: 0.70

Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut

  • HLTV Rating: 1.33
  • Impact Rating: 1.44
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 75.2%
  • Average Damage Round: 87.7
  • Kills Per Round: 0.84

Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen

  • HLTV Rating: 1.07
  • Impact Rating: 1.12
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.6%
  • Average Damage Round: 76.4
  • Kills Per Round: 0.73

Emil “Magisk” Reif

  • HLTV Rating: 1.07
  • Impact Rating:1.11
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 72.7%
  • Average Damage Round: 79.5
  • Kills Per Round: 0.71

Lotan “Spinx” Giladi

  • HLTV Rating: 1.12
  • Impact Rating: 1.10
  • Kill/Assist/Survived/Traded: 71.4%
  • Average Damage Round: 77.8
  • Kills Per Round: 0.73
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Player to Watch

ZywOo

Cloud9 vs Vitality Predictions: IEM Rio 2023

We expect Cloud9 to win by 2-1 against Vitality. 

Cloud9 vs Vitality Head to Head Record 

Cloud9 2-0 Vitality

Cloud9 vs Vitality Maps 

  • Mirage
  • Overpass 
  • Vertigo

Cloud9 vs Vitality Score 

  • Map 1: Cloud9 to win by +4
  • Map 2: Vitality to win by +6
  • Map 3: Cloud9 to win by +3

Cloud9 vs Vitality Top Fragger

ZywOo

IEM Rio 2023 Vitality vs Cloud9 Match Links

Cloud9 vs Vitality Match Time

April 22, 2023 – 11:00 ET/10:00 CST/08:00 PT

Cloud9 vs Vitality Preview and Predictions: IEM Rio 2023
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