Dota 2 Daily Betting Tips - May 18th
Dota 2 Daily Betting Tips - May 18th

Here is a short analysis of four most interesting matches in the EU and SEA region this Tuesday. Today I’ll give the best value compared to the odds.

rand 1919
Freelance Esports Writer
18th May, 21·☕️ 3 min read

Pinnacle Cup: Hellbear Smashers vs HellRaisers

Over 2.5 @ 1.92

Pinnacle Cup is on the half of it’s way and Tuesday playday will start with a real hell. Hellbear Smashers are facing HellRaisers for the first time. Both teams have 3 wins and 2 losses in the Pinnacle Cup right now, but I would say that this could be a pretty even match and it’s really hard to predict a winner here. Maybe a slight advantage goes to Smashers, since HellRaisers disappointed yesterday with their 0-2 loss vs Team Empire. Over 2.5 is a pretty good bet here.

Pinnacle Cup: Level UP vs EXTREMUM


What odds on EXTREMUM we have here, just amazing. Their only series they’ve played in January went to EXTREMUM favour, 2-0. Level UP’s last match was a win over Chicken Fighters, while EXTREMUM has just only 1 win in their last 5 matches. But let’s be realistic here - they played all CIS finest teams, from Spirit, VirtusPro to Gambit. Of course they are not their level yet. But they took down PuckChamp and took a map off Gambit, which is pretty big. EXTREMUM has a solid lineup and if they will get lucky with drafts, they can beat a mix like Level UP.

DreamLeague EU Upper Division: Team Secret vs Brame

Team Secret -1.5 @ 1.63

I just can’t go with Brame here. Brame are 3-2 in their last 5 matches overall, they beat Chicken Fighters, HellRaisers and Hellbear Smashers, but this is another level of Dota now that they need to play in order to be a threat to Secret. On the other hand, Secret is not on their top level. They are losing maps all the way and they have a terrible 3-3 score in the EU DPC upper division. However, even if their form is not as we used to watch them, this is their last train to secure top 4 positions, since OG and Brame are sharing Secrets win-loss ratio too. Very risky bet and match, but Secret must wake up here.

DreamLeague EU Upper Division: Nigma vs Tundra

Nigma @ 1.35

Nigma with iLTW is playing pretty well. Even though odds are not that big on their possible victory today, I do think they will outplay Tundra for sure. Tundra is holding 7th place with just 2 wins in 6 matches, and Nigma is fighting for top 2 finish and placement. There is a big difference here. If you want to take a higher risk here, -1.5 Nigma would be an interesting bet, but if you want to play safe Nigma ML with 1.30 - 1.40 odds is a decent 5 unit or higher bet.