- Royal Never Give Up have emerged as co-favorites to win the 2018 League of Legends World Championship
- Can Royal Never Give Up overtake KT Rolster for the top spot?
- Who is the best bet available?
A lot can change in a few weeks…
When we last checked in on Royal Never Give Up’s chances at the upcoming 2018 League of Legends World Championship, the enigmatic team from China was struggling to be named among the elites and losing out early in some high-profile tournaments.
Fast forward a few weeks and Royal Never Give Up now has average odds of +280 to emerge victorious at the 2018 League of Legends World Championship.
Average Odds for 2018 League of Legends World Championship
A lot of that has to do with their performance at the Summer LPL. RNG looked incredible through their LPL Summer run, knocking off some world class teams like Rogue Warriors and Top Sports on their way to their second LPL title this year. They also looked dominant in the final – at one point looking like they would sweep Invictus Gaming 3-0. While it didn’t happen, their run was still incredible impressive and has garnered them a lot more attention going forward.
RNG looked incredible through their LPL Summer run, knocking off world class teams like Rogue Warriors and Top Sports on their way to their second LPL title.
Below are the updated odds for the upcoming championships.
Odds to Win the 2018 League of Legends World Championship
|Royal Never Give Up||+275|
Royal Never Give Up has leapfrogged a number of teams, and that’s mainly thanks to the impressive play of one player.
After Invictus Gaming had clawed back to a 2-2 tie heading into the 5th and deciding game, it looked like IG were going to make it all the way back and capture the LPL Summer Crown. In came Uzi.
The dynamic player destroyed his lane opponent Yu “JackeyLove” Wen-Bo in the final game, ultimately securing the title for RNG. He was brilliant early on too. Royal Never Give Up’s ADC used a massive solo carry in game two to become the dominant ADC for the remainder of the series. When he’s playing at that level there’s few people even capable of coming close to his skill, let alone beating him.
Uzi destroyed his lane opponent Yu “JackeyLove” Wen-Bo in the final game, ultimately securing the title for RNG.
In case you’ve forgotten what he’s capable of, have a gander:
Now Uzi will try and carry his team to a world championship, but is the hype surrounding Royal Never Give Up real?
KT Rolster is still as dominant as ever and currently have equal odds. Yet that’s still not the best bet available to those looking to garner a little higher reward for a slightly higher risk.
Yes, Invictus Gaming just lost to RNG in a heartbreaker, but they played well below what they’re capable of at LPL Summer. They carry incredible value at +400 and should be the bet you choose when the Championships hit screens on Sunday.