The much-anticipated BLAST Premier Spring Finals of 2022 will kick off today, Wednesday the 15th of June at 11:00 Central European Time and last until Sunday the 19th. It is played live in the Altice Arena in Lisabon, Portugal. Participating in the tournament are no other than the following top-ranked teams:
|FaZe Clan||G2 Esports|
These teams have all qualified from previously played tournaments in the BLAST series, including the European and American Showdown where ENCE and paiN Gaming won, as well as the Spring Groups where the six other teams qualified from.
The Spring Finals that are starting today is not the last tournament in the series. However, it does come with a nifty prize pool of $425,000.00, with $200,000.00 being awarded to the winner.
In addition to the cash prize, the winner of the Spring Finals will also receive an entry to the last tournament in the series – the World Finals which are played in December. Here, the first prize is $500,000.00. In other words, there’s a lot at stake.
The Rules of the Tournament
All matches in the Spring Finals will be played best of 3.
The tournament starts with a group stage with four teams in each. Here, one team from each group will be eliminated while the winner of each group advances to the semifinals.
The 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the group stage will face off against each other in the quarterfinals. Here, the 2nd place finisher from group A will compete against the 3rd place finisher in Group B and vice versa.
The full schedule of the Blast Premiere Spring Finals is as follows:
- 15th of June: all teams play their first group stage match
- 16th of June: all teams play their second group stage match
- 17th of June: quarterfinal matches take place (16:30 CET and 20:00 CET)
- 18th of June: semifinal matches are played (16:30 CET and 20:00 CET)
- 19th of June: the grand finale (18:30 CET)
For the first four matches that are playing today, the schedule and matchups are as follows:
|11:00 CET||Faze Clan – paiN Gaming|
|13:40 CET||G2 Esport – Team Vitality|
|17:00 CET||Natus Vincere – OG|
|20:00 CET||ENCE – BIG|
Most eSport betting sites will allow you to bet on all of the matches in the Blast Premier Spring Finals. This is to little surprise considering it’s quite an important tournament with some of the world’s best teams competing.
From the comparisons we have done, the odds between the sites are more or less identical. However, what varies the more is the number of different markets that are available. For instance, betting options such as the total number of kills by a player, the exact score of a match and if a match will go to overtime.
Our recommended choice for betting on the Blast Premier Spring 2022 are GGBET, Betway, Unibet and Pinnacle. Especially GGBET might be worth considering as they are running a special promotion for the tournament where you get 15% of your losses back if all your bets on the tournament result in a net loss.
The Live Streaming
Watching the Blast Premier Spring Finals can be done on Blast Premier’s Twitch channel as well as their Youtube channel. For the ultimate live betting experience, some eSport betting sites, such as GGBET, also stream the tournament by embedding the official twitch stream on their website.