Push The Point #13: Thank You Uncle Flame!
On this week’s episode, Ramses and Lobosco cover Week 2’s player moves from the Shanghai Dragons and the Florida Mayhem, and continue to follow last week’s lineup variations. We also analyze notable “Stock Down” trends from from the Dallas Fuel, Boston Uprising, and Atlanta Reign, and “Stock Up” trends from LA Valiant, LA Gladiators, Shanghai Dragons, and Houston Outlaws.
We cover the recent jump in performance from the Houston Outlaws, who recently beat the San Francisco Shock 3-2 and the Boston Uprising 4-0. We cover the details from GM Flame’s tell all on Avast’s stream, including budget struggles and team comp decisions. We also discuss the team’s implementation of Sombra and other DPS heroes coming off of 2 stages of subpar GOATS play.
Lastly, we go into broader discussion on Sombra GOATS in the OWL meta and the improving frequency in DPS play. We also cover the recent announcement of Country Committees for World Cup 2019, and discuss Team’s USA’s selections for committee members.