This article is part of our DraftKings Call of Duty series.
- 4:00 p.m. Paris Legion vs. Toronto Ultra
- 5:30 p.m. London Royal Ravens vs. Chicago Huntsmen
- 7:00 p.m. Atlanta FaZe vs. Los Angeles Guerrillas
- 8:30 p.m. New York Subliners vs. Minnesota Rokkr
Full disclosure: in previous cheat sheets I've ignored discussing Call of Duty gentleman's agreements (GA's from now on) in large part because it has felt like a daunting task to explain, at least relative to the general impact it will have on the given slate. Unfortunately, this home series might essentially boil down to what ultimately happens with the latest GA. With that in mind, I'll do my best to outline the slate, mixing in analysis with the assumption teams follow the GA, and if they don't.
PAR (6-12) vs. TOR (5-12)
It's hard to believe, but we are just three tournaments away from Champs, meaning Friday's start to the New York Home Series will be a pivotal one for a number of teams near the bottom of the standings.
In the case of Paris and Toronto, Friday's outcome will essentially be the make or break for their entire season, as a ninth though 12th regular-season finish will put a team in an unenviable position for postseason play. Whoever ultimately wins this matchup has a decent chance to make a leap up the standings, particularly if FaZe continues their recent struggles.
I'm fairly certain neither of these teams are particularly good, but assuming all teams will follow the GA, I think both the Legion and Ultra stand