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Southeast Asia Cup

Jun 10 - Jun 25th, 2023
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup Betting Guide - Format, Teams

The MLBB Southeast Asia Cup, better known as MLBB MSC, is just dawning on the horizon, promising epic battles, top-tier Mobile Legends gameplay, and high-stakes action to captivate players and spectators alike.

This year, the regional Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament is expanding its horizons as MLBB teams not only from Southeast Asia but also North America, Turkey and the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region grace the stage on June 10.

Whether you're a seasoned bettor or a novice looking to step up to the plate and join the thrilling world of esports betting, Mobile Legends betting is the best place to start. Our compressive guide will give you all the information you need to begin navigating the MLBB MSC betting landscape. Discover the tournament's history, this year's format, and all twelve teams competing, and unlock the secrets to maximize your betting potential with Rivalry.

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup Break-Down

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting

The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup, or the MSC, is an annual tournament organized by Moonton. It brings together the top MLBB teams from Southeast Asia and surrounding regions.

The MLBB MSC was first established in 2017, around a year after Mobile Legends was released. It was the first MLBB professional Major in Jakarta, Indonesia, featuring eight professional teams. Thailand team Idonotsleep Esports took home the first-ever MSC trophy and made history.

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting: Idonotsleep 2017

The MLBB Southeast Asia Cup 2023 was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and due to international travel restrictions and government regulations, the events were impossible to be held.

The MSC is hosted in a different country each year, with previous locations including Manila and Kuala Lumpur in 2019 and 2022, respectively. The 2023 MLBB MSC will be hosted at the Aeon Mall in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with twelve teams competing on June 10 until June 18. Check out our MLBB MSC 2023 overview for a more detailed schedule.

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup 2023: Format

The MLBB Southeast Asia Cup is split into a Group Stage and Knockout Stage. The prize pool for MLBB Southeast Asia Cup is yet to be announced.

Group Stage (June 10-13)

  • 12 teams are divided into four groups of three teams
  • All matches in a single round-robin format, best-of-three
  • The top two teams from each group advance to the Knockout Stage, for six teams in total

Knockout Stage (June 15-18)

  • Matches are played in a single elimination bracket.
  • All games are best-of-five, except the Grand Final, which is the best-of-seven.

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup 2023: Teams

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting: 2023 MSC Regions

12 Mobile Legends esports teams will gather in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to compete in this year's MLBB MSC. With this year's theme being "#SEATheWorld", the competition is steadily evolving to become a global event, with teams from North America, Turkey, and the Middle East all receiving slots.

All teams are listed below, alongside their confirmed player rosters according to their in-game names.

North America

  • Outplay (NACT Spring Winner): URESHIII, Bestplayer1, Hoon, Basically, SHARK


  • ONIC Esports (MPL ID S11 Champion): Butsss, Kairi, S A N Z, CW, Kiboy
  • EVOS Legends (MPL ID S11 Runner-up): Saykots, Tazz, Hijumee, Branz, DreamS


  • ECHO (MPL PH S11 Champion): Sanford, KarlTzy, Sanji, Bennyqt, Yawi
  • Blacklist International (MPL PH Runner-up): Edward, Wise, Yue, Owl, OhMyV33NUS

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting: ECHO MPL PH S11


  • TODAK (MPL MY S11 Champion): Momo, Rival, Moon, CikuGais, YumS


  • Team EVO (Mekong Qualifier): Opper, Yourname, Agi, BisTon, TwentyAugust


  • Fenix Esports (Myanmar Qualifier): Royal Milk, FayYan, Px7, Beni, Simple


  • BURN x FLASH (MPL KH Spring Winner): ATM, CHMA, C Cat, Donut, D7

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting: Burn x Flash


  • RSG Slate SG (MPL SG S5 Champion): Diablo, BRAYYY, Roy, Okky, Lucianqt


  • Fire Flux Impunity (MLBB Turkey Championship): Alien, Kyura, Lunar, Sunshine, APEX47

Middle East

  • Team Occupy (MPL MENA Spring Winner): Alphord, Lio, Smile, Speedy, Maro

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MLBB MSC Tournament Winner

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MLBB MSC Match Winner

Of course, you can also bet on the winner of each match, carefully crafting your predictions. Through the MLBB MSC, games are best-of-three in the Group Stage or best-of-five in the Knockouts.

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MLBB Southeast Asia Cup 2023: Betting Tips

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting

Before placing any bets on any esports or MOBA games, whether it's League of Legends, Wild Rift, or Mobile Legends, it is vital that understand some basic things first.

1) Never bet more than you can afford to lose! Set a budget for your bankroll and STICK TO IT. Always gamble responsibly, and never try to earn back your losses.

2) Play the game you are betting on! Learning to play Mobile Legends yourself is one of the most effective ways to thoroughly understand the game, inside and out, and gain a competitive edge over other bettors. You can learn the meta, understand strategies, and place more informed bets. Check out our MLBB hero tier list to get started.

3) Listen to the experts! They're called professional pundits and commentators for a reason! They may have a wealth of knowledge and opinions you may have yet to consider.

4) Research! Do your homework on all the team's competing and their recent match histories and success rates. You may find a dark horse or underdog with some great odds, and bag some huge winnings!

FAQs about Mobile Legends and MLBB Southeast Asia Cup

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting

What is Mobile Legends: Bang Bang?

Mobile Legends is a popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) mobile game that sees players fight in 5v5 matches with over 100 heroes on the roster. The main objective is to destroy the enemy base.

How many MLBB professional tournaments are there?

MLBB has established itself as a major professional league, especially in South East Asia. The most highly-anticipated tournaments are the MPL PH, MPL ID, and the M World Championship, held annually by Moonton.

Who are the favorites to win MLBB MSC 2023?

MPL Philippines team Blacklist International is considered one of the favorites to take home the trophy following their strong second place in Season 11 of the MPL PH. ECO and ONIC Esports are considered the best of the best and are definitely two teams to keep an eye on.

MLBB Southeast Asia Cup betting

Where can I watch the MLBB MSC live?

Several live streams of the MLBB MSC events are available to accommodate all countries, including IndonesiaPhilippinesMalaysiaSingaporeCambodiaVietnamTurkey, and the Middle East. There is also an English stream available.

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