The Dallas Fuel (1-1) will have games against the Washington Justice and the Boston Uprising this weekend. None of the Fuel’s opponents made their season debut, but the Fuel came out strong.

With plenty to dissect, Overwatch League caster Jack “Jaws” Wright hopped on a phone call with The Dallas Morning News to discuss the upcoming matchups and who should be favored.

Responses have been edited for brevity.

The Dallas Fuel came out stronger than expected. What do you think that says about the team cap?

Jaws: “I think the cap at the moment is still a bit undefined. I’ve been a huge fan of Element Mystic so seeing Dallas pick up a lot of these players, I’m a bit biased. So with the hitscan player taking a back seat due to health issues and with (Kim “Sp9rk1e” Yeong-Han) taking on the role, he’s done better than a lot of people expected. Right now I’d say he’s tough to say if they’ll fit enough for a cap they might hit, but I’m confident they’ll be fine.

Washington is a team with expectations, but we haven’t seen them play yet. What do you want to see in this game?

Jaws: “It will be quite interesting given that we have a brawl meta with a double bubble. I think it certainly suits Dallas a bit more, but again, not having that McCree player will be a bit of a problem. There are a lot of strong players in Washington. (Tae-sung “Mag” Kim) is their best main tank player and was excellent among Contenders. Of course, you have (Kim “Fury” Junho), a well-known DVA player. It’s going to be a tough fight in the tank role.

“I think the Fuel might be a little overwhelmed in DPS just because (Jung “Xzi” Ki-hyo) isn’t playing. I expect Washington to win, but it should be quite a game. tight. It may come down to whether Sp9rk1e can fill that role and do what he did. But going up against (Jang “Decay” Gui-un) and (Lee “TTuba” Ho-Sung) is honestly a hard work.

Plat Chat called Kim “Sp9rk1e” Yeong-Han on Tracer solid, but perhaps overrated. What kind of play, and against what team, would he and the Fuel need to have for him to become a proven Tracer?

Jaws: “I think the Washington game will say it all to be honest. If there’s ever been a time to have a good Tracer, then it’s good. DPS for Washington is ridiculous, especially Decay. And they have (Kim “Assassin” Sung-won) now too. That weighs heavily on Sp9rk1e, especially considering how excited he was last year. And he did pretty well, but not the amazing star that many of us were expecting. So I think there’s a lot of weight on his shoulders going into this game.

Boston is another team we’ve seen a lot. The community expects them to be better than they were last year, but what kind of game do you think they’ll give the Fuel?

Jaws: “I would say enough even, currently. Their weakest line is their DPS. I think Dallas has the edge over them, especially when it comes to tanks like (Lee ‘Fearless’ Eui-seok). Normally people look at Korean tank players and say they can either play Reinhard at an exceptional level or Winston at an exceptional level, but they can’t do both. I think Fearless is a rare case that can do this.

“Dallas should win, although the Insurgency looks like it’s having its best season possible. But I’m looking to the Dallas tank line to win this one.

Now, to get you on the right track, what would be your Fuel vs. Justice and Uprising score lines this weekend?

Jaws: “Ha. I would say 3-2, Washington, then 3-1, Fuel when they play against Boston.

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