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OLY vs ZAL Dream11 Team Prediction | EuroLeague Basketball prediction, Preview, Fantasy Team News

By Anurag Tyagi
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OLY vs ZAL Dream11 Team Prediction

 

OLY vs ZAL Dream11: In one of the standout fixtures in EuroLeague this week, Greek giants Olympiacos face Zalgiris Kaunas in round-8 of the EuroLeague 2019-20 season. The host could do with a win here as they come into this match off the back of two straight defeats.

Olympiacos recorded their biggest result of the season so far, as they took down CSKA Moscow 79-84 in their own backyard. It was a big lift for the Greek team as no game can be tougher for any team in EuroLeague than the one against the defending champions, but they failed to build on that result and lost the next two against Maccabi Tel Aviv and Anadolu Efes.

After those two defeats, Olympiacos’ record in the season stands at 2-5, and sit 15th on the points table.

Meanwhile, Zalgiris Kaunas have also been very inconsistent this season in the EuroLeague. But the visitors have gained some momentum of late, following a run of three wins from the last five games. They also won the last encounter in Europe, beating Fenerbahce 76-79 last week.

MOS vs FEN Dream11

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Match Info:

Teams: Olympiacos vs Zalgiris Kaunas
Match Timing: November 16, 01:00 AM
Venue: Peace and Friendship Stadium, in Piraeus, Greece

Some insight:

Olympiacos have the edge over Zalgiris Kaunas in the head-to-head encounter against Zalgiris with 12 wins from 21 games in EuroLeague. But Zalgiris have beaten the Greek team seven times in the last eight head-to-head games.

CTB vs JOZ Dream11


Key players:

Nikola Milutinov: He is ranked fifth in EuroLeague having scored at 19.7 per game. He also leads the league with 11.1 rebounds per game, and also in offensive rebounds per game (5.3).

Kostas Papanikolaou is fourth on the list with 1.8 steals per game. Dream11 gives 3 points for each steal.

Zach LeDay is leading Zalgiris with 6.1 rebounds per game. He is also the fourth-best player in EuroLeague with 2.6 per game.

TNT vs USA Dream11

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OLY vs ZAL Dream11 Team News:

Olympiacos team news:

Aleksej Pokusevski will be missing the game for the hosts as he continues to recover from a knee injury. Other than him, the hosts have a clean bill of health heading into this match.

Zalgiris Kaunas team news:

While the visitors will be dealing without the services of Laurynas Birutis, who has been ruled out due to a knee injury. Rokas Jokubaitis will also miss the game due to an injured thumb. No other reported injury concerns fo=rom Zalgiris’ camp.

CAN vs CCC Dream11

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OLY vs ZAL Dream11 starting five:

Olympiacos: Brandon Paul, Nikola Milutinov, Georgios Printezis, Vassilis Spanoulis, Will Cherry
Zalgiris Kaunas: Nigel Hayes, Marius Grigonis, Edgaras Ulanovas, Jock Londale, Alex Perez

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Likely squads for this match:

Olympiacos: Vassilis Spanoulis, Nikola Milutinov, Georgios Printezis, Vassilis Spanoulis, Antonis Koniaris, Brandon Paul, Sasha Vezenkov, Aleksej Pokusevski, Nikos Arsenopoulos, Antonis Koniaris, Ethan Happ, Mindaugas Kuzminkas, Kostas Papanikolaou, Kevin Punter, Mindaugas Kuzminkas, Wade Baldwin IV, Augustine Rubit, Will Cherry

Zalgiris Kaunas: Thomas Walkup, Alex Perez, Lukas Lekavicius, Nigel Hayes, Erikas Venskus, Paulius Jankunas, Karolis Lukosiunas, Laurynas Birutis, Arturas Milaknis, Martinas Geben, Zach LeDay, Jock Landale, Marius Grigonis, Kerr Kriisa, Edgaras Ulanovas

HYD vs MAH Dream11

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RM vs BAR DREAM11 teams:

Team 1:

PG: W Cherry
SG: M Grigonis
SF: K Punter
PF: N Hayes, G Printezis
C: Z Leday, J Landale, N Milutinov (SP)

Team 2:

PG: V Spanoulis
SG: M Grigonis, V Milanknis
SF: K Punter
PF: N Hayes, G Printezis
C: Z Leday, N Milutinov (SP)

Anurag Tyagi

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