RM vs FBG Dream11 Match Preview:
For the second of the day in the Chinese Premier League, the table-toppers Rakuten Monkeys will be taking on the Fubon Guardians in Taiwan. The Rakuten Monkeys have been the most in-form side in the tournament so far and occupy the top spot in the league with 15 wins and five defeats. However, the Monkeys did get stunned after a loss to the Uni Lions. Talking about the Fubon Guardians, they have had their ups and downs and are now at the third spot nine wins and 12 defeats, and they also endured a defeat to the Chinatrust Brothers. With both sides on the receiving end of defeats, the upcoming fixture could be an intriguing affair.
Date- Friday, May 15
Time- 4:10 PM (IST)
In spite of the recent defeat, the Rakuten Monkeys are still sitting pretty right at the top of the points table. In terms of previous meetings with the Guardians, the Rakuten Monkeys have won all their last five fixtures against the same opposition which gives them a mental edge. They have won three of their last 5 games and have a winning percentage of 0.75
The Guardians are fresh from a defeat to the Chinatrust Brothers by 5-11.As a result of the loss, they slipped from the second spot to third and will be keen to get back to winning ways. A change in team composition could be expected as they look to beat the Monkeys for the very first time this season.
Rakuten Monkeys (Expected Starting Lineup)- Lin Hong-Yu, Lin Li, Zhu Yuxian, Lan Yin-Lun, Lin Zhiping, Guo Yanwen, Liao Jian-Fu, Chen Chen-Wei
Fubon Guardian (Expected Starting Lineup)- Jiang Zhixian, Yang Jin-Hao, Dai Pei-Feng, Lin Yiquan, Zhang Zheng-Wei, Li Zongxian, Yang Jin-Hao, Gao Guo-Lin
For the Rakuten Monkeys, Chen Chen-Wei and Lin Zhiping are among the sure shot starters. The duo have scored a combination of five runs in the last game and their inclusion could earn the user points in the Dream11 Match Prediction side.
For the Fubon Guardians, Zhang Zhengwei got two runs from a single hit in the previous game. Whereas, Lin Yiquan also scored two runs from three hits in the last game. Having them in the today match prediction side could also earn the user points.
For the Rakuten Monkeys Lin Li and Zhu Yuxian have been among the regulars in the lineup. Their consistency with the bat makes them one to watch out for in the Fantasy Baseball side.
The Rakuten Monkeys have won five games on the bounce versus the Fubon Guardians and will be the favourites to get their sixth.
Outfield: C Chen-Wei (VC), L Yin-Lun, S Hao-Wei
Infield: L Chih-Ping, L Li (C), F Kuo-Chen, L Tsung Hsien
Pitcher: L Yu Yen
Catcher: L Chien-Fu
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