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ZAL vs VAL Dream11 Match Prediction

ZAL vs VAL Dream11: Zalgiris Kaunas host Valencia Basket in EuroLeague round-13 matchup at Žalgiris arena with both the teams looking to return back to winning ways.

Zalgiris are second from the bottom on the table and have lost a whopping nine games already in the season which is only 12 round old. It goes without saying that their chances of making into the knockout rounds are fading with each defeat and if they don’t strut their stuff soon, even the slimmer hopes will end.

But any suggestion of them turning their fortunes around soon should be gauged through the fact that they are the worst team in EuroLeague on current form, as they come into this game on the back of six successive defeats.

Valencia Basket, on the other hand, are slightly better than their next opponent. Only better by margins, or by one game, as they have just four wins to show for their efforts in the regular season, and are 14th on the points table.

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Match details:

Teams: Zalgiris Kaunas and Valencia Basket
Venue: Žalgiris arena
Match Timing: December 13, @ 11:30 PM

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Captain options:

Jack Landale is leading the scoring charts for Zalgiris Kaunas. Also, he is a threat inside the paint as well and guarantees a good amount of points.

Bojan Dubljevic is averaging the most fpr Valencia Basket this season. He is also ranked as the third-best player with 6.8 rebounds per game and fourth in offensive rebounds with 2.2 per game.

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Zalgiris Kaunas vs Valencia Basket team news:

Zalgiris Kaunas team news: Zalgiris Kaunas will go into the match without Marius Grigonis (foot injury) and Rokas Jokubaitis (ankle injury) as the duo recovers from their respective injury problems.

Valencia Basket team news: Sam Van Rossom (knee injury) and Guillem Vives (ankle injury) both will be game-time decisions here.

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Zalgiris Kaunas vs Valencia Basket starting five:

Zalgiris Kaunas: Zach LeDay, Edgaras Ulanovas, Nigel Heyes, Marius Grigonis, Thomas Walkup

Valencia Basket: Guillem Vives, Louis Labeyrie, Bojan Dubljevic, Vanja Marinkovic, Fernando San Emeterio

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Likely squads:

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

Valencia Basket: Louis Labeyrie, Jordan Loyd, Fernando San Emeterio, Alberto Abalde, Quino Colom, Aaron Doornekamp, Bojan Dubljevic, Joan Sastre, Mike Tobey, Sam Van Rossom, Guillem Vives, Vanja Marinkovic, Brock Motum, Maurice Ndour

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Grand League tips:

  • Bojan Dubljevic and Jock Landale are the most consistent players in either team.
  • Landale has fetched quite a few offensive rebounds in the last six games and looks the safest option in this game.
  • Again, Dubljevic should be considered as well, as he has been scoring in double-digits in almost every game and can make a difference here.

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ZAL vs VAL Dream11 teams:

Team 1:

PG: L Lekavicius
SG: K Loyd
SF: T Walkup
PF: N Hayes
C: Z Leday, J Landale (SP), B Dubljevic, M Tobey

Team 2:

PG: L Lekavicius
SG: K Loyd
SF: T Walkup
PF: N Hayes
C: Z Leday, J Landale, B Dubljevic (SP), M Tobey

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