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ZEN vs KB Dream11 Match Prediction Basketball | EuroLeague Preview, Fantasy Team News, Grand League Tips

By Anurag Tyagi
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ZEN vs KB Dream11 Match Prediction

 

ZEN vs KB Dream11: Two teams struggling for consistency will lock horns when Zenit Saint Petersburg play host to Saski Baskonia in EuroLeague at Yubileyny Sports Palace on Wednesday night (IST).
Zenit are rock-bottom in EuroLeague standing coming into this game having won five times in 18 matches. However, of those five wins, three have come in the last six games. That shows that Zenit have a bit momentum.
Saski Baskonia, on the other hand, are one of the teams looking to make the cut into the postseason. They are within a manageable distance despite sitting 14th on the points table. The gap between Saski and top-8 will be only one game if they win this game, with a couple of results go in their favour.

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Match details:

Teams: Zenit Saint Petersburg and Saski Baskonia
Venue: Yubileyny Sports Palace
Match Timing: January 15, @ 11:30 PM

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Zenit Saint Petersburg vs Saski Baskonia team news:

Zenit Saint Petersburg team news: Zenit‘s season has gone from worse after their big man Gustavo Ayon suffered a hip injury in round-17. There’s no time table for his return, that means, he could be put for the whole season.
But the good news is that Andrey Zubkov is finally back to full fitness and will be lining up against Saski Baskonia.

Saski Baskonia team news: Saski Baskonia have had their own fair share of injury issues and are still dealing with the absence of some key players.
Patricio Garino is expected to miss the rest of the season due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Jayson Granger is also missing until March due to an Achilles Heel’s injury.
In addition, Luca Vildoza has missed the last two matches with injury and remains doubtful for this game.

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Zenit Saint Petersburg vs Saski Baskonia starting five:

Zenit Saint Petersburg: Andrey Zubkov, Dmitry Khvostov, Colton Iverson, Evgeny Voronov, Mateusz Ponitka
Saski Baskonia: Tornike Shengelia, Shavon Shields, Matt Janning, Pierria Henry, Micheal Eric

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Likely squads:

Zenit Saint Petersburg: Tim Abromaitis, Will Thomas, Colton Iverson, Dmitry Khvostov, Mateusz Ponitka, Konstantin Shevchuk, Autin Hollins, Andrew Albicy, Andrey Zubkov, Vladislav Trushkin, Anton Pushkov
Saski Baskonia: Tornike Shengelia, Tornike Shengelia, Nik Stauskas, Matt Janning, Michael Eric, Lautaro Lopez, Shavon Shields, Sergi Garcia, Pierria Henry, Achille Polonara, Ajdin Penava, Achille Polonara, Luca Vildoza, Miguel Gonzalez, Youssoupha Fall, Ilimane Diop

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ZEN vs KB Dream11 Grand League tips:

  • Austin Hollins has made at least one three-pointer in 12 of this last 13 games. His defence work is also awesome, as he has at least one steal in seven of his last 8 EuroLeague games.
  • Will Thomas has been in the good scoring form of late and can be a game-changer.
  • Tornike Shengelia should be the first choice for captain in this game. He is averaging 16.9 points per game this season.
  • Youssoupha Fall is averaging team-best 2.3 offensive rebounds per game.

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ZEN vs KB Dream11 teams:

Team 1:

PG: P Henry
SG: Nik StauskasA Hollins
SF: Mateusz Ponitka
PF: Will Thomas, Tornike Shengelia (SP)
C: Colton Iverson, Y Fall

Team 2:

PG: P Henry
SG: Nik StauskasA Hollins, M Janning
SF: Mateusz Ponitka
PF: Will Thomas, Tornike Shengelia (SP)
C: Colton Iverson

Anurag Tyagi

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