Basketball tips – Dzukija vs Nevezis – Lithuania 14.01.18

A pair of Lithuania. LKL foes at opposite ends of the standings lock up in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The Dzukija are on the road as they travel to face the Nevezis Friday night. Dzukija won for the second time in three games as they dimmed their last opponent 99-92 at home Tuesday night. Nevezis had their two game win streak snapped with a 118-112 overtime home loss to their last opponent Tuesday night. The Nevezis have a narrow 54-53 edge in the all-time regular season series between the teams but the Dzukija took three of the four meetings last season.
Dzukija Try to Build a Little Momentum

Dzukija won for the second time in three games as they pulled away late to knock off their last opponent. The victory moved the Dzukija out of the basement in the Lithuania. LKL and dropped Nevezis into it. Dzukija found itself tied after three quarters but pulled away in the fourth by outscoring their last opponent 25-18 to get the win. The Dzukija shot 42.7 percent from the field and hit just seven of 22 three point attempts in the game yet emerged with the win. Dzukija held their last opponent to 41.1 percent overall and seven of 32 from three point range. Their best player had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead the Dzukija in his return to the starting lineup.

The Dzukija have struggled on the offensive end of the floor this season. Dzukija is 30th in the league in scoring with 96.2 points per game and 28th in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest. The Dzukija are 27th with 20.4 assists a night. Dzukija has been average defensively, ranking 15th by allowing 105 points per game.

Nevezis Try to Regroup After OT Loss

Nevezis had won two in a row but ended up on the short end of the stick as they fell in overtime to the their last opponent at home. The Nevezis look to regroup here as they entered Friday with a half-game lead on the their last opponent in the Lithuania. LKL. Nevezis led by seven after the opening quarter but allowed the their last opponent at home to rally in order to force overtime. The Nevezis were outscored 18-12 in the overtime to take the loss. Nevezis shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the contest and was a miserable five of 29 from three point range.

The Nevezis come into this game 9th in scoring with 107.3 points a game. Nevezis is 19th in rebounding with 42.5 boards a night and 15th in assists by dishing out 22.6 dimes per contest. The Nevezis are 19th in scoring defense as they allow 106.7 points per game. AThe Nevezis are 9th in the league in field goal percentage as the team shoots 46.8 percent from the floor. Nevezis is 29th in the league in threes with 8.1 per game and is tied for 21st in the league in three point shooting as they’ve hit 35.4 percent of their attempts from downtown.

Trends:

Dzukija

4-9-1 ATS last 14 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

Nevezis

7-3 ATS last 10 in series.

Nevezis has won two straight and they are at home here, which works in their favor. The Nevezis are pretty healthy and coupling that with they’re being at home, you have to give them the advantage in this contest over a reeling Dzukija squad.*

*NOTE: All predictions are made well in advance of game time. Do not bet this rigistrtion for a free recorded update.

Basketball tips – Dzukija vs Nevezis – Lithuania 14.01.18

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