Dnipro Khimik Yuzhny: Preview and Prediction

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

Dnipro won for the second time in three games as they pulled away late to knock off their last opponent. The victory moved the Dnipro out of the basement in the Ukraine. Superleague and dropped Khimik Yuzhny into it. Dnipro found itself tied after three quarters but pulled away in the fourth by outscoring their last opponent 25-18 to get the win. The Dnipro shot 42.7 percent from the field and hit just seven of 22 three point attempts in the game yet emerged with the win. Dnipro 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 Dnipro in his return to the starting lineup.

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

Khimik Yuzhny Try to Regroup After OT Loss

Khimik Yuzhny 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 Khimik Yuzhny look to regroup here as they entered Thursday with a half-game lead on the their last opponent in the Ukraine. Superleague. Khimik Yuzhny led by seven after the opening quarter but allowed the their last opponent at home to rally in order to force overtime. The Khimik Yuzhny were outscored 18-12 in the overtime to take the loss. Khimik Yuzhny shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the contest and was a miserable five of 29 from three point range.

The Khimik Yuzhny come into this game 9th in scoring with 107.3 points a game. Khimik Yuzhny is 19th in rebounding with 42.5 boards a night and 15th in assists by dishing out 22.6 dimes per contest. The Khimik Yuzhny are 19th in scoring defense as they allow 106.7 points per game. AThe Khimik Yuzhny are 9th in the league in field goal percentage as the team shoots 46.8 percent from the floor. Khimik Yuzhny 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:

Dnipro

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

Khimik Yuzhny

7-3 ATS last 10 in series.

Khimik Yuzhny has won two straight and they are at home here, which works in their favor. The Khimik Yuzhny 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 Dnipro squad.*

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

Dnipro Khimik Yuzhny: Preview and Prediction

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