BAR vs ASV Dream11: Barcelona will be looking to make a hattrick of wins when they host ASVEL Basket in EuroLeague round-14 match at Palau Blaugrana, in Barcelona, Catalonia, on Tuesday night. Barca are 3rd on the points table heading into this match and could end up at the top of the table with a win provided both Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes drop their respective games. That looks unlikely though, but Barca are have been on a roll almost all season and are one of the favourites for the title.
This will be the 14th meeting between these two teams in European games with Barcelona leading the overall matchup 9-4. The Spanish outfit also won the last seven encounters against ASVEL.
Barcelona | ASVEL
Games: 13 | 13
Wins: 10 | 06
Defeats: 03 | 07
Total Points scored: 1111 | 927
Points conceded: 1020 | 1018
Match Timing: December 18, @ 01:30 AM
Venue: Palau Blaugrana
Nikola Mirotic is one of only two players to average more than 20 points per game in EuroLeague this season. He is the best offensive player for Barcelona and will most likely end up with the best numbers.
Since steal plays a major part in Basketball and also in Dream11, consider Brandon Davies. He is averaging more than 1 steal per game.
Malcolm Delaney is averaging 5.5 assists per game this season, which makes him the 5th best player in the league.
Toney Jekiri is the 2nd best player in EuroLeague with 9.2 rebounds per game. He also ranks 2nd in offensive rebounds per game.
Ismael Bako is averaging more than 1 block per game.
Barcelona team news: Though there are no fresh injury concerns for the hosts ahead of this game, they remain without three of their best players at the moment.
The absentee list is led by one of their best offensive players in Victor Claver who is out due to a plantar fascia injury. Thomas Heurtel is also spending his time in the treatment room as he recovers from a knee injury, while Kevin Pangos remains is sidelined due to a toe injury.
Barcelona squad: Malcolm Davies, Adam Hanga, Cory Higgins, Kyle Kuric, Alex Abrines, Leandro Bolmaro, Victor Claver, Pau Ribas, Rolands Smits, Ante Tomic, Brandon Davies, Sergi Martinez, Nikola Mirotic, Pierre Oriola, Artem Pustovyi
ASVEL team news: As for the visitors, the only injury casualty is Adreian Payne, who is suffering from joint inflammation. He will be monitored before the game.
ASVEL squad: Edwin Jackson, Jordan Taylor, Tonye Jekiri, Charles Kahudi, Rihards Lomazs, Charles Galliou, Amine Noua, Livio Jean-Charles, Ismael Bako, David Lighty, Adreian Payne
PF: Nikola Mirotic
SF: Adam Hanga
C: Ante Tomic
PG: Kyle Kuric
SG: Roland Smits
PF: Edwin Jackson
SF: Livio Jean-Charles
C: Ismael Bako
PG: David Lighty
SG: Jordan Taylor
Barcelona: Cory Higgins, Brandon Davies, Malcolm Delaney, Alex Abrines, Pierre Oriola
ASVEL: Tonye Jekiri, Matthew Strazel, Charles Lombahe-Kahudi, Amine Noua, Theo Maledon, Rihards Lomazs, Antoine Diot
BAR vs ASV Dream11 teams:
To be updated soon! Stay Tuned!
Barcelona are one of the biggest Basketball teams in Europe and are having a very good season. The Catalonia giants will be too hot to handle for the hosts here.