BCK vs AXE Dream11: The red-hot Olimpia Milano, also known as AX Armani Exchange Milan for sponsorship reasons, play BCK Khimki in round-eight of EuroLeague 2019-20 season at Khimki Basketball Center. Milano are currently sitting 2nd on the table, while BCK are 6th on the points table.
Milan are on an eight-game winning streak in all competitions. They haven’t lost in EuroLeague since suffering a 78-64 defeat against Bayern Munich on the opening day of the competition. Since then, they have recorded seven straight wins and now find themselves with an identical record as of Barcelona who sits at the top of the table due to a better points difference.
Khimki looks to remain undefeated at home, while Milan, which has won six straight, seeks to retain at least a share of the top spot in the standings. Milan has won three straight games against Khimki, including two in Moscow. It will be a milestone game for the visitors at Milan marks its 250th appearance in the competition this century.
BCK Khimki, meanwhile, will look to maintain its 100% home record when Milan comes to town. But extending that record will be hard for the hosts as they lost the last three games against their next opponent.
Host: BCK Khimki
Visitors: Olimpia Milano
Venue: Khimki Basketball Center.
Match Timing: November 14, 10:30 PM
Keep an eye on star guards of both the teams especially, Khimki’s Alexey Shved and Sergo Rodriguez of Milan. The duo has been performing at a very high level this season and remains two of the best at their positions. To be more clear, the duo leads their teams in both scoring and assists.
Alexey Shevd is averaging 20.9 points per game and is third on the list in assists with 5.9 assists per game.
Meanwhile, Rodriguez has scored points at (15.7 points per game, assists at 5.0 aper game. He is a former EuroLeague MVP and the MVP.
This will be the 7th meeting between these two teams with the overall record standing at three wins apiece for both the teams. But interestingly, Milan have won the last three games against Khimki, so it will have some kind of psychological advantage over their rival.
PF: Devin Booker
SF: Alexey Shved
C: Anthony Gill
PG: Stefan Jovic
SG: Sergey Karasev
PF: Vladimir Micov
SF: Kaleb Tarczewski
C: Michael Roll
PG: Sergio Rodriguez
SG: Luis Scola
Khimki: Chris Kramer, Janis Timma, Jeremy Evans, Dairis Bertans, Jonas Jerebko, Sergei Monia, Vyacheslav Zaytsev
Milano: Amedeo Della Valle, Shelvin Mack, Nemanja Nedovic, Jeff Brooks, Paul Biligha, Andrea Cinciarini
Khimki: Alexey Shved, Chris Kramer, Sergei Monia, Dairis Bertans, Anthony Gill, Janis Timma, Devin Booker, Timofey Yakushin, Stefan Jovic, Sam Froling, Jonas Jerebko, Vyacheslav Zaytsev, Sergey Karasev, Andrey Desyatnikov, Maxim Barashkov, Jeremy Evans
Milano: Amedeo Della Valle, Shelvin Mack, Vladimir Micov, Paul Biligha, Riccardo Moraschini, Michael Roll, Sergio Rodriguez, Kaleb Tarczewski, Nemanja Nedovic, CinCiarni, Christian Burns, Aaron White, Jeff Brooks, Luis Scola
Khimki: The hosts will miss the services of Egor Vialtsev and Petr Gubanov for the home clash against Milano, while Timofey Mozgov remains a long-term absentee due to a knee injury. He is not Khimki’s active roster this season.
Milano: The visitors were dealt a blow ahead of the trip to Moscow after Arturas Gudaitis ruled out due to a wrist injury. Milan will monitor Amadeo Della Valle ahead of the game after the team management put him on their questionable list.
BCK vs AXE Dream11 Teams:
PG: S Jovic, Vyacheslav Zaytsev
SG: A Shved (SP)
SF: V Micov
PF: L Scola, J Brooks
C: D Booker, K Tarczewski
PG: S Jovic, S Rodriguez
SG: A Shved, A D Valle
SF: V Micov
PF: J Jerebko
C: D Booker (SP), K Tarczewski
BCK vs AXE Dream11 Today Match Prediction:
Milano have a good recent record against BCK Khimki and they also come into this match on the back of a hot run – six in EuroLeague and 8 in all competitions. Backing the away team here looks a good call.