PUR vs ITA Dream11 Prediction – FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 | Puerto Rico vs Italy Fantasy Team

Updated on: Sep 8, 2019 11:55 am IST

  • PUR vs ITA Dream11, FIBA World Cup 2019, Prediction and Fantasy Team News


    With Serbia and Spain preparing for a huge battle in the other game in Group J, Puerto Rico and Italy know that a win could propel the winner to the 2nd spot. It’s a huge game, a knockout match for either team.

    What competition it is?
    FIBA World Cup 2019
    The match will be played between Puerto Rico and Italy at Wuhan Gymnasium, in Wuhan, China. The arena has a capacity of 13,000.
    Match Day:
    September 08, 2019, @ 02:00 PM IST

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    How both the teams fared in the first stage?

    Puerto Rico:

    Puerto Rico’s only loss in the first-round game against Spain, a 63-73 defeat in Game-2.

    It was neither unexpected nor a negative result considering the gulf between the two teams in Basketball terms.

    The world no-16 team won the other two games against Iran and Tunisia respectively and booked a place in the 2nd round.

    But the real battle starts now for the Carribean Islan team, and Eddie Casiano’s men learned it the hard way as Serbia thrashed them 90-47 in the first game in the 2nd round.


    Italy fell down to Spain 60-67 in their first game in the 2nd round. It was their second loss in four games at the 2019 FIBA World Cup with the other one coming against Serbia.

    PUR vs ITA Dream11 team News:

    Puerto Rico:

    • Though there are no injury concerns


    • Italy will be picking their starting five from the 12-man World Cup roster.
    • Giampaolo Ricci, Brian Sacchetti and Nicolo Melli are not with the squad.
    • Paul Biligha and Alessandro Gentile will be fighting to clock more minutes.
    • The bench remains an issue for the Italians with the likes of Awudu Abass and Amedeo Della Valle failing to do anything of significant value.

    Squad for the FIBA World Cup 2019:

    Puerto Rico squad for the FIBA World Cup:

    Isaiah Pineiro, Jorge Bryan Diaz, Angel Rodriguez, Ramon Clemente, Devon Collier, Gary Browne, Gian Clavell, Alexander Franklin, Christopher Brady, David Huertas, Renaldo Balkman, Javier Mojica

    Italy Squad for the FIBA World Cup:

    Paul Biligha, Luca Vitali, Amedeo Della Valle, Marco Belinelli, Danilo Gallinari, Daniel Hackett, Amedeo Tessitori, Awudu Abass, Alessandro Gentile, Luigi Datome, Ariel Filloy, Jeff Brooks

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    PUR vs ITA Dream11 Teams (Starting Lineup; Probables):

    • Puerto Rico: Gary Browne, Alex Franklin, Jorge Diaz, Renaldo Balkman, David Huertas
    • Italy: Danilo Gallinari, Luigi Datome, Paul Biligha, Marco Belinelli, Daniel Heckett

    Likely to feature from the bench:

    • Puerto Rico: Angel Rodriguez, Ramon Clemente, Isaiah Pineiro, Javier Mojica, Devon Collier, Gian Clavell
    • Italy: Alessandro Gentile, Jeff Brooks, Amedeo Della Valle, Awudu Abass, Luca Vitali, Amedeo Tessitori, Ariel Filloy


    Puerto Rico will start the game as favorites.

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