The start of the second round and we have some good matchups to kick off proceedings.
Poland has not dropped a game yet and will take on Russia. Serbia has looked unbeatable so far and take on the impressive Puerto Rican Side. Argentina is always solid and takes on the Venezuelan side, who knocked out the hosts China.
The last game of the day sees Spain take on Italy in what is shaping up as the match of the day.
Form so Far
Head to Head – 40/48 = 83.3%
Game Totals – 23/44 = 52.3%
Here are Some Basketball World Cup Picks, for September 6th 2019
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Poland vs Russia
Prediction – Russia (Win)
Game Total Over 148.5
Poland was in a weaker group in the group stages and it will be interesting to see if they can continue winning with some of the matches now getting tougher.
They come up against a Russian team, minus some of its stars, but have been playing good basketball.
Both sides know how to score and the Game Total may very well go over the number. Russia should win this game, but it will be close.
Serbia vs Puerto Rico
Prediction – Serbia (Win)
Game Total Under 164.5
Serbia has looked unstoppable so far in the tournament and the form of Bogdan Bogdanovic will please Sacramento Kings fans. He dropped 31 Points against Italy, including 6 from the land of plenty. The Serbian side plays well as a team and is a decent chance to win the cup.
Puerto Rico will need to be on defensively if they are any chance.
Expect Serbia to win comfortably and crank up the intensity on the defensive end. The Game Total to go under the number.
Argentina vs Venezuela
Prediction – Argentina (Win)
Game Total Under 152.5
Venezuela has surprised so far, but they were in one of the least competitive groups. The Argentinian veteran Luis Scola continues to impress and Facundo Campazzo dropped 21 Points in the 69-61 win over Russia.
Argentina is experienced in big matches and should win this game comfortably. The Game Total is also looking likely to go under.
Spain vs Italy
Prediction – Spain (Win)
Game Total Over 156.5
This will be the match of the day, with both sides having a lot of talent on the floor. Spain looked sluggish in the win over Iran, and Italy played well in patches in the loss to Serbia.
Spain is experienced in these big matches and if they can contain the Italian scorers they should win this match.
Spain to win and the Game Total to go over the number.
These are some Basketball World Cup Picks for September 6th 2019
Head to Head – 3/4
Game Total – 2/4
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