Great Britain vs Italy: Prediction & Odds, Betting Tips 08/09/2022 | Team News & Preview
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Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #1 – Handicap (-16) for Italy – 1.58.
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #2 – Total Points Over 150 – 1.66.
Match Predict – Handicap (-16) for Italy
Great Britain’s best game of the tournament was against Greece. They lost that game by 16 points. In the other encounters, Great Britain failed to put up a good fight against its opponents. Reinking’s men lost to Estonia, for example, by 32 points.
It’s likely that the Brits won’t be able to stop the Italians. Pozzecco’s men are determined to improve their position, so don’t expect any mercy from them.
Total Points – Over 159
Italy is a prolific team. Pozzecco’s side has scored more than 80 points in almost every game at the tournament. Great Britain has a poor defence, so they probably won’t be able to stop Italy.
Preliminary review and match prediction for Great Britain vs Italy
Great Britain is one of the few teams not to have won a single match in the tournament. In all their previous games, Reinking’s side has suffered defeats. In none of the matches were the British close to victory. They lost all their matches by a wide margin.
Two days ago, Great Britain tried to take on Estonia. However, it didn’t work out for Reinking’s side. They lost by a score of 62:94. Now the British are in last place in the standings of their group.
Great Britain lost 87% of its matches in 2022.
In the last game against Estonia, Carl Wheatle scored 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Last 5 Games:
- L: Great Britain vs Latvia – 80:87;
- L: Ukraine vs Great Britain – 90:61;
- L: Great Britain vs Croatia – 65:86;
- L: Great Britain vs Greece – 77:93;
- L: Estonia vs Great Britain – 94:62.
The Italians have already secured a place in the playoffs. They did so by beating Croatia. Simone Fontecchio and Nicola Melli ensured Italy got the result they needed. Each of these players scored 19 points.
Thus, Pozzecco’s charges now have two wins. In the Group C standings, they sit in third place. The Italians could try to climb higher, but it’s not all up to them.
Italy is averaging 20 assists per game in the tournament.
In the last game against Croatia, Nicolo Melli scored 19 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
Last 5 Games:
- W: Italy vs Georgia – 91:84;
- W: Italy vs Estonia – 83:62;
- L: Greece vs Italy – 85:71;
- L: Ukraine vs Italy – 84:73;
- W: Italy vs Croatia – 81:76.
Reinking’s side has scored less than 72 points in 3 of their last 4 games. We offer to bet on “Total GB Points – Under 72.5” with odds of 1.72.
Starting Lineups for Great Britain vs Italy
In our opinion, the teams will take to the field with the following line-ups:
Great Britain: Luke Nelson – Myles Hesson, Ovie Soko – Carl Wheatle, Gabriel Olaseni.
Italy: Marco Spissu – Simone Fontecchio, Stefano Tonut – Nicolò Melli, Achille Polonara.
FAQ for Great Britain vs Italy
Where will this fixture be played?
The fixture will be played at Mediolanum Forum (12.700) in Assago, Italy.
When will the game take place?
This starting whistle will sound on the 8th of September, 2022, at 20:00 UK Time.
How can I watch this match?
You can watch this match on Melbet/Helabet Live Stream.
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