Valencia vs Panathinaikos will meet at 22nd round of the Euroleague, at Pabellón Municipal Fuente San Luis, in Valencia. Two of the current playoff contenders will face off against each other in a very interesting match. To have more insights on this Euroleague Valencia vs Panathinaikos match, please check out the preview below.

Valencia

Valencia have surprised a lot of basketball fans and analysts this season as they’re slowly becoming a playoff team. This Spanish team have won 4 out of last 6 matches, including two against Fenerbahce and Khimki in away games. This led to Valencia being in 7th spot right now, with 10 victories in 21 matches played. The main question mark remains on B. Dubljevič because he hasn’t played for some time due to injury. Anyway, Valencia is using one of the biggest rotations in the whole league and there are players who can step up when needed. Valencia is usually one of those teams who are a lot better playing at home than they do in away games. With 6-3 record at home they stand in the middle of the table and is a dangerous opponent for all visiting teams.

Panathinaikos

Currently ranked 6th, with 13 victories and 8 losses. After resigning from their former coach Rick Pitino, Panathinaikos’ play-style improved a lot and they’ve become a scoring machine. One of the highest-scoring teams in the tournament have a lot of players who can score from any spot of the court, especially if shooters like D. Thomas and J. Fredette get some good shots, they can get “on fire” real quick. Panathinaikos is also better at playing at home than away and they’ve currently 3 win streak while all of those matches were played at home. This will be a test on how well the team will adapt in the different arena at the highest level.

Valencia vs Panathinaikos H2H

Panathinaikos have won 3 out of the last 5 matches these two teams played, including the one earlier this season at home (91-80).

 

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