Malaysia Dragons will take on Mono Vampire on Sunday at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, with both teams desperate to win this game in an attempt to qualify for the upcoming playoffs of the ASEAN Basketball League.
The Dragons are placed at the ninth spot with their 7-16 record, while Vampire sits eighth with a 9-14 record. Both teams have already met twice this season, which ended in Dragons victory 94-86 in the first game and the second victory for Mono Vampire 84-75.
The Dragons heads to this contest after failing to the Singapore Slingers 73-88 at the Maba Stadium here Friday. Dragons made a confident start in the game taking the 37-31 lead at the end of the half-time break, followed by good comeback by the Slingers in the second half as they close the deal special thanks to Xavier Alexander with 25 points and seven rebounds and Winston Shepard starred with 20 points and nine rebounds.
Malaysia Dragons vs Mono Vampire Preview and Prediction
Mono Vampire are in excellent form for the past few weeks and heads to this game with a four-game wining streak, beating the Macau Black Bears last game. Vampire were almost nonexistent in the first quarter allowing Macau Black Bears to take a 61-149 lead in the first half, followed by impressive display of game in the third quarter narrowing the gap to 0 points (78-78) and then storm back to win 107-102.
The club fights back from brink of defeat to stun Macau Black Bearers thanks to Mike Singletary with 36 points, seven rebounds, and eight assists.
Vampire are more able than Dragons to dribble, pass, and shoot the ball. Dragons are undoubtedly a dangerous side on their day, but considering their past performances and scoring abilities, we predict Vampire will come out as a winner in the end.
Malaysia Dragons vs Mono Vampire Preview and Prediction: Mono Vampire to win @ 1.50 at 888 Sports