Here is a brief on Argentina vs Slovenia predictions. The opening game for Argentines will be against the Slovenian squad on Monday. Both the teams have had a good round of pre-Olympics experience. Argentina have been #4 on the global ranking since long. They finished 3rd in the Beijing Olympics and made a huge mark. Recently, their international matches have tested their potential. Veteran player like Luis Scola is still part of the international team. More than that NBA player Facundo Campazzo will add more of his experience to the squad.
The Slovenia basketball team is really getting all the attention. Led by golden by Luka Doncic who did wonders in the NBA, the team has really done well. During the qualifiers they overcame Lithuania the 3-time medal holders. Playing a conventional team game, they hav the true potential to march ahead.
Argentina vs Slovenia Team Preview
The Argentina squad have an edge over other teams in this tournament. They have not been best during the exhibition games. But they will look to change the situation. Their highest success was the gold medal in the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. But they also won the bronze medal in Beijing in 2008. So the White and Sky Blues would definitely feel the taste of medals around their necks once again. Now they have a chance to show their quality against the national team of Slovenia and hope for a positive outcome in the opening game in Tokyo.
Slovenia on the other hand has only one appearance in the Olympic games so far. But this shouldn’t be any concern for the Slovenian fans, since they have a great basketball generation at the moment, that won the gold medal at the EuroBasket tournament in 2017. Their superstar Luka Doncic is the leader of this crew that would love to show the world that they are one of the best national teams in this tournament. So the Slovenians will definitely do their best tomorrow to win the opening game against the experienced team of Argentina.
Argentina vs Slovenia Line ups and Starting 5s
The Argentina squad will start with Luca Vildoza, Luis Scola, Facundo Campazzo, Nicolas Brussino and Maximo Fjellerup. Their substitution will be Nicolas Laprovittola, Marcus Delia, Gabriel Deck, Juan Pablo Vaulet, Patrico Gaino, Tayavek Gallizzi and Leonardo Bolmaro.
The Slovenian starters will be Luka Doncic, Luka Rupnik, Aleksej Nikolic, Klemen Prepelic and Mikey Tobey. Their rotational platers will be Edo Murc, Jaka Blazic, Gregor Hrovat, Ziga Dimec, Zoran Dragic, Vlatko Cancar and Jakob Cebasek.
Argentina vs Slovenia Predictions
In the current fixture, Argentina has edge over the Slovenia team. Argentina team is more experienced and equipped with experienced veteran players like Luis Scola and Facundo Campazzo. More than that it is Slovenia’s first Olympic appearance. On the other hand, Luka Doncic led Slovenia will be a huge threat for Argentina. He will put all his NBA experience to use. Take note of Argentina vs Slovenia predictions and enjoy the match up.