Lithuania vs Montenegro. FIBA World Championship group stage match

Lithuania and Montenegro will play the match on August 29 as part of the final round of the World Cup 23 preliminary stage. It will take place at the site of the Mall of Asia Arena (Pasay).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Lithuania vs Montenegro


In the official FIBA ranking, the national team before the start of the 23 World Cup took eighth place, and this is a very worthy result. In general, it must be said that the Lithuanians have always been great at playing basketball, nothing has changed in this regard even now.

In the first round of the current competition, the Baltics played with Egypt. They won the match with a crushing score of 93:67, taking three quarters of the match. Valanciunas was the best in that game. He scored a double-double of 15 points and ten rebounds. Normantas shipped 18 points into the opponent's ring. Benzius - ten. In principle, the Lithuanians decided on the leaders on the floor due to the absence of their main star (Sabonis) at the tournament. Next, the team has a meeting with Mexico on August 27. There, with a probability close to 100%, there will be no problems.

Perhaps the team is the main contender for victory in the group. The match against the Montenegrins is important. This is a direct competitor. We need to go to the playoffs in high spirits.


In the FIBA TOP, the team is in 18th place. An average result, but the team arrived at the World Cup, which means it deserves it. The team started at the 23 World Cup with a victory over Mexico. It was very beautiful and effective (91:71).

Vucevic made a double-double (27 points and ten rebounds) in this match. Perry delivered 16 points to his opponent, Ivanovic - 14. Next, the Montenegrins have a match with the Egyptians on August 27, and then Lithuania.

Now the team's chances for the next round look quite realistic, but you should not rejoice in advance. Here it is necessary to bend the line and further. You need to get out of the group beautifully and without defeat. The first real test at the World Cup-23 was a meeting with the Lithuanians, since Egypt, with all due respect to it, is not able to cause trouble to the team.

Lithuania vs Montenegro

History of the confrontation

In 2013, the teams met at the EuroBasket. The match dragged on to overtime (63:63), where the Lithuanians were stronger (77:70). In 2022, the teams played two more battles as part of the qualification for the current World Cup. In these battles, in both cases, luck was on the side of the Baltics (90:73 and 65:56).

Game Totals Prediction

Both teams will enter the match with thoughts of victory, but the class will decide everything in this case, and the Lithuanians will confidently win, but without a defeat - handicap 2 (-6.5). Montenegrins will try to work from a tight defense in order to confuse an opponent who likes to score points, this tactic will not give the desired result, but will only make the overall score of the battle relatively small. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

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