Zenith vs Olympiacos. Will the Greek club continue to climb to the top?

The Euroleague is getting ready to pass the first third of the regular draw, and the participants are beginning to be more attentive to scoring and tracking the position in the standings. Zenith is not particularly stable yet, but it still sends victories to its piggy bank. He tries to stay confident in order to remove all questions about getting into the playoffs ahead of schedule. In addition, the club expects to climb higher in order to have good chances for the Final Four.

Olympiacos was a little stuck at the start of the season and did not inspire overwhelming confidence. But over time, he began to walk through the rivals literally as a skating rink, gaining momentum. And now the team is a real contender for victory in the regular season.

On November 12, the rivals will clash on the floor of the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Zenith vs Olympiacos


In the Euroleague every season Zenith is becoming an increasingly dangerous rival, which only adds up. Therefore, now the team has secured the seventh position in the standings and feels comfortable. Two meetings in a row ended with extremely convincing victories. The club from St. Petersburg literally poked fun at the Basque Country (83:54) on their own parquet. The fight clearly demonstrated that the squad has a fantastic defensive potential. And then came the victory over the Turkish club Anadolu Efes, which only confirmed the serious claims. The team turned out to be stronger with a score of 90:79, stumped the rival. It looks curious that there is not a single performer from Russia in the starting five, the main stake is on the legionnaires.


Taking into account both the Euroleague and the national championship, Olympiacos won five matches in a row. Within the framework of the main club tournament of the Old World, the turning point occurred after the defeat from CSKA. The team got together and began to demonstrate a completely different level of discipline and organization. And the result was not long in coming. The Greek club successively blew Alba (87:83), Fenerbahce (67:65) and Monaco (86:65) out of the way. The squad has clearly demonstrated that it is excellent at acting in stressful situations. At the key moment of each duel, the combinations become so verified that it is almost impossible to prevent their successful completion. Dorsey has taken on the leadership role and has done a great job with her in every match.

Zenith vs Olympiacos

History of the confrontation

The rivals have already crossed each other five times - four times in the Euroleague and once in a friendly match. First, two meetings went to the Zenith's piggy bank, and in one of the matches the team broke the resistance of the opponent in overtime. And the other three games remained with Olympiacos, who clearly seized the initiative. The last fight took place in September 2021. And the victory was deservedly won by the club from Greece - 88:65.

Game Totals Prediction

Zenit after two victories in a row looks confident, continues to add and progress. The team from St. Petersburg has already proved to everyone that it can fight absolutely calmly with any opponent. Basketball players' knees no longer tremble at the sight of such a formidable and dangerous opponent. At the same time, Olympiacos, even on the road, is capable of delivering a lot of trouble. The team has finally assembled a peppy squad, which is quite capable of competing for the main prize of the competition. But you need to understand that it is incredibly difficult to maintain stability for a long time. We predict that the opponents will definitely hit the total of 148 points. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

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