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18-20 Oct: What’s coming up in the BBL this weekend?

It’s the fifth week of the BBL season and things are continuing to heat up in the BBL Cup.

We take a quick look at what you can expect this weekend!


THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE

Friday 18 October 2019
BBL Cup, North Group: Manchester Giants v Cheshire Phoenix (7:00pm)
BBL Cup, South Group: Worcester Wolves v Plymouth Raiders (7:30pm)
BBL Cup, North Group: Newcastle Eagles v B. Braun Sheffield Sharks (7:30pm)

Saturday 19 October 2019
BBL Cup, South Group: Surrey Scorchers v London City Royals (7:00pm)
BBL Cup, South Group: Bristol Flyers v London Lions (7:30pm)

Sunday 20 October 2019
BBL Cup, South Group: Plymouth Raiders v Worcester Wolves (3:00pm)
BBL Cup, North Group: Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks v Leicester Riders (5:00pm)



MANCHESTER GIANTS V CHESHIRE PHOENIX

Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: George H. Carnall Sports Centre
Competition: BBL Cup, North Group

Cheshire Phoenix managed to pick up their first victory of the season last Friday when they beat Leicester Riders away and Manchester Giants will hope they can achieve their first win also when they meet The Nix on Friday.

Last time they met: Phoenix 102-80 Giants (19 April 2019)
Last five meetings: Giants 2-3 Phoenix

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WORCESTER WOLVES V PLYMOUTH RAIDERS

Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: University of Worcester Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

Worcester Wolves’ winning streak was snapped last Friday when they fell to London City Royals in a tight contest, but Matt Newby’s side will be hoping to bounce back from the loss when they meet Plymouth Raiders, who also will be hoping to pick up a win after losing to Bristol last Friday.

Last time they met: Raiders 106-83 Wolves (14 April 2019)
Last five meetings: Wolves 4-1 Raiders

📈 Livestats
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NEWCASTLE EAGLES V B. BRAUN SHEFFIELD SHARKS

Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Eagles Community Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, North Group

B. Braun Sheffield Sharks have the opportunity to move level with Newcastle Eagles in the North Group standings when they visit the Eagles Community Arena on Friday. Newcastle currently sit top of the group, but a win for Sheffield will see them move to the same record as Eagles and narrow the gap between the two teams.

Last time they met: Eagles 93-102 Sharks (5 May 2019)
Last five meetings: Eagles 1-4 Sharks

📈 Livestats
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Here’s how the teams currently stand ahead of this weekend.


SURREY SCORCHERS V LONDON CITY ROYALS

Date: Saturday 19 October 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Surrey Sports Park
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

London City Royals are the only team that remains undefeated since the BBL season commenced almost a month ago now, but can Surrey Scorchers, who are yet to pick up their first win of the season, pull off what would be considered a huge upset victory?

Last time they met: Scorchers 73-94 Royals (10 February 2019)
Last three* meetings: Scorchers 1-2 Royals
*Royals only joined the BBL last season so the two teams haven’t met five times yet.

📈 Livestats


BRISTOL FLYERS V LONDON LIONS

Date: Saturday 19 October 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: SGS Wise Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

Surprisingly, London Lions have yet to pick up a victory in their 2019-20 season but coming off a second British Basketball All-Stars Championship victory, will Sunday’s win prove the motivating factor for London when they meet Bristol on Saturday night?

Last time they met: Lions 77-57 Flyers (10 April 2019)
Last five meetings: Flyers 2-3 Lions

📈 Livestats
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PLYMOUTH RAIDERS V WORCESTER WOLVES

Date: Sunday 20 October 2019
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: Plymouth Pavilions
Competition: BBL Cup, South Group

Both Plymouth Raiders and Worcester Wolves will be suffering from a severe case of deja-vu when they meet again on Sunday, having already clashed on Friday night. Whatever happens on Friday night, either club won’t have to wait long to bounce back from a loss that’s for sure.

Last time they met (prior to Friday 18 Oct): Raiders 106-83 Wolves (14 April 2019)
Last five meetings (prior to Friday 18 Oct): Raiders 1-4 Wolves

📈 Livestats
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RADISSON RED GLASGOW ROCKS V LEICESTER RIDERS

Date: Sunday 20 October 2019
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Emirates Arena
Competition: BBL Cup, North Group

Leicester Riders were handed their second loss in a row last Friday so the team will be hoping to revert to winning ways when they cross the border on Sunday to meet Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks, whilst the Glaswegian side, who also will hope to bounce back from a loss, will be looking to close the gap between the two sides in the North Group standings.

Last time they met: Riders 75-71 Rocks (12 April 2019)
Last five meetings: Rocks 2-3 Riders

📈 Livestats
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