In a key matchup between the current second and third place teams in Group D, Australia and Lithuania look to lock up in a key matchup later today as they both attempt to keep within striking distance of first place Slovenia.
Australia comes into Tuesday’s group game with a 1-1 FIBA World Cup tournament record, while the Lithuanians are still stainless at 2-0.
Lithuania comes into the contest against Australia after a loss against Slovenia and a huge win over Korea. Lithuania enters today’s contest with wins over Mexico and Angola.
Here’s the skinny for today’s World Cup Game of the Day between the Aussies and Lithuania.
Time: 11:30 a.m. (ET)
TV: Watch ESPN
Last Three Meetings
Australia 106, Lithuania 75 — 2008
Lithuania 78, Australia 57 — 2006
Lithuania 100, Australia 85 — 2004
Players To Watch
Australia — Dante Exum, Aron Baynes, Joe Ingles, Ryan Broekhoff
Lithuania — Jonas Valanciunas, Donatas Montiejunas, Jonas Maciulis
Prediction: Lithuania 75, Australia 61