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Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers Game 2 Tips - Tassie defend the island

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Both teams key men will want to more clutch in game 2. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers Game 2 Tips


Perth will head to Tasmania with the confidence of a 1-0 series lead, however Tasmania will pin one back and send the series to Perth for a decider.
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Perth did exactly what they needed to do to get the win against Tasmania as they watched the JackJumpers key shooters miss from the field all night long. With Tassie playing this game at MyState Bank Arena I would presume that both Milton Doyle and Jordan Crawford will find their range on their home court which will give them the advantage. 

Tasmania have also won their last 3 games against Perth in Hobart, including an 86-72 win on February 17 and both games on the island last season. 

Bryce Cotton also had an uncharacteristic night from the field in Perth in game one, but has never really been a factor in the Wildcats games in Tasmania. Cotton missed the game this season and scored just 17 points and 14 points in the two appearances in NBL23.

I give the JackJumpers the edge at home in this game and will always back their defence to keep this game under the expected total from the bookies.

Head to Head

 
2023/24 Match Results
Mar 08, 2024: (F) Perth 89-81 Tasmania
Feb 17, 2024: Tasmania 86-72 Perth
Dec 15, 2023: Perth 89-88 Tasmania
Sep 29, 2023: Perth 101-95 Tasmania

2022/23 Season Series
Tasmania won the series 3-0.

Perth Wildcats Form & Team News


The Perth Wildcats played game one of this series to perfection taking their chances from the deep in the unlikely hands of Keanu Pinder who changed the match for the Wildcats. The Arizona import was almost flawless from the three point line going 5-7 and shifting the momentum into Perth’s favour in the second half, with his performance earning him the Man of the Match. 

Pinder finished the match with a game-high 25 points and 7 rebounds, as NBL MVP Bryce cotton had an off night shooting 3 of 12 from the field and finish the game on 15 after going 9-10 from the free throw line.

Tasmania JackJumpers Form & Team News


Despite the 8-point loss, it was a real decent performance from Tasmania who had their own opportunities to win game one, but had no answer for Pinder’s accuracy from outside. 

Jack McVeigh scored a team-high 17 points but was restricted through the middle of the game getting into some early foul trouble which aided in Perth containing the forwardäs productivity. 

Jamal Crawford (7-18) and Milton Doyle (4-16) had a really off night shooting the ball with Craford nailing just 38 percent and Doyle 25 percent from the field.

Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers Frequently Asked Questions

What time does Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers start?

Tipoff between Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers is at 7:30 PM AEDT, Monday, March 11

What channel is Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers on?

You can watch Perth Wildcats vs Tasmania JackJumpers on ESPN via Kayo and Foxtel.

Verdict

The JackJumpers will claw one back and send this series back to Perth. Under 177.5 is a lock!
Best Bet1: Tasmania JackJumpers Money Line @7/17 at Betr - 4 Units
Best Bet2: Under 177.5 Game Total @10/11 at Justbet - 3 Units
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