Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is on fire right now. He’s had three straight 30-point games, including breaking the Slovenian record for points in a EuroBasket game with 47 against France. Nobody can stop the 23-year-old right now, and he is just getting started.
Slovenia faces Poland in the quarterfinals on Sept. 14. They are just three wins away from repeating as EuroBasket champions, but it will not be easy from here on out. Slovenia is a massive favorite after Poland went 3-2 in the group stage and defeated Ukraine to reach the quarterfinals. They do not have an NBA player on their roster but expect them to compete hard and be ready to throw everything at Luka.
Fans won’t want to miss Wednesday’s quarterfinal between Slovenia and Poland, so here is how to watch, the odds, and more.
Luka Doncic and Slovenia vs. Poland in EuroBasket 2022 quarters: How to watch
Start time: 1:20 p.m. CT or 2:20 p.m. ET
How to watch online: ESPN-plus (live), Courtside 1891 (on-demand replays in the USA only)
Luka Doncic and Slovenia vs. Poland in EuroBasket 2022 quarters: Injury report
Zoran Dragic suffered a quad injury in the round of 16 that will force him to miss the remainder of the tournament. Slovenia will have just 11 players available as they take on Poland.
Poland is fully healthy heading into Wednesday’s matchup against Slovenia.
Luka Doncic and Slovenia vs. Poland in EuroBasket 2022 quarters: Odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, Slovenia is a 13.5-point favorite entering Wednesday’s quarterfinal against Poland, and they sit at minus-1,500 on the moneyline. The over/under for this game is 175.5 with Slovenia at minus-665 to outscore Poland in the first half.
Luka Doncic and Slovenia vs. Poland in EuroBasket 2022 quarters predictions
Doncic makes it four consecutive 30-point games as he delivers the knockout blow in a tight game against Poland. The Polish hang tough for three quarters, but Slovenia dominates the fourth to advance to the semifinals. Luka has his step back locked in, and he shows off his ability to score at all three levels.
Goran Dragic plays a key role for Slovenia on Wednesday as he drops 22 points and six dimes in the victory. The 36-year-old is no longer in the starring role for Slovenia, but that does not stop him from impacting this win.
If Slovenia wins, Luka Doncic and company will face the winner of France and Italy in the semifinals with a battle against Spain or Germany waiting in the finals. Can they repeat as the top team in Europe? Be sure to tune in to find out.