SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks v Mike Pero Nelson Giants, Thursday 16 March 7:00pm at ILT Stadium Southland.
REGULAR SEASON RECORDS:
Sharks Home: 2016: 6-3 2015: 9-0
Giants Away: 2016: 5-4, 2015: 7-2
Head to Head 2016: Giants by 26 (INV), Sharks by 21 (NEL), Sharks by 6 (NEL)
Head to Head Overall: Sharks 7, Giants 11
Head to Head in Invercargill: Sharks 3, Giants 4
Average Score Head to Head in Invercargill: Giants 83-80
Giants won the first seven meetings between the two teams from 2010 to 2012, including two overtime wins. Since 2013 the Sharks lead the head to head 7-4.
In the 2016 NBL Opening Round, the Giants also travelled to Invercargill and recorded a 106-80 victory over the Sharks, their first win in Invercargill since April 2012.