The formidable Makati Super Crunch take on the sturdy Batangas City Athletics in the MPBL Lakan Cup. The Makati Super Crunch target to bounce back after a slim two-point loss in their last assignment against the San Juan Knights. They currently hold the solo second spot in the North Division standings with an 18-4 win-loss card. The Batangas City Athletics, meanwhile, eye back-to-back wins following a seven-point victory in their previous match versus the Mindoro Tamaraws. They sit at the fourth seat of the South Division rankings with a 13-7 win-loss slate.