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Spread Pick: Panathinaikos with handicap -9.5 at 1.80 Over/Under: Over 146 1.90 Bet Now!

16/01/2015 19:45 – Panathinaikos Athens v Zalgiris Kaunas

Euroleague Top 16 Betting Tips - Panathinaikos v ZalgirisBoth of these teams may have won the Euroleague before but Zalgiris Kaunas will be keen to grab their first ever away day win against Panathinaikos. One player that will be fired up for the trip to Greece will be Robertas Javtokas who was part of the triumphant Panthainikos team from 2007. Both teams go into this game with a 1-1 record after two games in the Top 16 so they will both be keen to get a win and steal a march on their rival.

Panathinaikos Athens vs Zalgiris Kaunas (77-58)
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giorgio16/01 19:45Panathinaikos AthensPAOZalgiris KaunasZAL1461.90Over 146 
SPREAD  -9.5 +9.5 1.80Panathinaikos AthensPAO
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There is a sense of symmetry to Panathinaikos this season

Euroleague - PanathinaikosThe home side have been down the middle when it comes to the Euroleague this campaign. They grabbed a 5-5 record in the initial group stages and with a 1-1 record so far in the Top 16, something has to give. They have averaged 77.3 points per game in the Euroleague and their main man in this regard has been AJ Slaughter. The US guard has offered up an average of 12.4 points per game while another US player, forward James Gist has provided an average of 8.8 points per game while providing an average of 5.3 rebounds per game. There has also been strong support from Greek guard Dimitris Diamantidis, who have averaged 6.2 points per game while also providing an average of 5.8 assists per game.

Panathiniakos are doing better in their domestic league, where they hold second place with a 10-2 record. Their last outing saw them defeat Panelefsinia quite convincingly by a score of 91-54.

Kaunas are performing similarly to Panathinaikos so far this campaign

Zalgiris Kaunas are running along similar lines to their Greek opponents. They grabbed a 5-5 record in the initial group stages and they also hold a 1-1 record in the Top 16 so far. The Lithuanians have averaged 71.5 points per game in the Euroleague with American forward James Anderson being at the heart of what the team from Kaunas achieves. Anderson has grabbed 16.8 points per game while also offering an average of 2.4 assists per game. Paulis Jankunas has averaged 9.3 points per game while also offering an average of 6.7 rebounds per game.

In their domestic league, Kaunas are performing strongly, holding 1st place with an 11-1 record. They defeated Lietuvos Rytas 91-77 in their last outing.

In a game like this, it is easy to see that the home team carries an advantage and the weight of history goes against Zalgiris. History can always be rewritten but the odds of 1.90 for Panathiniakos with a handicap of -9.5 seems like a strong bet. If you are looking to place a bet on the Over/Under market, you will find that you can go Over 146 with a bit of confidence, and both of these bets are available at Bet365. This could be a cracking game on Friday night and if you are looking to watch Panathinaikos v Zalgiris live, we can help you catch all of the action. Bet Now!

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