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Spread Pick: Real MadridHome with handicap -11 at 1.90
Over/Under: Over 164.0 at 1.90 Bet Now!

19-04-2017 21:00 BST - Real Madrid v Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul - Euroleague Playoffs Tips

Real Madrid v Darussafaka Dogus IstanbulThe Euroleague Playoff action continues at pace with two games taking place on Wednesday night. The team that topped the Euroleague regular season, Real Madrid, are at home for the first game in the best of five series. This is new ground for the Turkish side, who are enjoying their first Playoffs in the Euroleague. Whether they are still enjoying it comes Thursday morning may be a different matter but this is a series that many basketball fans are looking forward to this midweek.

Both of these teams are on a winning run of form heading into this clash. Madrid won four games in a row at the tail-end of the regular season and this helped them to take top spot and finish ahead of the chasing pack. The side from Istanbul won their last three games including the vital final day win that allowed them to push their way into the Playoffs spot. Overall, the Spaniards have enjoyed seven more wins than their Turkish rivals in the regular season but the Playoffs are a chance for a fresh start.

Real Madrid vs Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul (83-75)
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Euroleague tip locked in at 19/04 09:00 (Spread Result: 72-75, Totals: 158)
giorgio19/04 21:00Real MadridReal MadridRMBDarussafaka Dogus IstanbulDarussafaka Dogus IstanbulDAR164.01.90Over 164.0 
SPREAD  -11  1.90Real MadridRMB
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The Turkish side are in their first Euroleague Playoffs

These sides have met twice this season and the home team was triumphant on both occasions. The first game saw an 81-68 win for Darussafaka in Istanbul while the re-match saw Madrid triumph by a score of 101-83. The home fans on Wednesday night will be looking for the same sort of score-line but any sort of win will do in a best of five game series.

Sergio Llull has provided an average of 16.1 points per game so far this season while Anthony Randolph has offered an average of 10.4 points per game for the Spaniards, while Gustavo Ayon has notched an average of 9.4 points per game. For the Turkish side, Brad Wanamaker has provided an average of 16.2 points per game and Will Clyburn has notched an average of 13.2 points per game.

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While Playoff games can often be cagey, you have to fancy the Spaniards to come out flying for this one. You can back Real Madrid at -11, at odds of 1.90. For the Over/Under market, go OVER 164.0 which you can find at odds of 1.90Bet Now!

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