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Spread Pick: Anadolu EfesAway with handicap -3 at 1.90
Over/Under: Over 163.5 at 1.90 Bet Now!

22-12-2016 18:00 BST - Galatasaray Istanbul v Anadolu Efes - Euroleague Betting Tips

Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul v Anadolu Efes IstanbulWe have our second Istanbul derby of the midweek and both of these teams lost when they played on Tuesday night. The hosts currently have a 4-9 record while the away team, although it is not as if Anadolu Efes are playing away in the Abdi Ipekci Arena, holds a 6-7 record. This alone will see them as the favourites for many people in this Euroleague clash but the Istanbul derbies have been tight and a bit difficult to call this season.

While these two sides know each other very well, this is only the third time that these two Istanbul sides have clashed in the Euroleague. The record stands at 1-1 so the victor of this game takes the bragging rights in a number of ways.

The hosts will definitely rely on their captain and Sinan Guler has definitely led by example this season. With an average of 11.2 points per game and an average of 5.3 assists, he is the player that drives his teammates on. Other players who are likely to have a positive impact for Galatasaray include Vladimir Micov, who has provided an average of 9.8 points per game and Alex Tyus, who has served up an average of 9.2 points per game. If these players hit form, the home fans in this Istanbul derby could be the ones that go home happy.

Galatasaray Istanbul vs Anadolu Efes (76-86)
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Euroleague tip locked in at 22/12 09:00 (Spread Result: 76-83, Totals: 162)
giorgio22/12 18:00Galatasaray IstanbulGSOAnadolu EfesEFS163.51.90Over 163.5 
SPREAD   -3 1.90Anadolu EfesEFS
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Anadolu have players that can do the damage in this Euroleague derby

The players who will need to do the damage for Anadolu include Derrick Brown, who has provided an average of 13.5 points per game and Thomas Heurtel who has offered an average of 13.2 points per game. Tyler Honeycutt has also broken into double figures for the season so far with an average of 10.1 points per game while also offering an average of 8 rebounds per game.

Galatasaray vs Anadolu Efes Odds
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One thing to note for this game is that both teams have weak defences, at least statistically. Efes have given up an average of 86.2 points per game while Galatasaray have shipped an average of 85.4 points per game.

The away side are slight favourites and you can take Anadolu Efes Istanbul at -3, at odds of 1.90. If you are looking for the Over/Under market, go OVER 163.5 at odds of 1.90Bet Now!

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