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Spread Pick: Valencia BasketHome with handicap -8.5 at 1.90
Over/Under: Over 156.0 at 1.90 Bet Now!

25-01-2017 20:30 BST - Valencia Basket v Unicaja Málaga - Eurocup Betting Tips

This is yet another all-Spanish clash in the EuroCup and this is only the second time that these sides have met in European activity. They know each other very well in domestic games but the clash last week in Malaga was the first time that these old foes have met other in this style of game. There hasn’t been a long wait for the second time and both teams will be desperate for a win.

Heading into last week’s game, both sides held a perfect 2-0 record at this stage of the EuroCup but it was Valencia who took the spoils and who have moved onto a 3-0 record. The 70-78 win splits the teams, leaving Malaga with a 2-1 record. A key player on the court was Will Thomas, who managed to boost Valencia with 15 points and 4 rebounds in the game. Given that Thomas has previously played for Unicaja Malaga, that would have been a massive homecoming for the player. Unicaja were strengthened by 17 points from Jamar Smith but it wasn’t enough to turn the victory in their favour.

Valencia Basket vs Unicaja Málaga (86-62)
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Eurocup tip locked in at 25/01 09:00 (Spread Result: 77.5-62, Totals: 148)
andrew25/01 20:30Valencia BasketValencia BasketVBCUnicaja MálagaUnicaja MálagaUNI156.01.90Over 156.0 
SPREAD  -8.5  1.90Valencia BasketVBC
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Unicaja Malaga need to win this EuroCup game

Valencia know that a win in this game books their passage into the next stage of the tournament, so you can see why they are keen to get things wrapped up as quickly as possible. Bojan Dubljevic has been in fine form this season, offering an average of 11.4 points and 5.1 rebounds. There has also been support from Fernando San Emeterio, who has provided an average of 9.4 points per game while Pierre Oriola has also offered an average of 8.8 points per game.

Despite the reversal last week, Unicaja will believe they can grab a win in this game, and one big player is Kyle Fogg. Fogg has provided an average of 13.1 points per game and an average of 3 assists per game. There has been support from Smith, who has offered an average of 12.4 points per game while Dejan Musli has provided an average of 11.6 points per game.

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The hosts should have enough to take care of this game and you can take Valencia Basket at -8.5 available at odds of 1.90. For the Over/Under market, look to go OVER 156.0 which is provided at odds of 1.90Bet Now!

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