Spread Pick: Anadolu Efes IstanbulHome with handicap -9.0 at 1.90
Over/Under: Over 151.5 at 1.90 Bet Now!
27/02/2015 18:45 – Anadolu Efes Istanbul v Laboral Kutxa Vitoria
With these two teams clashing on the first day of the Top 16, and Efes grabbing a 67-72 win on the road, they hold the upper hand in the psychological stakes. That may not mean a lot for Euroleague basketball fans but you can bet that Laboral will have it in the back of their mind. There is also the fact that they will have the points difference in the back of their mind so while they will be going all out to grab victory in this game, if they are ahead, they will be looking to overturn that deficit and grab the advantage. The way that the Top 16 is panning out, this is the sort of thing that could make a difference and you can get Laboral, and Anadolu, are thinking about what they need to knock rivals out of their way on the path to continued success in the tournament.
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|Euroleague tip locked in at 26/02 22:35 (Spread Result: 75-87, Totals: 171)|
|giorgio||27/02 18:45||Anadolu Efes||Anadolu EfesEFS||Laboral Kutxa Vitoria||Laboral Kutxa VitoriaLBO||151.5||1.90||Over 151.5|
|SPREAD||-9.0||+9.0||1.90||Anadolu EfesEFS||Bet ►|
Both teams will be desperate to grab a win
Anadolu hold a 10-7 record so far this season, including a 6-4 record in the regular season and a 4-3 record in the Top 16. Laboral hold an 8-9 record in their Euroleague campaign so far, including a 5-5 record in the regular season and a 3-4 record in the Top 16 to this point. Anadolu have scored an average of 73.9 points per game this season while Labral have notched an average of 80.9 points per game this season.
Anadolu have called on a number of major players so far this campaign with Milko Bjelica grabbing an average of 9.6 points per game this campaign. He has been assisted by Dario Saric providing an average of 5.5 rebounds per game and Dontaye Draper has offered up an average of 3.4 assists per game.
Davis Bertans has been the top man for Laboral so far
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria have also been boosted by some big performances this season with Davis Bertans grabbing an average of 10.9 points per game this campaign. He has been helped by Colton Iverson offering up an average of 5.5 rebounds per game and Thomas Huertel has helped with an average of 6.7 assists per game.
Anadolu Efes Istanbul are currently in second place in the Turkish league, behind Fenerbahce, and Anadolu hold a 14-5 record. The team suffered a loss in their most recent domestic game, losing out 92-84 away to Karsiyaka.
Laboral Kutxa are currently in 7th place in the Spanish league, sitting with an 11-10 record. In their most recent game, they grabbed an away win over La Bruixa d’Or, winning by a score of 64-71.
Taking Anadolu Efes with a -9 handicap, at odds of 1.90, is a safe option for Friday. If you fancy are keen to take on the challenge of the Over/Under market, you will find that going Over 151.5, at odds of 1.90, is a good choice. Both of these bets are on offer with Bet365. Bet Now!
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