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Spread Pick: JuventusAway with handicap -1 at 1.83
Over/Under: Under 160.5 at 1.83 Bet Now!

27/09/2016 21:30 BST – Porto v Juventus – Betting Tips

This is the sort of clash that most people would expect from the UEFA Champions League but this week, it is the FIBA Champions League that pits Porto and Juventus against each other. Both of these teams have a fine pedigree and this is an opportunity for the basketball wing of the sporting institutions to grab some headlines and set up exciting group stage action for their fans to look forward to. Of course, before everyone gets too excited, it is not the Juventus from Italy, it is Juventus from Lithuania, but they will pose a big threat to the Portuguese side.

Porto are the current domestic champions in Portugal and their overall record marks them out as being the second most successful team in basketball history in the country. Their fans have celebrated a total of 12 titles, 13 domestic cups, 5 Supercups, 7 League Cups and the Antonio Pratas trophy. They know that the European stage is another way to flex their muscles and show the country that they deserve to be seen as the leading basketball team in the country. Porto would love to make it to the FIBA Champions League group stages, but they face a difficult task.

Porto vs Juventus (81-83)
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FIBA Basketball Champions League tip locked in at 27/09 12:40 (Spread Result: 81-82, Totals: 164)
andrew27/09 21:30PortoPorto JuventusJuventus 160.51.83Under 160.5 
SPREAD   -1 1.83Juventus 
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Juventus want to set up a simple task in the home leg

Third place in the Lithuanian domestic league was the best ever finish for Juventus so the side have high hopes and expectations heading into the new season. There will be a lot of people looking at their European performances to determine if they can set up a reputation that the leading basketball teams in Lithuania holds. This is a basketball loving nation and if Juventus can become one of the top teams in the country, they should be strong enough to leave their mark on Europe too.

The bookies are struggling to call this game and this means it could go down to the wire. The hosts will be desperate for a lead to take to Lithuania but of course, Juventus know that if the game ends in a close manner, they’ll fancy their chances of finishing the job on Thursday evening. Take Juventus at -1, which you’ll find available at odds of 1.83. For the Over/Under market, look to go UNDER 160.5 which is prices at odds of 1.83Bet Now!

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