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Spread Pick: Real MadridAway with handicap -4.5 at 1.90
Over/Under: Over 168.5 at 1.90 Bet Now!

29-12-2016 18:00 BST - Anadolu Efes v Real Madrid - Euroleague Betting Tips

Anadolu Efes Istanbul v Real MadridThere is a total of six places in the Euroleague table between these two sides but the records are not that different. The Istanbul hosts carry a 7-7 record coming into this game while Real Madrid have a 9-5 record in the build-up to this Thursday night clash. These two teams are very familiar having played 24 times in European competition. The Spanish side hold a 17-7 record with 13 of these wins coming this decade. The teams last clashed in the 2015 Playoffs, when Madrid won by a 3-1 margin on their way to the Euroleague title.

This could be a high-scoring game as both teams are ranked highly with respect to scoring. The hosts have an average of 84.7 points per game, which sees them lie third while Madrid have an 87.4 record, which sees them lie in second place with respect to scoring.

The key player for Anadolu Efes Istanbul so far this season have been Derrick Brown, with an average of 13.7 points per game while Thomas Heurtel has provided an average of 13.2 points per game. Other players who have been important for the Turkish side include Tyler Honeycutt who has offered an average of 7.9 rebounds per game, making him the third best-ranked player in this field. Heurtel is currently the seventh ranked Euroleague player for assists, with 5.6 assists per game while he is also eighth with respect to steals.

Anadolu Efes vs Real Madrid (78-80)
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Euroleague tip locked in at 29/12 09:00 (Spread Result: 78-75.5, Totals: 158)
giorgio29/12 18:00Anadolu EfesEFSReal MadridRMB168.51.90Over 168.5 
SPREAD   -4.5 1.90Real MadridRMB
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Real Madrid remain strong in Euroleague

Madrid will be reliant on Sergio Llull who is currently the third top scorer in the Euroleague with an average of 17.9 points per game. There has also been support from Anthony Randolph who has offered an average of 10.8 points per game. The Spanish side currently lead the chasing pack in the Euroleague and know that they need to keep winning in the hope of CSKA Moscow eventually slipping up.

Anadolu Efes vs Real Madrid Odds
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The away side will be confident of winning so you can take Real Madrid at -4.5, which is on offer at odds of 1.90. For the Over/Under market, go OVER 168.5 at odds of 1.90Bet Now!

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