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Spread Pick: Maccabi with handicap -8.5 at 1.90 Over/Under: Over 156.5 1.90 Bet Now!

04/12/2014 19:05 – Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv v Alba Berlin

Euroleague Betting Tips - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv v Alba BerlinAt this stage of the Euroleague campaign, teams sitting in third and fourth place in their group start to feel a bit anxious about whether they are able to hold on to their place in the Top 16 or not. In Group B on Thursday night, the teams in third and fourth place meet in Israel and there is a lot riding on the game. It should be the case that the home team, the reigning Euroleague champions Maccabi Tel Aviv will grab the win that all but books their place in the knockout tournament. However, Alba Berlin know that an away win puts them in control of their destiny again, so there is certainly all the play for.

Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Alba Berlin (95-89)
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[+] Show TrendsEuroleague tip locked in at 02/12 10:25 (Spread Result: 86.5-89, Totals: 184)
giorgio04/12 19:05Maccabi Tel AvivMACAlba BerlinALB156.51.90Over 156.5 
SPREAD  -8.5 +8.5 1.90Maccabi Tel AvivMAC
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Maccabi won on the road in Berlin

euroleague-maccabi-tel-avivThe two teams met earlier on in the campaign and there was a win on the road for Maccabi, winning in Berlin by a score of 69-84. This was a big win for the reigning champions who have found times a bit tough this season, which was probably to be expected given their success in the summer. There was a total of 153 points scored in the earlier meeting of the two teams, so bear that in mind if you are weighing up the Over/Under market for the game on Thursday.

10Bet is the place to go if you are looking to bet on this match, and they offer odds of 1.90 for Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv with a handicap of -8.5. We can help you see the match live so if you want to watch Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv versus Alba Berlin, we will help you out. If you are looking for an Over/Under bet for this Thursday night match, we suggest going Over 156.5 at odds of 1.90. Bet Now!

Maccabi look to have the edge

Maccabi hold a 4-3 record in the Euroleague this season and they have been grabbing an average of 77 points per game. A lot of this is down to the form of Devin Smith, who has been averaging 14.8 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game while Jeremy Pargo has also been stepping up for Electra. Pargo has offered 13.4 points per game and 5.9 assists per game in the Euroleague so far. If these two hit the heights they have scaled this season, there should be a home win in Tel Aviv on Thursday night. Away from the Euroleague, Maccabi hold a 7-2 record in their domestic league, which leaves them sitting in second place in their league.

Alba Berlin currently hold a 3-4 record and they have been averaging 76.42 points per game, marginally less than the Maccabi average. It is not as if you can look at the average points and predict how the match will turn out on that alone but there are signs that this will be a close game. Jamel McLean has been in excellent form for Berlin this season, grabbing an average of 13.3 points per game while also delivering an average of 4.9 rebounds per game. Reggie Redding has also helped Berlin, providing 12 points per game and an average of 4.6 rebounds per game. Life in the Euroleague has been tough for Alba but in their domestic league, they are cruising at the moment, sitting first with a 10-0 record.

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