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CSKA Moscow – Panathinaikos

Two teams in direct competition for the top spots of the standings ladder will square off to welcome 2020 as defending champs CSKA Moscow (11-5) host Panathinaikos OPAP Athens (9-7) at the end of the first half of the regular season. CSKA has won five of its last six games, including the last one against Milan by a tight 78-75. With new coach Rick Pitino on board, it looked like the Greens were on a roll, but they have now dropped three of their last four games, including at home in Round 16 against Real Madrid, 75-87. A win in this game will be a coveted prize and a momentum-builder into the new year for the team that comes out on top.

CSKA is determined to keep adding wins to pull itself up into the top four of the standings. Panathinaikos has the second-best offense in the league, but CSKA ties for third-best defense, so expect a battle of philosophies. CSKA has to impose its rhythm to control the game, but will have to watch out for the 56.4% in two-point shooting that allows Panathinaikos to score so much. CSKA boss Dimitris Itoudis will probably have to find a way to beat his old team through defense.

Panathinaikos keeps showing offensive basketball, but the method seems to have malfunctioned a bit these last weeks. It’s true that its last three losses came against teams at the top — Barcelona, Maccabi and Real — but CSKA could is another such team to watch out for. The offense seems alright for the guests, but its defense is another story. To stop CSKA, Panathinaikos will have to step up and disrupt CSKA’s league-best 40.5% shooting from beyond the arc. One glaring problem for the Greens is the league-worst 13.4 offensive rebounds per game that opponents have been able to snatch. Unless that number comes down, Panathinaikos will encounter rough sledding in Moscow.

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Anadolu Efes – Khimki

Anadolu Efes Istanbul (13-3) will look to retain its share of first place on Friday when it welcomes Khimki Moscow Region (8-8) to start the new year and to finish the first half of the regular season. After a hiccup against CSKA Moscow two rounds ago, Efes went back to its winning ways last week against Maccabi at home, 99-79. On the other side, Khimki has dropped six of its last eight games and seems to have lost the momentum with which it started the season. Last week, Khimki was the newest victim to fall at the Astroballe against LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, 92-88.

Two of the top four scoring teams in the EuroLeague face each other in this game, so without digging much deeper it is clear that defenses will have a huge role in the outcome. Efes is giving up about 10 fewer points per game to opponents than Khimki is, so on paper it looks like the defensive battle could fall on the hosts’ side. However, Khimki is the best-scoring team so far this season and that must not be taken lightly, especially when the guests boast a solid 56.4% accuracy on two-point shots.

Bryant Dunston won’t be available against Khimki.

Khimki does so well on offense that it is a bit supriring to see the Russian power struggle for results in recent weeks. Of course, the main problem lies with defense, and that’s what the guests will have to work hard at if they want a chance to succeed on the court of one of the league’s hottest teams. Efes is dangerous on all fronts, but a league-best 57.6% on two-pointers shows its ability to generate good shots. It will be Khimki’s job to try to disrupt that and push the pedal to the metal to try to come out on top of what sure looks like an old-fashioned shootout.

According to the club, Alexey Shved will not play against Efes because he has the flu.

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Villeurbanne – Real Madrid

After a strong start of the season, ASVEL overcame its first bad moment by winning the last three home games. Real is on an 11-game winning streak in the competition, its longest one under the new format. David Lighty is ASVEL’s top scorer until now (10.9 ppg.), followed by Adreian Payne (10.0 ppg.) and Tonye Jekiri (9.6 ppg.). Anthony Randolph (13.0 ppg.), Facu Campazzo (10.9 ppg., 6.7 apg.) and Edy Tavares (6.2 ppg., 6.8 rpg., 1.8 bpg.) have led Real recently.

ASVEL needs to take care of rebounds in order to be fully competitive against Real. The hosts currently rank 16th on the boards (31.8 rpg.) and get just 21.4 defensive rebounds on average. ASVEL has also struggled from beyond the three-point line, hitting just 34.3% of its shots from downtown. If ASVEL prevents Real from running and is able to get Payne and Jekiri involved, putting Tavares into foul trouble, it will have a better chance to win this game.

Real is shooting the ball with great efficiency this season, hitting 54.0% of its two-point shots and a second-ranked 39.9% from downtown. It all starts with defense and taking good care of the ball, though. Real averages 25.8 defensive rebounds per game, dishing 1.6 assists for every turnover. Even with some key players injured, Real has the depth, strength and size to put any team into trouble right now.

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Milano – Zenit

The last game of the decade featuring two teams that have never played each other before takes place when AX Armani Exchange Milan (8-8) welcomes Zenit St Petersburg (4-12) to the fashion capital on Friday. Since starting the season 6-2, the hosts have struggled, losing six of the last seven games to tie two other teams for the eighth and final playoffs position. Zenit has had worse luck overall, but has taken two of its victories in the last five rounds. Both could use another win like water in the desert.

Milan will need to dictate the tempo on its own floor or run the risk of Zenit staying in the game long enough to flip the pressure towards the hosts. Point guards Sergio Rodriguez and Shelvin Mack will have that responsibility, while Milan is expected to debut scorer Keifer Sykes in the same backcourt. Shooting from deep, where it ranks third with 39.5% accuracy, is not Milan’s problem. Rather, its 17th-ranked two-point efficiency, 47.3%, needs to improve. With both, the hosts will struggle a lot less.

Zenit will want to keep its eye on the perimeter with Sykes joining Rodriguez, Vladimir Micov and other dead-eye Milan shooters there. That’s especially true because the visitors have the worst three-point defense in the league, allowing other teams to shoot 39.5% there. Up-and-down play from key contributors like Mateusz Ponitka and Alex Renfroe needs to stay up if Zenit hopes to rise in the rankings by winning road games like this one. They and Austin Hollins will also be needed to defend the perimeter shooters better than until now.

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Valencia – ALBA Berlin

A rematch of the last 7DAYS EuroCup Finals will be welcome 2020 in Spain, where Valencia Basket (7-9) hosts ALBA Berlin (5-11) to cap the first leg of the regular season on Friday. Valencia has won three of its last four games, including an overtime thriller at Fenerbahce last week, 98-100, and is knocking on the door to playoff spots going into the second half of the season. ALBA snapped a four-game losing streak last week with an 81-57 home blowout over Baskonia that gives the German team some good momentum.

Valencia knows how to beat ALBA, but this time the stage is different and the situation of both teams is not exactly the same the last time they met. This will be a direct duel that later in the season could have implications for playoff tickets. ALBA is very aggressive on offense, so Valencia will have to make sure that its defense stays on the level with the one displayed these last weeks. With 19.7 assists per game, ALBA is the best team in the league, so the hosts will have to try to stop the visitors from getting into an offensive flow.

ALBA arrives to Valencia with good numbers, especially on offense. But the absences of a couple key players and the fact that Valencia is making 53.5% of its two-pointers should make the guests beware. So far, the problems for ALBA have come from defense, so this will be the area in which the guests will have to work harder if they want to stop a confident team that will be playing at home in one of the hottest arenas in Europe.

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Wednesday 20/10/2021

Barcelona – Dynamo Kiev

Barcelona: Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; De Jong, Busquets, Gavi; Ansu, Depay, Dest
Out: Braithwaite (knee), Araujo (hamstring), Eric García (suspended), Dembélé (fitness), Pedri (muscle)

Dynamo Kyiv: Bushchan; Kędziora, Zabarnyi, Syrota, Mykolenko; Sydorchuk, Shaparenko; Tsygankov, Buyalskiy, De Pena; Vitinho
Out: Besedin (knee), Kulach (heart)
Doubtful: Burda (fitness)

Football bullet Tip: G/G & Over 2.5 at 2.20 – bet365

Benfica – Bayern

Benfica: Vlachodimos; Veríssimo, Otamendi, Verthongen; Diogo Gonçalves, Weigl, João Mário, Grimaldo; Darwin, Yaremchuk, Rafa Silva
Out: Lázaro (thigh), Gilberto (muscle), Seferović (knee)
Misses next match if booked: Rafa Silva, Weigl

Bayern: Neuer; Pavard, Süle, Upamecano, Hernández; Kimmich, Sabitzer; Gnabry, Müller, Sané; Lewandowski
Out: Ulreich (knee), Davies (thigh), Goretzka (cold)

Football bullet Tip: BTTS (GG) at 1.57 – bet365

Young Boys – Villareal

Paris: Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Wijnaldum/Herrera, Verratti, Gueye; Messi, Mbappé, Icardi/Draxler
Out: Di María (suspended), Neymar (adductors), Ramos (calf), Paredes (thigh)
Doubtful: Navas (hip), Icardi (personal)

Leipzig: Gulácsi; Klostermann, Simakan, Orban, Gvardiol; Haidara, Kampl; Nkunku, Forsberg, Szoboszlai; Poulsen
Out: Saracchi (knee), Halstenberg (knee), Brobbey (thigh), Dani Olmo (thigh)

Football bullet Tip: X at 3.60 – bet365

Man Utd – Atalanta

Man. United: De Gea; Dalot, Lindelöf, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred, Bruno; Ronaldo, Greenwood, Rashford
Out: Varane (groin)
Doubtful: Diallo (thigh), Martial (unspecified), Cavani (fatigue)

Atalanta: Musso; Lovato, Palomino, Demiral,; Zappacosta, Freuler, De Roon, Mæhle; Pašalić; Malinovskyi, Zapata
Out: Hateboer (foot), Djimsiti (arm), Gosens (thigh), Pessina (thigh), Tolòi (thigh)

Football bullet Tip: 2-3 goals at 2.20 – bet365

Salzburg – Wolfsburg

Salzburg: Köhn; Kristensen, Onguéné, Wöber, Ulmer; Camara; Aaronson, Sučić, Seiwald; Okafor, Adeyemi
Out: Šeško (thigh), Junuzović (heel), Piątkowski (ankle), Solet (knee)
Doubtful: Bernede (calf)
Misses next match if booked: Capaldo

Wolfsburg: Casteels; Mbabu, Lacroix, Brooks, Roussillon; Baku, Arnold; Lukebakio, Philipp, Steffen; Nmecha
Out: Guilavogui (suspended), Białek (knee), Gerhardt (foot), Mehmedi (muscular), Schlager (knee), William (knee)
Misses next match if booked: Lacroix

Football bullet Tip: BTTS (GG) at 1.75bet365

Lille – Sevilla

Lille: Grbić; Zeki Çelik, Tiago Djaló, Fonte, Reinildo; Ikoné, André, Xeka, Bamba; Burak Yılmaz, David
Out: Botman (groin)

Sevilla: Bounou; Navas, Diego Carlos, Rekik, Acuña; Jordán, Fernando, Rakitić; Lamela, Rafa Mir, Ocampos
Out: En-Nesyri (muscular)
Doubtful: Gómez (unspecified), Koundé (unspecified)

Football bullet Tip: 2-3 goals at 1.95 – bet365

Chelsea – Malmo

Chelsea: Mendy; Christensen, Thiago Silva, Azpilicueta; James, Kanté, Mount, Jorginho, Chilwell; Werner, Lukaku
Out: Rüdiger (back), Pulišić (ankle)
Doubtful: Ziyech (illness)

Malmö: Dahlin; Larsson, Nielsen, Brorsson; Berget, Rakip, Innocent, Christiansen, Peña; Čolak, Birmančević
Out: Ahmedhodžić (suspended), Lewicki (knee), Beijmo (collarbone), Toivonen (knee), Knudsen (knee), Sejdiu (knee)
Misses next match if booked: Brorsson

Football bullet Tip: 3-0 Correct Score at 5.50 – bet365

Zenit – Juventus

Zenit: Kritsyuk; Sutormin, Barrios, Chistyakov, Lovren, Douglas Santos; Malcom, Kuzyaev, Wendel, Claudinho; Azmoun
Out: Ozdoev (knee)
Doubtful: Rakits’kyy (hamstring)

Juventus: Szczęsny; Danilo, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Cuadrado, Locatelli, Bentancur, Bernardeschi; Chiesa, Kean
Out: Rabiot (illness), Dybala (thigh)
Doubtful: De Ligt (thigh)

Football bullet Tip: 2 at 2.30 – bet365

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Tuesday 19/10/2021

Club Brugge vs Man City

Club Brugge: Mignolet; Mata, Hendry, Nsoki, Sobol; Vormer, Rits, Vanaken; Sowah, De Ketelaere, Lang
Out: none
Doubtful: none
Misses next match if booked: Éder Balanta

Man. City: Ederson; Walker, Rúben Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; Gündoğan, Fernandinho, De Bruyne; Gabriel Jesus, Foden, Grealish
Out: Torres (foot), Stones (personal reasons)
Doubtful: Ederson (fitness), Gabriel Jesus (fitness)

Football bullet Tip: 1 & Over 2.5 at 1.86 – bet365

Besiktas – Sporting

Besiktas: Ersin Destanoğlu; Rosier, Welinton, Vida, Rıdvan Yılmaz; Souza, Pjanić, Ghezzal, Alex Teixeira, Larin; Batshuayis
Out: Mehmet Topal (muscle), N’Koudou (ankle)
Doubtful: Hutchinson (muscle)

Sporting: Adán; Inácio, Coates, Feddal; Porro, Palhinha, Matheus, Vinagre; Sarabia, Paulinho, Pote
Out: Tabata (knee)

Football bullet Tip: BTTS (GG) at 1.75 – bet365

PSG – Leipzig

Paris: Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Wijnaldum/Herrera, Verratti, Gueye; Messi, Mbappé, Icardi/Draxler
Out: Di María (suspended), Neymar (adductors), Ramos (calf), Paredes (thigh)
Doubtful: Navas (hip), Icardi (personal)

Leipzig: Gulácsi; Klostermann, Simakan, Orban, Gvardiol; Haidara, Kampl; Nkunku, Forsberg, Szoboszlai; Poulsen
Out: Saracchi (knee), Halstenberg (knee), Brobbey (thigh), Dani Olmo (thigh)

Football bullet Tip: 2-3 goals at 2.20 – bet365

Porto – Milan

Porto: Diogo Costa; João Mário, Pepe, Marcano, Wendell; Uribe, Sérgio Oliveira, Otávio, Corona; Díaz, Taremi
Out: none
Doubtful: Mbemba (ankle)

AC Milan: Tătărușanu; Kalulu, Tomori, Kjær, Calabria; Bennacer, Tonali; Saelemaekers, Krunic, Leão; Giroud
Out: Kessie (suspended), Florenzi (knee), Maignan (wrist), Rebić (ankle), Brahim Díaz (illness), Theo Hernández (illness), Plizzari (knee), Messias (thigh)

Football bullet Tip: X at 3.40 – bet365

Atletico – Liverpool

Atletico: Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Giménez, Hermoso, Carrasco; Llorente, Koke, Lemar; João Félix, Luis Suárez
Out: Savić (suspended)
Misses next match if booked: Kondogbia

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Keïta, Fabinho, Henderson; Salah, Jota, Mané
Out: Elliott (ankle), Thiago (calf)
Doubtful: Jones (groin)

Football bullet Tip: 2-3 goals at 1.95 – bet365

Ajax vs Dortmund

Ajax: Pasveer; Mazraoui, Timber, Martínez, Blind; Álvarez, Klaassen, Gravenberch; Berghuis, Haller, Tadić
Out: Klaiber (knee), Stekelenburg (groin)

Dortmund: Kobel; Meunier, Akanji, Hummels, Schulz; Witsel; Brandt, Bellingham; Reus; Haaland, Malen
Out: Coulibaly (knee), Dahoud (knee), Guerreiro (muscle), Morey (knee), Moukoko (muscle), Reyna (thigh), Schmelzer (knee)

Football bullet Tip: X at 4.00 – bet365

Inter vs Sheriff

Inter: Handanovič; Škriniar, de Vrij, Bastoni; Dunfries, Barella, Brozović, Çalhanoğlu, Perišić; Džeko, Lautaro Martínez
Out: Sensi (knee)

Sheriff: Celeadnic; Fernando Costanza, Arboleda, Dulanto, Cristiano; Addo, Thill; Bruno, Kolovos, Castañeda; Traore
Out: Athanasiadis (illness), Yakhshiboev (undisclosed), Belousov (knee)
Doubtful: Kyabou (undisclosed)
Misses next match if booked: Dulanto

Football bullet Tip: 1 & Over 2.5 at 1.57 – bet365

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Real Madrid

Shakhtar: Pyatov; Dodô, Marlon, Kryvtsov, Ismaily; Maycon, Stepanenko; Tetê, Alan Patrick, Fernando; Pedrinho
Out: Júnior Moraes (knee), Traoré (knee), Konoplyanka (unspecified), Matviyenko (leg)

Real Madrid: Courtois; Nacho, Militão, Alaba, Gutiérrez/Mendy; Valverde, Casemiro, Modrić, Kroos; Benzema, Vinícius
Out: Carvajal (calf), Ceballos (ankle), Bale (muscle strain), Isco (back), Jović (ankle) Hazard (ankle)

Football bullet Tip: X at HT at 2.30 – bet365

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CSKA Moscow – Crvena Zvezda

  • CSKA holds a 9-2 advantage in EuroLeague games against Crvena Zvezda.

CSKA Moscow (2-1) takes on Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade (2-1) in the Russian capital as both teams look for a third consecutive victory. Both won at home in Round 3. CSKA never trailed in its 77-67 triumph against Zenit St Petersburg. Toko Shengelia erupted for a career-high 33 points and had 8 of those during a 16-2 start to the game. He also collected a team-high 8 rebounds. However, Shengelia hurt his shoulder and will not be available on Friday, joining Nikola Milutinov and Marius Grigonis on the injured list. As such, CSKA will depend that much more on Will Clyburn, who had 16 points and 7 boards against Zenit.

Zvezda defeated Zalgiris Kaunas 73-61 at Stark Arena. Nikola Kalinic scored 13 of his team-high 15 points in the second half to pace Zvezda. Ognjen Dobric added 13 points, Luka Mitrovic got 12 points and 7 rebounds and Nate Wolters had 11 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the Serbian powerhouse. CSKA is 15-2 against Zvezda, and 9-0 at home, since their first meeting on January 15, 1970.

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Monaco – Barcelona

  • This is the first-ever official meeting between the two clubs.

AS Monaco (2-1) takes on FC Barcelona (3-0) at Salle Gaston Medecin in what is an unprecedented event in European basketball history, as these teams have never faced each other before. Monaco comes off its first loss of the season, and first as a EuroLeague team, 94-86 against Real Madrid in the Spanish capital on Wednesday. Mike James led Monaco with 24 points and 10 assists but could not finish the game due to injury. Donta Hall added 12 points while Will Thomas had 11 for the principality powerhouse.

Barcelona leads the standings and remains undefeated but needed overtime to down Olympiacos Piraeus 79-78 on Wednesday night. Pierre Oriola was Barcelona’s hero, hitting the go-ahead free throws with 7.6 seconds left. Nikola Mirotic led Barcelona with 22 points. Cory Higgins added 11, while Brandon Davies picked up 10 and Nick Calathes flirted with a triple-double with 9 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists.

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Olympiacos – Zalgiris

  • Olympiacos and Zalgiris are tied at 13-13 in their meetings this century. Zalgiris has won three in a row and seven of the last eight.

Olympiacos Piraeus (2-1) hosts Zalgiris Kaunas (0-3) on Friday for Round 4 in a classic Turkish Airlines EuroLeague showdown in which both teams seek to get one victory from the season’s first double-round week. Olympiacos comes off its first loss, 79-78 in overtime against FC Barcelona. Kostas Sloukas had 14 points, Tyler Dorsey and Sasha Vezenkov both scored 12 for Olympiacos. Zalgiris lost 73-61 at Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade on Wednesday. Josh Nebo paced Zalgiris with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Niels Giffey and Lukas Lekavicius added 11 points apiece.

It should be a very special game for Thomas Walkup, who faces Zalgiris for the first time after three seasons with the club. Zalgiris head coach Jure Zdovc won the 1992-93 EuroLeague title with Limoges CSP in the very same building, Peace and Friendship Stadium. It is a rematch of the 1999 EuroLeague semifinals and the 2018 EuroLeague playoffs. On both occasions, Zalgiris was victorious. The Lithuanian powerhouse is 14-13 against the Reds.

basketball prediction Tip: 2 (+11.0) at 1.90 with bet365

Milano – Efes

  • Milan and Efes have played each other at least twice in each of the past 11 seasons. Efes holds a 20-10 edge in games this century, but Milan swept their series last season.

ALBA Berlin (1-2) welcomes Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz (1-2) to the German capital in a clash of two teams looking to build on their most recent performance. Both ALBA and Baskonia registered their first wins of the season on Tuesday. ALBA scored 57 second-half points to rally from a double-digit deficit and sink visiting Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 84-70 behind 22 points from Oscar da Silva and 21 points from Maodo Lo.

Baskonia edged Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 81-79 with Rokas Giedraitis and former ALBA forward Simone Fontecchio each scoring 16 points. In head-to-head games, ALBA swept Baskonia last season and the German champs have won three of their last four games, including both games in Berlin over the last two seasons.

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Real Madrid – Panathinaikos

  • In their clashes since 2000, Real Madrid holds a 21-10 edge over Panathinaikos and has won 12 in a row.

In a battle of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouses, Real Madrid (2-1) takes on Panathinaikos OPAP Athens (1-2) on Friday in Round 4. Real is undefeated at home and comes off a hard-fought victory against AS Monaco, 94-86. Guerschon Yabusele led the way with 18 points. Thomas Heurtel followed with 13 points and 7 assists, while Fabien Causeur poured in 12 points. With the game on the line, Rudy Fernandez hit a critical three-pointer that allowed Los Blancos to seal the outcome.

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens (1-2) is looking for its first road victory, which almost came in Round 3 against Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz on Tuesday. Ioannis Papapetrou led Panathinaikos with 22 points but his game-winning three-point try at the buzzer hit short. Daryl Macon added 13 points while Howard Sant-Roos had 9 for the Greens. These teams combine for 16 EuroLeague crowns, which says enough about this game’s tradition and importance.

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