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Euroleague Preview & Tips – Round 29

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Euro League basketball predictions appear under each mini game preview.

Panathinaikos – Real Madrid

Two giants of the sport clash in the Greek capital on Thursday when old rivals Panathinaikos and Real Madrid meet. The Greens are the hottest team in the league with six straight wins and a seventh would give Coach Rick Pitino’s men a playoff berth this week. Panathinaikos could also advance with a loss depending on other results. Madrid, which has lost three of its last four road games, retains an outside chance of finishing the regular season in the top spot, but must win this game to do so.

During its current winning streak, Panathinaikos has scored 90 points four times and the Greens are 6-0 this season when reaching that number. Defense has also played a role with Panathinaikos twice keeping its opponents to 70 points or fewer in that run. Against Madrid, the Greens will need a little bit of both, but an efficient Nick Calathes-led attack is a must in an effort to outscore Madrid.

Few men can look Madrid’s 2.21-meter tower of power Walter Tavares in the eyes, but Panathinaikos’s young center Georgios Papagiannis is one of them. Madrid has made a habit of dominating the paint with Tavares and Gustavo Ayon at the pivot and Anthony Randolph and Trey Thompkins complementing them at the ‘4’. However, Papagiannis is on the rise and the Greens have veterans at power forward with James Gist and Ioannis Papapetrou. It won’t be easy, but if Madrid can stamp its usual authority on the painted area, it will have a great chance to win on the road.

Tip: 1 (-3.5) at 1.90 with bet365
(Price correct at 28/03/2019, 10:45 CET)

Maccabi – Gran Canaria

In its final home game of the regular season, Maccabi will look for a decisive win to remain in the playoff hunt. The Israeli champs are one of seven teams vying for one of the three remaining playoff berths. Gran Canaria is playing carefree basketball and routed Olympiacos Piraeus last week in a game that hindered the Reds’ playoff push. However, while Gran Canaria has won two of its last three games, it has not won on the road since Round 11 in December.

Maccabi set a club rebounding record with 54 boards on the road at Khimki Moscow Region last week and similar rebounding dominance against Gran Canaria could be a key to victory. Not only is Maccabi, which ranks fourth in the league with 35.4 rebounds per game, superior to Gran Canaria, 12th with 31.6 per game, but the visitors also allow the second-most rebounds (35.7). That sounds like good news for Tarik Black, Johnny O’Bryant and Alex Tyus.

For the season, Gran Canaria is ranked 14th in three-point accuracy at 34.2% and has made 8.8 threes per game however in its last two wins the team has been hot from downtown. Against Darussafaka the Islanders eight different players struck from downtown and the team was 12 for 25. Against Olympiacos, Marcus Eriksson was 6 for 10 from downtown and Siim-Sander Vene 3 for 3 as the team made 13 of 29. Great outside shooting could be the trump card in Tel Aviv.

Gran Canaria announced it will be without Eulis Baez (calf), Anzejs Pasecniks (ankle), Luke Fischer (shoulder), Xavi Rabaseda (knee) and Kim Tillie (knee) in Tel Aviv.

Tip: Over 1 (-12.5) at 1.90 with bet365
(Price correct at 28/03/2019, 10:45 CET)

Milano – Fenerbahce

There will be much at stake when AX Milan hosts Fenerbahce on Thursday night in the fashion capital. Milan can clinch a playoff berth with a win and some help from others, but a loss would see the Italian champs sink into a quagmire with a handful of other teams seeking the final playoff spots in Round 30. Milan only controls its destiny if it wins both of its remaining games. Fenerbahce has already clinched a playoff berth and home-court advantage in said playoffs. Another win would secure the top overall spot in the standings for Coach Zeljko Obradovic’s men.

Milan has allowed opponents to score at least 90 points in more than half its games so far this season and despite its great offensive prowess is only 4-11 when that happens. Fenerbahce has reached 90 on seven occasions this season and won each time. Accordingly, Milan may not want to play at a breakneck pace, since Fenerbahce may be able to stick with it. However, in a slower game, Milan may be able to use its size in the paint against Fenerbahce, which is ranked 14th in rebounding (30.5 rpg.) and the foul-drawing abilities of Mike James, Nemanja Nedovic and Vladimir Micov to get the Fenerbahce defenders in trouble.

Fenerbahce’s iron defense has allowed the fewest points (75.3) in the league this season, but now faces the league’s leading scorer in James, and Milan’s offense that puts up 86.9 points per night, second most this season. Fenerbahce’s defense has been successful not because it targets the opponent’s best weapons, but because it limits scoring opportunities for the entire team. However, no defense has stopped James all season. If Coach Obradovic has something up his sleeve to neutralize James, Fenerbahce would be in great shape.

Fenerbahce’s Tyler Ennis, Joffrey Lauvergne, Jan Vesely and Kostas Sloukas did not travel with the team to Milan.

Tip: 1 (-2.5) at 1.90 with bet365
(Price correct at 28/03/2019, 10:45 CET)

Barcelona – Buducnost

FC Barcelona Lassa will look to lock up fifth place when it hosts Buducnost VOLI Podgorica on Thursday. Barcelona already qualified for the playoffs for the first time in three years last week and now will secure fifth place if it defeats the visitors, who were eliminated from the playoff race several weeks ago. Barca comes off a last-second loss to FC Bayern Munich, but managed to win El Clasico in domestic competition over the weekend. Buducnost dropped its eighth straight last week against Anadolu Efes.

Barcelona is already in the playoffs and that’s a step forward compared to the last two seasons. However, the hosts will be playing to secure fifth place, which would pair the team with Anadolu Efes in their series. Barca boasts the second-best defense in the league and is playing against the fourth worst. Also, Buducnost has the poorest percentage in two-point shots overall (48.2%) and also a league-low 14.6 assists per game. Playing at home, the hosts should be able to set the pace form the beginning and avoid the same situation as in Podgorica.

The visitors arrive in Barcelona with no chances to move up, but winning in that city is always a badge of honor, so expect Buducnost to come ready to play. The guests should try to capitalize on Barcelona’s 12.9 turnovers per game. Buducnost is playing against a that wants revenge and who plays for a big goal so it won’t be easy, but it’s never late for the first road win of the season.

Tip: Over 156.5 at 1.90 with bet365
(Price correct at 28/03/2019, 10:45 CET)

Source: Euroleague.net
Basketball tips: Livetipster

Standings provided by Sofascore LiveScore

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Liverpool vs Real Madrid Prediction, Injuries, Suspensions and Possible Line-ups

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Liverpool vs Real Madrid play in the Champions League final.

Who’s likely to start, who might be left out, and who is unavailable? We have brought together all the information available, so check out our Champions League final predictions today.

Saturday, 28/05/2022

  • Stade de France (80,698), Paris
  • Referee: Clement Turpin (France)
  • Real have won 13 Champions League titles (including the European Champions Cup) in 16 appearances in the final.
  • Liverpool have 6 Champions League titles (including the European Champions Cup) in 9 appearances in the final.

Road to the final

Liverpool wrapped up their on paper “tough group” (Atletico, Porto, AC Milan) with 6/6 wins. They then eliminated Inter, Benfica and Villarreal successively, winning on all 3 occasions and scoring 2+ goals on the road, while at home they only won against the Spaniards, drew with the Portuguese and were beaten by the Italians (0-2) in their only defeat in the competition this season.

Real Madrid cruised through the group stage (Inter, Sheriff, Shakhtar) with a 5-0-1 record. Their only loss was a shocking 1-2 defeat to Sheriff in Madrid. But Ancelotti’s team eliminated three championship contenders in… epic fashion. Against Paris Saint-Germain, they needed Benzema’s hat-trick in Madrid (3-1). The Frenchman scored 3 more goals in London against Chelsea (1-3) before his team beat the English side in extra time in the second leg. This was followed by two incredible games against Manchester City, losing 4-3 away, but scoring two goals after the 90 minutes in the replay and winning in extra time (3-1).

Liverpool vs Real Madrid possible line-ups

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konaté, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keïta; Salah, Mané, Luis Díaz

Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Éder Militão, Alaba, Mendy; Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić; Valverde, Benzema, Vinícius Júnior

Liverpool vs Real Madrid prediction

The odds don’t show how tightly contested the final can be, with Liverpool given as favourites by all bookmakers, but Real are the side that has linked their name with European success. Liverpool may be more tired from their unsuccessful battle to win the Premier League, and in two finals this season they have drawn 0-0 with Chelsea and won the titles on penalties.

On the other hand, Real have had a chance to refuel over the last month and are expected to be fresh, so they offset the disadvantage of the Reds’ greater physicality.

Whew… tough to predict. But we’ll go with the “2-3 goals” bet as our main prediction, with the most likely score being 1-1. Finally, we think 2.37 on the Spanish side to win is too generous to pass up.

Football bullet Tip 1: 2-3 goals at 2.00

Football bullet Tip 2: Correct Score 1-1 at 7.00

Football bullet Tip 3: Real Madrid to win the Trophy at 2.37


The last final played by Liverpool vs Real Madrid in 2018

Source: www.uefa.com

Football Tips: livetipster.com

(All prices correct at 27/05/2022, 19:15 CET, subject to change)

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Euroleague Final, Predictions

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Euroleague FInal Four 2022

Euroleague Basketball Predictions

Euroleague basketball predictions The Euroleague Final fot in the Final Four will be between Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes. Check our expert Euroleague predictions.

Our EuroLeague Final 4 tips appear under each mini game preview.

Real Madrid vs Efes Anadolu

  • Real Madrid has 26 wins against Efes, that has 13.

Anadolu Efes and Real Madrid will meet for the first time in the EuroLeague Championship Game, but they have played many important games recently, including the 2021 play-offs series, which Efes won and then went on to win the title in the Final Four a few weeks later.

In the current campaign, Real and Efes have met twice. Real trounced Efes 82-69 in their season opener, with newcomers Heurtel and Yabusele each scoring 18 points. Efes defeated Real 93-90 in Round 31 almost six months later, with Micic scoring 29 points.

The championship game in 2022 will be the latest chapter in this developing rivalry. It’s a defining moment for both, and only the victor will be fulfilled.

The final is completely unpredictable; we like Real’s victory at the odds of 2.00, but we will also predict two players’ special bets. Real Madrid’s Causeur proved in the semi-final that he is a big game player, and his job will be even more essential with Williams-Goss out, while Yabusele is testing his hand a lot, and the odds on the market of Over 1.5 three-point attempts are worth it from every angle!

basketball prediction Tip: Real Madrid win at 2.00

basketball prediction Tip 2: Causer Over 8.5 points at 1.90

basketball prediction Tip 3: Yabusele Over 1.5 three-point shot (scored) at 2.15

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Stark Arena, Belgrade, Serbia – The venue of the Final Four

(All prices correct at 21/04/2022, 09:30 CET, subject to change)

News Source: Euroleague.net

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Euroleague Final 4, Semifinals, Predictions

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Euroleague basketball predictions The Euroleague Final 4 is here! Check the semifinals previews and our expert Euroleague predictions.

Our EuroLeague Final 4 tips appear under each mini game preview.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid

This season, Barcelona was one of the stronger rebounding teams in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, but it couldn’t match Real Madrid’s dominance on the boards.

Sarunas Jasikevicius’ team has conceded the fewest rebounds in the league this season, 31.2 per game, and outrebounded opponents by 3.2 per game. It had the third-most defensive rebounds (24.3 per game) and the fourth-most total rebounds (34.4 rpg.).

Real’s resurgent supremacy elevated it to a new level. Los Blancos dominated the league in rebounds (38.3 per game), defence boards (26.8 per game), and offensive boards (11.6 per game). It gave up the fewest rebounds (31.7 per game) and outrebounded opponents by an incredible 6.6 per game.

When Real met Barcelona this season, such was not the case. When the two teams played in Round 14, Barcelona won 36-29. After that, Barca won the battle of the boards 39-36 in Round 26. In El Clasico this season, Barcelona averaged 5 more boards per game than their opponents.

Matching those great defensive efforts in the semifinals could be the difference between Barcelona and the EuroLeague’s top rebounding club.

basketball prediction Tip: 1 (-3.5) at 1.90

Olympiacos vs Efes

Several figures stand out from Olympiacos and Efes’s prior games this season that could be worth watching in their semifinal clash.

Even though the teams won a game each, there was little else that was equal. Efes had 18 turnovers in each game, whilst the Reds had 26. Efes not only had more possessions, but they also shot substantially better, hitting 62.0%of their two-point attempts. Both teams tried 71 twos, but Olympiacos shot 53.5%, which was 6 less. Efes also had the best three-point shooting squad, making 20 of them (33.9%). The Reds converted 17 attempts at 30.9%.

Each game was won by the club that won the battle of the boards, with Olympiacos gathering 6 more rebounds across the two games. Even in the Round 26 game, which Efes lost, it outscored Olympiacos 90-105 in the performance index rating.

Olympiacos did get to the foul line more frequently, even if it did not shoot as well. The Reds converted 29 of 36 foul shots (80.6%), while Efes converted 25 of 27. (92.6%). Efes also had a superior season free-throw shooting percentage (82.1 percent -75.8%). However, if Olympiacos continues to draw a lot of fouls and puts Efes in foul trouble, that might be a game changer.

basketball prediction Tip: Over 157.5 at 1.90

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Stark Arena, Belgrade, Serbia – The venue of the Final Four

(All prices correct at 19/04/2022, 08:35 CET, subject to change)

News Source: Euroleague.net

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