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Euroleague Preview & Tips – Round 7 – Another two-round week is here!

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November’s first two-round week starts with Round 7 and will feature a rematch from the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game between Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul and Olympiacos Piraeus. Elsewhere, Alex Tyus and DeShaun Thomas of Maccabi FOX will welcome their former team, Anadolu Efes Istanbul, to Tel Aviv, and in a clash of Spanish League foes, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz hosts Real Madrid and Coach Pablo Laso, who played for his opponent in the past.

Friday’s matches

Fenerbahce vs Olympiacos

The hotly awaited rematch from last season’s Championship Game offers the added incentive for Olympiacos (4-2) of attempting to avoid a third consecutive loss, while Fenerbahce (4-2) is gunning for its third straight win. The home team leads the league in both two and three-point conversion rate, at 57.4% and 43.8% respectively, but that accuracy will be seriously challenged by an Olympiacos team that has allowed the second-fewest points in the competition – 70.8 per game. Indeed, the only team with a better defense than the Greeks has been Fenerbahce with just 69.5 points per game conceded. And after scoring just 51 and 62 points in its last two losses, Olympiacos desperately needs to find a spark for its offense.

Tip: 1 (-6.5) at 1.90 with bet365

Crvena Zvezda vs CSKA Moscow

League leading CSKA (5-1) will go in search of its fifth straight win with a trip to face a Zvezda team (2-4) that will require all its famous defensive resolve to stop Nando de Colo, who has averaged 22 points in his last three games. Zvezda has struggled offensively in recent weeks, losing two straight after mustering just 69 and 65 points. CSKA leads the league in scoring (88.2 points per game) and overall performance index rating (104.2 per game), but Zvezda could profit from long-range against a CSKA team that has allowed the second-highest number of three pointers in the competition (9.3 per game).

Tip: Under 163.5 at 1.90 with bet365

Brose Bamberg vs Barcelona

Two teams looking to bounce back from defeat meet in Germany as Brose (3-3) welcomes a Barcelona team (2-4) looking to kick start its season. The home side, which is staging this week’s contest in Nuremburg, will need to slow down the league’s assists leader, Thomas Heurtel (7.3 assists per game), and the battle of the boards could also be crucial: Barcelona has claimed the second-highest number of defensive rebounds in the league (27.5 per game), while Brose has pulled in the second-lowest number (21 per game). Barcelona is ranked last, however, in offensive boards with just 7 per game.

Tip: 2 (-2.5) at 1.90 with bet365

Valencia vs AX Olimpia Milan

Round 7 action concludes in Valencia (3-3), where Milan (1-5) will look for a serious response after the shock of last week’s 62-94 home loss against Zalgiris. Partly as a consequence of that defeat, Milan has the worst defensive record in the competition with an average of 88.7 points conceded. Valencia is third-best in that category, allowing just 72.5 points per game. Valencia also has the edge over Milan in most statistical categories, but Milan’s Kaleb Tarczewski is emerging as one of the league’s top rebounders and his battle with Tibor Pleiss and Bojan Dubljevic could be key.

Tip: Over 153.5 at 1.90 with bet365

Thursday’s matches

Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Anadolu Efes

After breaking into the win column last week, Efes (1-5) will look for its second victory of the season with a trip to face a Maccabi (4-2) team that has won three of its four home games. Maccabi set a club record with 53 rebounds in last week’s triumph over Real Madrid, and has a big edge over Efes in that category with an average of 41.8 boards per game compared to 36.8 for the visitors. Efes converted 10 of 22 (45.5%) three-point attempts in its Round 6 victory at Barcelona, a big improvement on its overall season long-range percentage of 29.6%, and may need similar shooting accuracy to triumph in Tel Aviv.

Tip: 2 (+6.5) at 2.00 with bet365

Panathinaikos vs Khimki Moscow

Pace-setting Khimki takes its table-topping 5-1 record to face a Panathinaikos (3-3) team that has blown hot and cold all season, with the Greek team precisely alternating wins with losses throughout the first six games. By that logic, Panathinaikos is due a defeat after beating local rivals Olympiacos last week, but Coach Xavi Pascual’s men will look to reproduce their good shooting accuracy – 54% of two-pointers and 37.6% of three-pointers – as they try to secure a second straight win for the first time. If the game goes down the wire, Khimki has shown it knows how to win a close one: all the Russian team’s victories this season have been by 8 points or fewer.

Tip: Under 157.5 at 1.90 with bet365

Baskonia vs Real Madrid

Two Spanish rivals go head to head with Madrid (4-2) looking to end a two-game losing run at Baskonia (1-5). Injuries haven’t helped the cause of Coach Pablo Laso’s team, and with Gustavo Ayon and Ognjen Kuzmic both sidelined Los Blancos will give a EuroLeague debut to Walter Tavares, who was signed to add much-needed presence in the paint. Madrid, which will have Fabien Causeur going up against his old team, is the second-highest scoring side in the competition with an average of 86.7 points per game, while Baskonia is languishing in 14th place in that category with just 73.7.

Tip: 2 (-3.0) at 1.90 with bet365

Unicaja Malaga vs Zalgiris Kaunas

Fresh from setting a club record by gaining a 32-point victory in Milan last week, Zalgiris (3-3) is back on the road to face a Unicaja team (3-3) that has won its last two. Unicaja is the EuroLeague’s second-lowest scoring team with an average of 71.7 points per game, but stays competitive through its defense and has allowed just 67, 74 and 65 points in its three wins this season. Zalrigis has averaged nearly 10 points per game more than the host, partly thanks to possessing the league’s second-best three-point conversion rate, 41.3%.

Tip: 2 at 2.00 with bet365



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The Euroleague continues with round 21 containing a clasico in Spain and a massive derby in Belgrade. None of the rest of the games though will be an easy task for the favourites. So, let’s dive straight into our Euroleague picks for today’s games.

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Real Madrid – Barcelona

El Clasico’s latest round is a must-see battle between two of the co-leaders of Euroleague. Barcelona (13-7) has won three straight road games, as well as achieved a thrilling triumph at Palau Blaugrana in Round 2 when Sergio Llull missed an attempted game-winner at the buzzer. Real (13-7) will be looking to rebound from a bad showing at Olympiacos last week, and will need on another dominant performance from Walter Tavares to control the paint in what will undoubtedly be a rough contest.

Over 160.5 at 1.90

Alba Berlin – Valencia

Valencia (10-10) will aim to make it four wins in a row when it travels to ALBA Berlin (6-14) for a rematch of the EuroCup Finals from 2010 and 2019. Valencia has been plagued by injury issues recently, but important creator Chris Jones is now available, and new signing Shannon Evans, who leads the Spanish League in scoring this season, might make his debut. ALBA will look to former Valencia forward Luka Sikma for inspiration as it looks to rebound from successive losses and rekindle its fading playoff aspirations.

2 (+3.5) at 1.90

Asvel Villerbaunne – Fenerbahce

Fenerbahce (13-7) hopes to keep its share of top place with a win over ASVEL (7-13), which is searching for its first home win in four games. The Turkish titan’s three-game winning streak has been fueled by big man Johnathan Motley, who has averaged 17.7 points and 11.3 rebounds in that span. The struggle for inside supremacy between Motley and ASVEL’s Youssoupha Fall, who has scored in double figures in four straight games, will be crucial.

2 (-3.5) at 1.90

Monaco – Milano

Monaco (12-8) will look to add to the misery for Milan (6-14), which has plummeted to the bottom of the rankings with four successive losses. The home team has won the last seven games involving Monaco, including a Round 15 loss to Milan in Italy. Ettore Messina’s men overcame a 17-point deficit in that game by launching a 19-0 run in the last session, so Monaco coach Sasa Obradovic won’t need to encourage his players to compete for the full 40 minutes this time.

Over 154.5 at 1.90

Panathinaikos – Zalgiris

Zalgiris (12-8) visits struggling Panathinaikos (7-13) in pursuit of its fifth straight victory. Last week’s comeback triumph over Zvezda was secured by Edgaras Ulanovas, who can always be counted on to perform as Zalgiris’ emotional leader. But, maybe more than any other club, the Lithuanians rely on teamwork rather than individual brilliance, especially with a defence that has allowed just 76.2 points per game, the league’s second-lowest mark.

Winning margin 3-way: Any Other Result (1-5 points) at 2.60

(All prices correct at 25/01/2023, 23:00 CET, subject to change)

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The Euroleague action for 2023 continues non-stop. We are already in round 19, therefore in the second half of the regular season. So, let’s dive straight into our Euroleague picks for today’s games.

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Anadolu Efes – Bayern

Shane Larkin’s return to fitness has given defending champion Efes (10-9) an extra dimension as it looks to cement its spot in the top eight by defeating visiting Bayern (7-12) after an outstanding win in Barcelona last week. The German squad has lost five straight away games, but overcame Efes 81-78 in November in Munich. On that occasion, offensive rebounding was crucial, with Bayern grabbing 18, so Efes will be determined to play with more physicality this time around.

Over 156.5 at 1.90

Zalgiris – Crvena Zvezda

At the Final Four venue, Zalgirio Arena, a duel between two of this season’s most interesting dark horses will take place, with Zalgiris (11-8) trying to make it four wins in a row and Zvezda (10-9) looking to build on last week’s devastating win over Monaco. Zvezda now leads the series after a four-point home win against Zalgiris a month ago, thanks to Luca Vildoza’s career-high 27 points. Now, Zvezda must overcome a Zalgiris defence that allowed only 61 points in last week’s victory in Milan.

1 (-2.5) at 1.90

Olympiacos – Real Madrid

After taking full ownership of first place with a pair of road wins last week, Real (13-6) will look to maintain that position as it travels to Piraeus to face second-place Olympiacos (12-7) in a playoff-style matchup. These are also the competition’s top two scoring clubs, with Olympiacos (85.2 points per game) edging Real (84.4), and everything leads to another spectacular battle between two European titans. Olympiacos already won 87-89 in Madrid in October on the strength of a spectacular game-winning shot by Kostas Sloukas.

Real Madrid Under 79.5 at 1.83

Milano – Asvel Villeurbanne

Two bottom-of-the-standings teams whose playoff ambitions require a huge boost meet in Milan (6-13) as Milan welcomes ASVEL (6-13). The hosts are on a three-game losing streak, while ASVEL has lost five in a row due to injury issues. Because these are the league’s two lowest-scoring clubs (Milan 69.6 points per game; ASVEL 74.4), the winner should be determined by which team can find more offensive fluency.

1/1 at 1.80

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The Euroleague action for 2023 continues non-stop. We are already in round 19, therefore in the second half of the regular season. So, let’s dive straight into our Euroleague picks for today’s games.

Yes, these are the best Euro League basketball tips you can possible find and appear under each mini game preview.

Fenerbahce – Monaco

Two of the four clubs tied for second meet to kick off the week in style, with Fenerbahce (12-7) welcoming Monaco (12-7). The Turkish squad, which has won two games in a row, will be hoping that big man Johnathan Motley can keep up his excellent form after winning the Round 19 MVP award. Monaco is coming off its worst performance of the season, a 24-point loss to Zvezda, and must re-ignite an attack that has scored only 60 and 68 points in the last two games.

Over 161.5 at 1.90

Maccabi – Alba Berlin

Maccabi (10-9), with the competition’s joint-best home record (8-1), will aim to extend that – and also stay in the playoffs – with a visit from ALBA (6-13), which saw its three-game winning streak ended last week with a tough loss to Real Madrid. Both teams will attempt to dominate the boards: Maccabi leads the league in offensive rebounding with 12.5 per game, while ALBA, which has won only one of its previous eight games in Tel Aviv, is third with 11.7.

Maccabi Over 88.5 at 2.10

Baskonia – Barcelona

In a Spanish derby with everything on the line, Baskonia (11-8) will try to halt a two-game losing streak against Barcelona (12-7), who has a point to prove after last week’s home setback to Efes. Baskonia, which has won six straight at home, will be hoping to have long-range shooting specialist Markus Howard return from injury, while Barcelona will be hoping to see point guard Tomas Satoransky return to give more order to an offence that has been uneven in recent weeks.

2 at 1.75

Virtus Bologna – Panathinaikos

After snapping a six-game losing streak with a spirited win against Maccabi last week, Panathinaikos (7-12) looks to continue its upward trajectory with a trip to Virtus (8-11). Virtus, who lost both games at home during the double-round week, will look to improve its defence after conceding 87 and 85 points respectively. Panathinaikos will be hoping that Paris Lee continues to shine in the backcourt after scoring 21 points in their last game.

2 (+5.5) at 1.90

Valencia – Partizan

Valencia (9-10) hosts Partizan (9-10) in a clash of direct rivals just outside the playoffs. Valencia has overcome many injury absences to win three of its last four home games, but its patched-up team will need to produce a good defensive performance to contain one of the league’s most dangerous attackers. Partizan is seventh in two-point shooting accuracy (56.2%) and fourth in three-point shooting accuracy (37.8%), and has scored at least 83 points in each of the last four games.

1 at 1.86

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