EA7 Milan – Virtus Bologna preview and prediction

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Milano hosts Bologna in an all Italian derby

When Milan (3-3) welcomes Virtus Bologna (2-4) on Wednesday, the EuroLeague’s Round 7 will be kicked off by the basketball titans of Italy.

The story sets up an intriguing matchup because these players and teams are familiar with one another even though this will be their first meeting in the EuroLeague in more than 25 years.

EA7 Milan vs Virtus Bologna

In each of the last two seasons, Milan and Virtus have faced off in the Italian League finals; Virtus won the most recent season.

Milos Teodosic and Daniel Hackett, the two experienced point guards of Virtus Bologna, have won many games for their clubs in the EuroLeague. This week, they will face Milan’s tight defence.

Teodosic, Hackett, and Virtus have seen problems with turnover thus far. Teodosic ranks eighth in the league with 2.6 per game, Hackett is tied for 13th with 2.3, and Virtus has the second-most turnovers per game (17.2) in the league. Teodosic also leads the league in turnovers made per minute (7.4 prorated over 40 minutes per game).

Our Milan vs Bologna prediction suggests that the hosts will come on top of this clash and cover the handicap of 4.5 points using their experience in the tournament.

basketball prediction Tip: 1 (-4.5) at 1.90

(All prices correct at 09/11/2022, 08:10 CET, subject to change)

News Source: Euroleague.net

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