Barcelona in motion
The Catalan club performed well in the Euroleague regular season, finishing second there. Barcelona were the only ones to easily overtake their rival in the quarter-finals, beating Žalgiris 3-0. In the home arena, everything is fine, where the team is first, ahead of the nearest chases by one victory. One basketball player will miss the upcoming game due to injury.
Madrid upset their fans
Real Madrid overtook Barcelona in the EuroLeague only on additional metrics, finishing third in the regular season. The club upset their fans when they lost their opening two games in the playoffs at their arena to Partizan. I had to make a real comeback against a tough opponent, Madrid achieved their goal by winning three games in a row. Prior to this confrontation, the club had two personnel losses.
The bookmakers give a minimal advantage to the Catalans, who are first in the protocol, although no one is playing at home, this meeting will take place on a neutral floor in Kaunas. We expect interesting and unpredictable basketball, which can end with any result. Since the teams mostly played productively in the head-to-head, let’s assume a total bet of over 159.5 points here.