European basketball fans will have something to watch on Friday, our experts have prepared their predictions for the match between Olympiacos and Real Madrid. How will the Euroleague leaders play?
Greeks are always dangerous at home
Olympiacos is looking good this season and is second in the EuroLeague regular season, the same winning rate has three other competitors. In the last meeting, they managed to beat Virtus Bologna with a score of 85:83, this victory was the third of four meetings. The team is unmatched in the domestic arena, with 12 wins in 12 games and a championship lead. There are no casualties before this important battle.
Real Madrid aims high
The Madrid club leads the Euroleague after 18 matches, has 13 wins, the team has no safety margin, four players at a time are separated from one victory. In the last game, Real defeated Alba away with a score of 84:77, which was the third successive victory in the tournament. Things are going well in the Spanish championship where the club shares the lead with Granada and Barcelona. One player will miss the upcoming match due to injury.
In the first round, Olympiacos managed to beat the guests away in a fierce battle – 89:87, the hero of the meeting was the Bulgarian legionnaire of the Greek club Alexander Vezenkov, who recorded a double-double – 23 points and 12 rebounds.
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In this interesting confrontation between two strong teams, bookmakers give a slight advantage to the owners of the floor, although betting on the result here is dangerous. We believe that the opponents will again please the fans with productive basketball, so we accept the total bet at over 156.5 points.