Real Madrid vs Barcelona
Real Madrid had luck in winning the game in Istanbul since Efes scored only 8 points in the last QT. After that they routinely won at home against Gran Canaria which played solidly only the first QT and in second HT they didn't seem interested in that game to much, probably focusing their minds on Budućnost game which they need to win.
Barcelona won in ACB against Real Madrid 86:69 few weeks ago but after that collected two losses in Euroleague to Fenerbahce and Budućnost and few days ago hardly won against Tenerife. The same Tenerife that got problems against Bonn in EuroCup, the same Tenerife that got blown away by Real Madrid at the start of the season by 88:73.
Since Sergio Lull is back in the squad I am again more confident to back up Real Madrid and I expect they will outscore Barcelona and payback for the loss in ACB. Surely Barcelona is dangerous but they are not in top shape, neither is Real Madrid but I expect their form to go upward from now on.
It is teams with similar match up, both have good shooters, both are good in the paint but something tells me Real Madrid will win this by more than 10 points because of the recent form and home ground.
I see 90:76 result in this game.
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Real Madrid vs Barcelona prediction
|Real Madrid -7.5||Bet365||1.90||7||92-65 WON (+6.3 units)|