The Eurocup Quarter Finals have reached the deciding game and with 3 of the 4 ties still to be decided as Valencia are the only team to advance to the Semis, here’s some betting stats for the upcoming Game 3s.
Unics Kazan vs Lokomotiv Kuban
Unics have covered 66.7% of their total point overs at home in the Eurocup this season (6-3). Total for this game is 148 points which is the lowest total given for a Unics home game all season in the tournament. The closest that they’ve had to 148 was their last game at home against the same Lokomotiv Kuban in Game 1 of the Quarter Final as the total was 150.5 points which ended with an Over as Unics won 86-66.
Lokomotiv Kuban have covered 75% of their total point overs on the road in the Eurocup this season (6-2). They haven’t had a 148 point total in fact it’s also their smallest total as well on the road in the tournament his season. The closest that they’ve had to a 148 point total was a 149.5 point total against Frankfurt and that resulted with an Over as Kuban won 69-92.
Unics have covered 55.6% of their Handicaps at home in the Eurocup this season (5-4). They are 4.5 point favourites. Unics have had a -4.5 Handicap at home twice this season in the Eurocup and covered it both times against Lietuvos Rytas in a 86-73 win and in Game 1 against Lokomotiv Kuban in a 86-66 win.
Lokomotiv Kuban have covered 50% of their Handicaps on the road in the Eurocup this season (4-4). They’ve had a +4.5 Handicap twice on the road against Alba which they covered in a 82-92 win and of course against Unics in that 86-66 defeat in Game 1 of the Quarter Final.
Recent H2H in Kazan
Unics have won 3 consecutive games against Lokomotiv Kuban at home including going 2-0 against them at home this season in VTB and Eurocup.
As mentioned already a few times, the last meeting was just last week in Kazan and Unics beat Lokomotiv Kuban 86-66 before Kuban levelled the series at home. Unics covered a -4.5 Handicap and total 150.5 points resulted with an over as teams totalled 152 points.
Alba Berlin vs Unicaja
Alba Berlin have covered 66.7% of their total point overs at home in the Eurocup this season (6-3). Total for this game is 170.5 points. They haven’t had this total at home before but the closest that they’ve had to that was a 171.5 point total against Asseco Prokom which resulted with a rare Under for Alba at home as they won 82-68.
Unicaja have covered 66.7% of their total point overs on the road in the Eurocup this season (6-3). The 170.5 point total is their largest on the road this season. The previous high and the closest to this total was a 167.5 point total also against Alba in the Game 1 of the Quarter Final which resulted with an Over in Unicaja’s 90-91 win.
Alba Berlin have only covered 33.3% of their Handicaps at home in the Eurocup this season (3-6). They are 5.5 point favourites for this game. They’ve had a -5.5 Handicap once at home before in the tournament and they failed to cover it as they lost 102-109 to Cedevita.
Unicaja have also only covered 33.3% of their Handicaps on the road in the Eurocup this season. They’ve had a +5.5 Handicap twice this season on the road. They covered it against Unics in a 87-84 loss, but failed to cover it against Valencia in a 85-74 loss.
Recent H2H in Berlin
Unicaja have had a lot of success as a travelling team in Berlin against Alba winning 4 of 5 games in this decade on the road against them.
Most recently, these teams of course met last week in Berlin and Unicaja won 90-91 before dropping the home game which has forced game 3. In that match up Unicaja covered a +3.5 Handicap and Total 167.5 points ended with an Over as teams totalled a very high 181 points.
TIP OFF – 13th March 2019 – 6pm UK Time
Lyon Villeurbanne vs River Andorra
Lyon have the worst percentage of covered total point overs at home in the Eurocup this season at 11.1% (1-8). Total for this game is 158.5 points. Lyon haven’t had this total, but have had a close 157.5 point total twice before against Ratiopharm Ulm which actually resulted with an over (the only over) as Lyon won 93-89 and against River Andorra in the Game 1 of the Quarters which ended with an Under in Lyon’s 79-75 win.
Andorra are also the worst at covering total point overs on the road this season in the Eurocup at the same 11.1% (1-8). They haven’t had a 158.5 point total on the road, but have had the closest possible total at 158 points once against Crvena Zvezda which ironically ended with an over, the ONLY road over this season in a 85-79 loss.
Lyon have covered 66.7% of their Handicaps at home which is the 2nd tied best percentage in the Eurocup this season (6-3). Lyon are 5.5 point favourites in this game and they’ve had a -5.5 Handicap once in the Eurocup this season against the same exact opponent in Andorra in Game 1 of the Quarters and they failed to cover that despite winning the game 79-75.
Andorra have covered 55.6% of their Handicaps on the road in the Eurocup this season (5-4). They’ve had a +5.5 Handicap 3 times this season on the road in this tournament. They failed to cover it against Monaco in a 81-73 loss, but managed to cover it against Zenit in a 71-80 win and of course covered against Lyon despite losing 79-75.
Recent H2H in Lyon
These teams only faced off once that was last week in Lyon and as already mentioned Lyon won 79-75 before Andorra tied the series. Andorra covered a +5.5 Handicap while total 157.5 points resulted with an under as teams totalled 154 points.
TIP OFF – 13th March 2019 – 7:30pm UK Time