Two of the top Euroleague teams face off in Turkey as 1st seeded Fenerbache host 5th seeded Barcelona!
Fenerbache have covered 58.3% of their total point overs at home this season (7-5). The total for this game is 154 points. Fenerbache have had a 154 point total at home once before this season which was against Panathinaikos and it resulted with an Under in a 85-66 win for Fenerbache.
Barcelona have covered 53.8% of their total point overs on the road this season (7-6). Barca haven’t had a 154 point total before but the closest that they’ve had to that was a 155.5 point total 3 times this season against Darussafaka which ended with an under in a 71-79 win, Buducnost which also ended with an under in a 67-64 loss and against Efes which resulted with an Over in a 92-70 loss.
Fenerbache have covered 66.7% of their Handicaps at home this season which is the 3rd highest percentage in the Euroleague (8-4). Fenerbache are tipped as 8 point favourites for this game. They’ve had a -8 Handicap once before against Zalgiris which they covered in a 78-61 win, they’ve also had a -8.5 Handicap twice against Baskonia and Panathinaikos covering both as well in 96-87 and 85-66 wins. Fenerbache are currently on a streak of 5 consecutive covered Handicaps at home.
Barcelona have covered 46.2% of their Handicaps away from home this season in the Euroleague (6-7). They’ve not had a +8 Handicap, but the closest that they’ve had to that was a +7.5 Handicap against Real Madrid which they failed to cover in a 92-65 loss.
Recent H2H in Istanbul
Fenerbache have won the last 2 meetings at home against Barcelona. The most recent one being 86-82 last season.
In that last meeting in Istanbul, Barcelona covered a +8.5 Handicap and total 154.5 points resulted with an over as teams totalled 168 points.
Fenerbache: Tyler Ennis remains out since sustaining an injury in October while Joffrey Lauvergne has missed the past few games but his status is unclear for this game so far.
Barcelona: Barcelona are fully healthy and don’t have any key injuries.
TIP OFF – 15th March 2019 – 5:45pm UK Time