Milano host Olympiakos is a crucial Euroleague match up for playoff implications in Milan.
Milano have only covered 58.3% of their total point overs at home in the Euroleague this season (7-5). The total for this game is 165.5 points and Milan have had this total before at home 3 times against Khimki which was an under in a 81-80 win, against Barcelona which was an over in a 85-90 loss and against Zalgiris which was an under in a 80-70 win.
Olympiakos have covered 46.2% of their total point overs on the road in the Euroleague this season (6-7). They’ve not had a 165.5 point total on the road but the closest that they’ve had to that was a 167.5 point total against CSKA and that was an Under by a huge margin as Olympiakos lost in a low scoring game 69-65.
Milano have only covered 41.7% of their Handicaps at home this season in the Euroleague (5-1-6). Milan are 3 point favourites in this game. Milan have had a -3 Handicap twice at home this season and it was voided against Baskonia in a 93-90 win and they covered it against Maccabi in a 87-83 win. Although their overall Handicap covered percentage is poor at home, Milano have covered each of their last 3 so they’re on a roll at the moment.
Olympiakos have covered 53.8% of their Handicaps on the road this season which is tied 2nd best in Euroleague. Olympiakos haven’t had a +3 Handicap, but have had the closest to that +3.5 once against Khimki which they covered in a 66-87 win.
Recent H2H in Milan
Olympiakos have won in 3 of their previous 4 visits against Milano on the road which is a very good record for them.
Most recently, Olympiakos beat Milano 85-86 in Milan last season. Despite losing, Milano did cover a +3.5 Handicap in that game while Total 148.5 points resulted with an Over as the teams totalled 171 points.
Milano: Arturas Gudaitis continues to be out with Torn ACL while Andre Cinciarini has been missing games lately and is questionable whether he can play.
Olympiakos: Janis Strelnieks is out for Olympiakos, Dimitrios Agravanis will probably be out as well as he’s been missing games the past month and there hasn’t been any update on him yet.
TIP OFF – 14th March 2019 – 7:45pm UK Time