Two squads on opposite trajectories are clashing in the 12th round of the Spanish Basketball League (ACB or Liga Endesa) when Obradoiro CAB (5-5), are hosting San Pablo Burgos (7-3). The hosts are struggling lately, having won only once in their last 5 games. On the other hand, the guests are coming in hot and are looking to extend their current winning streak.
Date/Time: 11-21-2020, 14:45 EDT
Spread: Obradoiro CAB +2.5 Total: +167.5
Obradoiro have a 5-5 record and are tied with Murcia in the 9th place. They have lost four of their last five matches. In their last game they lost by Baskonia on the road, 80-74. They were a 10-point underdog but managed to cover the spread.
Layrunas Birutis leads the team both in scoring with 16.4 ppg and in rebounding with 6.9 per game.
Burgos have a 7-3 record and are sitting in the 5th place. They have three consecutive wins and in their last game they won Estudiantes at home, 91-71. They were a 6-point favorite and successfully beat the odds.
Vitor Benite leads the team in scoring with 12.7 ppg.
In their only meeting last season, Burgos won on the road by 3 points.
Obradoiro have a 3-2 lead all-time in the league.
Obradoiro are 3-1 at home, while Burgos are 3-2 on the road.
Burgos have the best offense in the league (89.8 to 82.3 ppg), while Obradoiro are better defensively (81.2 to 82.3 ppg).
Burgos have the best field goal percentage (50.4% to 48.4%) and both teams are tied for the third-best 3-point percentage (39%).
They are also very close both in rebounding (30.5 to 30.1) and in turnovers committed (13.6 to 14.2).
Burgos lead the league in assists made (20.1 to 16).
Bookmakers give Burgos a -2.5 spread but don’t expect them to beat the odds. This will be their sixth game in 13 days, while it will be just the second for the hosts.
San Pablo Burgos vs Obradoiro CAB Prediction: Obradoiro CAB +2.5 (-113)