In the 4th round of the 2022 Eurobasket Qualifiers, two teams on opposite trajectories are clashing. France (2-1), who are looking to extend their current winning streak, are hosting Germany (1-2), who on the other hand want to end a losing streak of their own. Both teams are playing without any NBA and Euroleague players in this stage.
Date/Time: 11-29-2020, 09:00 EDT
Spread: France -13 Total: +148.5
France have a 2-1 record and are tied with Montenegro in the first place of Group G. They have back-to-back wins and in their last game they won Great Britain on the road, 56-79. They were a 12.5-point favorite and easily covered the spread.
Guerschon Yabusele leads the team in scoring with 14 ppg, adding 4 rebounds per game.
Germany have a 1-2 record and are tied with Great Britain in the last place. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost at home by Montenegro, 74-80. They were a 4-point underdog but didn’t beat the odds.
Andreas Obst leads the team in scoring with 17.3 ppg.
In their previous meeting in the first round of the qualifiers, France won at home by 14 points.
France leads Germany 7-4 in all competitions.
They are 1-0 at home, while Germany are 0-1 on the road.
France are better both offensively (77.7 to 76.7 ppg) and defensively (68.3 to 76.7 ppg).
They have a better field goal percentage (43% to 41%), while Germany have a better 3-point percentage (35.6% to 29%).
Germany are better both in assists made (19 to 17) and in turnovers committed (12 to 14).
On the other hand, France are better in rebounding (40 to 39).
Bookmakers give France a -13 spread and expect them to beat the odds. Germany have been extremely weak in the qualifiers and while France don’t have the best roster available, it is still enough to win easily today.
Germany vs France Prediction: France -13 (-111)