Two of the three best teams currently in the Turkish BSL League are clashing in the 6th round of action. The third Turk Telekom (6-1), are hosting Fenerbahce (7-0), who are tied first. Both teams have won their last 6 and 7 games respectively and are looking to extend those impressive winning streaks today.
Date/Time: 11-14-2020, 07:15 EDT
Spread: Turk Telekom +4.5 Total: +155.5
Turk Telekom have a 6-1 record and are sitting in the third place. They have six consecutive wins. In their last game they won Bursaspor on the road, 78-75. They were a 3.5-point favorite but failed to cover the spread.
Kyle Wiltjer leads the team both in scoring with 19 ppg and in rebounding with 6.9 per game.
Fenerbahce have a 7-0 record and are tied with Anadolu Efes in the first place. In their last game they won Darussafaka at home, 90-79. They were a 13.5-point favorite but failed to beat the odds.
Nando De Colo leads the team in scoring with 25 ppg, adding 5 assists per game but he is out with an injury.
Fenerbahce won all three meetings against Turk Telekom last season.
They won both road games by an average of 4 points.
Turk Telekom are 3-0 at home, while Fenerbahce are 3-0 on the road.
Fenerbahce have the second-best offense in the league with 93.8 ppg, while Turk Telekom follow third with 89.6 ppg.
They are also better defensively (76.2 to 81.8 ppg).
They also have the best percentage both in field goals (52.8% to 52.1%) and in 3-pointers (42.2% to 38.6%).
On the other hand, Turk Telekom are better both in rebounding (34.1 to 31.1) and in turnovers committed (11.6 to 12.1).
Fener are better in assists made (21.6 to 20.3).
Bookmakers give Fenerbahce a -4.5 spread but don’t expect them to beat the odds. They are having a hard time historically on the road, they are still missing De Colo and are coming off an embarrassing road defeat in Euroleague.
Fenerbahce vs Turk Telekom Prediction: Turk Telekom +4.5 (-115)