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Two squads with identical records are clashing in the 5th round of action of the Turkish BSL League. Bursaspor (2-2), are hosting Tofas (2-2), with both teams coming off two straight and a single defeat respectively and looking to bounce back today.
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Date/Time: 10-24-2020, 06:00 EDT
Spread: Bursaspor +3.5 Total: +155.5
Bursaspor have a 2-2 record and are tied with Tofas and four more teams in the 5th place of the league. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost at home by Petkim Spor, 108-80.
Xavier Munford leads the team both in scoring with 12.8 ppg and in assists made with 4.8 per game.
Tofas also have a 2-2 record and are tied with Bursaspor and 4 more teams in the fifth place. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak end. They lost at home by Pinar Karsiyaka, 78-88.
Sean Killpatrick leads the team both in scoring with 17.8 ppg and in assists made with 4. He also adds 4 rebounds per game.
In their two meetings last season, each team won once at home.
Tofas by 50 points and Bursaspor by 4.
Bursaspor are 1-1 at home, while Tofas are 1-1 on the road.
Bursaspor are better offensively (84 to 83.5 ppg), while Tofas are better defensively (83 to 86.5 ppg).
Tofas have the second-best field goal percentage in the league (51.8% to 47.6%), while Bursaspor have a better 3-point percentage (39.8% to 33.8%).
Tofas are better in assists made (21.5 to 20), while both teams are very close both in turnovers committed (12.5 to 12.8).
They also the two worse teams in the league in rebounding (28 to 27.8).
Bookmakers give Tofas a -3.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds. They have a better team and its only a matter of time before they start rolling.
Tofas vs Bursaspor Prediction: Tofas -3.5 (-124)
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