In the second semifinal of the Turkish BSL Cup, the league leaders and defending champions Fenerbahce, who have lost only once in their last 10 games, are hosting the 5th in the league Turk Telekom, who ended a small losing streak and want to continue on the winning ways.
Date/Time: 02-16-2019, 11:00 EDT
Spread: Fenerbahce -10.5
Fenerbahce have a 15-2 record so far this season and currently sit in the first place of the league table. They have won nine of their last ten matches and in their last game they won at home against Bahcesehir in the first round of the cup with a 78-70 score, eliminating them. They were led in scoring by Jan Vesely with 13.2 ppg, adding a team high 6.6 boards per game. He is followed by Joffrey Lauvergne with 12.6 ppg and 5.9 boards, while Kostas Sloukas adds 10.9 ppg and a team high 4.3 dimes per game.
Besiktas have a 10-7 record so far this season and are currently tied with Gaziantep in the 4th place of the league table. In their last game they snapped a two-game losing streak by winning at home against Galatasaray in the first round of the cup with an 85-79 score, eliminating them. They were led in scoring by Sylven Landesberg with 20.6 ppg, adding 3.8 boards per game. He is followed by Vladimir Stimac with 13.6 ppg and a team high 9.5 boards per game, while Reggie Redding adds 8.6 ppg.
Fenerbahce have won both previous meetings against Turk Telekom earlier this season (at home by 23 points and on the road by 8). Fenerbahce are 8-0 at home so far this season, while Turk Telekom are 3-5 on the road. Fenerbahce are better both offensively, scoring 85.1 ppg to Turk Telekom’s 77.2 and defensively, allowing 70.8 ppg to Turk Telekom’s 78.1. They also have better percentages both in field goals (54.5% to 45.3%) and in 3-pointers (42.3% to 35.5%). Fenerbahce are better in dimes made (21 to 18.8), while Turk Telekom are better both in boards grabbed (29.8 to 29.1) and in turnovers committed (11.5 to 12.7). Fenerbahce are the absolute favorite and Vegas odds give them a -10.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds against an inferior Turk Telekom squad.
Turk Telekom vs Fenerbahce Prediction: Fenerbahce -10.5 (-113)
Furthermore check out my other Free Basketball Picks here:
Despite a rough start to February, Bobby Ligs has still produced +91.77% in profit for his clients at WagerTalk over the past 12 months. On Tuesday Bobby has a game circled in College Basketball and you can get this BIG BET for ONLY TWO BUCKS! #WinWithBobby
Looking for more betting tips and handicapping theory?
???? Never miss an episode by the WagerTalk team by subscribing on:
Have an Amazon Alexa and want to listen to the latest WagerTalk TV videos from tonight? Ask Alexa ! Say “Alexa, enable Spreaker” and to start listening simply say “WagerTalk” when asked what you want to listen to!
Or you can say: “Alexa, ask AnyPod to play WagerTalk Podcast.” To subscribe to WagerTalk Podcast say: “Alexa, ask AnyPod to subscribe to WagerTalk Podcast.”
Have a Google Home and want to listen to the latest WagerTalk Podcast when it comes out this week? Say “Hey Google, play the WagerTalk Podcast!”
Latest Betting Odds and Public Action
Some of the top Vegas and offshore sportsbooks odds are updated in real time and we also provide who the public is on.
Last Minute Handicapping Advice
Check out our extensive library of handicapping tips and advice from professional Vegas handicappers (we also recommend taking the time to look over our handicapping video library)
Want an expert opinion?
Check out the daily offering of Best Bets from the WagerTalk Handicapping Team (we also suggest checking out the Pick Your Team Program). Also, remember, you can save up to 60% on daily packages with WagerBuxx Plans
WagerTalk Text Club is FREE and includes FREE PICKS and Exclusive Discounts. Just text WAGERTALK to 33222 and get a $10.00 coupon just for signing up!
And make sure to bookmark all the above!