In Game 4 of the Spanish Basketball League (ACB or Liga Endesa) finals, the second-seeded Baskonia (25-9), after losing game 3 at home, are hosting the top-seeded Real Madrid (30-4), who won back-to-back games and now lead the series 2-1 wins. The game takes place at the Fernando Buesa Arena of Vitoria-Gasteiz on Tuesday, June 19th 2018. Spanish ACB Finals Real Madrid vs Baskonia Game 4 Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 06-19-2018, 15:00 EDT
Spread: Baskonia +2.5
Baskonia finished the regular season with a 25-9 record and were placed 2nd in the league. The have back-to-back losses both in the finals and in their last game they lost at home against Real Madrid in game 3 with a 78-83 score. They are led in scoring by Tornike Shengelia with 14.9 ppg. Shengelia adds 5.5 boards per game. And he is followed by Rodrigue Beaubois with 11.3 ppg. While Matt Janning adds 10.6 ppg.
Real Madrid finished the regular season with a 30-4 record and were placed on top of the league. They have won seven of their last eight matches and in their last game won on the road against Baskonia in game 3 by a 78-83 score. Madrid is led in scoring by Luka Doncic with 12.7 ppg. Doncic adds 5.6 boards and a team high 4.8 dimes per game. He is followed by Jaycee Carroll with 12.3 ppg. While Sergio Llull adds 9.6 and 3.7 dimes per game.
Real Madrid leads Baskonia 4-2 wins so far this season and are 1-1 on the road. Baskonia are 18-2 at home so far this season, while Madrid are 16-3 on the road. Real Madrid have the best offense in the league, scoring 89.7 ppg to Baskonia’s third-best of 86, while Baskonia are better defensively, allowing 78.1 ppg to Real Madrid’s 79.4.
Madrid have the best field goal percentage in the league, shooting with 50.4% to Baskonia’s second-best of 49 percent. Baskonia have a better 3-point percentage, shooting with a third-best of 38.6% to Real Madrid’s 38.2%. Madrid is more successful in rebounding (34.5 and 33.8) and in turnovers committed (11.8 to 12.2), while Baskonia are better in assists made (19.3 to 18.2). Real Madrid bounced back like champions after losing the first game at home and Vegas odds give them a -2.5 spread for today’s game. Expect them to beat the odds and return to the Spanish throne.
Real Madrid vs Baskonia Game 4 Prediction: Real Madrid -2.5 (-110)
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Spanish ACB Finals Real Madrid vs Baskonia Game 4 Spread and Prediction