Date/Time: 04-26-2019, 15:00 EDT
Spread: Barcelona -4.5
In Game 4 of this Euroleague Basketball, the fifth-seeded FC Barcelona Lassa (18-12), after getting destroyed in game 3 by 34 points, are hosting one again the fourth-seeded Anadolu Efes (20-10), who took a commanding 2-1 lead in the series and need only one win in the next couple of game in order to advance to the Final Four.
Barcelona finished the regular season a 13-9 record and were placed fifth in the league. They have lost two of their last three matches and in their last game they lost at home against Anadolu Efes in game 3 with a 68-102 score. They are led in scoring by Thomas Heurtel with 10.5 ppg, adding a team high 5 assists per game. He is followed by Ante Tomic with 9.7 ppg and a team high 5.1 rebounds per game, while Adam Hanga adds 8.6 ppg and 3.9 rebounds per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersAnadolu Efes finished the regular season with a 20-10 record and were placed fourth in the league. They have won five of their last six matches and in their last game they won on the road against Barcelona in game 3 with a 102-68 score. They are led in scoring by Adrien Moerman with 12.3 ppg, adding a team high 6.4 rebounds per game. He is followed by Vasilje Micic with 12 ppg and a team high 5.5 assists per game, while Rodrigue Beaubois adds 10.6 ppg.
In their five previous meetings earlier this season Anadolu Efes lead Barcelona 3-2 wins and are 2-1 at home. Anadolu Efes have a 13-4 home record, while Barcelona are 7-10 on the road. Efes are better offensively, scoring 85.4 ppg to Barcelona’s 79, while Barcelona are better defensively, allowing 76.4 ppg to Anadolu Efes’ 80.2 ppg. Efes have better percentages both from the field (51.6% to 46.8%) and from behind the arc (40.4% to 36.6%). They are also better in turnovers committed (11.2 to 12.4) and in assists made (19.7 to 17.1), while Barcelona are better in rebounding (31.2 to 29.2). Barcelona won’t be as bad as in the previous game and expect them to bounce back and win the game today.
Anadolu Efes vs Barcelona Game 4 Prediction: Barcelona -4.5 (-109)