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Alba Berlin vs Lyon-Villeurbanne: Prediction and Betting Tips

19:00, Oct 08 2021
Alba Berlin vs Lyon-Villeurbanne prediction for Friday’s Euroleague round two showdown at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin. After losing their first match of season 2021/22 Alba Berlin host Lyon-Villeurbanne who won in round one of this season’s Euroleague. You can follow our free preview prediction and betting tips on this page.

Alba Berlin looking for a first win

Alba Berlin have a large number of domestic titles under their belt. In fact, ten German League titles, ten German Cups make Alba the most successful German Basketball team. 

As for the European competitions, Alba played in one Euroleague and four EuroCup competitions in the last five seasons. Also, they won the Fiba Korac Cup in 1994-95.

In their first match of this season’s Euroleague campaign, coach Gonzalez’s team lost to Barcelona 96-64. That was the biggest margin of points in the first-round matches as Gonzalez needs to work hard with his team.

Alba Berlin Key Points

  • In their first match, Alba made 36.2% of their field goals
  • Alba made 8-27 three-point shots
  • The German team grabbed 23 total rebounds to their opponent’s 35

Lyon Villeurbanne to keep their form for their trip to Berlin

20 French league titles, ten French cups, and two Super Cups make Lyon-Villeurbanne(Asvel) the most successful team in France. They also reached the semi-finals once and final four in 1997.

Lyon were off to a winning start in both the French League and the Euroleague. After finishing 14th last season, Lyon would like to have a better finish in the Euroleague. 

Certainly, coach T.J. Parker will be delighted with his team’s first match performance. In fact, the French beat Zalgiris Kaunas by 12 points and looked sharp with their shooting. 

Lyon-Villeurbanne Key Points

  • Against Zalgiris, Lyon made 60% of their shots from the two-point range
  • A great defensive performance by Lyon saw them steal the ball ten times
  • From the arc of three points, Lyon made 11-23

Alba Berlin vs Lyon-Villeurbanne Prediction 

The bookies are favoring Alba to win this match slightly with odds of 1.83 while Lyon’s win has odds of 2.02. This may be due to the fact that Alba won the last three h2h meetings.

As for the total points market, Vbet is offering 1.67 for a total score of over 157. However, the margin between the total score of over and under is just five points. (157-162)

Ultimately, we think Lyon-Villeurbanne played a very good game against Zalgiris. But looking at their record against Alba, it makes this game very unpredictable. Hence we think the safest bet is to play for over 157 points since three of their last four matches ended with over 157 points.

Alba Berlin vs Lyon-Villeurbanne Betting Tips

Over 157.5 Points 1.72 at Vbet

Under 41.5 1st quarter points 1.60 at Vbet

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