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Panathinaikos vs Fenerbahce: Prediction and Betting Tips
Panathinaikos in a tough fixture after two defeats
Greece’s most successful team Panathinaikos have many records of their name. As a matter of fact, they hold the record for the most Greek league titles with 39. Also, the Greens are the only team to win nine consecutive greek titles. In addition, Panathinaikos won the Euroleague six times.
However, on the European scene, there is a ten-year drought of continental titles. Their last title was in 2010/11 and reached the final four just once since then in 2012. Moreover, it wasn’t the best of starts to the new season as they lost to Monaco 75-63. That was the lowest score they had this season and the second defeat of this campaign.
Panathinaikos Key Stats
- In their first match of the Euroleague, Panathinaikos shot just 38.6% from the field
- Panathinaikos made just 20% of their three-point shots (4-20)
- The average points scored by the Greens this season in all competitions is 75
Fenerbahce undefeated form may get them all points
Fenerbahce are the first Turkish team to win the Euroleague in the 2016/17 season. In addition, the Yellow Blues won the Turkish league nine times.and the cup seven times. Consequently, making them one of the most successful Turkish teams. They also reached the final four of the Euroleague on five occasions.
Currently, coach Aleksander Dordevic’s team started their season with three wins. During their first Euroleague match, the Yellow-Blues narrowly beat Red Star 61-57. In fact, it was a very weak shooting game by the Turkish side scoring just five three-pointers in the whole match. Moreover, just one player Dyshawn Pierre scored in double digits with 13 points.
Fenerbahce Key Stats
- The average points scored by Fenerbahce in their three matches is 69
- Fenerbahce made 50% of their two-point shots in their match against Red Star
- The Yellow-Blues lost their last two trips to Panathinaikos
Panathinaikos vs Fenerbahce Prediction
Despite playing away and losing their last two games in Athens, Fenerbahce are the favorites to win. In fact, the bookies are offering odds of 1.59 at Vbet for an away win. With a home win for Panathinaikos having odds of 2.42.
Is it worth taking the risk and betting for a home win? Looking at the Greeks’ form it looks unlikely as they lost their last two matches with ten and more margins. However, the Greek vs Turkish games always have great intensity and the Greek fans will certainly put pressure on the visitors.
In conclusion, we are going to back a high-scoring game. Notably, their last three h2h meetings saw over 150 points. Hence we will back over 152.5 total points in this match.
Panathinaikos vs Fenerbahce Betting Tips
Over 152.5 points 1.74 at Vbet
Fenerbahce to win first quarter 1.75 at Vbet
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