Real Madrid vs Khimki Moscow
Competition : Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Date : 2 November 2017
Time : 21:00 CET
Real Madrid have been in stunning form so far in the season, as after their loss to Gran Canaria in the Spanish Super Cup, they have won each of their next 10 matches in all competitions. In their previous match for the Euroleague match they destroyed Zalgiris Kaunas by 66:87 on the road, as the home team failed to be competitive in that match. Real Madrid are now sitting at the top of the Euroleague in a tie with Olympiacos Piraeus, as they are the only two teams to have won all 4 matches so far. Moreover, Real Madrid are also sitting at the top of the Spanish ACB, as they are the only team to have won all 6 matches so far.
Khimki Moscow suffered a really tough defeat on the road in their previous match in the Euroleague, where they fell by 92:75 against Olympiacos Piraeus. The only players to have shined in that match were Shved (23p, 3r, 5as, 1st), Robinson (19p, 11a) and Anderson (13p, 5r), in a match where Khimki Moscow really struggled with their shots (39.3% FGs). That was their first loss in the Euroleague so far, as they are now sitting at the 5th spot of the league table. Moreover, Khimki Moscow have won each of their first 4 matches in the VTB League, where they are sitting at the top.
Previous 5 games:
San Pablo Burgos vs Real Madrid 95:100
Zalgiris Kaunas vs Real Madrid 66:87
Real Madrid vs Armani Milano 100:90
Real Madrid vs Unicaja Malaga 99:85
Real Madrid vs CSKA Moscow 82:69
Khimki Moscow vs Astana 72:71
Olympiacos Piraeus vs Khimki Moscow 92:75
Khimki Moscow vs Crvena Zvezda 85:78
Khimki Moscow vs Zalgiris Kaunas
Parma Perm vs Khimki Moscow 69:106
Real Madrid vs Khimki Moscow: Head to Head Stats
There has been total balance in matches between the two teams over the years, with each team having won 4 matches. However, Real Madrid have been dominant as hosts (W3 L1). Real Madrid were excellent last season against Khimki Moscow, as they won both matches, by 82:93 on the road, before a 83:70 win in this venue.
Real Madrid vs Khimki Moscow: Prediction
Real Madrid are coming off a dominant performance in the Euroleague, and they are really much better than Khimki Moscow overall. Even though Khimki Moscow have lost just this one Euroleague match, they have found resistance even from the unlikeliest of opponents.
Real Madrid vs Khimki Moscow: Betting Tips
The home handicap of -7.5 points is really do-able by Real Madrid here (@1.65), as they have covered it in 4 of their 5 home wins so far in all competitions.
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