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The draw for FIBA EuroBasket 2011 Qualifying Round games in the men’s and women’s competitions is over, and the reactions are pouring in. The men’s half will consist of three groups of five teams each. Group A has Finland, Israel, Italy, Latvia and Montenegro; Group B is Bosnia & Herzegovina, Great Britain, Hungary, FYR Macedonia […]
Don’t know about y’all, but this punter is still reeling from Monday’s slate of upsets in the Eurobasket Additional Qualifying Round and Relegation Round games. Seriously, who had Finland over France? Anybody? Who knew Team Ukraine could win on the road, not to mention finally play up to their potential? And after all but penciling […]
Four more games in EuroBasket land tip off tonight with two games each in the Additional Qualifying Round and Relegation Round to be played. By now, the punter should have accumulated enough short-term data to bet tonight’s games with a little wisdom and confidence. Hopefully. Below run some sample odds on tonight’s games posted by […]
Another Thursday night, another round in the EuroBasket additional qualifiers and relegation games. And more lines and odds from Ball in Europe sponsors BetonBet.com and SportingBet.com. Tidbits, samples and information follows for a slate of excellent games this evening. In the Addition Qualifying Round tonight, it’ll be Ukraine vs. Hungary and Czech Republic vs. Estonia […]
Four more games’ worth of EuroBasket 2009 preliminary action go off this evening, with two matches in the Additional Qualifying Round and two Relegation Round to be played. Euroleague/BallinEurope sponsor SportingBet.com naturally has the lines, and Ball in Europe just as naturally has some informational tidbits and opinions.
Games two in both the EuroBasket Additional Qualifying Round and the EuroBasket Relegation Round tip off tonight; and though the bookmakers (in this case, our sponsors BetonBet.com and SportingBet.com) reckon on a lot of decisive wins, Ball in Europe senses an upset or two on the horizon…
In last night’s EuroBasket 2009 additional qualifying round games, favorites Italy and Portugal fell victim to upsets to immediately throw a handy spanner in the AQR works. It was Bosnia & Herzegovina 62, Portugal 56 in the Group A game (told ya Portugal was ripe for an upset – call it The Curse of Cape […]
The FIBA U18 European Championship Men has entered the quarterfinal round, with Euroleague/Ball in Europe sponsor SportingBet.com releasing a number of odds and lines on today’s games; the following are the odds and the match handicap (or the good old-fashioned pointspread as they call it in America).
The elimination tournament stage of the FIBA U20 European Championship Men tips off today with a full slate of six games. Though a few of these games seem a bit imbalanced thanks to some surprises (Turkey, Montenegro, Italy … we’re looking at you) advancing, most feature an intriguing subplot or two. And there’s an excellent […]
Intrepid sports reporter David Hein, he of FIBAEurope.com and heinnews.com, continues his you-are-there coverage of the FIBA U20 European Championship Men with some notes on the proceedings to date. And as for the weather in Rhodes, well, it’s hot. Damn hot.
With game threes in the book, the qualifying round of the FIBA U20 European Championship Men heads into the home stretch. Yesterday’s games had hometown Greece overcoming Russia in a real nail-biter, 73-71; Spain held off a frenzied Italian comeback to win 62-60; Croatia overcame Montenegro, 76-70; and Turkey destroyed Ukraine by a frankly unbelievable […]