National tragedy, shock, dark day of Lithuanian Basketball – call it as you want. But Lithuania is out of semifinal because of poor coaching and stupid decisions from experienced players. Lithuania is shocked but life goes on and we should continue…No picks for today because line are very strong.
Lithuania – Slovenia
It is hard to say what we can expect from Lithuania today after shocking loss to Macedonia yesterday. Kemzura once again proved that he is bad coach, and his decisions about taking Songaila and Jasikevicius to this team were wrong. Both killed Lithuania yesterday.
When line opened Slovenia +8 was looking good for stake. Now line is more or less fair but last thing I would like to do is to back Lithuania. Yes, they need to win but… Slovenia wants to be in London and they are more ready to give all their energy.
France – Greece
France should take easy victory here but psychology mabe a key factor here. If Greece will find their game on offensive end everything can happen here. As for to the total looks like a clear under but 136 points line is too low for a bet because both teams can be brilliant on offensive end and even in low paced game reach 140+ points.
Russia – Serbia
No doubts Serbia has better and more talented roster than Russia. But on the court Russia knows what they are doing and Serbia this year does not look so impressive and confident like last year. I would back any of these teams with hc +4.5 because I am pretty sure that 1.90-1.90 is right here.
As for the total I think that starting line at 143 points was more fair than the current one which is set at 140 points. But 2.5-3 points line is too low to qualify for a bet.