In Game 3 of the only Italian Basketball League (Lega Basket Serie A) quarterfinal that both teams are tied 1-1 wins after the first couple of games, the fifth-seeded Aquila Basket Trento (18-12) are hosting the fourth-seeded Sidigas Avellino (20-10), with both teams looking for a second win that will give them a commanding 2-1 lead in the series. The game takes place at the PalaTrento Arena in Trento on Thursday, May 17th 2018. Italian Lega A Avellino vs Trento Game 3 Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 05-17-2018, 14:45 EDT
Spread: Trento -3
Trento had an 18-12 record in the regular season and finished in the 5th place of the league. They have lost two of their last three matches and in their last game they lost on the road against Avellino in game 2 with an 80-59 score. They are led in scoring by Dominique Sutton with 13.5 ppg, adding a team high 7.8 boards per game. He is followed by Shavon Shields with 12.6 ppg, adding 3.6 boards and 2.5 dimes per game, while Chane Behanan adds 12.3 ppg and 5.4 boards.
Avellino had a 20-10 record in the regular season and were tied with Brescia in the 3rd place of the league table but ended up 4th by losing the tie-breaker. They have won three of their last four matches and in their last game they won at home in game 2 against Trento with an 80-59 score. Avellino are led in scoring by Jason Rich with 18.8 ppg. Rich adds 2.9 dimes per game. He is followed by Patrick Auda with 13 ppg, while Dez Wells adds 11.9 ppg and Kyrylo Fesenko 10.4 ppg and 6.5 boards per game.
Avellino lead Trento 3-1 wins so far this season, having won the only Trento game with an 83-94 score. Trento are 11-4 at home, while Avellino are 8-7 on the road. Avellino have a better offense with 82.8 ppg to Trento’s 80, while both teams are almost equal defensively, allowing 76.6 and 76.9 ppg.
Club Avellino lead the league both in field goal percentage, shooting with 50.5% to Trento’s 45.3% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 39.9% to Trento’s 33.9%. Avellino also grab more rebounds (34.4 to 33.8) and dish more assists (19 to 13.2), while Trento commit fewer turnovers (12.5 to 14.7). This is the most exciting quarterfinal so far and Vegas odds give Trento a -3 in today’s game, but don’t expect them to beat the odds as Avellino have the momentum after a 31-point game 2 win.
Avellino vs Trento Game 3 Prediction: Avellino +3 (-108)
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Italian Lega A Avellino vs Trento Game 3 Spread and Prediction