In Game 6 of the Italian Basketball League (Lega Basket Serie A) Finals, the fifth-seeded Aquila Basket Trento (18-12), who are with their backs against the wall and will try to force a game 7 in Milan, are hosting the second-seeded EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (22-8), who won an extremely close game 5 at home and took a commanding 3-2 lead in the series. Italian Lega A Finals Olimpia Milano vs Trento Game 6 Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 06-15-2018, 14:45 EDT
Spread: Trento -0.5
Trento finished the regular season with an 18-12 record. The team placed fifth in the league standings. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped by losing against Milano on the road in game 4 with a 91-90 score. They are led in scoring by von Shields with 14.4 ppg. Shields adds 3.8 boards per game. He is followed by Dominique Sutton with 13.1 ppg and a team-best 7.1 boards per game, while Joao Gomes adds 9.7 ppg and 5 boards per game.
Milano finished the regular season with a 22-8 record. Milano closed the campaign at the top of the league table. In their last game they snapped a two-game losing streak by winning against Trento at home in game 4 with a 91-90 score. They are led in scoring by Andrew Goudelock with 15.4 ppg. While Vladimir Micov adds 11.7 ppg and 3.5 boards per game. Arturas Gudaitis follows with 10.7 ppg and a team high 7 boards per game, while Curtis Jerrels adds 9.8 ppg.
Milano lead Trento 6-2 wins so far this season, having a perfect 4-0 at home. Trento have a 17-4 home record this season and are undefeated in the postseason, while Milano are 13-7 on the road. Milano are better offensively, scoring 82.7 ppg to Trento’s 80.4 and they also have the best defense in the league, allowing 75.1 ppg to Trento’s 77.2. They also have better percentages both in field goals, shooting with 47.1% to Trento’s 45.7% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 35.8% to Trento’s 33.5%.
Team Milano are also better in rebounding, grabbing 33.7 to Trento’s 33.1 and in assists made, with 14.3 to Trento’s second-worse of 13.2, while Trento are better in turnovers committed (12.1 to 12.6). Trento have won all five home games in the playoffs, including two against Milano in the finals. Vegas odds give them a -0.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the home victory.
Olimpia Milano vs Trento Game 6 Prediction: Trento -0.5 (-111)
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Italian Lega A Finals Olimpia Milano vs Trento Game 6 Spread and Prediction