6 Tamir Blatt (JER)
12/03/2019
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Who will qualify for the Quarter-Finals? What you need to know before Wednesday's games

MIES (Switzerland) - The Play-Offs are on! After an exciting Regular Season, 16 teams now face each other home and away, to qualify for the Quarter-Finals. Let's have a look at some key facts before Wednesday's games, for the Round of 16 return leg.

Banvit (TUR) v Brose Bamberg (GER), 1st leg: 79-81

  • Banvit have progressed to the next round in each of the two previous instances they faced a German team in the BCL Play-Offs.
  • Banvit have won six of their last seven home games. All these wins have seen a margin greater than six points.
  • Brose Bamberg have lost their last two away games in BCL, by a margin of 14 points or more.
  • Banvit (24.9) have scored more 2-pointers per game than any other team in BCL this season.
  • Brose Bamberg have scored 20.1 free-throws per game in the BCL 2018/19, more than any other team.
  • Banvit's Jordan Morgan has scored on average 17 points per game at home while scoring 12.3 points per game away from home in BCL this season. He is Banvit's best point-scorer in BCL in 2019 with 93 points.
  • Brose Bamberg's Elias Harris scored 19 points in the first leg, his best tally in a BCL game. However, he has never managed to reach double-digit in points in consecutive games in the competition.



AEK (GRE) v PAOK (GRE), 1st leg: 84-75

  • Only one team in the BCL Play-Offs history has managed to progress to the next stage after losing at home the 1st leg of a tie by 9+ points, it was AEK against CEZ Nymburk last season in the Round of 16 (88-98 then a win 93-82 in the return leg).
  • AEK have won 13 of their last 14 BCL games. They have won all their last six home games in the competition.
  • No team has won more games in BCL Play-Offs history than AEK (8).
  • PAOK have lost five of their last eight away games. However, four of their last five wins away from home have seen a double-digit margin.
  • PAOK have scored 44.9% of their attempted 3-pointers, the most among all the teams in BCL this season.
  • AEK are unbeaten in their last 10 games with Dusan Sakota starting on the bench (9 wins, 1 draw). Dusan Sakota has reached double-digit in points in these 10 games.
  • PAOK's Phil Goss has scored on average 10 points per game in his last nine BCL games after having scored 16 points per game in his nine previous.



Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem (ISR) v Neptunas Klaipeda (LTU), 1st leg: 86-74

  • No team has qualified for the next stage after having lost the 1st leg of a tie by more than 10 points in BCL Play-Offs history (8 previous instances).
  • Hapoel Jerusalem have won their last seven BCL games. However, their two only losses in the competition have seen a margin of 12+ points.
  • Neptunas Klaipeda have won their last two away games in BCL but have never won three in a row in the competition.
  • Hapoel Jerusalem have scored on average 90.1 points per game in BCL this season, more than any other team. They have also the best averages in rebounds (42.2) and assists (22.5).
  • Neptunas Klaipeda (24.1) have suffered on average more fouls per game than any other team in the BCL 2018/19.
  • Jerusalem's Da'Sean Butler has scored on average 13.8 points per game in his last five BCL games after scoring 3.5 points per game in his six previous.
  • Neptunas' Tomas Delininkaitis has scored 15+ points in his last two BCL games after scoring less than 10 points in his five previous games.



Iberostar Tenerife (ESP) v Promitheas Patras (GRE), 1st leg: 57-69

  • No team has qualified for the next stage after having lost the 1st leg of a tie by more than 10 points in BCL Play-Offs history (8 previous instances).
  • The Spanish teams have lost five of their last six games in BCL played against Greek teams.
  • Iberostar Tenerife have lost heir last BCL game but have not lost consecutive games since Gamedays 4 & 5 in 2016/17.
  • Promitheas Patras have lost their last two away games in BCL after having won four of their first five.
  • Iberostar Tenerife have conceded less fouls per game (17.6) than any other team in BCL this season.
  • Iberostar Tenerife have won the last 10 BCL games with Ferran Bassas in the starting 5 but have lost three of the last four games with Ferran Bassas starting on the bench.
  • Promitheas' Tony Meier has scored 53% of his 3-pointers attempted in BCL this season, best % for a forward with 30+ attempts from behind the arc.



Segafredo Virtus Bologna (ITA) v Le Mans (FRA), 1st leg: 74-74

  • In the three previous instances of a draw during the first leg of a tie in BCL Play-Offs, the home team of the 2nd leg has always managed to qualify for the next round.
  • Segafredo Virtus Bologna have only lost one of their seven home games in BCL.
  • Le Mans have lost only one of their last seven games in BCL (5 wins, 1 draw). They have lost seven of their last nine away games in the competition.
  • Segafredo Virtus Bologna have made more blocks per game (3.6) than any other team in BCL this season.
  • Only one team involved in these Play-Offs has made less fouls per game in the BCL 2018/19 than Le Mans (18.1).
  • Bologna's Kevin Punter has scored less than 10 points in his last two games in BCL. It happened only twice for him in his first 33 games.
  • Kendrick Ray has scored on average 23 points per game in his three games in the Round of 16 of BCL.



UCAM Murcia (ESP) v Telenet Giants Antwerp (BEL), 1st leg: 67-75

  • Seven of the 11 teams to have lost a first leg away from home by less than 10 points have managed to qualify for the next round in BCL Play-Offs history.
  • UCAM Murcia have won their last eight home games in BCL, with a margin of 10+ points in their last two.
  • Telenet Giants Antwerp have lost five of their last six away games in BCL, including the last three.
  • UCAM Murcia have allowed their opponents to make on average 13.1 assists per game this season in BCL, less than any other team.
  • Telenet Giants Antwerp have only scored 66.7% of their free-throw in BCL this season, less than any other team.
  • Murcia's Askia Booker has scored on average 16.7 points per game in his last three BCL games after scoring on average only 8.3 points in his first 11 games.
  • No player has made more steals in BCL in 2019 than Telenet Giant Antwerp's Paris Lee (13).