Real Madrid vs Zenit. Is the leader of the Euroleague within the power of the Russian club?

The denouement of one of the most interesting Euroleague draws in recent years promises to be fantastic in terms of passions. Real Madrid is approaching the decisive battles in the status of the sole leader of the standings. He demolishes one opponent after another, won even without his main basketball players. And with the leaders in the ranks, the dominance of the “creamy” becomes only more tangible.

Zenit from St. Petersburg won two matches in a row and is in excellent emotional condition. He continues to fight for a place in the top four, confidently uses misfires from his pursuers. The team hopes to get the home court advantage in the playoffs by any means.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Real Madrid vs Zenit

Real Madrid

Real Madrid is having a fantastic season, outplaying one opponent after another. The team with 19-3 statistics settled on the first position in the standings, broke away from the pursuers. In addition, the performance of the team at the home site is terrifying. There he has 12 wins in 12 matches - a perfect performance, multiplied by the support of his native stands.

Even during the coronavirus period, she did not slow down, she continued to send fights to her piggy bank. And with the return of all the leaders, the possibilities of the “creamy” ones can become limitless. They have just a great defensive line, as well as inspirational attacks. The French Guard has recently ceased to act up, so the results came pretty quickly.


Zenit have won four of their last five Euroleague matches. This allowed him to climb to fourth place in the world rankings. And the team is really playing well in the international arena, continues to fight for home court advantage in the playoffs. In the last round, she literally destroyed the Basque Country - 90:82. A successful match on the road should reawaken the lost self-confidence in basketball players. A bunch of legionnaires from the USA, who seem to take on a heavy burden and infect all partners with their example, usually hold meetings with high quality. Baron and Loyd understand each other almost perfectly. It is noteworthy that the team is one of the best participants in the Euroleague in terms of away play. Away for seven victories, there were only three defeats - an excellent indicator.

Real Madrid vs Zenit

History of the confrontation

The rivals have already faced each other five times on the basketball court - once they fought in a friendly match, and four meetings took place in the Euroleague. It is curious that all these fights invariably went to the treasury of Real Madrid, which has not yet known defeat in this confrontation. The last face-to-face collision took place at the end of October 2021. Then the rivals met each other on the floor of the Yubileiny stadium in St. Petersburg. As a result, the "creamy" turned out to be stronger than the opponent with a score of 75:68. And the Frenchman Ertel was recognized as the best basketball player of the meeting, who recorded 15 points, three rebounds and six assists.

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The hosts of the parquet in the eyes of the bookmaker look like the undisputed favorite of this rivalry. And you can bet on their potential victory with a coefficient of 1.29. But the guests are quite capable of imposing worthy resistance on the giants. A possible victory for Zenith is estimated at 3.87. The base total of the game stopped at 153 points. It is offered to bet on its penetration with a coefficient of 1.92. The reverse version is also quoted at 1.95. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Real Madrid is becoming more and more hardened, gradually overgrown with "meat". And in his native walls, his positive qualities are only more revealed. Therefore, now the team will try to take their home, they don’t particularly want to torment fans with a nervous ending. But Zenit also demonstrates very high-quality basketball. The team plays well on the road, trying to act as uncompromisingly as possible even against leaders and giants. We predict that the club from St. Petersburg will retain a head start of +7.5 points and impose a worthy resistance on the opponent.

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