Gilboa Galil vs. Maccabi Ashdod - 7/5/20 Israel Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Maccabi Ashdod vs. Gilboa Galil
Israel Basketball: Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 1:10 pm
The Line: Gilboa Galil -7.5 -- Over/Under: 170.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
Maccabi Ashdod and Gilboa Galil meet Sunday afternoon in Israel Super League basketball action.
Maccabi Ashdod look for a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. Maccabi Ashdod is averaging 78.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 89.6 points on 54.3 percent shooting. Paul Stoll is averaging 15.9 points and eight assists while LaDontae Henton is averaging 15.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. Elijah Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and For Goldenberg is grabbing one rebound. Maccabi Ashdod is shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 64.4 percent from the free throw line. Maccabi Ashdod is allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game.
Gilboa Galil look for another victory to build on their three-game winning streak. Gilboa Galil is averaging 86.1 points on 51.7 percent shooting and allowing 89.9 points on 51.5 percent shooting. Justin Tillman is averaging 19.8 points and 0.6 assists while Jarmar Gulley is averaging 18.8 points and six rebounds. Michael Young is the third double-digit scorer and Edgar Sosa is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. Gilboa Galil is shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. Gilboa Galil is allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game.
Gilboa Galil has won four of the last five meetings against Maccabi Ashdod, which includes a 12-point victory in the last meeting back in March.
Gilboa Galil has looked sharp in its last three games and has been solid defensively, allowing an average of 82 points during this three-game winning streak. Maccabi Ashdod has lost four straight games and has had issues finding offensive consistency during that stretch, but it's last two losses were decided by single digits and an average of 5.5 points. Despite the losing stretch, Maccabi Ashdod has been rather competitive and seems to be getting better as the reps increase. Past meetings between these clubs have also been tight, which includes an overtime game back in October.
I'll take a shot with Maccabi Ashdod and the free buckets.