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Anadolu Efes basketball player running to score during EuroLeague match

The EuroLeague is the top-tier basketball league in the whole of Europe. With a wide selection of top teams and great players, it is always a fascinating competition to place bets on. The Basketball EuroLeague betting with BetGold is always worthwhile, due to their great odds on all the most popular basketball betting markets.

EuroLeague Background

The competition was re-introduced in the year 2000, where it replaced the FIBA Euroleague which had been introduced by the Fédération Internationale de Basketball way back in 1958. It is in fact one of the most popular indoor sports leagues in the entire world, with an average attendance of 8,780 for the 2017/18 campaign. 

EuroLeague Basketball Competition Format

Made up of 18 different sides from all over Europe, it is a competitive and intriguing competition, with many sides beginning the season with aspirations of lifting the trophy. This makes it compelling viewing for online betters, as they try to get the best odds on who they believe will be victorious. In fact since its inception 61 years ago, 21 different sides have claimed the top prize.

Each side plays 30 games, meaning there are 540 individual matches to bet on. At the end of the regular season the top eight sides advance into the playoffs. Slowly the teams are whittled down to the final two, who face off in one championship deciding match. This is always a tense and thrilling watch, with both basketball fans and online betters excited to investigate the odds, and to find out who will be victorious.

Most Successful Basketball Teams Of The EuroLeague

Historically, the most successful side in the  Euroleague have been the Spanish side Real Madrid. More known for their exploits and successes on the football pitch, Mardid also have a world-class basketball team. They have 10 league championships, with their most recent coming in the 2017/18 campaign. Like their footballing namesakes, they always have a strong side, so are certainly worth betting on.

Another side who has tasted success over recent years are the Russian team CSKA Moscow. Again, they share the name with a football side, and are similarly successful. They have eight Euroleague titles in total, and are also the current champions, defeating the Turkish team Anadolu Efes in the 2018/19 playoff decider. Online betters will be keen to follow the Russian side when the Euroleague is permitted to start, to see if they can successfully defend their title.

Other Top EuroLeague Squads To Follow

Other key teams to watch out for are Maccabi Tel Aviv from Israel, Panathinaikos from Greece and Pallacanestro Varese from Italy. There is a really great mix of teams from all over the continent, each believing they can go on a great run and lift the Euroleague trophy. It’s down to BetGold customers to find the best odds and bet smart.

Best Sites For EuroLeague Betting Tips

With so many great teams and players, online bettors are spoiled for choice when they use BetGold. Euroleague betting can be particularly fascinating, as BetGold is one of the best sites for EuroLeague betting tips.

Find more in depth details for all the popular markets to choose from. And it doesn’t stop there, as we also offer betting bonuses on all the top basketball leagues from all over the world.

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