Brooklyn
Nets
Stadium Barclays Center
6-9 Overall | EASTERN 10th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Atlantic Division109.0110.7
Schedule
Regular season
Fri  11/2
vs
Houston
L111-119
Sun  11/4
vs
Philadelphia
W122-97
Tue  11/6
@
Phoenix
W104-82
Fri  11/9
@
Denver
W112-110
Sat  11/10
@
Golden State
L100-116
Mon  11/12
@
Minnesota
L113-120
Wed  11/14
vs
Miami
L107-120
Fri  11/16
@
Washington
7:00pm
Sat  11/17
vs
Los Angeles
6:00pm
Tue  11/20
@
Miami
7:30pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON-TO-DATE GRADE: B-

[NOTE: Early in the season, we include last season in the analysis] At 6-8 the Nets are exceeding expectations. The combined projected win total based on per game money lines is 5.2 wins. If you consider winning as an underdog or winning by 10+ as a slight favorite, then they have 4 good wins and one bad loss. They have exceeded expectations in home games. Their 3-2 home record is +18% better than their expected win percentage. Their record over the last 3 weeks and win% (5-6, 45%) is better than their expected 36% win percentage. In simulations where the Nets played every other team (neutral court in playoffs) they won just 45.4% of the time (#20 in the league). They have moved up from #28 in the league back on 7/1.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 55.1% (#16 in League). They average 109.1 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 108.6. On the road they average 106 (107.9 expected), and at home 114.8 ppg (109.8 expected).

DEFENSE (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 55.8 true FG% (#15 in League). They allow 110.1 pts per game vs an expected value of 112.5. They are allowing 109 (112.8 expected) on the road, and at home 112 ppg (112 expected).

REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 3.2 per game (#23 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.1 per game (#17 in league). Better in their last 7 games with a turnover margin of 5.3.

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NEXT 6 GAME OUTLOOK: PARTLY CLOUDY

The Nets next 6 game forecast looks like a mix of 'clouds and sun'. They have 3 games where they are favored by >55% of the simulations, 3 more 'toss up' games, and 4 games where they are a clear underdog. The most likely scenario over the next 6 games is a record of 3-3 (32% chance). Their chances of winning 5 or more are 10.1%. Their chances of winning their next 6 are 1.3%. At #8 in the conference, they are behind the Pistons by one game. With a +1.18 advantage in projected wins over their next 6 games they have a good chance of improving their conference seed. They are in a battle with Magic in the conference. With a +0.97 advantage in projected wins over their next 6 games they have a good chance of widening the gap. The Fatigue Index factors for travel (miles, time zones crossed) and games played. Based on this index the Nets are the 3rd most fatigued team heading into the next game. Over the next few weeks, the Nets are playing 8 games, traveling 5336 miles crossing 2 time zones. They rank #10 on the Fatigue Index during this time period.

Win%, Opp, and Distance to Road Game (**Indicates Back-to-Back)

NOV 14
CLOSE GAME
51% MIA
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NOV 16
CLOSE GAME
48% @WAS
204 miles
NOV 17**
CLOSE GAME
56% LAC
204 miles
NOV 20
CLOSE GAME
38% @MIA
1091 miles
NOV 21**
CLOSE GAME
42% @DAL
1112 miles
NOV 23
CLOSE GAME
55% MIN
--
NOV 25
CLOSE GAME
47% PHI
--
NOV 28
CLOSE GAME
44% UTA
--
NOV 30
LIKELY WIN
66% MEM
--
DEC 1**
CLOSE GAME
43% @WAS
204 miles

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LONG TERM OUTLOOK: MIXED BAG

The Nets are competing to make the playoffs, but they have seen their chances go up and down this season. In our pre-season forecast they had a 1.3% chance of making the playoffs. On 6/22 they had a 0.4% chance before increasing to 43.3% on 11/7. From the start of the season to now their chances are up significantly to 36.5%. Before the start of their 2 game losing streak they were at 41%. They have a very slim chance (

Strength of Schedule Getting Much Easier

  • Remaining Opponents' Win Percentage Rest of Season: 49% #8 Easiest
  • Season-to-Date Opponents' Win Percentage: 53% #9 Toughest

Nets' Season Forecast Changes

FANTASY PROFILE

Based on rest of season projections, these are the 6 most valuable fantasy players based on their projected position rank (Guards, Forwards, Centers). Overvalued players are rated higher by the market based on ownership% and vice versa.

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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
31 Allen, Jarrett C6-1123704/21/19981Texas
9 Carroll, DeMarre SF6-821507/27/19869Vanderbilt; Missouri
33 Crabbe, Allen SG6-621204/09/19925California
17 Davis, Ed PF6-1022506/05/19898North Carolina
8 Dinwiddie, Spencer PG6-621004/06/19934Colorado
6 Dudley, Jared SF6-723707/10/198511Boston College
35 Faried, Kenneth PF6-822011/19/19897Morehead State
21 Graham, Treveon SG6-522510/28/19932Virginia Commonwealth
12 Harris, Joe SF6-621809/06/19914Virginia
24 Hollis-Jefferson, Rondae SF6-721701/03/19953Arizona
00 Kurucs, Rodions SF6-921002/05/19980No College
22 LeVert, Caris SG6-720408/25/19942Michigan
30 Musa, Dzanan SG6-920805/08/19990No College
13 Napier, Shabazz PG6-118007/14/19914Connecticut
10 Pinson, Theo SG6-621811/05/19950North Carolina
1 Russell, D'Angelo PG6-519802/23/19963Ohio State
15 Williams, Alan PF6-826501/28/19933California-Santa Barbara