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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
They were projected to regress next year with D'Angelo Russell and win 38 games. With Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan they are looking at 44+ wins and when Kevin Durant comes back next season they are at 50+ wins and an elite team in the East. There are 4 teams who have 50/1, 2% odds to win the championship. Their 0.8% chance is #13 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the East 3.5% of the time and are not a good value at 12/1, 7.7%. The Nets are averaging 44.7 wins per sim which makes them a decent bet to win over 43.5 games. At -310 the Nets are a good value to make the playoffs with a 93.4% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 12/1, 7.7%. They win the division in 5.1% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the East.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
Their 42-40 record last season was way ahead of what was expected of them. Their game-by-game odds gave them a projected record of 36.4-45.6. They were very good against the spread going 45-37 for (+430 profit). They went over 41 times and came in under 41 times. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Minnesota Timberwolves. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 55.4% (#18 in League). Despite the weak shooting %, they still average more points per game (112.2) than expected (110.6). On the road they average 110.7 (109.1 expected), and at home 113.8 ppg (112 expected).
DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 55 true FG% (#8 in League). They allow 112.3 pts per game vs an expected value of 112.4. They are allowing 113.3 (113.5 expected) on the road, and at home 111.3 ppg (111.2 expected).
REBOUNDING (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 0.5 per game (#16 in league).
TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -1.1 per game (#22 in league).
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Kyrie Irving who is projected to be the #7 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|---||Jordan, DeAndre||C||6-11||265||07/21/1988||11||Texas A&M|
|00||Kurucs, Rodions||SF||6-9||210||02/05/1998||1||No College|
|30||Musa, Dzanan||SG||6-9||208||05/08/1999||1||No College|
|---||Nwaba, David||SG||6-4||219||01/14/1993||3||Santa Monica Coll. CA (J.C.);|
|10||Pinson, Theo||SG||6-6||218||11/05/1995||1||North Carolina|
|---||Temple, Garrett||SG||6-6||195||05/08/1986||9||Louisiana State|