Brooklyn
Nets
Stadium Barclays Center
30-34 Overall | EASTERN 7th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Atlantic Division110.8111.4
Schedule
Regular season
Tue  3/3
@
Boston
W / OT129-120
Wed  3/4
vs
Memphis
L79-118
Fri  3/6
vs
San Antonio
W139-120
Sun  3/8
vs
Chicago
W110-107
Tue  3/10
@
Los Angeles
W104-102
Thu  3/12
@
Golden State
POSTPONED
Fri  3/13
@
Los Angeles
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
@
Sacramento
POSTPONED
Wed  3/18
vs
Washington
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
vs
Boston
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 1000/1, 0.1% (#17). Even with the juice, the Nets are a good betting value. Their 0.1% chance to win the championship (based on simulations) is #14 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the East at 500/1, 0.2%. Their sim chance is 1.3%. They are projected to win 38 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 42.5. They are basically a lock to make the playoffs even without winning their division. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 64 games, their expected win percentage is 48% based on the money line odds. At 30-34 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down 48 units. They are not good against the spread (31-33) for a -530 loss. Their under-over record is 33-31. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Golden State Warriors. 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): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 55% (#25 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): This is an elite defensive team holding opponents to 54.1 true FG% (#3 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 (STRENGTH): They significantly outrebound opponents by an average of +2.5 per game (#7 in league).

TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -2.6 per game (#28 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Spencer Dinwiddie who is projected to be the #16 Guard the rest of the season. 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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
31 Allen, Jarrett C6-1124304/21/19982Texas
21 Chandler, Wilson SF6-823505/10/198711DePaul
4 Chiozza, Chris PG5-1117611/21/19951Florida
33 Claxton, Nicolas PF6-1121504/17/19990Georgia
26 Dinwiddie, Spencer PG6-521504/06/19935Colorado
7 Durant, Kevin SF6-1024009/29/198812Texas
12 Harris, Joe SF6-622009/06/19915Virginia
11 Irving, Kyrie PG6-219503/23/19928Duke
8 Johnson, Tyler SG6-419005/07/19925Fresno State
6 Jordan, DeAndre C6-1126507/21/198811Texas A&M
00 Kurucs, Rodions SF6-922802/05/19981No College
22 LeVert, Caris SG6-620508/25/19943Michigan
9 Luwawu-Cabarrot, Timothe SG6-721005/09/19953No College
0 Martin, Jeremiah PG6-31850Memphis
13 Musa, Dzanan SG6-921705/08/19991No College
17 Temple, Garrett SG6-519505/08/19869Louisiana State
2 Waller-Prince, Taurean PF6-721803/22/19943Baylor