Brooklyn
Nets
Stadium Barclays Center
42-40 Overall | EASTERN 6th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Atlantic Division112.2112.3
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  10/23
vs
Minnesota
7:30pm
Fri  10/25
vs
New York
7:30pm
Sun  10/27
@
Memphis
6:00pm
Wed  10/30
vs
Indiana
7:30pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
--- Adel, Deng SF6-720002/01/19971Louisville
31 Allen, Jarrett C6-1123704/21/19982Texas
--- Chandler, Wilson SF6-922505/10/198712DePaul
--- Claxton, Nicolas PF6-1122004/17/19990Georgia
8 Dinwiddie, Spencer PG6-621004/06/19935Colorado
--- Durant, Kevin SF6-924009/29/198812Texas
--- Ellenson, Henry PF6-1124501/13/19973Marquette
--- Hands, Jaylen PG6-317502/12/19990UCLA
12 Harris, Joe SF6-621809/06/19915Virginia
--- Irving, Kyrie PG6-319303/23/19928Duke
--- Jordan, DeAndre C6-1126507/21/198811Texas A&M
00 Kurucs, Rodions SF6-921002/05/19981No College
22 LeVert, Caris SG6-720408/25/19943Michigan
30 Musa, Dzanan SG6-920805/08/19991No College
--- Nwaba, David SG6-421901/14/19933Santa Monica Coll. CA (J.C.);
10 Pinson, Theo SG6-621811/05/19951North Carolina
--- Temple, Garrett SG6-619505/08/19869Louisiana State
--- Waller-Prince, Taurean SF6-822003/22/19943Baylor