|TEAM STATS||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|W / OT129-120|
|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.
|8||Johnson, Tyler||SG||6-4||190||05/07/1992||5||Fresno State|
|6||Jordan, DeAndre||C||6-11||265||07/21/1988||11||Texas A&M|
|00||Kurucs, Rodions||SF||6-9||228||02/05/1998||1||No College|
|9||Luwawu-Cabarrot, Timothe||SG||6-7||210||05/09/1995||3||No College|
|13||Musa, Dzanan||SG||6-9||217||05/08/1999||1||No College|
|17||Temple, Garrett||SG||6-5||195||05/08/1986||9||Louisiana State|