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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
The sum of all of their money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 40.4 wins. Their 39 actual wins was below expectation. They came up short on the road. They were OK at home. Their 61% home win percentage was as expected (59.8%). They won 34.1% on the road which was much worse than expected (38.9%).
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 55.4% (#19 in League). They average 110.7 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 111.3. On the road they average 108.3 (109.5 expected), and at home 113.1 ppg (113.1 expected).
DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 57 true FG% (#24 in League). Team defense is trending down allowing opponents to shoot 59.6% in their last 7 games. They allow 111.8 pts per game vs an expected value of 111.5. They are allowing 114.2 (113.1 expected) on the road, and at home 109.5 ppg (109.9 expected).
REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 1.9 per game (#23 in league).
TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.3 per game (#10 in league).
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Hornets in all of their games would be down -4 units. Against the spread, they have lost -610 units risking 110 to win 100 (39-41 ATS).
|7||Bacon, Dwayne||SG||6-7||221||08/30/1995||1||Florida State|
|5||Batum, Nicolas||SF||6-8||200||12/14/1988||10||No College|
|8||Biyombo, Bismack||C||6-9||255||08/28/1992||7||No College|
|0||Bridges, Miles||SF||6-7||225||03/21/1998||0||Michigan State|
|31||Chealey, Joe||PG||6-3||190||11/01/1995||0||Charleston (SC)|
|41||Hernangomez, Willy||C||6-11||240||05/27/1994||2||No College|
|55||Macura, J.P.||SG||6-5||205||06/05/1995||0||Xavier (Ohio)|
|9||Parker, Tony||PG||6-2||185||05/17/1982||17||No College|
|2||Williams, Marvin||PF||6-9||237||06/19/1986||13||North Carolina|