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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
The regular season went better than expected. They won 48 games vs an expected win total of 45.5. Their strength was at home. They went 19-22 on the road and were expected to win 19.2. They won 29 at home and were expected to win 26.3. Our projected record for next season is similar. They are averaging 48 wins per sim and are projected to finish fifth in the East. They have a nice projected cushion over the #6 ranked Magic who are projected for 43 wins.
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 55.8% (#14 in League). The team shooting has declined to 51.6% in their last 7 games. They average 108 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 108.1. On the road they average 107.3 (106.5 expected), and at home 108.7 ppg (109.8 expected).
DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 54.9 true FG% (#8 in League). They allow 104.7 pts per game vs an expected value of 106.4. They are allowing 108.3 (107.7 expected) on the road, and at home 101 ppg (105.2 expected).
REBOUNDING (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 1 per game (#21 in league).
TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.7 per game (#5 in league).
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Pacers in all of their games would have earned a +414 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the spread, they have lost -510 units risking 110 to win 100 (40-41 ATS). The Pacers have lost ATS on the road, but at home they have turned a profit.
|44||Bogdanovic, Bojan||SF||6-8||216||04/18/1989||4||No College|
|24||Johnson, Alize||PF||6-9||212||04/22/1996||0||Missouri State|
|10||O'Quinn, Kyle||C||6-10||250||03/26/1990||6||Norfolk State|
|32||Reed, Davon||SG||6-5||208||06/11/1995||1||Miami (Fla.)|
|5||Sumner, Edmond||PG||6-6||176||12/31/1995||1||Xavier (Ohio)|
|21||Young, Thaddeus||SF||6-8||221||06/21/1988||11||Georgia Tech|