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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
The regular season went worse than expected. They won 37 games vs an expected win total of 38.9. They came up short on the road. They were OK at home. Their 53.7% home win percentage was as expected (52.7%). They won 36.6% on the road which was much worse than expected (42.1%). Our projected record for next season is similar. They are averaging 37 wins per sim and are projected to finish tenth in the West. There is a sizable gap between them and the #9 ranked Kings who are projected for 39 wins.
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 55.4% (#18 in League). They average 111.8 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 113.4. On the road they average 112.5 (112.4 expected), and at home 111 ppg (114.4 expected).
DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 55.2 true FG% (#11 in League). They allow 113.5 pts per game vs an expected value of 114.3. They are allowing 115.8 (115 expected) on the road, and at home 111.2 ppg (113.6 expected).
REBOUNDING (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 0.3 per game (#16 in league). However, the team has recently outrebounded opponents by 5.4.
TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -1.7 per game (#28 in league).
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Lakers in all of their games would be down -87 units. Against the spread, they have lost -1560 units risking 110 to win 100 (35-46 ATS). They are down against the spread at home and on the road.
|17||Bonga, Isaac||PG||6-8||180||11/08/1999||0||No College|
|35||Bullock, Reggie||SG||6-7||205||03/16/1991||5||North Carolina|
|4||Caruso, Alex||SG||6-5||186||02/28/1994||1||Texas A&M|
|5||Chandler, Tyson||C||7-1||240||10/02/1982||17||No College|
|23||James, LeBron||SF||6-8||250||12/30/1984||15||No College|
|10||Jones, Jemerrio||F||6-5||174||04/09/1995||0||New Mexico State|
|19||Williams, Johnathan||PF||6-9||228||05/22/1995||0||Missouri; Gonzaga|