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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
There are 3 teams who have 100/1, 1% odds to win the championship. They do not have any real chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the West either at 50/1, 2%. They are projected to win 38 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 45.5. Their playoff chances stand at 12.8% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the West.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
After 66 games, their expected win percentage is 48% based on the money line odds. At 29-37 they are short of expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (711 units). They are not good against the spread (27-38-1) for a -1480 loss. Their over-under record is 36-29-1. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Memphis Grizzlies. 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 (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 56.6% (#15 in League). The team has improved to 60.1% in their last 7 games. They average 114.6 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 112. On the road they average 111.1 (111 expected), and at home 118.2 ppg (112.9 expected).
DEFENSE (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56 true FG% (#15 in League). They allow 110.5 pts per game vs an expected value of 109.7. They are allowing 111.1 (111.3 expected) on the road, and at home 109.8 ppg (108.1 expected).
REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 2 per game (#23 in league). However, the team has recently outrebounded opponents by 0.1.
TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.5 per game (#19 in league).
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Damian Lillard who is projected to be the #10 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.
|44||Hezonja, Mario||SF||6-8||220||02/25/1995||4||No College|
|6||Hoard, Jaylen||SF||6-9||210||03/03/1999||0||Wake Forest|
|5||Hood, Rodney||SF||6-8||208||10/20/1992||5||Mississippi State; Duke|
|0||Lillard, Damian||PG||6-2||195||07/15/1990||7||Weber State|
|9||Little, Nassir||SF||6-5||220||02/11/2000||0||North Carolina|
|27||Nurkic, Jusuf||C||7-0||290||08/23/1994||5||No College|
|1||Simons, Anfernee||SG||6-3||181||06/08/1999||1||No College|
|2||Trent Jr., Gary||SG||6-5||209||01/18/1999||1||Duke|