SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
Their odds to win it all are 200/1, 0.5% (#13). They have no chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the West either at 100/1, 1%. They are projected to win 33 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 39. Their playoff chances are under 1%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #12 in the West.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
After 46 games, their expected win percentage is 41% based on the money line odds. At 17-29 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (707 units). They are not good against the spread (23-22-1) for a -120 loss. Their over-under record is 26-20. Based on computer simulations they only have a 45% chance to beat the Celtics in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
|OPPONENT||SIM%||H2H WL||H2H ATS||H2H OU|
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 56.1% (#17 in League). They average 115.4 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 114.6. On the road they average 115.8 (113.9 expected), and at home 115.1 ppg (115.2 expected).
DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): This is a below average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 57.3 true FG% (#22 in League). They allow 116.8 pts per game vs an expected value of 116. They are allowing 117.5 (117.7 expected) on the road, and at home 116 ppg (114.3 expected).
REBOUNDING (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 0.4 per game (#17 in league).
TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -1.3 per game (#26 in league).
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Brandon Ingram who is projected to be the #7 Forward 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.
|PLAYER||OWN%||RANK||BETTER OPTION||BETTER THAN|
|Brandon Ingram||100||7||Jimmy Butler||Domantas Sabonis|
|Jrue Holiday||100||15||Zach LaVine||Ja Morant|
|Zion Williamson||100||15||Kevin Love||Pascal Siakam|
|Lonzo Ball||99||32||Will Barton||Terry Rozier|
|Derrick Favors||94||35||Carmelo Anthony||Davis Bertans|
|J.J. Redick||67||56||Troy Brown||Shabazz Napier|
|Josh Hart||38||77||Damion Lee||Ish Smith|
|Jaxson Hayes||31||31||Mitchell Robinson||Alex Len|
|E`Twaun Moore||3||100||Kent Bazemore||Justin Holiday|
|Nickeil Alexander-Walker||12||131||Brandon Knight||Damyean Dotson|