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Philadelphia at Boston

  Saturday May 12, 2012 - 8:00 pm - Boston, MA | Odds: Boston by 5.5, Total Points: 171 | Team Pages: PHI | BOS

NOTE: This model has not been backtested for historical accuracy (which is why we do not include it on other prediction pages throughout the site). We publish it in large part to give an idea of stylistic trends that can be expected (fast/slow, one team dominating the boards and the other shooting a lot of threes, etc). To see our best prediction for the winner and final score of the game, please see the matchup overview page.

Box Score Projection

Scoring PHI BOS
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Shooting PHI BOS
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 82.7 87.2
Field Goal % 41.8% 43.5%
2 Pointers Made Subscribe to view
2 Pointers Attempted 56.3 62.0
2 Point Shooting % 47.0% 48.0%
3 Pointers Made Subscribe to view
3 Pointers Attempted 26.4 25.2
3 Point Shooting % 30.7% 32.4%
Free Throws Made Subscribe to view
Free Throws Attempted 24.7 23.4
Free Throw % 67.7% 75.4%

Ball Control PHI BOS
Rebounds 51.6 52.8
Rebounds - Defensive 37.9 38.8
Rebounds - Offensive 13.7 14.0
Turnovers 16.5 14.0
Blocked Shots 6.0 4.1
Steals 7.8 8.6
Fouls 18.5 18.7

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Expected Effect: Less than 0.1 points
Our simulation model uses tempo-free statistics to project a detailed box score for this game. This analysis also indicates which team (if any) is expected to gain a relative advantage based on the specific matchup of paces and playing styles.

NOTE: Our simulation model assumes a neutral court setting.

Tempo-Free Projection

Possession Stats PHI BOS
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% of Possessions with PHI BOS
2 Point Attempt 48.4% 52.8%
3 Point Attempt 22.7% 21.5%
Player Fouled 18.5% 18.3%
Turnover 16.3% 13.9%
Opponent Steal 8.6% 7.7%

Odds Per Shot Taken PHI BOS
Shot Blocked 4.8% 7.3%
Offensive Rebound 26.1% 27.0%