LA Lakers at New Orleans

  Wednesday Mar 14, 2012 - 8:00 pm - New Orleans, LA | Odds: Los Angeles by 4, Total Points: 180.5 | Team Pages: LAL | NOH

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 LAL NOH
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Shooting LAL NOH
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 86.4 82.8
Field Goal % 44.7% 47.6%
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2 Pointers Attempted 68.9 62.8
2 Point Shooting % 47.5% 50.5%
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3 Pointers Attempted 17.5 20.0
3 Point Shooting % 33.8% 38.5%
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Free Throws Attempted 22.7 26.1
Free Throw % 74.6% 76.4%

Ball Control LAL NOH
Rebounds 46.2 50.6
Rebounds - Defensive 33.8 38.0
Rebounds - Offensive 12.5 12.6
Turnovers 9.9 11.5
Blocked Shots 5.6 5.4
Steals 5.9 5.7
Fouls 17.8 16.3

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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 LAL NOH
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% of Possessions with LAL NOH
2 Point Attempt 61.9% 56.3%
3 Point Attempt 15.7% 18.0%
Player Fouled 16.8% 18.4%
Turnover 10.2% 11.8%
Opponent Steal 5.9% 6.1%

Odds Per Shot Taken LAL NOH
Shot Blocked 6.7% 6.6%
Offensive Rebound 24.7% 27.2%