Butler at Ball State

  Saturday Dec 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm - Muncie, IN | Odds: Ball St. by 3, Total Points: 122.5 | Team Pages: BUTL | BALL

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 BUTL BALL
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Shooting BUTL BALL
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 51.0 50.6
Field Goal % 50.9% 40.1%
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2 Pointers Attempted 38.0 29.6
2 Point Shooting % 55.1% 47.6%
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3 Pointers Attempted 13.0 21.0
3 Point Shooting % 38.7% 29.7%
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Free Throws Attempted 25.0 14.8
Free Throw % 67.1% 68.9%

Ball Control BUTL BALL
Rebounds 34.9 27.7
Rebounds - Defensive 25.8 20.8
Rebounds - Offensive 9.1 6.9
Turnovers 9.0 13.3
Blocked Shots 3.2 2.4
Steals 6.9 3.6
Fouls 14.7 18.0

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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 BUTL BALL
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% of Possessions with BUTL BALL
2 Point Attempt 49.8% 39.8%
3 Point Attempt 17.1% 28.2%
Player Fouled 27.2% 22.2%
Turnover 13.6% 20.1%
Opponent Steal 5.5% 10.4%

Odds Per Shot Taken BUTL BALL
Shot Blocked 4.8% 6.4%
Offensive Rebound 30.4% 21.0%