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Cleveland at Boston: Box Score Simulation

Friday Dec 27, 2019 4:00 pm - Boston, MA
Odds: Boston by 14, Total Points: 215.5

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 CLE BOS
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Shooting CLE BOS
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 88.7 89.8
Field Goal % 43.1% 51.5%
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2 Pointers Attempted 56.1 56.8
2 Point Shooting % 49.9% 60.1%
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3 Pointers Attempted 32.6 33.0
3 Point Shooting % 31.4% 36.8%
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Free Throws Attempted 20.9 19.6
Free Throw % 75.4% 80.9%
Ball Control CLE BOS
Rebounds 47.5 50.4
Rebounds - Defensive 34.7 39.7
Rebounds - Offensive 12.8 10.7
Turnovers 14.3 11.4
Blocked Shots 3.4 7.1
Steals 5.8 8.8
Fouls 16.6 18.1

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Expected Effect: +0.4 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 CLE BOS
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% of Possessions with CLE BOS
2 Point Attempt 47.7% 49.7%
3 Point Attempt 27.7% 28.9%
Player Fouled 17.7% 16.3%
Turnover 14.0% 11.2%
Opponent Steal 8.6% 5.7%
Odds Per Shot Taken CLE BOS
Shot Blocked 8.0% 3.9%
Offensive Rebound 24.4% 23.6%