LA Clippers at Minnesota : Box Score Simulation

Monday Mar 5, 2012 8:00 pm - Minneapolis, MN
Odds: Minnesota by 2.5, Total Points: 196.5

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 LAC MIN
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Shooting LAC MIN
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 80.6 81.2
Field Goal % 47.0% 42.6%
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2 Pointers Attempted 57.2 66.2
2 Point Shooting % 53.1% 45.0%
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3 Pointers Attempted 23.4 15.0
3 Point Shooting % 32.0% 32.3%
Free Throws Made Subscribe to view
Free Throws Attempted 30.1 31.3
Free Throw % 67.6% 81.4%
Ball Control LAC MIN
Rebounds 47.3 50.5
Rebounds - Defensive 37.4 38.6
Rebounds - Offensive 9.9 11.9
Turnovers 12.3 13.7
Blocked Shots 5.7 2.5
Steals 5.8 6.2
Fouls 21.2 25.1

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Expected Effect: +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 LAC MIN
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% of Possessions with LAC MIN
2 Point Attempt 51.0% 57.4%
3 Point Attempt 20.8% 13.0%
Player Fouled 24.8% 21.0%
Turnover 12.2% 13.5%
Opponent Steal 6.1% 5.7%
Odds Per Shot Taken LAC MIN
Shot Blocked 3.1% 7.2%
Offensive Rebound 20.4% 24.1%