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LA Clippers at Minnesota

  Monday Mar 5, 2012 - 8:00 pm - Minneapolis, MN | Odds: Minnesota by 2.5, Total Points: 196.5 | Team Pages: LAC | MIN

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
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Field Goals Attempted 84.1 80.7
Field Goal % 51.7% 41.9%
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2 Pointers Attempted 56.3 64.7
2 Point Shooting % 58.3% 44.1%
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3 Pointers Attempted 27.8 16.0
3 Point Shooting % 38.5% 33.0%
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Free Throws Attempted 24.4 30.9
Free Throw % 69.7% 78.2%

Ball Control LAC MIN
Rebounds 49.0 46.1
Rebounds - Defensive 37.3 33.2
Rebounds - Offensive 11.7 12.9
Turnovers 11.9 13.4
Blocked Shots 5.8 2.5
Steals 7.8 6.2
Fouls 20.6 18.9

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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 LAC MIN
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% of Possessions with LAC MIN
2 Point Attempt 50.2% 56.5%
3 Point Attempt 24.8% 13.9%
Player Fouled 19.1% 20.8%
Turnover 12.0% 13.5%
Opponent Steal 6.2% 7.8%

Odds Per Shot Taken LAC MIN
Shot Blocked 3.2% 6.9%
Offensive Rebound 26.1% 25.7%