Utah at Minnesota : Box Score Simulation

Wednesday Feb 22, 2012 8:00 pm - Minneapolis, MN
Odds: Minnesota by 5.5, Total Points: 198

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 UTA MIN
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Shooting UTA MIN
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Field Goals Attempted 81.4 81.2
Field Goal % 46.0% 47.8%
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2 Pointers Attempted 50.4 60.5
2 Point Shooting % 51.8% 51.4%
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3 Pointers Attempted 31.0 20.7
3 Point Shooting % 36.6% 37.2%
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Free Throws Attempted 17.5 23.9
Free Throw % 80.8% 79.3%
Ball Control UTA MIN
Rebounds 44.2 46.1
Rebounds - Defensive 34.6 35.9
Rebounds - Offensive 9.6 10.2
Turnovers 14.9 12.3
Blocked Shots 4.5 3.7
Steals 7.0 8.5
Fouls 19.0 15.9

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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 UTA MIN
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% of Possessions with UTA MIN
2 Point Attempt 46.5% 55.3%
3 Point Attempt 28.6% 19.0%
Player Fouled 16.3% 19.6%
Turnover 15.3% 12.7%
Opponent Steal 8.8% 7.2%
Odds Per Shot Taken UTA MIN
Shot Blocked 4.7% 5.6%
Offensive Rebound 21.0% 22.8%