LA Lakers at New Orleans : Box Score Simulation

Wednesday Mar 14, 2012 8:00 pm - New Orleans, LA
Odds: Los Angeles by 4, Total Points: 180.5

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 LAL NOH
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Shooting LAL NOH
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 82.5 86.0
Field Goal % 44.0% 47.7%
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2 Pointers Attempted 57.6 62.4
2 Point Shooting % 48.7% 52.5%
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3 Pointers Attempted 24.9 23.5
3 Point Shooting % 33.3% 35.1%
Free Throws Made Subscribe to view
Free Throws Attempted 26.0 23.1
Free Throw % 78.5% 77.6%
Ball Control LAL NOH
Rebounds 46.9 49.7
Rebounds - Defensive 37.1 39.3
Rebounds - Offensive 9.7 10.4
Turnovers 11.9 10.8
Blocked Shots 4.0 4.4
Steals 6.2 6.7
Fouls 18.0 18.1

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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 LAL NOH
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% of Possessions with LAL NOH
2 Point Attempt 51.7% 55.8%
3 Point Attempt 22.4% 21.1%
Player Fouled 18.1% 18.1%
Turnover 11.9% 10.8%
Opponent Steal 6.7% 6.2%
Odds Per Shot Taken LAL NOH
Shot Blocked 5.2% 4.9%
Offensive Rebound 19.8% 21.9%