Dallas at Phoenix : Box Score Simulation

Monday Jan 30, 2012 9:00 pm - Phoenix, AZ
Odds: Dallas by 5, Total Points: 184.5

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 DAL PHX
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Shooting DAL PHX
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 88.0 83.6
Field Goal % 44.7% 44.8%
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2 Pointers Attempted 56.6 57.2
2 Point Shooting % 49.0% 50.4%
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3 Pointers Attempted 31.4 26.4
3 Point Shooting % 37.0% 32.7%
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Free Throws Attempted 21.8 26.1
Free Throw % 77.1% 75.2%
Ball Control DAL PHX
Rebounds 48.0 52.7
Rebounds - Defensive 38.7 41.7
Rebounds - Offensive 9.4 10.9
Turnovers 10.9 13.7
Blocked Shots 4.1 4.1
Steals 7.1 6.5
Fouls 19.2 19.7

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Expected Effect: +0.2 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 DAL PHX
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% of Possessions with DAL PHX
2 Point Attempt 50.1% 50.0%
3 Point Attempt 27.8% 23.0%
Player Fouled 19.3% 18.8%
Turnover 10.6% 13.4%
Opponent Steal 6.3% 7.0%
Odds Per Shot Taken DAL PHX
Shot Blocked 5.0% 4.8%
Offensive Rebound 18.3% 22.0%