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Houston at Okla City

  Friday Jan 6, 2012 - 8:00 pm - Oklahoma City, OK | Odds: Oklahoma City by 8.5, Total Points: 206.5 | Team Pages: HOU | OKC

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 HOU OKC
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Shooting HOU OKC
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Field Goals Attempted 84.3 88.7
Field Goal % 44.1% 44.5%
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2 Pointers Attempted 51.1 64.9
2 Point Shooting % 50.4% 49.2%
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3 Pointers Attempted 33.2 23.8
3 Point Shooting % 34.5% 31.7%
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Free Throws Attempted 31.1 26.9
Free Throw % 70.3% 74.7%

Ball Control HOU OKC
Rebounds 49.1 55.5
Rebounds - Defensive 36.0 38.8
Rebounds - Offensive 13.1 16.7
Turnovers 13.7 14.4
Blocked Shots 4.8 5.8
Steals 8.4 7.4
Fouls 19.4 21.9

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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 HOU OKC
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% of Possessions with HOU OKC
2 Point Attempt 43.1% 53.3%
3 Point Attempt 28.0% 19.6%
Player Fouled 21.2% 18.8%
Turnover 13.3% 14.0%
Opponent Steal 7.2% 8.1%

Odds Per Shot Taken HOU OKC
Shot Blocked 6.7% 5.8%
Offensive Rebound 25.3% 31.7%