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Phoenix at Cleveland

  Sunday Mar 25, 2012 - 3:00 pm - Cleveland, OH | Odds: Phoenix by 4, Total Points: 202 | Team Pages: PHX | CLE

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 PHX CLE
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Shooting PHX CLE
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Field Goals Attempted 85.5 82.7
Field Goal % 45.4% 45.5%
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2 Pointers Attempted 60.9 55.2
2 Point Shooting % 50.6% 49.9%
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3 Pointers Attempted 24.6 27.5
3 Point Shooting % 32.5% 36.8%
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Free Throws Attempted 19.7 25.1
Free Throw % 74.7% 74.2%

Ball Control PHX CLE
Rebounds 47.0 50.6
Rebounds - Defensive 34.8 37.0
Rebounds - Offensive 12.2 13.6
Turnovers 12.7 13.7
Blocked Shots 4.4 3.5
Steals 7.6 6.8
Fouls 18.8 16.8

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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 PHX CLE
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% of Possessions with PHX CLE
2 Point Attempt 54.5% 48.6%
3 Point Attempt 22.0% 24.3%
Player Fouled 17.2% 19.2%
Turnover 13.0% 14.0%
Opponent Steal 6.9% 7.8%

Odds Per Shot Taken PHX CLE
Shot Blocked 4.2% 5.2%
Offensive Rebound 24.8% 28.1%