S Methodist at Houston: Box Score Simulation

Saturday Feb 25, 2012 8:00 pm - Houston, TX
Odds: Houston by 1, Total Points: 129.5

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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 SMU HOU
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Shooting SMU HOU
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Field Goals Attempted 52.9 61.5
Field Goal % 38.7% 42.5%
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2 Pointers Attempted 28.7 37.3
2 Point Shooting % 47.8% 46.8%
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3 Pointers Attempted 24.2 24.2
3 Point Shooting % 27.9% 36.0%
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Free Throws Attempted 21.4 17.3
Free Throw % 74.8% 74.3%
Ball Control SMU HOU
Rebounds 31.5 41.4
Rebounds - Defensive 22.6 26.1
Rebounds - Offensive 8.9 15.3
Turnovers 10.9 9.4
Blocked Shots 1.6 4.6
Steals 3.9 5.1
Fouls 15.0 16.6

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Expected Effect: +0.6 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 SMU HOU
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% of Possessions with SMU HOU
2 Point Attempt 36.7% 44.7%
3 Point Attempt 30.9% 29.1%
Player Fouled 24.5% 22.3%
Turnover 16.1% 13.9%
Opponent Steal 7.6% 5.7%
Odds Per Shot Taken SMU HOU
Shot Blocked 7.6% 3.2%
Offensive Rebound 25.3% 40.3%