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VCU at Akron: Box Score Simulation

Thursday Dec 29, 2011 7:00 pm - Akron, OH
Odds: VCU by 1.5, Total Points: 140.5

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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 VCU AKR
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Shooting VCU AKR
Field Goals Made Subscribe to view
Field Goals Attempted 57.8 55.0
Field Goal % 40.0% 34.1%
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2 Pointers Attempted 35.3 31.8
2 Point Shooting % 49.1% 38.3%
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3 Pointers Attempted 22.5 23.2
3 Point Shooting % 25.8% 28.4%
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Free Throws Attempted 19.4 16.8
Free Throw % 70.4% 72.6%
Ball Control VCU AKR
Rebounds 41.3 35.1
Rebounds - Defensive 28.9 25.5
Rebounds - Offensive 12.4 9.6
Turnovers 12.1 14.4
Blocked Shots 4.1 2.3
Steals 7.1 5.0
Fouls 17.0 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 VCU AKR
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% of Possessions with VCU AKR
2 Point Attempt 42.2% 38.9%
3 Point Attempt 26.8% 28.5%
Player Fouled 23.8% 24.1%
Turnover 17.2% 20.4%
Opponent Steal 7.2% 10.1%
Odds Per Shot Taken VCU AKR
Shot Blocked 4.3% 7.1%
Offensive Rebound 32.7% 24.9%