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Here is the prediction thread for Portland.
The following link will open the Prediction Summary Table for this game.
This post has been edited 4 times, most recently by sleepydog 16 months ago
UK 86 Portland 71
I watched some of the Portland-UNLV game last night and Portland gave UNLV all they could handle but lost by 8. UNLV had 1 of their starters out but Portland has some very good 3 pt shooters but are kind of a small team. They run the pick and roll really well and I hope KY is prepared for that.
Professor could you readjust my prediction to what I have on my post now please. UK---92 Portland---61. Thanks
I have added a couple of new features to the cumulative scoring system.
If you look at the 3 tables below, you will find the one that I have always presented, a ranking based on the average finish, e.g. 1, 2, 3, ... , max number of game players. That table is sorted on # of games played, and average game finish.
The second table is sorted on number of games as well but instead of using the average finish, it uses the average game score. This may provide a better indication of the consistency of prediction accuracy than the average finish table because the number of players in a game can vary over such a wide range over the course of a season.
The third table is like the second, except all players who have participated in 1/2 or more of the games are treated in the same sort group.
I did start using these variations during the last 1/2 of this football season. I will include all three versions for the game prediction thread web pages for the rest of the basketball season.
Finally, I will have a separate cumulative scoring for SEC and Post season games only.
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UK - 88
PU - 62
UK scored its 35 points in a total of 39 possessions for the half, and PORTLAND scored its 20 points on a total of 38 possessions. Kentucky WON the boards, with a rebounding edge 22-20, but Portland controlled the offensive glass, 5-4. Kentucky converted its offensive rounding advantage into a 4-1 advantage in second chance points. PORTLAND had an offensive efficiency of 0.526 ppp on its 38 first chance possessions and 0.200 ppp for its 5 second chance possession. UK had 0.795 ppp on its 39 first chance possessions and 1.000 ppp on its 4 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a low 21.1% of its misses as offensive rebounds while PORTLAND was able to convert 21.7% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this half, after making 9-14 (64.3%) overall. PORTLAND finished 2-4 [50.0%] for the half. Field goal shooting for UK was 12-27 overall [44.4%] and 2-7 from long range [28.6%]. For PORTLAND, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a weak 6-26 [23.1%] and from long range, PORTLAND hit 2-5 [40.0%].
The Cats committed 8 turnovers, one for every 4.9 possessions. The Cats forced 10 PORTLAND turnovers, one for every 3.8 possessions.
Use the following link to open the final standings for this game.
During the second half, it will show the standings based on a projected final score, and it will show the results after the game.
UK scored its 74 points in 74 possessions [1.00 ppp] for the game, and PORTLAND scored its 46 points on 73 possessions [0.63 ppp].
Kentucky won the boards, with a rebounding edge 44-39, but Portland won the offensive glass with a 11-10 offensive rebounding advantage. PORTLAND converted its 11 second chance possessions into 4 second chance points while Kentucky converted their 10 second chance possessions to score 11 second chance points. PORTLAND had an offensive efficiency of 0.575 ppp on its 73 first chance possessions and 0.364 ppp for its 11 second chance possessions. UK had 0.851ppp on its 74 first chance possessions and 1.100 ppp on its10 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed 26.3% of its misses as offensive rebounds while PORTLAND was able to convert 24.4% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this game, making 12-22 [54.5%]. PORTLAND made 10-16 [62.5%] for the game. Field goal shooting for UK was 29-59 overall [49.2%] and 4-13 from long range [30.8%]. For PORTLAND, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a strong 12-45 [26.7%] and from long range, PORTLAND hit 4-13 [30.8%].
The Cats who committed 14 turnovers, one for every 5.3 possessions. The Cats forced 18 PORTLAND turnovers, one for every 4.1 possessions.
Prior to the game, the NGE analysis predicted a 26 point UK win, 81-55 at a pace of 70 possessions for UK and 69 possessions for Portland. The final score was 74 (81) to 46 (55) at a pace of 74 possessions for the Cats and 73 possessions for PORTLAND. The UK offensive efficiency for the game was 1.000 ppp (1.157 ppp) and the UK defensive efficiency was 0.630 ppp (0.797 ppp).
Next Game On Schedule: Saturday afternoon against Lipscomb at Rupp Arena
The standings have been updated through 9 games using all 3 of the methods. To view them, use the link below.
Those are the wrong tables.
No they are not the wrong tables.
Still showing decimal points for the actual vs. Projected for me when I click the link. Says it was last updated on the 8th at 11:27 am.
This post was edited by BG631 16 months ago
Link goes to early projections, not standings.
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