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Akita Northern Happinets vs. Kawasaki Brave Thunders Predictions and Preview for 4/11/2021

Akita Northern Happinets takes on Kawasaki Brave Thunders on 4/11/2021 at 7:05AM.

Akita Northern Happinets and Kawasaki Brave Thunders face off in a league game. Akita Northern Happinets has a record of 25-23 this season. Kawasaki Brave Thunders is 35-15 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Akita Northern Happinets Team Preview

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Their offensive efficiency is 105.0, which makes them a below average offense and that means there is room for improvement, but will they actually improve? This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just an offensive efficiency rating.

Their True Shooting Percentage is .517, which is terrible. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .482, which is terrible. They like to use ball movmement to set up shot attempts from all over. They are doing an above average job of preventing live ball turnovers (steals). An opponent steals rate of 9.6% is not something to brag about, but it is far better to not have it be a problem.They successfully retrieved 28.0% of their missed shots. They are a slightly above average rebounding team.

Their defensive efficiency is 103.1, which means they have an above average defense relative to other teams in the league. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just a defensive efficiency rating.

They yield a True Shooting Percentage of .541 which is considered to be above average (in a good way). This is a decent defensive team that is able to force some bad shots. They have an abysmal defensive rebounding rate of 59.9% this season. Defensive rebounding is a massive problem. Far too many second chance opportunities.

Their ability to create live ball turnovers is above average. Their Blocks Rate is 10.8%, which means that they are among the best at altering shots.

Javier Carter 6-8 225 F

He is a general rotation player on this team. Nothing too special thus far. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 99.3. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 109.8.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .498%, he is a below-average when given the opportunity. He exhibits below-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. There is nothing special regarding his shot selection on the perimeter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He is a bit more of a jump shot oriented player so he does not get fouled as much. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone.

Kadeem Coleby 6-9 251 FC

He is a positive impactful starter who makes an impact for this team. He is one of the leaders in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 96.6. He has a strong Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 131.1.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .646%, he is a strong scorer when given the opportunity. He is very efficient as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. Shooting three point shots is either a rarity or it never happens, he gets his work done in the paint. He either does not take three point shots or he does not make them either. Opponents are probably quite aware. Getting to the Free Throw Line is an important part of his game. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He is an average distributor in this offense. He will be looking to cut down on his turnovers, better decision-making and more alertness on the offensive end should help.

Alex Davis 6-9 210 F

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He is one of the leaders in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 93.5. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 108.2.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .562%, he is an above-average scorer when given the opportunity. He exhibits above-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. He is a below average three point shooter. Getting to the Free Throw Line is an important part of his game. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He will be looking to cut down on his turnovers, better decision-making and more alertness on the offensive end should help.

Kawasaki Brave Thunders Team Preview

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You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 114.7, but relatively speaking it is still a slightly above-average offense. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just an offensive efficiency rating.

Their True Shooting Percentage is .573, which is considered to be slightly above average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .536, which considered to be slightly above average. Ball movement is important when it comes to scoring inside and outside the perimeter. They are doing an above average job of preventing live ball turnovers (steals). An opponent steals rate of 8.6% is not something to brag about, but it is far better to not have it be a problem.They have an offensive rebounding rate of 24.6% this season. They are a below average rebounding team.

Their defensive efficiency is 105.2, which means they have an above average defense relative to other teams in the league. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just a defensive efficiency rating.

They yield a True Shooting Percentage of .540 which is considered to be above average (in a good way). This is a decent defensive team that is able to force some bad shots. They successfully retrieved 68.0% of opponent missed shots. They are a slightly above average defensive rebounding team.

Nothing will blow you away about their ability to force live ball turnovers. Their Blocks Rate is 7.0%, which is considered to be slightly above average.

Pablo Aguilar 6-8 235 PF

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He is one of the leaders in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 96.8. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 118.1.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .572%, he is an above-average scorer when given the opportunity. He exhibits above-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. He is a below average three point shooter. He is a bit more of a jump shot oriented player so he does not get fouled as much. Fouling him is probably better than letting him get two points on a drive or post-up. The Free Throw Line is an adventure for him and everyone is there to watch.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He will be looking to cut down on his turnovers, better decision-making and more alertness on the offensive end should help.

Nick Fazekas 6-11 240 F

He is a positive impactful starter who makes an impact for this team. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 101.4. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 121.4.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .582%, he is an above-average scorer when given the opportunity. He exhibits above-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He is one of the strongest distributors out there. He will be looking to cut down on his turnovers, better decision-making and more alertness on the offensive end should help.

Yuma Fujii 5-10 163 G

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 105.2. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 121.4.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .525%, he is a below-average when given the opportunity. He exhibits above-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. There is nothing special regarding his shot selection on the perimeter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He is either a ballhog, does not play enough minutes or he is not supposed to be distributing the ball. The ball is in safe hands with him and there is a general level of comfort in his stewardship.

Jordan Heath 6-10 240 F

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He is one of the leaders in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 96.8. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 118.1.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .595%, he is an above-average scorer when given the opportunity. He exhibits above-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. There is nothing special regarding his shot selection on the perimeter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. Fouling him is probably better than letting him get two points on a drive or post-up. The Free Throw Line is an adventure for him and everyone is there to watch.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He will be looking to cut down on his turnovers, better decision-making and more alertness on the offensive end should help.

Naoto Tsuji 6-1 185 G

He is a general rotation player on this team. Nothing too special thus far. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 109.0. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 112.1.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of .516%, he is a below-average when given the opportunity. He exhibits below-average efficiency as a shooter when isolating his shooting metrics from the rest of his offensive metrics. Three point shooting is an important part of his game. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He is a bit more of a jump shot oriented player so he does not get fouled as much. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He is either a ballhog, does not play enough minutes or he is not supposed to be distributing the ball. The ball is in safe hands with him and there is a general level of comfort in his stewardship.

Akita Northern Happinets vs. Kawasaki Brave Thunders Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Akita Northern Happinets 74 Kawasaki Brave Thunders 79

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