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La Union de Formosa vs. Boca Juniors 3/31/2022 Preview, Prediction, Picks

La Union de Formosa takes on Boca Juniors on 3/31/2022 at 07:30 PM.

Strap in because we have a Argentinian Liga A game preview and predictions in this article. La Union de Formosa will face Boca Juniors It is time to get rolling with our preview! La Union de Formosa has a record of 11-20 this season. Boca Juniors is 17-13 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

La Union de Formosa Team Preview





Their offensive efficiency is 102.2, which makes them a below average offense and that means there is room for improvement, but will they actually improve? Now that we know what the overall offense looks like, it is time to understand why this offense is the way it is.

Their True Shooting Percentage is .551, which is considered to be below average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .520, which considered to be below average. Compared to the rest of the league, there is a sense of neutrality about ball movement. Turnovers are an issue for them. A 10.3% steals rate yielded is a bit higher than average.They have an abysmal offensive rebounding rate of 19.4% this season. Offensive rebounding is not their thing, it should be important. They are socially distancing on the offensive glass!

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 108.8, but relatively speaking it is still a rather average defense. 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 .547 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 69.8% of opponent missed shots. They are a slightly above average defensive rebounding team.

Sometimes defenses are very focused on forcing bad shots and getting the defensive rebound. Is there anything to support this? It may be just possible that this is a passive defense. Their Blocks Rate is 5.0% which is considered to be below average.

Boca Juniors Team Preview





Their offensive efficiency is 106.9, which makes them a below average offense and that means there is room for improvement, but will they actually improve? Now that we know what the overall offense looks like, it is time to understand why this offense is the way it is.

Their True Shooting Percentage is .554, which is considered to be below average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .522, which considered to be slightly above average. They tend to score a bit more off the dribble than most. Turnovers are an issue for them. A 10.0% steals rate yielded is a bit higher than average.They have an offensive rebounding rate of 24.0% this season. They are a below average rebounding team.

Their defensive efficiency is 101.3, which means they have an above average defense relative to other teams in the league. Now that we know what the overall defense looks like, it is time to understand why this defense is the way it is.

They yield a True Shooting Percentage of .528 which is considered to be above average (in a good way). They are doing a great job forcing bad shots from opposing offenses. Bad shots should result in defensive rebounds and run outs. They rebounded 72.6% of opponent missed shots. This is an above average defensive rebounding team.

This is not a team that excels at forcing live ball turnovers. Either the personnel or strategy is not there. Their Blocks Rate is 9.3% and they are quite good at altering shots and spooking opponents looking to score at the rim .

The La Union de Formosa Roster

The Players to Watch for La Union de Formosa

Arn Lucas 6-6 205 SF

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 103.0. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 111.6.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 48.1%, 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. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. He is a below average three point shooter. He draws fouls and takes quite a bit of Free Throws. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He is a below-average distributor, but this may have a lot to do with offensive role.He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.

Patricio Tabarez 6-5 – 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 96.9. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 108.5.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 49.1%, 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 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 an average distributor in this offense. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone.





The Boca Juniors Roster

The Players to Watch for Boca Juniors

Adrian Boccia 6-5 198 SG

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 100.3. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 106.7.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 53.7%, 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. 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. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He is a below-average distributor, but this may have a lot to do with offensive role.He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.

Carlos Manuel Buendia 5-10 – PG

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 104.2. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 117.2.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 55.9%, 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. Three point shooting is an important part of his game. He is an above average three point shooter who must be respected. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He is a below-average distributor, but this may have a lot to do with offensive role.He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.

Kevin Hernandez 6-8 220 C

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 93.6. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 114.6.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 57.7%, 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. 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. 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 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.

Carlos Schattmann 6-3 190 SG

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 104.0. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 109.7.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 51.4%, 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. He is an above average three point shooter who must be respected. 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 a below-average distributor, but this may have a lot to do with offensive role.He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.

La Union de Formosa vs. Boca Juniors Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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