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Shandong vs. Shenzhen Prediction and Preview for 4/2/2022

Shandong takes on Shenzhen on 4/2/2022 at 3:00AM.

Strap in because we have a Chinese CBA game preview and predictions in this article. Shandong will face Shenzhen It is time to get rolling with our preview! Shandong has a record of 19-19 this season. Shenzhen is 26-12 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Shandong Team Preview





You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 114.8, but relatively speaking it is still a slightly above-average offense. 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 .575, which is considered to be slightly above average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .534, which considered to be slightly above average. Compared to the rest of the league, there is a sense of neutrality about ball movement. Turnovers are an issue for them. A 10.2% steals rate yielded is a bit higher than average.They rebounded 31.1% of their missed shots. This is an above average offensive rebounding team.

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 109.4, 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 .564 which is considered to be slightly below average. They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of their opponents. They rebounded 73.8% of opponent missed shots. This is an above average defensive rebounding team.

Their ability to create live ball turnovers is above average. Their Blocks Rate is 6.8%, which is considered to be slightly above average.

Shenzhen Team Preview





You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 114.1, 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 .580, which is considered to be slightly above average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .548, which considered to be slightly above average. They tend to score a bit more off the dribble than most. 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 have an offensive rebounding rate of 24.8% this season. They are a below average rebounding team.

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 112.4, 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 .564 which is considered to be slightly below average. They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of their opponents. They rebounded 71.8% of opponent missed shots. This is an above average defensive rebounding team.

Nothing will blow you away about their ability to force live ball turnovers. Their Blocks Rate is 7.3%, which is considered to be slightly above average.

The Shandong Roster

The Players to Watch for Shandong

ShiYan Gao 6-1 165 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 104.8. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 110.2.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 44.7%, he is among the worst scorers when given the opportunity. He is very inefficient.He is a shooter of extreme inefficiency when isolating his shooting figures from the rest of his 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 an average distributor in this offense. He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.

Troy Gillenwater 6-8 234 F

He is a candidate for the All-Star Game this season. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 108.3. He has a strong Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 125.1.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 56.7%, 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. 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. He is a strong Free Throw shooter, not the guy you want to foul late in games when down.

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.

Lester Hudson 6-3 190 G

He is a candidate for the All-Star Game this season. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 106.0. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 119.9.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 54.9%, 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. There is nothing special regarding his shot selection on the perimeter. Opponents should be looking to run him off the three point arc. 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 sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone.

Chen Peidong 6-7 187 C

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 113.2. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 118.8.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 60.3%, 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 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 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.

HanLin Tao 6-10 253 PF

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 108.5. He has a strong Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 128.7.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 61.8%, 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. He is a strong Free Throw shooter, not the guy you want to foul late in games when down.

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.





The Shenzhen Roster

The Players to Watch for Shenzhen

Askia Booker 6-1 170 SG

He is a positive impactful starter who makes an impact for this team. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 114.9. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 119.7.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 55.3%, 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 an above average three point shooter who must be respected. 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.

Quan Gu 6-7 198 SF

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 113.9. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 117.2.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 59.1%, 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. He is an above average three point shooter who must be respected. 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 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.

Xining He 6-5 – F

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 112.8. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 108.9.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 52.9%, 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. 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 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.

Zijie Shen 6-9 209 PF

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 103.1. He has a strong Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 131.5.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 65.3%, 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. He is a strong Free Throw shooter, not the guy you want to foul late in games when down.

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.

Shandong vs. Shenzhen Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Shandong 87 Shenzhen 92

Spread Pick: Shandong +5.5 -120 BetAnySports This is the public line, it gets better with the Reduced Juice Package.
Under Pick: Under 214.5 -120 BetAnySports This is the public line, it gets better with the Reduced Juice Package.