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Surrey Scorchers vs. Manchester Giants Prediction and Preview for 4/10/2022

Surrey Scorchers takes on Manchester Giants on 4/10/2022 at 12:00PM.

Strap in because we have a British BBL game preview and predictions in this article. Surrey Scorchers will face Manchester Giants It is time to get rolling with our preview! Surrey Scorchers has a record of 2-13 this season. Manchester Giants is 11-9 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Surrey Scorchers Team Preview





Their offensive efficiency is 104.7, 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 .521, which is considered to be below average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .484, which considered to be below 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 8.3% 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 25.0% this season. They are a below average rebounding team.

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 112.9, but relatively speaking it is still a rather average defense. 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 .567 which is considered to be slightly below average. They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of their opponents. They have an defensive rebounding rate of 65.6% this season. They are a below 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 6.0%, which is considered to be slightly above average.

Manchester Giants Team Preview





Their offensive efficiency is 105.3, 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 .527, which is considered to be below average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .499, which considered to be below 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 9.0% is not something to brag about, but it is far better to not have it be a problem.They successfully retrieved 25.6% of their missed shots. They are a slightly above average rebounding team.

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 109.0, but relatively speaking it is still a rather average defense. 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 .554 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 69.6% 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 4.9% which is considered to be below average.

The Surrey Scorchers Roster

The Players to Watch for Surrey Scorchers

Martelle McLemore 6-5 205 GF

He is considered a fringe player who may not stick around. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 112.0. He is among the worst in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 98.9.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 45.2%, 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. 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 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.

Tayo Ogedegebe 6-6 210 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 112.7. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 105.9.

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. 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.





The Manchester Giants Roster

The Players to Watch for Manchester Giants

Jamell Anderson 6-7 214 F

He is considered a fringe player who may not stick around. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 100.7. He sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 105.9.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 50.0%, 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. He is a below average three point shooter. 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 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.

David Ulph 6-7 – PF

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 109.2. He has a strong Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 125.3.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 64.9%, he is a strong 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 would be considered one of the more passive offensive players and he is almost exclusively a jump shooter. He is a generally 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.

Jordan Whelan 6-4 198 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 sports a below-average in Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 101.2.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 50.4%, 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. 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. He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.

Surrey Scorchers vs. Manchester Giants Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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