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Zhejiang Chouzhou vs. Shandong Prediction, Picks, and Preview for 1/15/2022

Zhejiang Chouzhou takes on Shandong on 1/15/2022 at 10:00 PM.

Strap in because we have a Chinese CBA game preview and predictions in this article. Zhejiang Chouzhou will face Shandong It is time to get rolling with our preview! Zhejiang Chouzhou has a record of 17-4 this season. Shandong is 11-10 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

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Getting excited about an offensive efficiency of 118.7 is going a bit overboard with an above-average offense. And nothing more than that. 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 .567, which is considered to be slightly above average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .514, 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 9.7% is not something to brag about, but it is far better to not have it be a problem.They rebounded 32.2% of their missed shots. This is an above average offensive rebounding team.

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 109.6, 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 .570 which is considered to be slightly below average. This is a decent defensive team that is able to force some bad shots. They rebounded 72.4% 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 7.1%, which is considered to be slightly above average.

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You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 114.8, 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 .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. 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 .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.

The Zhejiang Chouzhou Roster

The Players to Watch for Zhejiang Chouzhou

Nick Rakocevic 6-11 200 PF

He is a candidate for the All-Star Game this season. He sports a above-average in Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 99.4. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 122.1.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 52.7%, 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. Shooting three point shots is either a rarity or it never happens, he gets his work done in the paint. 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 one of the strongest distributors out there. Turnovers have a been a bit of a bugaboo for him this season.

Qian Wu 6-3 190 G

He is an important offensive option on this team this season. He has a below-average Defensive Efficiency with an Defensive Rating of 113.5. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 117.9.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 48.8%, 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. 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.

Xuhang Zhu 6-9 209 PF

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 108.6. He has an above-average Offensive Efficiency with an Offensive Rating of 115.3.

With an Effective Field Goal rate of 52.0%, 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. 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 an average distributor in this offense. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone.





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. 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. 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 is very efficient 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. Getting to the Free Throw Line is an important part of his game. 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.

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. 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.

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. 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 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. He draws fouls and takes quite a bit of Free Throws. 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.

Zhejiang Chouzhou vs. Shandong Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Zhejiang Chouzhou 98 Shandong 83

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