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2019-2020 NBA schedule released

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What will our win total be?

30-35
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36-40
0
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41-45
16
70%
46-50
5
22%
51+ wins
2
9%
 
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Re: 2019-2020 NBA schedule released 

Post#21 » by pepe1991 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:01 pm

November and December look really really hard.
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Re: 2019-2020 NBA schedule released 

Post#22 » by rcklsscognition » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:52 pm

January has been our achilles heel for a decade. We were the best we've ever been last season, but still had an abysmal 5-11 record for the month. I glanced over the records, since Dwight left, in January:

Wins:

2
3
2
2
4
3
5

This January we have a 6-game road trip to the West coast (plus Charlotte at the end). We also visit our division on the road during the month (Miami, Washington, Charlotte). Will be a tough month even though the competition won't be as tough as Nov/Dec.
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Re: 2019-2020 NBA schedule released 

Post#23 » by drsd » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:24 pm

rcklsscognition wrote:January has been our achilles heel for a decade.


2009/10: ZERO net wins on a 59-23 roster
2010/11: three net wins on a 52-30 roster
2011/12: ZERO net wins on a 37-29 roster
2012/13: MINUS 9 net
2013/14: MINUS 10 net
2014/15: MINUS 10 net
2015/16: MINUS 9 net
2016/17: MINUS 7 net
2017/18: MINUS 6 net
2018/19: MINUS 7 net

You are objectively correct. Even in 2010/11, the winning rate in January was 3%+ lower than the seasonal average. Management and Coaching need to look at these number !


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Re: 2019-2020 NBA schedule released 

Post#24 » by ezzzp » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:44 pm

Based on Vegas O/U lines, the Magic seem to have a pretty favorable schedule this season...ranked 22nd.

Month by Month:

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Strength of Schedule ratings for all 30 teams based on Vegas O/U lines. Suns and Thunder tied for the hardest schedule with .519 winning percentage. (Equivalent to a 42.56-win team). Bucks have the easiest with .490 winning percentage. (Equivalent to a 40.18-win team).


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Re: 2019-2020 NBA schedule released 

Post#25 » by Knightro » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:42 pm

Relatively easy schedule to start IMO.

A lot of home games and some, on paper, beatable opponents coming to town (Cleveland, New York, Memphis, Indiana, Washington) before Thanksgiving.

December and January look really tough to me. A lot of good teams and a lot more road games.

I do think the closing stretch is pretty easy too. The last 18 games or so the Magic look like, again on paper, that they could really be able to gain ground.
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Re: 2019-2020 NBA schedule released 

Post#26 » by drsd » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:45 pm

The poll averaged 44.4 wins based on the rough maths. I agree with that number. Actually quite strongly.

We fans definitely fave the VEGAS over for Orlando !!!!

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