September 10, 2010

Updated World Basketball Forecasts

Filed under: Uncategorized — wwinston @ 3:56 pm

Here are updated  ratings

USA +23 Offense -4 Defense +27 overall

Turkey +8 offense -17 defense +25 overall

Lithuania +2 offense -7 defense +9 overall

Serbia +6 offense +3 defense +3 overall

Forecast  US 92-74 OVER Lithuania

Turkey 87-65 over Serbia

3 Comments »

  1. [...] Wayne Winston forecasts a dream USA-Turkey final with the Americans winning by 18 and the Turks 22 in the semifinal round. His ratings have Turkey 25 points better than average (eight better on offense, 17 on defense), just behind Team USA (27 better). Lithuania is +9 and Serbia +3. [...]

    Pingback by Hedo Turkoglu, Turkey to face Serbia for chance at FIBA Championship final game | Valley of the Suns — September 11, 2010 @ 3:21 am

  2. [...] • Wayne Winston, he of the slightly more objective power rankings than those of BallinEurope, likes – no loves – USA vs. Turkey in final. [...]

    Pingback by BallinEurope, the European Basketball news site » Blog Archive » Twelve takes on the FIBA World Championship final four — September 11, 2010 @ 4:27 am

  3. USA 89 – 74 winners. VERY close prediction!!

    Comment by Pat — September 11, 2010 @ 3:31 pm

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