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By Marc Lawrence — Some of Pro Football Focus’ well-known advanced stats used to measure quarterback success include adjusted completion percentage, passer rating under pressure, passer rating when kept clean and time to throw. They also chart quarterback success on deep passes thrown 20-plus yards through the air and play-action drop backs. Simply put, adjusted completion percentage takes box-score completion percentage to the next level. Kansas City Chiefs phenom QB Patrick Mahomes had his fair share of success heaving the ball deep, as well. He led the same group of deep throws in deep passing yards (1,514) and yards per attempt on deep passes (16.5) during the regular season, completing 44-of-92 deep shots in the process. For more on adjusted completion percentage box scores click here.

Hoops History Book

Detroit: 6-0 $ home off BB SUATS losses vs. Cavaliers … Miami: 2-8 SUATS as a favorite vs. Magic … OKC: 1-5 $ as a favorite vs. Mavs … Chicago: 4-0-1 $ home vs. Spurs … NC State: 1-3 $ as a favorite vs. Tar Heels … Iowa: 1-4 $ as a favorite with revenge vs. Badgers … Oklahoma St: 8-1 $ home off SUATS win vs. Jayhawks.

Grinding Out The Profits

From the Day-to-Day Trends in this week’s Playbook Hoops Newsletter: Cleveland is 6-0 OVER vs. the Pistons, 5-1 OVER away on Mondays and 5-1 OVER in double one-day rest games. Detroit is 9-1 OVER at home vs. sub .400 opponents and 4-0 OVER in in double one-day rest games. Over… and out.
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