Vegas Over/Under: 28.5
Fromal’s Record Projection: 28-54 The Bet: Avoid but lean under
The Brooklyn Nets could be surprisingly competent using a healthy Jeremy Lin, an improved D’Angelo Russell and new wings appearing in the forms of Allen Crabbe and DeMarre Carroll.
Should everybody jell immediately, they could even surprise the basketball-watching planet and break beyond the 30-win barrier, which is why you should avoid this bet in any way costs.
Wagering on groups with upside is inherently problematic because youth is frequently so unpredictable.
The Nets aren’t deep. Jarrett Allen characters to play a prominent part. Isaiah Whitehead and Caris LeVert is going to be thrust back into larger missions if either member of the starting backcourt goes down. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has responsibility.
But upside persists.
The most likely result remains allowing the kids learn while being thrown into the fire and floundering away. That just means an explosion from one or two players isn’t from the question, and adding marginal victories is an easier task for bottom-feeders than true contenders.
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