NBA season win totals: Lakers fall 16 wins shy

Apr 18, 2013 |
The Los Angeles Lakers didn't live up to their high expectations in the regular season, which is why the Lake Show is the biggest underachiever with the 2012-13 NBA win total props finishing 16 games below its win total line, according to

The Houston Rockets weren't expected to be in the playoffs when the props were released, but when they acquired James Harden from Oklahoma City three days before the season began, the original total of 31 was bound to go over. The Rockets' +14 differential finishes as the biggest gain in the league.

Teams went a combined 13-14-3 over/under on season win totals. The total fell between one and two games of the projected marks for seven different teams.

Three teams that overachieved:
Houston +14 (31 win total prop, 45 wins), Golden State +12 (35, 47), New York +8 (46, 54)

Three teams that underachieved:
LA Lakers -16 (61, 45), Philadelphia -15 (49, 34), Boston -10 (51, 41)

Three pushes:
Utah 43, Charlotte 21, Oklahoma City 60

Total earnings if a $100 bettor went 27-0-3: $2,352.07

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