2016-17 NBA Expert Predictions: Each team's win total; can Warriors top 73?

With the 2016-17 NBA season starting Tuesday, Oct. 25, it's time for our finely tuned, expertly-researched predictions for season win totals, which will look patently absurd in several spots no later than January.

Here's a look at our team-by-team predictions. Over/under totals provided by Westgate Las Vegas' Superbook.

Atlanta Hawks

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

43 1/2 39 41 44 39 42

Boston Celtics

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

51 1/2 53 52 50 53 50

Brooklyn Nets

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

20 1/2 17 19 19 22 18

Charlotte Hornets

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

40 1/2 43 39 43 38 38

Chicago Bulls

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

38 1/2 39 40 37 30 45

Cleveland Cavaliers

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

56 1/2 56 59 54 56 55

Dallas Mavericks

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

39 39 37 40 37 43

Denver Nuggets

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

36 1/2 37 37 36 41 33

Detroit Pistons

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

46 1/2 47 43 46 45 45

Golden State Warriors

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

66 1/2 64 65 73 74 66

Houston Rockets

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

43 42 43 45 47 45

Indiana Pacers

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

44 1/2 46 48 46 37 45

Los Angeles Clippers

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

53 1/2 51 57 55 52 54

Los Angeles Lakers

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

25 1/2 28 24 23 26 16

Memphis Grizzlies

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

43 1/2 40 49 47 43 47

Miami Heat

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

35 1/2 34 37 32 24 28

Milwaukee Bucks

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

36 1/2 33 35 35 38 37

Minnesota Timberwolves

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

41 1/2 44 43 42 43 29

New Orleans Pelicans

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

36 1/2 37 35 34 34 42

New York Knicks

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

40 1/2 34 38 38 34 43

Oklahoma City Thunder

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

45 1/2 45 44 44 43 47

Orlando Magic

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

36 1/2 37 35 29 34 35

Philadelphia 76ers

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

27 21 22 24 22 17

Phoenix Suns

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

28 1/2 28 32 24 35 27

Portland Trail Blazers

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

45 1/2 45 42 43 43 45

Sacramento Kings

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

32 1/2 33 30 33 36 33

San Antonio Spurs

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

57 59 55 55 55 59

Toronto Raptors

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

49 1/2 50 48 51 53 55

Utah Jazz

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

47 1/2 49 42 46 56 48

Washington Wizards

Vegas O/U
Bill
Reiter

Ethan
Skolnick

Matt
Moore

James
Herbert

Ananth
Pandian

WIN TOTAL

42 1/2 40 39 42 40 43
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