Where do Westgate’s over-under lines for the 2017-18 NBA season, released Tuesday afternoon, differ most from projections using ESPN’s real plus-minus (RPM)? For the most part, RPM and Westgate are on the same page, with the lines for 22 of the 30 teams coming in within three games of RPM’s projected win totals — now adjusted from the version posted earlier this month to reflect the schedule release and subsequent roster changes. A full third of the teams in the league (10) have lines within one game of their projection. Still, as usual, there are some disagreements between our statistical projections and Westgate’s take on conventional wisdom. Let’s take a look at the biggest ones. Boston Celtics Line: 56.5 wins RPM projection: 44.8 wins Difference: 11.7 wins Even before last week’s trade for Kyrie Irving, the Celtics would have…

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