I'm not offering it up as a way to predict single games.. and the above very much isn't analytics. Scatter chart/correlation if stats. Now if I was to use the correlations of historic data to build a predictive model, that's analytics.
You are using Analytics I am using stats
There is a big difference
I was comparing complete seasons between 2 teams and showing how they can be misleading
In the 2 examples I used most people would have picked the loser to win handily