2017-18 NBA Schedule: 5 Under-the-Radar Games to Circle on Your Calendar

We know the Cavs-Warriors Christmas matchup is must-see TV, but the Halloween clash between Phoenix and Brooklyn could be scary good fun.

On Monday, the NBA dropped it schedule, and the Twittersphere got all excited about exactly what you'd expect the Twittersphere to get excited about:

While championship rematches and heated rivalries all fine and good, sometimes there are games which don't seem that scintillating to the naked eye. However, if you throw some numbers into the equation -- See what I did there? Numbers? Equation? -- a seemingly blah night becomes something special.

Here are five games that, according to the stats, could offer up some interesting box scores.