Thursday, December 3, 2015
Sleep Train Arena
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The Boston Celtics travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.
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The Celtics come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 4-4. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 102 points per game while giving up 97.5 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 7-12 and a home record of 5-6. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.3 points per game and surrendering 108.5, good for a point differential of -3.2.
Isaiah Thomas comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Celtics. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Avery Bradley averages 16.1 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Boston. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.2 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Rajon Rondo averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 10.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 42%.
Boston averages 102 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 16.1 per game. The Celtics allow 97.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 19.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Sacramento averages 105.3 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 26th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 108.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Kings force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 8-9-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 10-8-1 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Injuries
11/23/15 PG Marcus Smart Leg out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/30/15 F Caron Butler Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Boston
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento
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