Sunday, December 27, 2015
Sleep Train Arena
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, December 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Portland as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
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The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 11-20 and a road record of 5-14. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.1 as they are averaging 101 points per game while giving up 103.1 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 12-17 and a home record of 8-7. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per game and surrendering 107.1, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 24.6 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. C.J. McCollum averages 20.1 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 24.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Rajon Rondo averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 11.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Portland averages 101 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 54.6 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.6 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Sacramento averages 104.5 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 27th with 16.5 per game. The Kings allow 107.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Kings force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 15-16-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 17-13-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 14-15-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 12-16-1 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
12/24/15 PG Damian Lillard Foot "?" Saturday vs. Cleveland
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
12/04/15 C Willie Cauley-Stein Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento
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