Monday, December 28, 2015
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, December 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 223.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 12-17 and a road record of 4-10. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.6 as they are averaging 104.5 points per game while giving up 107.1 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 28-1 and a home record of 14-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 114.6 points per game and surrendering 101.3, good for a point differential of 13.3.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 24.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Rajon Rondo averages 12.4 points per game in 35.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 11.3 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Stephen Curry averages 30.8 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Klay Thompson averages 19.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Sacramento averages 104.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 53 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they 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 categories. 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. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Golden State averages 114.6 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 55 rebounds per game and 28.5 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 26th with 16 per game. The Warriors allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
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
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 18-10-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 17-12-0 against the over/under
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
Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/27/15 F Harrison Barnes Ankle "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
12/26/15 PG Stephen Curry Calf probable Monday vs Sacramento
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento
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