Thursday, November 19, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The Sacramento Kings travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.5.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 4-7 and a road record of 0-2. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 103.8 points per game while giving up 107.9 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 5-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 96 points per game and surrendering 91.5, good for a point differential of 4.5.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 28 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 11 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Rajon Rondo averages 12.5 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.5 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 35%.
Dwyane Wade averages 17.1 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Chris Bosh averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Sacramento averages 103.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 17.1 per game. The Kings allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Miami averages 96 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 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 32% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 13th with 14.8 per game. The Heat allow 91.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Heat force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 6-4-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 1-9-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/16/15 C Willie Cauley-Stein Head injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
11/15/15 PG Darren Collison Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
Miami Heat Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento
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