Sunday, December 20, 2015
Air Canada Centre
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, December 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 10-16 and a road record of 2-9. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 104.6 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 17-11 and a home record of 8-4. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 99.8 points per game and surrendering 96.2, good for a point differential of 3.6.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 10.7 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 75%. Rajon Rondo averages 12.6 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 11.1 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 22.4 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kyle Lowry averages 21.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Sacramento averages 104.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Toronto averages 99.8 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 4th with 14 per game. The Raptors allow 96.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 12-14-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 12-13-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 16-11-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 12-15-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/19/15 PG Rajon Rondo Eye injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Toronto
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
12/04/15 C Willie Cauley-Stein Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/08/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
12/07/15 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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