Monday, December 21, 2015
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, December 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 213.5.
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 Wizards have an overall record of 11-14 and a home record of 5-7. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.5 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -4.2.
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%.
John Wall averages 19.9 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Otto Porter averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
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 7th. 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 24th 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 6th in the league.
Washington averages 101.5 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 49 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 24th with 15.7 per game. The Wizards allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Wizards force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd 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
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 12-13-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 17-8-0 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
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/20/15 F Otto Porter Thigh "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
12/11/15 F Drew Gooden Calf out indefinitely
11/30/15 F Nene Calf out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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