Monday, January 25, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday, January 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 21-23 and a road record of 5-15. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 101.8 points per game while giving up 101 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 20-23 and a home record of 12-11. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.1 points per game and surrendering 107.2, good for a point differential of -1.1.
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Nicolas Batum averages 15.1 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 26.7 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 11.4 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 11.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Charlotte averages 101.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 12.9 per game. The Hornets allow 101 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Sacramento averages 106.1 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 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 8th in the NBA. They average 54.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 28th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Kings force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 21-22-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 20-23-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 22-21-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 19-22-2 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
12/30/15 C Al Jefferson Knee out indefinitely
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
01/24/16 F Cody Zeller Shoulder out indefinitely
01/24/16 G Jeremy Lamb Toe "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
01/24/16 F Nicolas Batum Toe "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
01/24/16 F Rudy Gay Heel "?" Monday vs. Charlotte
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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