Monday, October 31, 2016
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, October 31, 2016. The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 104.3 points per game while giving up 99.7 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 2-0. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 109 points per game and surrendering 85.5, good for a point differential of 23.5.
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DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 30 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Rudy Gay averages 22.3 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Paul Millsap averages 22.5 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Dennis Schroder averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 6.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Sacramento averages 104.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 50 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Atlanta averages 109 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 23.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 57.5 rebounds per game and 29.5 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 24th with 16.5 per game. The Hawks allow 85.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Hawks force 19.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 111.7 and a defensive rating of 106.7. In terms of pace they average 93.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 107.1 and they have a defensive rating of 84. They get 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 55%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 14.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 17.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 42%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/30/16 F Matt Barnes Ribs probable Monday vs. Atlanta
10/29/16 PG Darren Collison Suspension expected to miss 5 games
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/30/16 F Mike Scott Knee "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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