Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 215.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 17-23 and a road record of 7-12. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 108.3 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 9-34 and a home record of 5-13. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 96.3 points per game and surrendering 106, good for a point differential of -9.7.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 25.9 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.7 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 11.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
Kobe Bryant averages 16.3 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Sacramento averages 106.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 108.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 96.3 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 12th with 14.2 per game. The Lakers allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Lakers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 19-21-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 19-19-2 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 18-24-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 19-24-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
01/19/16 F Julius Randle Nose probable Wednesday vs. Sacramento
01/19/16 G Kobe Bryant Achilles probable Wednesday vs. Sacramento
01/19/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs. Sacramento
01/17/16 F Brandon Bass Foot "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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