Tuesday, November 1, 2016
American Airlines Arena
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The Sacramento Kings travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Tuesday, November 1, 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 Heat have an overall record of 1-2. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.3 points per game and surrendering 99.7, good for a point differential of -0.3.
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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%.
Goran Dragic averages 18.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Hassan Whiteside averages 21.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 14.7 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Sacramento averages 104.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 50 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 7th 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 9th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Miami averages 99.3 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 58.7 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 17th with 14.7 per game. The Heat allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Heat force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th 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 Heat rating on offense is 104.1 and they have a defensive rating of 104.5. They get 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%.
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
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 2-1-0 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
Miami Heat Injuries
10/31/16 C Hassan Whiteside Cramps probable Tuesday vs. Sacramento
10/31/16 G Josh Richardson Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Sacramento
10/31/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad "?" Tuesday vs. Sacramento
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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