Friday, November 11, 2016
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 4-5. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 98.6 points per game while giving up 101.9 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 5-4. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.9 points per game and surrendering 110.8, good for a point differential of -3.9.
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DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 25.8 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Rudy Gay averages 22.4 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Damian Lillard averages 30 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. C.J. McCollum averages 21.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Sacramento averages 98.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 50 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.1 per game. The Kings allow 101.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Portland averages 106.9 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 21 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 17th with 15.4 per game. The Blazers allow 110.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 57.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 19.6 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Blazers force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 105.4 and a defensive rating of 109. In terms of pace they average 92.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% 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 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 105.8 and they have a defensive rating of 109.7. They get 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Portland Blazers Injuries
11/10/16 F Al-Farouq Aminu Calf "?" Friday vs. Sacramento
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Portland -6
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