Sunday, November 6, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 2-4. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 99.7 points per game while giving up 102.5 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 4-1. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 102.8 points per game and surrendering 95.4, good for a point differential of 7.4.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 27.8 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Rudy Gay averages 22.5 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kyle Lowry averages 17.4 points per game while playing 38 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. DeMar DeRozan averages 35.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Sacramento averages 99.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15.2 per game. The Kings allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Toronto averages 102.8 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 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 27% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 16 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 10th with 13.4 per game. The Raptors allow 95.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 18.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Raptors force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 104.9 and a defensive rating of 107.8. 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 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 108.9 and they have a defensive rating of 101.1. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/05/16 F Omri Casspi Illness probable Saturday vs. Milwaukee
11/04/16 F Rudy Gay Ribs probable Saturday vs. Milwaukee
11/03/16 PG Darren Collison Suspension expected to miss 2 games
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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