Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 9-49. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.1 as they are averaging 105.3 points per game while giving up 114.4 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 25-35. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 105.4, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Brook Lopez averages 20.5 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Buddy Hield averages 8.8 points per game while playing 20.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Darren Collison averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Brooklyn averages 105.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.09 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 43.9 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 17 per game. The Nets allow 114.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.78 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 10th with 14.7 per game. The Kings allow 105.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.4 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Kings force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 103.1 and a defensive rating of 112. In terms of pace they average 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.5 and they have a defensive rating of 110.4. They get 94.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 25-31-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 31-27-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 31-29-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 25-35-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
02/28/17 F Quincy Acy Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
02/28/17 G Caris LeVert Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
02/27/17 F Luis Scola Waived has been waived
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/28/17 G Arron Afflalo Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
02/16/17 G Malachi Richardson Hamstring out indefinitely
02/01/17 G Garrett Temple Hamstring out indefinitely
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento -4.5
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