Los Angeles Clippers at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Golden 1 Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 6-11. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 105.6 points per contest while giving up 106.4 per game. The Kings have an overall mark of 5-13. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 94.3 points per contest and giving up 105.6, which is a point differential of -11.3.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-10-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-9-1 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 6-10-2 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 9-9-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
11/09/17 F Danilo Gallinari Gluteus is out indefinitely
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Blake Griffin averages 22.9 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%.
Buddy Hield averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%. De'Aaron Fox averages 11.1 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Los Angeles averages 105.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.76 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings surrender 105.6 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 23.9 assists allowed per contest, and 25th with 46.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 24th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game this season. Sacramento is 30th in the league with 94.3 points per game this year. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -11.28. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 39.4 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 19.9. The Kings are 25th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 16th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Los Angeles is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league.
Sacramento is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 1st in the NBA. The Kings are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 110.8, and their offensive rating of 99 is ranked 3rd. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 95.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 29th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -5.5
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