Portland Blazers at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Parlay 11/17/2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
Golden 1 Center
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The Portland Blazers head to Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday, November 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Portland as 6.5 point favorites.
The Blazers head into this matchup with a mark of 8-6. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 104.6 points per contest while giving up 98.9 per game. The Kings have an overall mark of 3-11. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 93.6 points per contest and giving up 107.1, which is a point differential of -13.5.
Valuable Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 5-8-1 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 4-9-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
11/03/17 F Al-Farouq Aminu Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/16/17 G Vince Carter Illness is "?" Friday vs. Portland
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Damian Lillard averages 24.5 points per contest in 36.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.6 assists per game and 6 rebounds per contest for Portland. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%. C.J. McCollum comes into this game averaging 22.5 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Buddy Hield averages 11.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 23.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 83%. De'Aaron Fox has scored 11.1 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per game this season for the Kings. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 98.9 points per contest which is 3rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they allow 16.9 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Portland averages 104.6 points per contest this year, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.71 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 47.4 boards per contest and 18.9 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings give up 107.1 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.2 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 47.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Kings are 18th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year. Sacramento is 29th in the NBA with 93.6 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -13.57. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in the league. They are 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 20. The Kings are 24th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Blazers are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 22nd. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league. Portland is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 29th in the league.
Sacramento is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 2nd in the league. The Kings are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 97.9, and their defensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 29th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Sacramento +6.5 and under 201.5 total points
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