Sacramento Kings at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Parlay 12/20/2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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The Sacramento Kings head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 6 point favorites.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 9-20. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.5 as they are averaging 96.1 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Nets have an overall mark of 11-18. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 107.1 points per contest and giving up 110.9, which is a point differential of -3.8.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 12-14-3 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 15-14-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 17-12-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 12-16-1 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/17/17 PG De'Aaron Fox Quad is "?" Tuesday vs Philadelphia
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
De'Aaron Fox averages 9.7 points per contest in 25.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Zach Randolph comes into this game averaging 15.2 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson averages 14.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 81%. DeMarre Carroll has scored 12.8 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per game this season for the Nets. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 105.6 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Sacramento averages 96.1 points per contest this year, which is 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.48 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 15 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets give up 110.9 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 21.4 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 46.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year. Brooklyn is 10th in the NBA with 107.1 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.83. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 8th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.9 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 22.6. The Nets are 6th in turnovers per contest with 16.
The Kings are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 111.2, and their offensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 2nd. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 26th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Sacramento is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Nets are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 10th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Sacramento +6 and over 209.5 total points
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