Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Sacramento Kings head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 11.5 point favorites.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 23-32. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.4 as they are averaging 103.4 points per game while giving up 105.8 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 46-9. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 118.4 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of 12.6.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this game averaging 27.8 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Kings. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per contest and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Darren Collison averages 13.7 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Stephen Curry averages 24.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 25.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
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Sacramento averages 103.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.42 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 41 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.5 per game. The Kings allow 105.8 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 25th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Golden State averages 118.4 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.64 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 31 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 9th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 108.2 and a defensive rating of 110.7. In terms of pace they average 94.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.8 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 29-26-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 25-30-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 27-26-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 25-30-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/13/17 PG Ty Lawson Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. LA Lakers
02/01/17 G Garrett Temple Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
01/17/17 F Omri Casspi Calf expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/14/17 G Klay Thompson Heel missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
02/14/17 PG Shaun Livingston Personal "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
02/01/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/18/17 F David West Thumb out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento +11.5
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