Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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The Sacramento Kings head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 15.5 point favorites.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 31-49. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.0 as they are averaging 102.6 points per game while giving up 106.6 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 50-31. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.6 points per game and surrendering 104.5, good for a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 41-38-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 33-47-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 39-41-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 42-37-2 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
03/13/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
03/30/17 PG Austin Rivers Hamstring out indefinitely
Buddy Hield comes into this game averaging 10.3 points per contest while playing 22.7 minutes per night so far this year for the Kings. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Darren Collison averages 13.2 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Blake Griffin averages 21.7 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. DeAndre Jordan averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.7 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 48%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 102.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.04 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.7 per game. The Kings allow 106.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 108.6 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 24th with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 107.1 and a defensive rating of 111.3. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 112.5 and they have a defensive rating of 108.3. They get 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +15.5
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