Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 1 point favorites.
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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 Lakers have an overall record of 19-37. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per game and surrendering 110.5, good for a point differential of -5.8.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 27.8 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per game 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%.
Jordan Clarkson averages 13.7 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Lou Williams averages 18.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
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 14th. 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 18th 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 17th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 104.7 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.84 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 7th with 15.3 per game. The Lakers allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th 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 Lakers rating on offense is 106.6 and they have a defensive rating of 112.5. They get 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
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
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 27-28-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 31-24-1 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
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
02/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee probable Tuesday vs. Sacramento
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento -1
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