Sacramento Kings at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Parlay 10/23/2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Sacramento Kings head to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns on Monday, October 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 1.5 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 1-2. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.6 as they are averaging 90.7 points per contest while giving up 96.3 per game. The Suns have an overall mark of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 98.0 points per contest and giving up 128.7, which is a point differential of -30.7.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 0-3-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/22/17 F Marquese Chriss Ankle injured last game, is "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee out for season
Zach Randolph averages 12 points per contest in 25 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 7.5 rebounds per contest for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%. Buddy Hield comes into this game averaging 11.7 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Devin Booker averages 16.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.7 rebounds per game and 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Eric Bledsoe has scored 15.7 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per game this season for the Suns. He hauls in 2.3 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 96.3 points per contest which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 21 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Sacramento averages 90.7 points per contest this year, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.67 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 46 boards per contest and 18 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 15.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns give up 128.7 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 52% shooting percentage and a 50% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 50.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 19th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year. Phoenix is 23rd in the NBA with 98 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -30.67. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 26th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.7 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 15.3. The Suns are 7th in turnovers per contest with 18.7.
The Kings are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 104.6, and their offensive rating of 98.4 is ranked 19th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 92.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 26th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA. Sacramento is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Phoenix is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 59%, which is 1st in the NBA. The Suns are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 120.2, and their offensive rating of 91.6 is ranked 1st. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 107 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 30th. As a unit they are 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Phoenix -1.5 and under 213.5 total points
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