Los Angeles Clippers at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 1/11/2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, January 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 2 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 18-21. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 106.1 points per contest while giving up 106.7 per game. The Kings have an overall record of 13-27. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 97.4 points per game and surrendering 106.0, good for a point differential of -8.6.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 20-19-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 21-17-1 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 16-21-3 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 21-19-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/12/17 F Danilo Gallinari Gluteus is out indefinitely
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
01/09/18 F Blake Griffin Concussion is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Golden State
01/08/18 PG Milos Teodosic Foot is "?" Wednesday vs Golden State
01/04/18 PG Austin Rivers Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
01/09/18 PG George Hill Personal is "?" Thursday vs LA Clippers
01/02/18 PG Frank Mason Heel is out indefinitely
DeAndre Jordan averages 11.9 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 15.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%. Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 22.2 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%.
Zach Randolph averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Willie Cauley-Stein averages 11.7 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 106.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league. Los Angeles averages 106.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.64 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings surrender 106 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 24.1 assists allowed per contest, and 20th with 43.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 20th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season. Sacramento is 30th in the league with 97.4 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.65. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 29th in assists per contest with 20.6. The Kings are 17th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Clippers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 12th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 20th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 1st in the league. The Kings are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.6, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 28th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +2
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