Los Angeles Clippers at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 11/29/2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 3 point favorites.
The Clippers have a record of 13-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 4.4 as they average 116.8 points per game while giving up 112.5 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 10-10 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 114.2 points per game and surrender 116.7, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 12-7-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 12-7-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 12-8-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 13-7-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/25/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is questionable
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/21/18 C Kosta Koufos Calf is out indefinitely
Tobias Harris averages 21.5 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
De'Aaron Fox averages 17.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 7.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Buddy Hield averages 18.8 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league. Los Angeles averages 116.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 46.8 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 9th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings surrender 116.7 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 24.6 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 48.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game. Sacramento is 7th in the league with 114.2 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -2.6. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 45.2 boards per game and 9th in assists per contest with 24.7. The Kings are 13th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Clippers are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 11th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 30th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league. The Kings are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 104.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento +3
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