Los Angeles Lakers at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Golden 1 Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers head to Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 5 point favorites.
The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 5-6. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.6 as they average 118.5 points per contest while giving up 119.1 per game. The Kings have an overall mark of 6-5. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 117.5 points per contest and give up 118.8, which is a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-8-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 6-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 7-4-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 7-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
LeBron James comes into this game averaging 26.5 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Kyle Kuzma averages 19.2 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Buddy Hield scores 20.1 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. De'Aaron Fox averages 18.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 7.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 118.5 points per contest, which is 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 26.2 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 15.3 per game. The Lakers allow 119.1 points per contest, which is 29th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.5 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they allow 24.4 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 5th in the NBA with 117.5 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is -1.36. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.5 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 25.5. The Kings are 16th in turnovers per contest with 14.4. The Kings give up 118.8 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 24.6 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 49.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Kings are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest this year.
The Lakers are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.1, and their defensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 5th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league. Los Angeles is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league.
Sacramento is 19th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 8th in the league. The Kings are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.4, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 106.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 4th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +5
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