Sacramento Kings at Atlanta Hawks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/1/2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
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The Sacramento Kings head to Philips Arena to take on the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, November 1, 2018. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 2 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 5-3. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.3 as they average 116.5 points per contest while giving up 116.8 per game. The Hawks have an overall record of 2-5 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 108.4 points per game and surrender 116.9, good for a point differential of -8.4.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 5-2-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 5-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-4-0 against the spread this season
The Atlanta Hawks are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/31/18 G Iman Shumpert Rest is questionable Thursday vs Atlanta
10/11/18 G Bogdan Bogdanovic Knee is out indefinitely
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/23/18 F John Collins Ankle is out indefinitely
Buddy Hield averages 18.9 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 6.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per night. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Trae Young averages 19.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 6.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Taurean Waller-Prince scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 116.8 points per contest which is 20th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 10th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 24.8 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Sacramento averages 116.5 points per contest, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 45.9 boards per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks give up 116.9 points per game, which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 26.0 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 50.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest. Atlanta is 23rd in the NBA with 108.4 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -8.4. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.3 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 24.4. The Hawks are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 18.1.
The Kings are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 105.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 4th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league. Sacramento is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league.
Atlanta is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 16th in the league. The Hawks are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.7, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 15th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Sacramento -2 and over 237 total points
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