Sacramento Kings at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 6 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 10-8. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.6 as they average 114.2 points per contest while giving up 115.8 per game. The Warriors have an overall record of 12-7 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 115.4 points per game and surrender 111.1, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 11-7-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/21/18 C Kosta Koufos Calf is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/23/18 F Draymond Green Toe is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Portland
11/14/18 PG Stephen Curry Groin is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Buddy Hield averages 18.7 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. De'Aaron Fox comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Klay Thompson averages 21.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Kevin Durant averages 27.2 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 115.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Sacramento averages 114.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 13th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 111.1 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 23.9 assists allowed per contest, and 6th with 42.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game. Golden State is 7th in the league with 115.4 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 45.5 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 28.2. The Warriors are 13th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Kings are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 110.4, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 16th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 104.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Sacramento is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Golden State is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 110.7, and their offensive rating of 115 is ranked 19th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -6
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