Sacramento Kings at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Sacramento Kings head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 13-28. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.6 as they are averaging 97.8 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 20-21. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.9 points per game and surrendering 106.9, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 16-22-3 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 22-19-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 22-19-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-17-1 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
01/02/18 PG Frank Mason Heel is out indefinitely
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
01/12/18 PG C.J. Williams Ankle is doubtful Saturday vs Sacramento
01/12/18 C DeAndre Jordan Ankle left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Sacramento
01/04/18 PG Austin Rivers Achilles is out indefinitely
Willie Cauley-Stein comes into this game averaging 11.7 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 63%. Zach Randolph averages 15 points per contest in 25.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 7 rebounds per contest for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Lou Williams has scored 23.1 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game this season for the Clippers. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. DeAndre Jordan averages 11.8 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 14.9 rebounds per game and 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 97.8 points per contest this year, which is 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.59 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 40.4 boards per contest and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 14.4 per game. The Kings allow 106.4 points per contest which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 24.1 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 10th in the NBA with 106.9 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the league. They are 15th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.5 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 21.1. The Clippers are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.9. The Clippers give up 106.9 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 23.8 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 43.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 16th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest this year.
The Kings are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 111.9, and their offensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 1st. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 28th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Sacramento is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 13th in the league 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 19th in the NBA. The Clippers are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 109.1, and their offensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 12th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 10th 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.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +4
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