San Antonio Spurs at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 11/12/2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
Golden 1 Center
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday, November 12, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 3.5 point favorites.
The Spurs have a record of 7-4. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 1.6 as they average 109.5 points per game while giving up 107.9 per contest. The Kings have an overall mark of 7-6. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 115.3 points per contest and give up 116.8, which is a point differential of -1.5.
Valuable San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 6-5-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/11/18 C Pau Gasol Foot is out indefinitely
11/10/18 SF Rudy Gay Heel is questionable Monday vs Sacramento
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 19.4 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 9.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
De'Aaron Fox averages 18.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Buddy Hield averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio averages 109.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 45.7 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 11.9 per game. The Spurs allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 9th in the league with 115.3 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -1.5. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 45.2 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 24.4. The Kings are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Kings surrender 116.8 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 24.2 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 50.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings were 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per game last season.
The Spurs are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 108.4, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 13th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 23rd. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. San Antonio is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 17th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA. The Kings are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 16th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 106 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 7th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -3.5
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