Boston Celtics at Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Tips 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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The Boston Celtics travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 1 point favorites.
The Celtics have a record of 38-26. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 5.2 as they average 112.0 points per game while giving up 106.8 per contest. The Kings have an overall mark of 32-31. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 113.9 points per contest and give up 115.1, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 31-32-1 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 35-29-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 37-26-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 32-31-0 against the over/under
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/28/19 F Marvin Bagley III Knee is out indefinitely
Jayson Tatum comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kyrie Irving averages 23.4 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.9 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
De'Aaron Fox averages 17.2 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 7.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Buddy Hield averages 21.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston averages 112.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 44.9 rebounds per game and 26.1 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 13.0 per game. The Celtics allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 9th in the league with 113.9 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 45.3 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 25.6. The Kings are 20th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Kings surrender 115.1 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.5 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 48.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game.
The Celtics are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.1, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 7th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Boston is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league.
Sacramento is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA. The Kings are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 110.6, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 18th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 17th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Celtics/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento -1
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