Brooklyn Nets at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks Against the Spread 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 4.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 36-36. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.4 as they average 111.5 points per contest while giving up 111.8 per game. The Kings have an overall mark of 34-35. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 114.0 points per contest and give up 114.9, which is a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 38-34-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 35-36-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 41-27-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 34-34-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/17/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Sacramento
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Joe Harris averages 13.4 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
De'Aaron Fox averages 17.5 points per game while playing 31.8 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 20.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 111.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.0 per game. The Nets allow 111.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 9th in the league with 114.0 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 25.6. The Kings are 22nd in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Kings surrender 114.9 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 48.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings were 29th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game last season.
The Nets are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 109.7, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 13th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA.
Sacramento is 27th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Kings are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.6, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +4.5
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