Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Basketball Betting Tips 10/30/2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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Buddy Hield and the Sacramento Kings (0-4, 5th in the Pacific Division) play the Charlotte Hornets (1-3, 5th in the Southeast Division) at Golden 1 Center on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The spread on this matchup has Sacramento as 8.5 point favorites. The over/under is set at 227.5.
The Hornets cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 2-2-0 ATS. Sacramento is covering the spread 0% of the time, going 0-4-0 against the spread.
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
10/24/2019 Nicolas Batum SF Finger Expected to be out until at least Nov 15
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/28/2019 Harry Giles PF Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/24/2019 III Marvin Bagley III PF Finger Expected to be out until at least Nov 22
Cody Zeller comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 13.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Devonte' Graham averages 17.5 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game. He averages 7.3 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Buddy Hield scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Harrison Barnes averages 11.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 105.5 points per contest, which is 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -13.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 41.5 boards per contest and 24.3 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 7th with 19.3 per game. The Hornets allow 119.3 points per contest, which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 27.0 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 29th in the NBA with 95.5 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -19.5. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 16th in the league. They are 27th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.3 boards per contest and 29th in assists per game with 18.8. The Kings are 9th in turnovers per contest with 18.8. The Kings give up 115.0 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 28th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 25.3 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 45.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Kings are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest this year.
The Hornets are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.8, and their defensive rating of 116.2 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Charlotte is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 5th in the league.
Sacramento is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 3rd in the league. The Kings are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 94.4, and their defensive rating of 113.7 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 27th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento +8.5
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