Cleveland Cavaliers at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks Against the Spread 4/4/2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, April 4, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 10 point favorites.
The Cavaliers have a record of 19-59. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -9.2 as they average 104.6 points per game while giving up 113.9 per contest. The Kings have an overall mark of 38-40. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 113.9 points per contest and give up 114.9, which is a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 36-40-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 43-34-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 44-33-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 38-39-0 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/26/18 G JR Smith Possible Trade is out indefinitely
11/16/18 F John Henson Wrist is out indefinitely
04/02/19 F Kevin Love Shoulder is questionable Thursday vs Sacramento
03/25/19 PG Matthew Dellavedova Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
04/02/19 F Harry Giles III Thigh is out for season
Collin Sexton comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Jordan Clarkson averages 17.1 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
De'Aaron Fox averages 17.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 7.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% 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 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 104.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 13.4 per game. The Cavaliers allow 113.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 25.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 10th in the league with 113.9 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.6 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 25.5. The Kings are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.5. 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 19th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.7 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 47.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings were 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game last season.
The Cavaliers are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 117.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 30th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 29th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Cleveland is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Sacramento is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA. The Kings are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 111, and their offensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 19th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland +10
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