Los Angeles Clippers at Sacramento Kings Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 3/1/2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, March 1, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 3.5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 34-29. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.1 as they average 113.9 points per contest while giving up 113.7 per game. The Kings have an overall mark of 31-30. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 114.0 points per contest and give up 115.2, which is a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 35-28-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 33-29-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 37-24-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 32-29-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/02/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/27/19 F Marvin Bagley III Knee left last game, is doubtful Friday vs LA Clippers
Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 90%. Montrezl Harrell averages 16.3 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Buddy Hield averages 20.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 113.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 45.0 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.6 per game. The Clippers allow 113.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 24.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 8th 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 -1.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 25.6. The Kings are 19th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Kings surrender 115.2 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 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.7 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 48.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per game.
The Clippers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 111.2, and their offensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 19th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA. The Kings are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 110.7, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 18th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. 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 23rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +3.5
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