Philadelphia 76ers at Sacramento Kings Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Golden 1 Center to play the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 3 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 34-18. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 3.7 as they average 115.6 points per contest while giving up 111.9 per game. The Kings have an overall record of 26-25 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 113.4 points per game and surrender 115.0, good for a point differential of -1.6.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 25-27-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 28-23-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 29-22-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 28-23-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/20/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/01/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Sacramento
01/31/19 C Amir Johnson Personal is questionable Saturday vs Sacramento
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 59%. Joel Embiid averages 27.2 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 13.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Buddy Hield averages 20.2 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 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
Philadelphia averages 115.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 47.4 rebounds per game and 27.7 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.7 per game. The 76ers allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 8th in the league with 113.4 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44.6 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 25.9. The Kings are 19th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Kings surrender 115.0 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 24.9 assists allowed per contest and 29th with 48.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per game.
The 76ers are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Philadelphia is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league.
Sacramento is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 7th in the league. The Kings are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.4, and their defensive rating of 111 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -3
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