Portland Blazers vs Sacramento Kings NBA Tips 11/12/2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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Harrison Barnes and the Sacramento Kings (3-6, 4th in the Pacific Division) play the Portland Blazers (4-6, 4th in the Northwest Division) at Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Sacramento opens this game as 2 point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 228.
The Blazers are covering the spread 55.6% of the time, having gone 5-4-1 ATS. Sacramento is covering 44.4% of the time, going 4-5-0 against the spread.
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
11/10/2019 Rodney Hood SF Back Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
11/9/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
11/5/2019 Zach Collins PF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Mar 6
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/24/2019 III Marvin Bagley III PF Finger Expected to be out until at least Nov 22
Damian Lillard averages 33.0 points per game in 38.6 minutes per contest. He averages 6.8 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. CJ McCollum comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Buddy Hield averages 18.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Harrison Barnes averages 15.6 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 114.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league. Portland averages 114.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 47.4 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 6th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings surrender 111.6 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.2 assists allowed per contest, and 3rd with 41.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game. Sacramento is 24th in the league with 105.4 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -6.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 41.7 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 21.2. The Kings are 11th in turnovers per game with 16.7.
The Blazers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 20th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Portland is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the NBA.
Sacramento is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 1st in the NBA. The Kings are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 112.7, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 27th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Portland +2
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