Sacramento Kings at Brooklyn Nets NBA Game Picks 1/21/2019
Monday, January 21, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, January 21, 2019. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 4 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 24-22. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.1 as they average 114.0 points per contest while giving up 115.1 per game. The Nets have an overall record of 24-23 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 111.6 points per game and surrender 112.0, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 26-19-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 27-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 26-21-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 24-22-0 against the over/under this year
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
01/19/19 SF Jared Dudley Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Sacramento
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Buddy Hield averages 20.5 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
D'Angelo Russell scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 6.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 17.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.4 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 114.0 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.5 per game. The Kings allow 115.1 points per contest, which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.3 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 24.8 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 16th in the NBA with 111.6 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.49. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.7 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 23.5. The Nets are 7th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Nets give up 112.0 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 44.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 7th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year.
The Kings are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.4, and their defensive rating of 111.5 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league. Sacramento is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league.
Brooklyn is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Nets are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 111.9, and their offensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 21st. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +4
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