Sacramento Kings at Denver Nuggets Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Denver as 10 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 30-26. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.2 as they average 113.3 points per contest while giving up 114.5 per game. The Nuggets have an overall mark of 38-18. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They total 111.8 points per contest and give up 106.9, which is a point differential of 4.9.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 33-23-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 29-27-0 against the over/under
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 29-26-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 28-27-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
10/11/18 G Isaiah Thomas Hip is out indefinitely
02/11/19 G Gary Harris Groin is questionable Wednesday vs Sacramento
De'Aaron Fox comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Buddy Hield averages 20.4 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Nikola Jokic averages 20.4 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 7.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Jamal Murray averages 18.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.1 per game. The Kings allow 114.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.1 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Denver is 15th in the league with 111.8 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 27.6. The Nuggets are 26th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Nuggets surrender 106.9 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 41.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nuggets are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
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 3rd in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA. Sacramento is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Denver is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league. The Nuggets are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.5, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Nuggets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +10
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