Sacramento Kings at Golden State Warriors NBA Tips 2/21/2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 13.5 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 30-27. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.2 as they average 113.4 points per game while giving up 114.6 per contest. The Warriors have an overall mark of 41-16. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 118.8 points per contest and give up 111.7, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 34-23-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 30-27-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 24-32-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 31-26-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
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 7.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Buddy Hield averages 20.5 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%.
Klay Thompson averages 21.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Stephen Curry averages 28.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.4 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 45.0 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.1 per game. The Kings allow 114.6 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 19th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 118.8 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.4 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.5. The Warriors are 20th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Warriors surrender 111.7 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 43.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors were 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game last season.
The Kings are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.6, and their defensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 15th. 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 23rd in the league. Sacramento is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
Golden State is 20th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 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 24th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 116.9, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +13.5
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