Sacramento Kings at Houston Rockets NBA Picks 3/30/2019
Saturday, March 30, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 11 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 37-38. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.6 as they average 114.2 points per game while giving up 114.8 per contest. The Rockets have an overall mark of 48-28. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 112.9 points per contest and give up 109.4, which is a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 43-31-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 37-37-0 against the over/under
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 35-38-3 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 36-39-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
03/26/19 F Harry Giles III Thigh is questionable Thursday vs New Orleans
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
03/27/19 F Kenneth Faried Knee is downgraded to out Thursday vs Denver
03/26/19 G Gerald Green Groin is out indefinitely
De'Aaron Fox averages 17.6 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Chris Paul averages 15.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 8.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 87%. James Harden averages 36.2 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 114.8 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 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league. Sacramento averages 114.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 14th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets surrender 109.4 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.5 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Houston is 12th in the league with 112.9 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 41.8 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 20.9. The Rockets are 22nd in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Kings are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Sacramento is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 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 12th in the league.
Houston is 20th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league. The Rockets are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.6, and their defensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 4th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 52% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Rockets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Houston -11
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