Sacramento Kings at Los Angeles Clippers Expert NBA Picks 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 25-24. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.9 as they average 113.1 points per contest while giving up 114.9 per game. The Clippers have an overall record of 27-22 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 113.9 points per game and surrender 113.4, good for a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 27-21-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 27-21-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 26-22-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 25-22-0 against the over/under this year
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
01/25/19 SF Danilo Gallinari Back is questionable Sunday vs Sacramento
De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Buddy Hield averages 20.3 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Tobias Harris scores 21.1 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Montrezl Harrell averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.1 points per contest, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.6 per game. The Kings allow 114.9 points per contest, which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 10th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.4 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
Los Angeles is 7th in the NBA with 113.9 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.47. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 4th in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.4 boards per contest and 23rd in assists per game with 22.8. The Clippers are 13th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Clippers give up 113.4 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.1 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 45.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Kings are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 111.5 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 102.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league. Sacramento is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 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 8th in the league.
Los Angeles is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +4
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