Sacramento Kings at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Tips 3/24/2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 2 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 35-36. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.7 as they average 114.1 points per game while giving up 114.8 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 31-41 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 111.7 points per game and surrender 114.0, good for a point differential of -2.3.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 42-28-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 35-35-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 26-44-2 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 29-43-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
03/22/19 F Harry Giles III Thigh left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Phoenix
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
03/22/19 G Josh Hart Knee is questionable Sunday vs Sacramento
03/22/19 SF LeBron James Knee left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Sacramento
03/09/19 SF Brandon Ingram Shoulder is out for season
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out for season
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. 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 currently sits at 88%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.6 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
LeBron James averages 27.4 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 8.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Kyle Kuzma averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 114.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13.8 per game. The Kings allow 114.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.3 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 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 17th in the league with 111.7 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 25.1. The Lakers are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.6. The Lakers surrender 114.0 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.9 assists allowed per contest and 27th with 47.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lakers were 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game last season.
The Kings are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. 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 25th in the league. Sacramento is 26th 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 13th in the league.
Los Angeles is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. The Lakers are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento -2
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