Sacramento Kings at San Antonio Spurs Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 9 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 Spurs have an overall record of 44-32 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 111.9 points per game and surrender 110.3, good for a point differential of 1.5.
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 San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 41-33-2 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 42-34-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
03/29/19 F Nemanja Bjelica Illness is downgraded to out Saturday vs Houston
03/28/19 F Harry Giles III Thigh is questionable Saturday vs Houston
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out for season
De'Aaron Fox comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Buddy Hield averages 20.9 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 21.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.0 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 114.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th 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 game, which ranks them 14th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.6 per game. 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.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 17th in the league with 111.9 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44.7 boards per game, and 15th in assists per contest with 24.6. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Spurs surrender 110.3 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 44.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game.
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.
San Antonio is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league. The Spurs are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.9, and their defensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +9
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