Sacramento Kings at Toronto Raptors Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 1/22/2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Scotiabank Arena to play the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 11 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 24-22. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.1 as they average 114.0 points per contest while giving up 115.1 per game. The Raptors have an overall mark of 35-13. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 113.9 points per contest and give up 108.3, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 27-19-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 27-19-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 21-26-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 28-20-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/14/18 C Jonas Valanciunas Thumb is out 4-6 weeks
01/20/19 PG Fred VanVleet Undisclosed injured last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Sacramento
01/20/19 SF OG Anunoby Personal is questionable Tuesday vs Sacramento
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.6 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.6 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 9.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 114.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 13.5 per game. The Kings allow 115.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.3 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 7th in the league with 113.9 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 45.0 boards per game, and 16th in assists per contest with 24.3. The Raptors are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Raptors surrender 108.3 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.5 assists allowed per contest and 17th with 44.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game.
The Kings are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 111.5, and their offensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 19th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 103 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Sacramento is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA.
Toronto is 21st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Raptors are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.5, and their defensive rating of 107.9 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +11
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