Sacramento Kings at Washington Wizards Expert NBA Picks 3/11/2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Capital One Arena
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The Sacramento Kings head to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Monday, March 11, 2019. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 33-32. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.1 as they average 113.6 points per game while giving up 114.7 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 27-39 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 114.5 points per game and surrender 117.2, good for a point differential of -2.7.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 38-26-1 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 32-33-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 29-35-2 against the spread this season
The Washington Wizards are 42-24-0 against the over/under this year
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/28/19 F Marvin Bagley III Knee is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out for season
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
Buddy Hield comes into this game averaging 21.0 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 88%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.4 points per contest in 31.7 minutes per game. He averages 7.2 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Trevor Ariza scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Bradley Beal averages 25.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 37.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.6 points per contest, which is 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 15th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 45.4 boards per contest and 25.4 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.8 per game. The Kings allow 114.7 points per contest, which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 24.4 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 6th in the NBA with 114.5 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.68. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 27th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.6 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 26.8. The Wizards are 13th in turnovers per contest with 14.3. The Wizards give up 117.2 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 28th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.9 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 47.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Wizards are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Kings are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.4, and their defensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 24th 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 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
Washington is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Wizards are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 113.6, and their offensive rating of 111 is ranked 27th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +3
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