Sacramento Kings vs Philadelphia 76ers Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 11/27/2019
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -8.5
Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers (11-6, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) host the Sacramento Kings (7-9, 4th in the Pacific Division) at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Sacramento opens this matchup as 8.5 point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 213.5.
The Kings cover the spread 62.5% of the time, having gone 10-6-0 ATS. Philadelphia is covering 50.0% of the time, going 8-8-1 against the spread.
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/21/2019 Trevor Ariza SG Groin Expected to be out until at least Nov 30
11/20/2019 III Marvin Bagley III PF Thumb Expected to be out until at least Nov 30
11/12/2019 De'Aaron Fox PG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 20
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/25/2019 Marial Shayok SG Quadriceps Game Time Decision
11/25/2019 Kyle O'Quinn C Calf Game Time Decision
Harrison Barnes comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Buddy Hield averages 20.4 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Joel Embiid averages 21.0 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 11.8 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Tobias Harris averages 18.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 105.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 16.3 per game. The Kings allow 108.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 16th in the league with 109.4 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 47.0 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 26.8. The 76ers are 6th in turnovers per game with 16.7. The 76ers surrender 104.8 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 20.1 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 39.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game.
The Kings are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 111.4, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 22nd. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Sacramento is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The 76ers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 8th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -8.5
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