Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards NBA Picks 11/24/2019
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -1
Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards (5-8, 3rd in the Southeast Division) play the Sacramento Kings (6-8, 4th in the Pacific Division) at Capital One Arena on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Sacramento opens this contest as 1 point underdogs. The total has been set at 224.
The Kings are covering 57.1% of the time, having gone 8-6-0 ATS. Washington covers the spread 75.0% of the time, going 9-3-1 against the spread.
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/22/2019 Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Hamstring Game Time Decision
11/21/2019 Trevor Ariza SG Groin Expected to be out until at least Nov 30
11/20/2019 Caleb Swanigan PF Ankle Game Time Decision
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 Washington Wizards Injuries
11/22/2019 Ian Mahinmi C Achilles Game Time Decision
7/23/2019 John Wall PG Achilles Expected to be out until at least May 1
Harrison Barnes averages 15.1 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Thomas Bryant averages 14.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Bradley Beal averages 30.3 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 109.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league. Sacramento averages 105.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.5 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 41.8 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 28th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 16.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 120.8 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 26.2 assists allowed per contest, and 20th with 46.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game. Washington is 2nd in the league with 120.1 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 25th in the league in rebounding with 42.6 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 28.8. The Wizards are 22nd in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Kings are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 111.7, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 21st. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 98 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th 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 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 7th in the NBA.
Washington is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Wizards are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 115.8, and their offensive rating of 115.1 is ranked 30th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 2nd. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -1
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