Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings 11/5/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings
Date: Friday, November 5, 2021
Location: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The Sacramento Kings (4-4) are hosting the Charlotte Hornets (5-4) at Golden 1 Center on Friday.
The Hornets stepped onto the hardwood against the Warriors and took a loss by a score of 114-92 in their last game. Charlotte finished the contest with a 37.4% field goal percentage (34 of 91) and made 10 of their 36 shots from beyond the arc. When they shot from the free throw line, the Hornets knocked down 14 of 19 tries for a percentage of 73.7%. When it comes to getting rebounds, they collected 49 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 18 assists for the contest as well as forcing 5 turnovers and getting 10 steals. In terms of defending, Charlotte allowed the other team to shoot 48.8% from the floor on 42 out of 86 shooting. Golden State earned 53 assists and had 33 steals for the contest. Additionally, Golden State snagged 46 rebounds (7 offensive, 39 defensive) and added 2 rejections. Golden State ended up shooting 66.7% at the free throw line by making 12 of their 18 attempts. They also made 18 out of their 45 tries from beyond the arc.
Miles Bridges is one player who was a major contributor for the matchup. He racked up 32 points on 12 out of 22 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 38 mins and also pulled down 9 rebounds. Bridges finished the game shooting 54.5% from the floor and also distributed 2 assists.
Charlotte heads into this contest with a win-loss mark of 5-4 so far this year. They currently have an average of 114.7 points per contest (2nd in the NBA) while connecting on 45.1% from the field. The Hornets are shooting 39.6% on shots from beyond the arc (127 of 321) and 72.4% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Charlotte is pulling down 45.4 rebounds per contest and has 237 assists for the season, which has them ranked 1st in the league in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.6 times per contest and as a team are committing 18.3 fouls per contest. On the defensive end, the Hornets are forcing their opponents into 16.3 turnovers per game while drawing 19.0 fouls. They are 30th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 235 surrendered this season. The Hornets defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 47.1% (383 of 814) and they surrender 47.3 boards per game as a unit. They surrender 33.4% on 3-pointers and they are 30th in the NBA in points per game allowed (114.9).
The last time they took the court, the Kings went home victorious with a score of 112-99 against the Pelicans. The Kings were able to collect 33 defensive boards and 4 offensive boards for a total of 37 in this matchup. They coughed up the ball 8 times, while earning 8 steals for the matchup. The Pelicans earned 16 fouls for the contest which got the Kings to the charity stripe for a total of 22 attempts. They were able to bury 18 of those for a rate of 81.8%. When discussing shots from beyond the arc, Sacramento knocked down 10 of 30 attempts (33.3%). When the final whistle was blown, the Kings shot 42 out of 80 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 52.5%. The Kings allowed the Pelicans to convert 37 of 86 attempts from the field which left them shooting 43.0% for the contest. They wrapped up this game 35.3% from 3-point land by hitting 12 out of 34 and finished the contest at 13 out of 15 at the free throw line (86.7%). With respect to how they rebounded, Sacramento permitted New Orleans to snag 32 in all (8 on the offensive glass).
Tyrese Haliburton ended up being a major contributor for the Kings in this game. He buried 6 out of 11 for this contest for a field goal rate of 54.5%, and accumulated 4 rebounds. Haliburton racked up 20 points in his 37 minutes on the hardwood and earned 7 dimes in the matchup.
Sacramento has a win-loss record of 4-4 for the year. Sacramento has scored 879 pts for the season (109.9 per game) and they average 44.8 boards per contest. The Kings commit 20.5 fouls per game while shooting 78.1% from the charity stripe. In terms of offensive execution, the Kings are hitting on 45.4% from the field, which has them ranked 13th in the league. They are getting an assist 23.5 times per game (17th in basketball) and they cough up possession 12.8 times per game. The Kings are ranked 24th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 111.1. They are forcing 13.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.2% from the floor (8th in the NBA). The Sacramento defense surrenders 32.5% on three-point shots (94 of 289) and opponents are converting on 76.1% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 21.5 dimes and 49.0 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 7th and 26th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Charlotte
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