Los Angeles Lakers vs Sacramento Kings 11/30/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs Sacramento Kings
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Location: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The Sacramento Kings (8-13) will compete against the Los Angeles Lakers (11-11) at Golden 1 Center on Tuesday.
The Lakers faced off with the Pistons and walked away with a win by a score of 110-106 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Lakers ended up with 18 while the Pistons accounted for 17 personal fouls. They made 13 of their 33 tries from long range. Detroit shot 89.5% at the charity stripe by knocking down 17 of 19 attempts. In addition, Detroit had 41 rebounds (12 offensive, 29 defensive) and got 8 blocks. Detroit earned 53 dimes and had 29 steals in the matchup. With respect to defense, Los Angeles allowed their opponent to shoot 42.7% from the field on 38 out of 89 shooting. They also doled out 32 assists in the matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 4 turnovers and earning 11 steals. When discussing getting rebounds, they collected 42 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Lakers converted 15 of their 25 tries for a rate of 60.0%. Los Angeles finished having earned a 50.0% field goal percentage (43 out of 86) and made 9 of their 32 shots from 3-point land.
LeBron James is a guy who was a major factor for the contest. He was able to score 33 points on 12 out of 20 shooting. He was on the court for 37 minutes played and pulled down 5 rebounds. James finished the game at 60.0% from the field and dished out 9 assists.
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Los Angeles comes into this contest with a record of 11-11 so far this season. They currently have an average of 111.3 points per outing (5th in the NBA) while connecting on 46.0% from the field. The Lakers are shooting 34.6% on 3-point shots (258 of 746) and 74.2% from the free throw line. As a unit, Los Angeles is pulling down 46.4 boards per game and has accounted for 538 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 3rd in the league in terms of passing. They turn it over 16.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 20.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
Defensively, the Lakers are able to force 16.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 20.1 personal fouls. They give up 34.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 29th in basketball in points per game from their opponents (114.1). The Lakers are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.1% (922 of 2,044) and they surrender 48.5 boards per game as a group. They are ranked 30th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 570 surrendered for the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Kings took a loss by a final score of 128-101 when they played the Grizzlies. The Kings were able to pull down 37 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards totaling 49 in the game. They coughed up the ball 8 times, while recording 5 steals for the contest. The Grizzlies had 9 personal fouls for this game which got the Kings to the charity stripe for 37 shots. They were able to make 26 of the free throws for a percentage of 70.3%. In the matter of 3-point shots, Sacramento converted 9 of 42 tries (21.4%). When the final whistle was blown, the Kings shot 33 out of 97 from the field which had them shooting 34.0%. The Kings allowed the Grizzlies to make 50 of 104 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 48.1% in this game. They finished 33.3% from downtown by connecting on 13 out of 39 and finished the game at 15 out of 20 at the charity stripe (75.0%). In reference to attacking the glass, Sacramento allowed Memphis to snag 54 in all (14 on the offensive glass).
Davion Mitchell ended up being a major contributor for the Kings for the game. Mitchell scored 11 points in his 31 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 6 dimes in the matchup. He converted 5 out of 12 in the matchup giving him a rate of 41.7%, and had 4 rebounds.
Sacramento has a win-loss record of 8-13 on the year. The Kings are responsible for committing 19.7 personal fouls every game while shooting 74.9% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 22.3 times per game (23rd in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 14.0 times per contest. Sacramento has accumulated 2,315 pts this season (110.2 per game) and they average 45.3 rebounds per contest. As an offense, the Kings are shooting 44.6% from the field, which has them ranked 18th in basketball.
The Kings on the defensive end are ranked 26th in the league in points per game surrendered with 113.1. They are able to force 13.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 45.8% from the floor (20th in the NBA). The Sacramento defense allows 33.7% on three-point shots (252 of 747) and their opponents are knocking down 76.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 22.9 dimes and 47.7 rebounds per game, ranking them 12th and 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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