Sacramento Kings vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction, 12/10/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Charlotte Hornets
Date: Friday, December 10, 2021
Location: Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
Spectrum Center is the location where the Charlotte Hornets (14-13) will try to beat the Sacramento Kings (11-14) on Friday.
The Kings played the Magic and took home the win by a score of 142-130 in their last game. When talking about personal fouls, the Kings finished with 22 and the Magic recorded 12 personal fouls. They also knocked down 16 of their 34 attempts from 3-point range. Orlando finished 78.3% at the free throw line by making 18 of their 23 attempts. Moreover, Orlando pulled down 26 rebounds (17 offensive, 9 defensive) and got 7 blocks. Orlando earned 43 assists and had 29 steals in this contest. In terms of defending, Sacramento let their opponent shoot 49.5% from the floor on 48 out of 97 shooting. They also distributed 24 dimes for the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 5 turnovers and earning 8 steals. In relation to rebounding, they compiled 43 with 12 of them being offensive. When they shot from the free throw line, the Kings buried 21 of 25 attempts for a percentage of 84.0%. Sacramento finished the contest having earned a 54.6% field goal percentage (53 out of 97) and made 15 of their 34 shots from 3-point land.
De'Aaron Fox is a guy who was a factor for the game. Fox walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the field and distributed 1 assist. He saw the court for 33 minutes and grabbed 3 rebounds. He finished with 33 points on 12 of 18 shooting.
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Sacramento steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss mark of 11-14 on the season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.0 times per game and as a group are committing 19.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Sacramento is collecting 45.0 rebounds per contest and has tallied 561 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 23rd in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Kings are shooting 33.1% on shots from distance (294 of 889) and 75.8% from the free throw line. They are averaging 111.1 points per outing (6th in basketball) while hitting 45.2% from the field.
Defensively, the Kings are able to force 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.8 fouls. They are 14th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 588 relinquished so far this year. The Kings defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 45.9% (1,064 of 2,320) and they concede 47.5 rebounds per game as a group. They relinquish 34.4% on shots from distance while they are 29th in the NBA in points per game allowed (113.5).
When they last stepped on the court, the Hornets took a defeat with a final score of 110-106 when they played the 76ers. Regarding rebounding, Charlotte allowed Philadelphia to get 28 overall (8 on the offensive side). They finished the game shooting 38.2% from three-point range by going 13 out of 34 and ended up going 25 of 30 from the free throw line (83.3%). The Hornets permitted the 76ers to bury 36 of 75 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 48.0% for the contest. When the final whistle blew, the Hornets walked away from this one shooting 39 out of 80 from the field which gave them a rate of 48.8%. When talking about three-point shots, Charlotte made 10 of their 29 tries (34.5%). They were able to knock down 18 of the free throw tries for a clip of 85.7%. The 76ers committed 15 fouls in the game which got the Hornets to the charity stripe for 21 attempts. They also gave up possession of the ball 18 times, while earning 7 steals for the matchup. The Hornets earned 27 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 35 for the contest.
Gordon Hayward pitched in for the Hornets for this contest. He converted 10 out of 18 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and added 5 rebounds. Hayward scored 31 points in his 41 mins on the court and accumulated 7 dimes in this contest.
Charlotte has a win-loss record of 14-13 this year. The Hornets commit 19.4 fouls per game while shooting 74.6% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 26.3 times per contest (3rd in the league) and they turn the ball over 13.0 times per contest. Charlotte has scored 3,117 pts on the season (115.4 per contest) and they pull in 43.7 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Hornets are hitting on 46.0% from the floor, which is 13th in the NBA.
The Charlotte defense gives up 35.1% on shots from behind the 3-point line (368 of 1,049) and opponents are knocking down 77.7% of their foul shots. They allow 26.3 assists and 47.8 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 30th and 29th in the league. The Hornets on defense are ranked 30th in the NBA in PPG allowed with 116.0. They are forcing 15.2 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.0% from the floor (27th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Sacramento
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