Chicago Bulls vs Sacramento Kings Prediction, 3/14/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago Bulls vs Sacramento Kings
Date: Monday, March 14, 2022
Location: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The Sacramento Kings (24-45) will try to beat the Chicago Bulls (41-26) at Golden 1 Center on Monday.
The Bulls took the court against the Cavaliers and took home the win by a score of 101-91 in their last contest. In reference to personal fouls, the Bulls ended up finishing with 18 while the Cavaliers accumulated 14 personal fouls. They knocked down 5 of their 24 attempts from distance. Cleveland finished shooting 82.4% at the free throw line by knocking down 14 of 17 tries. Furthermore, Cleveland totaled 35 boards (5 offensive, 30 defensive) and got 5 rejections. Cleveland doled out 40 dimes and had 19 steals in this game. When discussing defense, Chicago let their opponent shoot 41.9% from the floor on 36 out of 86 shooting. They also dished out 20 assists for this contest while forcing the opposition into 4 turnovers and earning 12 steals. In reference to rebounding, they collected 46 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Bulls converted 14 of their 15 shots for a rate of 93.3%. Chicago ended the contest with a 44.3% FG percentage (39 of 88) and made 9 of their 21 shots from distance.
Ayo Dosunmu is one player who was a factor for the game. He totaled 17 points on 7 of 10 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 36 minutes played and grabbed 2 rebounds. Dosunmu finished the game shooting 70.0% from the floor and also recorded 3 assists.
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Chicago will enter this game with a mark of 41-26 for the year. They are giving up possession 13.0 times per contest and as a team they commit 18.8 fouls per game. As a unit, Chicago is pulling down 43.0 rebounds per contest and has 1,616 dimes this season, which is 17th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Bulls are connecting on 37.5% on 3-pointers (730 of 1,948) and 81.5% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 112.3 points per outing (9th in the league) on 48.3% from the floor.
On defense, the Bulls have forced 13.1 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.8 fouls. They are ranked 16th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,666 conceded on the year. The Bulls defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 46.7% (2,752 of 5,891) and they concede 43.1 rebounds per contest as a group. They are relinquishing 36.2% on 3-point attempts while they are 17th in the league in opponents points per game (110.7).
For their last game, the Kings took a loss by a score of 134-125 when they faced the Jazz. The Kings pulled down 25 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 33 in this contest. They turned the ball over 7 times, while earning 6 steals for this game. The Jazz committed 9 personal fouls in this game which took the Kings to the charity stripe for a total of 21 shots. They were able to bury 18 of the free throws for a percentage of 85.7%. In terms of shots from downtown, Sacramento converted 13 of 33 attempts (39.4%). When the final whistle blew, the Kings went 47 out of 94 from the field which gave them a rate of 50.0%. The Kings permitted the Jazz to make 48 of 86 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 55.8% for the matchup. They finished shooting 39.0% from beyond the arc by connecting on 16 of 41 and finished the game at 22 of 31 from the free throw line (71.0%). In relation to how they attacked the glass, Sacramento allowed Utah to collect 34 in total (10 on the offensive side).
De'Aaron Fox ended up having an impact for the Kings for this contest. He knocked down 15 of 32 in this game for a field goal percentage of 46.9%, and had 3 rebounds. Fox had 41 points in his 41 mins of playing time and tallied 11 assists for the contest.
Sacramento has a mark of 24-45 for the year. The Kings are committing 19.3 fouls every game and they go 76.4% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 23.5 times per contest (19th in the NBA) and they turn it over 14.1 times per game. Sacramento has accounted for 7,606 pts this season (110.2 per contest) and they average 43.3 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Kings are shooting 45.9% from the field, which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Sacramento defense gives up 36.3% on 3-point shots (864 of 2,379) and opponents are making 77.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 25.0 dimes and 45.6 rebounds per contest, which ranks 19th and 21st in the league. The Kings are ranked 29th in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 115.5. They are forcing their opponents into 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 48.0% from the floor (29th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Sacramento
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