Cleveland Cavaliers vs Sacramento Kings Prediction, 1/10/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Sacramento Kings
Date: Monday, January 10, 2022
Location: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The Cleveland Cavaliers (21-17) are on their way to Golden 1 Center on Monday where they will go up against the Sacramento Kings (16-24).
The Cavaliers took the court against the Grizzlies and ended up losing by a score of 110-106 in their last contest. Cleveland ended the contest with a 43.5% field goal percentage (40 of 92) and buried 10 out of their 34 3-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Cavaliers made 16 of their 21 attempts for a percentage of 76.2%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they collected 49 with 14 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 28 assists in this matchup while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 2 steals. In relation to defending, Cleveland allowed 46.7% from the field on 42 out of 90 shooting. Memphis earned 45 dimes and had 21 steals for this game. Moreover, Memphis collected 33 rebounds (12 offensive, 21 defensive) and added 6 blocks. Memphis shot 77.3% from the charity stripe by knocking down 17 of 22 attempts. They also knocked down 9 of 27 shots from 3-point range. When discussing personal fouls, the Cavaliers ended up with 14 while the Grizzlies totaled 9 personal fouls.
Jarrett Allen is someone who was a major contributor for the game. He ended up scoring 22 points on 11 out of 14 shooting. He played for 34 mins and also pulled down 12 boards. Allen shot 78.6% from the floor and also dished out 2 assists.
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Cleveland enters this game with a mark of 21-17 on the campaign. They are averaging 107.7 pts per game (19th in the league) while going 46.3% from the field. The Cavaliers are connecting on 35.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (464 of 1,319) and 78.1% from the free throw line. As a team, Cleveland is grabbing 45.5 boards per game and has tallied 968 dimes so far this year, which ranks 7th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 15.1 times per game and as a unit they commit 16.8 fouls per game.
When they are on defense, the Cavaliers are able to force 14.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.6 personal fouls. They surrender 33.3% on shots from downtown and they rank 2nd in basketball in PPG allowed (102.6). The Cavaliers defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 44.3% (1,477 of 3,334) and they concede 43.2 boards per game as a squad. They are 13th in the league in giving up assists with 895 surrendered so far this season.
In their last game, the Kings went home defeated by a final of 108-102 against the Hawks. The Kings recorded 37 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards for a total of 47 for the game. They also gave up possession of the ball 11 times, while getting 6 steals in the matchup. The Hawks earned 10 personal fouls in the game which took the Kings to the free throw line for a total of 20 tries. They were able to knock down 15 of the free throws for a percentage of 75.0%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Sacramento knocked down 11 of 27 tries (40.7%). When the final whistle blew, the Kings shot 38 for 90 from the field which gave them a percentage of 42.2%. The Kings permitted the Hawks to convert 39 of their 86 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 45.3% in the game. They finished shooting 26.7% from three-point range by connecting on 8 out of 30 and ended up going 22 out of 30 at the free throw line (73.3%). In relation to rebounds, Sacramento allowed Atlanta to grab 38 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
De'Aaron Fox ended up being a major contributor for the Kings for the matchup. He buried 12 of 23 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 52.2%, and had 2 rebounds. Fox earned 30 points in his 38 mins of playing time and accounted for 6 dimes in this game.
Sacramento has a record of 16-24 for the season. On the offensive side of the court, the Kings are shooting 45.3% from the field, which is 18th in the league. Sacramento has scored 4,377 points so far this season (109.4 per contest) and they pull in 44.3 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 22.7 times per game (22nd in basketball) and they are giving up possession 14.4 times per game. The Kings are committing 19.4 personal fouls every game and they shoot 76.1% from the free throw line.
The Kings defensively are ranked 28th in the league in points given up per game with 113.8. They are forcing their opponents into 13.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 46.8% from the field (26th in the league). The Sacramento defense concedes 34.8% on shots from 3-point land (456 of 1,309) and their opponents are knocking down 76.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 24.2 dimes and 46.5 total boards per game, ranking them 17th and 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Sacramento
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