Sacramento Kings vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 2/14/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Monday, February 14, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Barclays Center is the location where the Brooklyn Nets (29-27) will try to beat the Sacramento Kings (22-36) on Monday.
The Kings played the Wizards and took home the win by a score of 123-110 in their last contest. Sacramento walked away from the contest with a 56.6% FG percentage (43 out of 76) and knocked down 12 of their 28 shots from 3-point land. From the free throw line, the Kings converted 25 of 29 shots for a percentage of 86.2%. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they earned 42 with 6 of them being offensive. They also distributed 27 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and having 4 steals. When talking about defense, Sacramento allowed their opponent to shoot 46.6% from the field on 41 of 88 shooting. Washington recorded 32 assists and had 26 steals in this contest. On top of that, Washington grabbed 22 boards (10 offensive, 12 defensive) and got 2 blocks. Washington finished the game shooting 71.4% from the free throw line by burying 15 of 21 attempts. They also made 13 of 38 attempts from beyond the perimeter. When talking about fouls, the Kings finished with 20 while the Wizards totaled 9 fouls.
Harrison Barnes is a player who was a contributor for the contest. He left the arena with 21 points on 7 of 9 shooting. He played for 33 minutes played and also totaled 5 boards. Barnes finished shooting 77.8% from the floor and recorded 2 dimes.
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Sacramento will play this game with a mark of 22-36 this season. They are averaging 110.2 pts per game (13th in the league) while hitting 45.8% from the field. The Kings are shooting 34.6% on shots beyond the perimeter (677 of 1,959) and 76.2% from the free throw line. As a team, Sacramento is snagging 43.8 rebounds per contest and has totaled 1,364 dimes this year, which ranks 15th in the league in terms of passing the ball. They are losing possession via turnover 14.1 times per game and as a team are committing 19.2 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Kings are forcing 13.1 turnovers every game and they draw 19.1 personal fouls. They rank 25th in the league in allowing assists with 1,442 relinquished this year. The Kings are giving up a field goal percentage of 47.4% (2,507 of 5,287) and they relinquish 45.8 boards per game as a squad. They surrender 36.1% on shots from distance and they rank 29th in the NBA in PPG allowed (114.8).
When they last played, the Nets went home defeated by a final of 115-111 against the Heat. The Nets were able to snag 32 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 41 for the game. They also coughed up the ball 8 times, while getting 12 steals for the matchup. The Heat committed 15 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Nets to the charity stripe for a total of 22 attempts. They were able to knock down 15 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 68.2%. Regarding shooting from distance, Brooklyn knocked down 12 of 40 attempts (30.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Nets finished 42 out of 93 from the floor which gave them a rate of 45.2%. The Nets permitted the Heat to knock down 41 out of 82 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 50.0% for the matchup. They finished shooting 34.5% from three-point range by connecting on 10 of 29 and finished the game at 23 out of 29 at the free throw line (79.3%). When it comes to cleaning up the glass, Brooklyn allowed Miami to pull down 42 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
Kyrie Irving ended up being a major contributor for the Nets for this contest. He buried 10 out of 22 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 45.5%, and totaled 5 rebounds. Irving tallied 29 points in his 41 mins on the hardwood and added 5 assists for the contest.
Brooklyn has a record of 29-27 for the campaign. The Nets have committed 19.9 personal fouls every game and they connect on 81.0% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 25.0 times per contest (10th in basketball) and they turn it over 13.8 times per contest. Brooklyn has accounted for 6,213 points on the campaign (110.9 per contest) and they grab 44.7 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Nets are connecting on 46.8% from the field, which is ranked 5th in the NBA.
The Brooklyn defense surrenders 33.2% on shots from beyond the arc (674 of 2,032) and their opponents are knocking down 80.2% of their foul shots. They relinquish 23.8 assists and 44.9 total boards per game, which has them ranked 13th and 19th in basketball. The Nets defensively are ranked 19th in the league in points per game surrendered with 111.2. They are able to force 13.0 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.0% from the floor (11th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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