Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 11/7/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Monday, November 7, 2022
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The Sacramento Kings are en route to Chase Center on Monday where they will try to beat the Golden State Warriors.
The Kings stepped onto the hardwood against the Magic and earned the victory with a final of 126-123 in their last contest. Sacramento finished the contest with a 50.5% field goal percentage (47 out of 93) and converted 15 of their 40 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Kings made 17 of 26 shots for a percentage of 65.4%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they earned 36 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 24 dimes in this contest while forcing the opposition into 17 turnovers and having 5 steals. With regard to defending, Sacramento allowed the other team to shoot 54.3% from the field on 50 of 92 shooting. Orlando recorded 27 assists and had 8 steals in this contest. In addition, Orlando had 48 rebounds (7 offensive, 41 defensive) and got 4 blocked shots. Orlando finished the contest at 95.0% from the charity stripe by converting 19 of their 20 shots. They also buried 4 of 23 attempts from 3-point land. When discussing personal fouls, the Kings ended up finishing with 20 while the Magic totaled 26 personal fouls.
De'Aaron Fox is a guy who was important for the game. He totaled 37 points on 14 of 24 shooting. He played for 40 minutes played and also totaled 5 rebounds. Fox shot 58.3% from the field and also distributed 3 assists.
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Sacramento enters this contest with a win-loss record of 3-5 so far this year. They are turning it over 15.4 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 22.6 fouls every game. As a unit, Sacramento is snagging 41.4 boards per contest and has 216 assists so far this season, which is 20th in basketball in terms of passing. The Kings are shooting 36.3% on shots from 3-point land (113 of 311) and 74.1% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 114.9 pts per contest (12th in basketball) while shooting 48.1% from the floor.
Defensively, the Kings are forcing 13.8 turnovers per game and they draw 21.8 personal fouls. They surrender 38.3% on three-point shots while they are 24th in the league in PPG from their opponents (116.9). The Kings are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 49.7% (349 of 702) and they concede 41.3 boards per contest as a group. They rank 6th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 198 conceded so far this year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Warriors went home defeated by a final of 114-105 when they faced the Pelicans. The Warriors collected 26 defensive boards and 3 offensive boards totaling 29 in this contest. They turned it over 22 times, while earning 7 steals for the matchup. The Pelicans were called for 21 fouls for this game which took the Warriors to the free throw line for a total of 25 tries. They were able to make 23 of the free throws for a rate of 92.0%. When discussing shots from downtown, Golden State knocked down 12 out of their 32 tries (37.5%). In all, the Warriors shot 35 for 71 from the field which had them shooting 49.3%. The Warriors allowed the Pelicans to convert 41 of 81 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 50.6% for this contest. They shot 41.4% from distance by going 12 of 29 and finished the contest at 20 of 29 from the charity stripe (69.0%). With respect to rebounding, Golden State allowed New Orleans to snag 37 in all (9 on the offensive glass).
Ty Jerome ended up being a major contributor for the Warriors for the matchup. He knocked down 7 out of 12 in the game giving him a rate of 58.3%, and accounted for 6 rebounds. Jerome scored 18 points in his 32 mins of playing time and had 5 assists for the matchup.
Golden State has a mark of 3-7 for the season. When it comes to offense, the Warriors are connecting on 47.3% from the floor, which is ranked 10th in the NBA. Golden State has totaled 1,174 pts this season (117.4 per contest) and they grab 40.6 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 28.6 times per game (2nd in the league) and they are giving up possession 16.9 times per game. The Warriors are responsible for committing 24.2 personal fouls per contest while shooting 81.0% from the free throw line.
The Warriors are ranked 30th in basketball in PPG given up with 121.4. They have forced 16.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 47.6% from the field (25th in basketball). The Golden State defense surrenders 35.9% on shots from behind the 3-point line (127 of 354) and opponents are making 80.3% of their foul shots. They give up 27.2 assists and 44.3 boards every game, which ranks them 24th and 19th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Sacramento
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