Sacramento Kings vs Miami Heat Prediction, 3/28/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Miami Heat
Date: Monday, March 28, 2022
Location: FTX Arena in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Sacramento Kings (27-48) are hitting the road to FTX Arena on Monday where they will try to defeat the Miami Heat (47-28).
The Kings took the court against the Magic and walked away with a win by a score of 114-110 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Kings ended up with 12 while the Magic had 12 personal fouls. They also converted 13 out of their 36 attempts from three-point range. Orlando finished shooting 100.0% at the charity stripe by burying 7 of 7 shots. In addition, Orlando collected 42 boards (15 offensive, 27 defensive) and added 4 blocks. Orlando dished out 57 assists and had 27 steals for the game. In the matter of defense, Sacramento allowed the other team to shoot 42.5% from the field on 45 out of 106 shooting. They also doled out 24 dimes in this contest in addition to forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and having 4 steals. When it comes to getting rebounds, they earned 59 with 18 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Kings buried 19 of 24 tries for a rate of 79.2%. Sacramento wrapped up the contest having earned a 42.9% field goal percentage (42 out of 98) and made 11 out of their 36 3-point attempts.
Davion Mitchell is one player who was a contributor in the game. Mitchell finished the contest at 43.5% from the field and also totaled 9 dimes. He saw the court for 45 minutes played and totaled 7 boards. He notched 22 points on 10 of 23 shooting.
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Sacramento heads into this one with a win-loss mark of 27-48 for the season. They turn the ball over 14.2 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 19.1 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Sacramento is grabbing 43.3 boards per game and is sitting with 1,775 dimes on the campaign, which has them ranked 17th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Kings are shooting 34.5% on shots from distance (867 of 2,516) and 76.9% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 110.5 pts per contest (15th in the league) while going 45.9% from the floor.
Defensively, the Kings are able to force 13.4 turnovers every game and they draw 19.9 fouls. They are conceding 36.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 29th in the NBA in opponents PPG (115.7). The Kings are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 48.0% (3,258 of 6,792) and they surrender 45.7 rebounds per game as a unit. They currently rank 23rd in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,887 conceded for the season.
In their last game, the Heat took a defeat with a final score of 110-95 when they played the Nets. The Heat snagged 33 defensive boards and 6 offensive boards totaling 39 in this game. They turned the ball over 21 times, while earning 7 steals for this game. The Nets committed 13 fouls for this game which took the Heat to the charity stripe for a total of 26 tries. They were able to convert 19 of the free throws for a percentage of 73.1%. When discussing shots from downtown, Miami converted 10 of their 34 attempts (29.4%). In all, the Heat shot 33 for 75 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.0%. The Heat allowed the Nets to bury 39 out of their 83 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.0% in the game. They went 33.3% from three-point range by shooting 11 of 33 and ended up shooting 21 out of 26 at the free throw line (80.8%). In relation to how they rebounded, Miami permitted Brooklyn to get 29 in total (11 on the offensive side).
Max Strus was important for the Heat for the game. Strus racked up 13 points in his 17 mins on the court and added 3 dimes in this matchup. He converted 5 of 8 in this game for a field goal percentage of 62.5%, and had 1 rebound.
Miami has a mark of 47-28 this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Heat are shooting 46.2% from the field, which is 14th in the league. Miami has totaled 8,184 points so far this season (109.1 per contest) and they grab 43.9 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 25.4 times per contest (8th in the NBA) and they lose possession via turnover 14.6 times per game. The Heat are committing 20.6 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 81.1% from the free throw line.
The Heat on defense are ranked 5th in the league in points given up per game with 105.2. They are forcing their opponents into 15.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.6% from the field (4th in the league). The Miami defense concedes 34.1% on shots from behind the 3-point line (977 of 2,863) and their opponents are knocking down 77.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 23.1 assists and 41.9 rebounds per contest, which is 4th and 2nd in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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