Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Pelicans versus the Kings? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on TNT. The game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA. The odds for this Western conference game currently have the Kings as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 235 points.
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS VS SACRAMENTO KINGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans +4
This game will be played at Golden 1 Center at 10:00 ET on Monday, December 4th.
WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PELICANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 116-110 in favor of the Pelicans.
- Our projections have Brandon Ingram finishing with Brandon Ingram points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Pelicans finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.9% and knocking down 12 threes.
Do the Pelicans Have What it Takes on the Road?
So far this season, the Pelicans are above .500 with an 11-10 record. Looking at their record, the Pelicans are 8-8 against Western Conference teams and have gone 3-2 in non-conference play.
Against the spread, New Orleans have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 12-9 ATS. The Pelicans currently have a six game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 4-5 vs. the spread as the favorite.
The Pelicans’ offense wrapped up their last game with 118 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 114 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Brandon Ingram, who holds an average of 23.4 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Zion Williamson is averaging 23.5 points per game this season.
Currently, the Pelicans’ defense holds the 16th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.2 points per game.
Opponents are hitting 57.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 33.4% of their three-point attempts.
Are the Kings Ready for a Home Win?
In their last five games, the Kings have gone 3-2 and are 11-7 overall. In non-conference play, they are 1-0 and have a 10-7 record against Western Conference teams.
Sacramento arrives with an ATS record of 10-8 for the season up to this point. This season, Sacramento has a 6-7 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 4-1 as underdogs.
Sacramento’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 123 points vs. the Nuggets. Overall, they hit 48.5% of their shots from the field and went 11/15 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is De’Aaron Fox who comes into today’s matchup averaging 30.3. Domantas Sabonis also heads into the game with a PPG average of 18.6.
So far, the Kings’ defense is ranked 21st in the league at 116.7 points per contest.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Kings defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.5% while allowing 37.1% from downtown.