The Thunder and Kings are set to face off at 10:00 ET on NBCS. The Kings will host the game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA. In this Western matchup, the Thunder are the betting favorite against the Kings. The over/under for the game is 225 points.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER VS SACRAMENTO KINGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Sacramento Kings +2.5
This game will be played at Golden 1 Center at 10:00 ET on Friday, November 10th.
WHY BET THE SACRAMENTO KINGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-107 in favor of the Thunder.
- Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.6% and knocking down 13 threes.
Do the Thunder Have a Shot at a Win at Sacramento?
Today’s matchup sees the Thunder seeking to extend their current two game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 5-3. The team currently sits 5th in the Western Conference and 3rd place in the Northwest division.
Currently, Oklahoma City holds an above .500 ATS record of 6-2 so far this year. The Thunder have a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they hold a 2-1 record against the spread when they are the favorites.
Oklahoma City’s offense had a good outing, putting up 128 points against the Cavaliers. They achieved a 51.2% field goal percentage and went 28/30 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is averaging 28.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Chet Holmgren also maintains a PPG average of 16.8 heading into game.
Coming into the game, the Thunder will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 117.1 points per game (24th).
The Oklahoma City defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.8% of their field goal attempts vs. Oklahoma City.
Do the Kings Have What it Takes at Home?
The Kings will face the Thunder bringing in an overall record of 3-4 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. The team is presently 9th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific division.
Sacramento comes in with an overall ATS record of 3-4 so far this season. Sacramento has failed to cover the spread in two straight road games and are 2-2 ATS on the road compared to 1-2 at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Kings offense tallied 121 points in a matchup against the Trail Blazers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.1%, and they made 11 threes. Coming into the game, the Kings offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 32%. On average, they get up 41.7 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 17.9 made free-throws.
Coming into today’s game, the Kings’ defense is giving up an average of 116.0 points per contest.
On two point field goal attempts, the Kings’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.2% and allowing 37.9% from beyond the arc.