The Sacramento Kings (13-28) will be at Staples Center to go head-to-head against the Los Angeles Clippers (20-21) in a Pacific Division matchup. The game starts at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 13, 2018, and will air on NBC Sports – California.
Sacramento Kings at Los Angeles Clippers ATS Odds
The Clippers have won all three matchups against the Kings this year. In their most recent game, the two teams combined to put up 236 points, well over the projected point total of 213.5. Los Angeles won 121-115, covering as 3.5-point favorites. Los Angeles was lights out from beyond the arc (13-31; 41.9 percent). Sacramento, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (24.4 vs. 19.0). Koufos finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds.
This has potential to be a mistake-prone game for the offense of Los Angeles. Los Angeles ranks 18th in the NBA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 14.3 percent), while the gambling defense of Sacramento forces the seventh-most turnovers in the league (14.8 percent).
The Kings’ Bogdan Bogdanovic has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 13.0 points and 4.8 assists per game. Meanwhile, Lou Williams has averaged 33.2 points and 6.0 assists during that same time frame for the Clippers.
Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers Odds Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Kings, ATS Winner – Kings, O/U – Under
Los Angeles ranks second in second chance points per game (14.5) while Sacramento ranks 19th (11.5).
The Clippers rank 15th in rebounds per game (43.5) while the Kings rank 28th (40.4).
Sacramento ranks 11th in steals per game (8.1) while Los Angeles ranks 23rd in steals allowed per game (8.3).
Los Angeles ranks 24th in assists per game (21.1) while Sacramento ranks 29th (20.7).
The Clippers rank 15th in three pointers attempted per game (29.0) while the Kings rank 29th (22.6).
The Clippers rank fifth in points in the paint per game (48.0) while the Kings rank 17th (42.8).
Los Angeles ranks 11th in fast break points per game (12.3) while Sacramento ranks 25th (9.1).
Los Angeles is 10-2 when they hold opponents below 100 points, while Sacramento is 8-3.
The Kings are 9-8 when they reach 100 points, while the Clippers are 18-14.
Sacramento is 7-11-3 ATS on the road, while Los Angeles is 10-10 ATS at home.
The Kings have 10 overs, 10 unders and 1 push in 21 road games.
The Clippers have 12 overs, 7 unders and 1 push in 20 home games.
The Clippers are 2-3 ATS over their last five games, while the Kings are 1-4.
In their last five games, Los Angeles has 5 overs, while Sacramento has 3 overs and 2 unders.
The Clippers have scored an equal number of points as their opponents in their last five games and for the season.
During their last five games, the Kings have scored an average of 103.6 points per game (5.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 111.2 points per game (4.8 above their season average).