Planning on watching today’s Kings and Rockets game? Catch the action at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, as the Rockets hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBCS. The Kings are the favorites in this Western conference matchup the against the Rockets. The over/under for the game is set at 221 points.
SACRAMENTO KINGS VS HOUSTON ROCKETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Sacramento Kings -3
This game will be played at Toyota Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, November 4th.
WHY BET THE SACRAMENTO KINGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-104 in favor of the Kings.
- Our projections have Domantas Sabonis finishing with Domantas Sabonis points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Kings Offense Score Enough in Houston?
The Kings, currently standing at 2-2, are aiming to push their record above .500 as they gear up to face the Rockets. In the Western Conference, the team is ranked 11th, and they hold the 4th position in the Pacific division.
The Kings have covered in two straight games against the spread and hold an overall ATS record of 3-1. On the road, the Kings boast a flawless 2-0 ATS record, while at home they stand at 1-1 against the spread.
Sacramento’s leading scorer was Domantas Sabonis, who scored 23 points. Malik Monk trailed behind as the second highest scorer with 16 points.
Sacramento is coming off a game where they achieved 8 steals, an effective field goal percentage of 47.7%, and a possessions/pace of 93.7 on offense. They made 36 out of 88 field goal attempts, with 25 successful shots from two-point range and 11 successful shots from three-point range out of 35 attempts.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Kings forced 12 turnovers, blocked 4 shots, and allowed 102 points on defense in their most recent game against the Warriors. Additionally, Sacramento’s defensive effort was supported by 34 defensive rebounds and 8 steals.
Can the Rockets Hold Strong at Home?
Houston’s most recent game came against the Hornets, where they emerged victorious with a score of 128-119. This win contributed to their overall record of 1-3.
Against Charlotte, the Rockets were led by Jalen Green who scored 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists, while Fred VanVleet contributed with 22 points, 11 assists, and 3 rebounds.
Looking at the Houston Rockets, their possessions/pace on offense was 101.08, accompanied by a field goal percentage of 52.4% and a three-point shooting of 21/37. Consequently, their effective field goal percentage stood at 64.3%.
Defensively, the Rockets accomplished 10 steals, 31 defensive rebounds, and allowed 119 points in their most recent game. Moreover, they forced 17 turnovers and blocked 2 shots.