Looking to win big? The Kings and Spurs face off at 7:30 ET on ESPN. The Spurs are hosting the game at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, TX. The Kings are the favorites in this Western conference matchup the against the Spurs. The over/under for the game is set at 237 points.
SACRAMENTO KINGS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Sacramento Kings -7
This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 7:30 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE SACRAMENTO KINGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-98 in favor of the Kings.
- Our projections have De’Aaron Fox finishing with De’Aaron Fox points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 14 threes.
Will the Kings Make it Happen on the Road?
Coming into today’s matchup, the Kings is focused on adding to their four game winning streak, with an overall record of 6-4. This season, when playing on the road, the Kings have a 2-3 record, while their record at home is 4-1.
Sacramento comes in with an overall ATS record of 6-4 so far this season. Sacramento has covered the spread in two consecutive home games, while maintaining an ATS record of 3-2 at home as opposed to 3-2 on the road.
In their latest game, Sacramento’s offense looked good, scoring 125 points against the Lakers. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 13/17 free throws. Domantas Sabonis is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 19.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, De’Aaron Fox brings a PPG average of 30 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Kings’ defense is giving up an average of 114.0 points per contest.
Sacramento’s defense is currently forcing 13.4 turnovers per game, which is 11th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 17th in blocked shots, with an average of 5 rejections per game.
Are San Antonio Ready for a Home Win?
Getting ready to face the Kings, the Spurs hold an overall record of 3-8 and need a win to break their six game losing streak. The Western Conference sees the Spurs currently at 13th, and in the Southwest division, they are 4th.
San Antonio has an overall ATS record of 4-7 for the season so far. On the road, the Spurs have an ATS record of 2-4 compared to a 2-3 record vs. the spread at home.
In contrast to their season average of 110.6 points per game, the Spurs had a below average performance. They scored 87 points against the Thunder and had a field goal percentage of 38.7%. The top scorer for the Spurs was Julian Champagnie with 13 points, while Zach Collins also chipped in with 13 points.
So far, the Spurs’ defense is ranked 30th in the league at 124.1 points per contest.
In the terms of takeaways, Spurs are causing 16.2 turnovers per game, ranking 28th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 4th in rejections, averaging 6.2 blocked shots each game.