At 7:00 ET, the Kings (-593) will take on the Wizards (+429) in a non-conference matchup. Sacramento is currently favored by 11 points, with the over/under line set at 236.5.

The Kings (40-28) are 6th in the Western Conference and have won two straight games. Meanwhile, the Wizards (11-58) are 15th in the East and have lost five in a row.

SACRAMENTO KINGS VS WASHINGTON WIZARDS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Wizards +11

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, March 21st.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-110 in favor of the Kings.
  • Our projections have De’Aaron Fox finishing with De’Aaron Fox points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 11 threes.

Will the Kings Make it Happen on the Road?

The Kings are currently favored by 11 points over the Wizards. Sacramento has a record of 30-17 as the favorite this season and has won their last two games as the favored team. As the favorite, their scoring margin is +2.4 points per game.

Sacramento’s ATS record for the season is 34-34, and they have covered the spread in their last three road games. On the road, they have an ATS record of 21-14.

In their win over the Raptors, the Kings covered the spread as 11-point favorites. The final score of the game was 123-89, and the O/U line was 233.5.

For the season, the Kings have an O/U record of 34-33-1, and their games have averaged 234.7 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 236.5.

Sacramento is currently 6th in the Western Conference with a record of 40-28. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 27-17 compared to 13-11 in non-conference play.

So far this season, the Kings have been a top-10 scoring team, averaging 118.1 points per game (8th). On the road, they are averaging 116.2 points per game (10th).

In terms of pace, the Kings are 9th in the NBA, averaging 99.9 possessions per game. This has led to them being one of the league’s top three-point shooting teams, as they are 5th in made threes per game (14.3).

When it comes to their overall field goal percentage, the Kings are 11th in the NBA at 48%. However, they have struggled at the free-throw line, ranking 27th in made free throws per game (15.6).

On defense, the Kings are ranked 18th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 57.4% of their games. In the terms of takeaways, Kings are causing 12.8 turnovers per game, ranking 17th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 29th in rejections, averaging 4.1 blocked shots each game.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Washington?

Today, the Wizards are looking to end their five-game losing streak as 11-point underdogs against the Kings. This season, Washington has been the underdog in all but five of their games.

Washington’s O/U record for the season is 35-34, and they have gone over the line in four straight games. This year, their games have averaged 238 points per game compared to today’s O/U line of 236.5.

In their most recent game, the Wizards lost to the Rockets by a score of 137-114. The O/U line for that game was 226.5 points. Washington was getting 10 points as the underdog going into the game.

Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Wizards are 8-35 and are currently 15th in the East. In their division, they are in 5th place with a record of 4-11.

This season, the Wizards are 30-38 against the spread and have failed to cover in their last two home games. On the road, they are 21-16 ATS compared to 9-22 at home.

This season, the Wizards have been one of the NBA’s top scoring teams, averaging 113.8 points per game (16th). However, at home, they have averaged just 113.3 points per game (20th).

In terms of pace, Washington leads the league at 102.4 possessions per game. This has led to them being one of the top teams in two-point field goal attempts (8th) and makes (6th).

Overall, the Wizards have been an average shooting team this season, ranking 17th in field goal percentage. From three-point range, they are 29th in the NBA at 34%.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Wizards is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 124.2 points per game (30th). Opponents are hitting 57.7% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.6% of their three-point attempts.