The battle between the Clippers and Kings didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Sacramento was handed a 116-81 defeat on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was a favorite by 12.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
Los Angeles got 17 points from Jamal Crawford and another 14 points from Blake Griffin. Jamal Crawford contributed 6 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Sacramento got 20 points from Marcus Thornton in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jason Thompson. John Salmons contributed 4 assists for the Kings, while Jason Thompson had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 58-34 at the break.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-40.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Jazz. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.