76ers home to Kings in NBA betting action
Sacramento Kings vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
Wells Fargo Center will feature 76ers vs. Kings action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.
The Kings will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 18-28-1 ATS against the number this season, while the 76ers are 20-25 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Sacramento is 27-19-1 on the totals; Philadelphia is 25-20.
The Kings were listed as 7-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 196 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 26 (76ers) and the No. 29 (Kings) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 94-91 result in favor of the 76ers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 27-ranked offense (93.4 PPG) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 30 at 103.1 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 44.5% from the field per game, more than the Kings have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).
Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.9 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Sacramento was a 99-81 loser on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (180) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Tyreke Evans scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Kings to victory (they lost 99-81 to Boston at TD Garden on Wednesday).
The 76ers were a 92-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (176) made winners of UNDER bettors. Jrue Holiday scored 21 points leading the 76ers to a 92-84 victory over Washington at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday.
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing New York are 0-10
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 1-9
A few Kings at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Sacramento's last 9 games
Sacramento is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Sacramento is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 18 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Philadelphia is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
Sacramento at New York, Saturday, February 2
Philadelphia home to Orlando, Monday, February 4