76ers visit Kings in NBA clash
Philadelphia 76ers vs Sacramento Kings Odds
The Kings will be trying to slam the 76ers on Sunday when the teams tip off at Power Balance Pavilion in NBA betting action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Kings are 25-45 so far on the season, and 31-38-1 ATS vs. the number. The 76ers, meanwhile, are 26-42 and 32-35-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Sacramento go 41-28-1 and the 76ers go 35-33 on the totals.
The visitors opened this morning as 1.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 206.5 at BetOnline and other shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Kings - 76ers odds would favor the 76ers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Sacramento is rated No. 28 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the 76ers sit at No. 24. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 94-93 win for the 76ers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting 76ers rank No. 21 in the league with 41.2 per game. That compares with Sacramento’s No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Sacramento is the NBA’s No. 13-ranked team at 7.3 per game, while the 76ers rate No. 22 with 6.2 per contest.
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 97 points per game. Sacramento, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
The 76ers were a 101-100 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nuggets. They covered the 14.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (201) made winners of UNDER bettors. The 76ers endured a 101-100 loss at the hands of the Nuggets on Thursday, despite a 24-point effort from Damien Wilkins at Pepsi Center.
Last time out for Sacramento, they were a 101-95 loser as they battled the Nuggets on the road. The Kings covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 196 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points and added 15 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 101-95 against Denver in NBA action at Pepsi Center.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Denver are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Golden State are 1-9
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few 76ers at Kings trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Sacramento
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 6 games at home
Sacramento is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Sacramento's last 20 games
Philadelphia at Utah, Monday, March 25
Sacramento at Golden State, Wednesday, March 27