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Brooklyn Nets vs Sacramento Kings in NBA odds tilt

Sacramento KingsBrooklyn Nets
Jan 5, 7:30 PM | Barclays Center

Sacramento Kings vs Brooklyn Nets Odds

13-20TEAM RECORD18-15

Barclays Center features an NBA battle between the host Brooklyn Nets and the visiting Sacramento Kings in betting action on Saturday.

Brooklyn battles the Kings, currently with a 13-20 mark (16-16-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 13-20 for the Nets and 20-13 for the Kings. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Sacramento vs Brooklyn Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Nets in this one, they were listed earlier as 10.5-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 196 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 18 (Nets) and the No. 24 (Kings) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 97-93 result in favor of the Nets is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Brooklyn's No. 21-ranked offense (95.3 PPG) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 27 at 101.4 PPG. The Nets have averaged 44% from the field per game, almost the same as the Kings have managed so far this season (44% on average).

Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.5 points per game. Brooklyn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 in the league in scoring at home.

Sacramento won its last outing, a 105-96 result against the Raptors on January 4. The Kings covered in that game as a 7-point underdog, while the 201 combined points took the game OVER the total. Sacramento got 31 points from DeMarcus Cousins en route to a 105-96 victory over Toronto on Friday at Air Canada Centre.

In their last action, Brooklyn was a 115-113 winner on the road against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (228) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Brook Lopez scored 27 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for Brooklyn on Friday, leading the Nets to a 115-113 victory over Washington at Verizon Center.

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Washington are 1-9
After a win are 6-4

A few Kings at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games
Sacramento is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
Sacramento is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Sacramento home to Memphis, Monday, January 7
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, Tuesday, January 8