Clippers home to Kings in NBA betting action
Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds
The visiting Kings hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at STAPLES Center against the Clippers.
Supporters of the Kings have seen them go 4-11 and 4-10-1 ATS so far this season, while the Clippers are at 9-6 and 8-7 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 9-6, while the Kings are 8-7.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-rated Clippers and the No. 26-rated Kings in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-92 win for the Clippers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 8-ranked offense (99.6 PPG) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 20 at 99.5 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 47.4% from the field per game, more than the Kings have managed so far this season (44.1% on average).
Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 18-rated defense on the road, giving up 99.6 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.
The Kings were a 97-92 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (189) made winners of OVER bettors. Sacramento got 19 points from DeMarcus Cousins but lost anyway 97-92 against the Pacers on Friday at Power Balance Pavilion.
The Clippers were a 101-95 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (196) made winners of OVER bettors. Chris Paul scored 23 points and chipped in with 11 assists for Los Angeles on Wednesday, leading the Clippers to a 101-95 victory over Minnesota at STAPLES Center.
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Kings at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Sacramento's last 14 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 7 games on the road
LA Clippers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing at home against Sacramento
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Sacramento
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
Sacramento home to Toronto, Wednesday, December 5
LA Clippers at Utah, Monday, December 3