Grizzlies home to Kings in NBA betting action
Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds
Memphis looks to cover the Grizzlies-Kings pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 24-13 mark when they host Sacramento in NBA action.
Supporters of the Kings have seen them go 15-24 and 16-22-1 ATS so far this season, while the Grizzlies are at 24-13 and 21-15-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 13-23-1, while the Kings are 25-14.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Grizzlies, currently No. 4 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Kings, who rate No. 27 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-91 victory for the Grizzlies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 93.7 PPG, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 28 at 103.3 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, less than the Kings shooters have achieved on the year, 44.2% per game.
Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.2 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Sacramento was a 95-94 winner at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (189) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Kings got 21 points from John Salmons as Sacramento ran past Washington 95-94 on Wednesday at Power Balance Pavilion.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 103-82 loser as they battled the Spurs on the road. The Grizzlies failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 185 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Memphis was crushed on Wednesday, getting run out of the gym by San Antonio and falling 103-82 at AT&T Center.
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Charlotte are 4-6
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Chicago are 8-2
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Kings at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Sacramento's last 8 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games on the road
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Memphis's last 8 games when playing at home against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis's last 7 games when playing Sacramento
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Sacramento
Sacramento at Charlotte, Saturday, January 19
Memphis at Chicago, Saturday, January 19