Sacramento Kings vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
Sacramento pays a visit to Atlanta on Friday, hoping to send the Hawks to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Philips Arena.
The Hawks sport records of 29-23 and 22-28-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Kings sit at 19-36 and 23-31-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 26-25-1 for the Hawks and 31-23-1 for the Kings. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Hawks installed as 9-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including , at 200.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 29-rated Kings taking on the No. 18-rated Hawks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 99-92 win for the Hawks on Friday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 96.8 PPG, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 30 at 103.9 PPG. The Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 46.1% so far, more than the Kings shooters have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.
Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.9 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Sacramento was a 108-102 loser at home against the Spurs. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Kings to victory (they lost 108-102 to San Antonio at Power Balance Pavilion on Tuesday).
The Hawks were a 103-90 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (193) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Hawks wasted a 27-point performance from Al Horford as Miami ran past them 103-90 on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing New Orleans are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Kings at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 7 games on the road
Sacramento is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Sacramento at New Orleans, Sunday, February 24
Atlanta at Milwaukee, Saturday, February 23