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Sacramento KingsNew Orleans Hornets
Feb 6, 8:00 PM | New Orleans Arena

Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Hornets Odds

8-15TEAM RECORD4-20

New Orleans will look to improve on its 4-20 record on Monday when they host Sacramento in NBA odds action at New Orleans Arena.

New Orleans battles the Kings, currently with a 8-15 mark (10-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 10-14 for the Hornets and 8-15 for the Kings.

View Sacramento vs New Orleans Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 22 (Hornets) and the No. 25 (Kings) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 88-84 result in favor of the Hornets is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Orleans's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 87.8 PPG, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 30 at 101.6 PPG. The Hornets field goal percentage has averaged 44.4% so far, more than the Kings shooters have achieved on the year, 40.4% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Kings own the league's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 102.5 points per game when on the road. New Orleans, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in home scoring.

The Kings were a 114-106 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Warriors. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (220) made winners of OVER bettors. Marcus Thornton went off for 28 points and added 2 rebounds leading Sacramento over Golden State, 114-106, on Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion.

In their last action, New Orleans was an 89-87 loser on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (176) was profitable news for OVER bettors. New Orleans got 26 points from Trevor Ariza en route to an 89-87 loss against Detroit on Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Golden State are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a loss are 1-9

A few Kings at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Sacramento's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Sacramento's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing New Orleans
New Orleans is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
New Orleans is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 10 games at home

Next up:
Sacramento at Minnesota, Tuesday, February 7
New Orleans home to Chicago, Wednesday, February 8

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