Kings Clippers Betting Preview

Los Angeles Clippers Sacramento Kings
1-1 November 01, 2013, 10:00 | Sleep Train Arena 1-0



The Kings will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Clippers at Sleep Train Arena in NBA wagering action.

Sacramento will face the 1-1 Clippers, who own a 1-1 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Kings are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Clippers are 2-0 favoring the OVER.

View Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Stats.

The Clippers were listed as -4.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 196 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kings rated this week at No. 16 and the Clippers sitting at No. 2. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 96-93 result in favor of the Kings today.

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The Clippers were a 126-115 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Warriors. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (241) made winners of OVER bettors. Chris Paul poured in 42 points for Los Angeles on Thursday, as they defeated Golden State 126-115 at STAPLES Center.

The Kings were a 90-88 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (178) made winners of UNDER bettors. DeMarcus Cousins went off for 30 points and added 14 rebounds leading Sacramento to a 90-88 win over Denver on Wednesday at Sleep Train Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Sacramento's No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 29 at 115.5 PPG. The Kings have averaged from the field per game, less than the Clippers have managed so far this season (49.4% on average).

Next up:
Los Angeles at Houston, Monday, November 4th
Sacramento at Golden State, Saturday, November 2nd
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