Kings face Spurs: NBA odds preview
Sacramento Kings vs San Antonio Spurs Odds
The visiting Kings hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at AT&T Center against the Spurs.
San Antonio will face the 28-50 Kings, who own a 35-42-1 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Spurs are 33-44-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Kings are 45-32-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Spurs sit at No. 3 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Kings are at No. 26 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Spurs will win this game 108-97.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 20-rated squad against Sacramento's No. 26-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 7 in the league with 8.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 7.4 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Kings own the league's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 104.9 points per game when playing on the road. San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring on their home court.
Sacramento won its last outing, a 121-110 result against the Hornets on April 10. The Kings covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 231 combined points took the game OVER the total. Sacramento earned a 121-110 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday, getting 22 points from John Salmons at Power Balance Pavilion.
San Antonio lost its last outing, a 96-86 result against the Nuggets on April 10. The Spurs failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 182 combined points took the game UNDER the total. San Antonio suffered a 96-86 loss against Denver on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Tim Duncan in a losing effort at Pepsi Center.
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 0-10
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing New Orleans are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing LA Lakers are 7-3
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1
A few Kings at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Sacramento's last 13 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Sacramento's last 12 games on the road
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
San Antonio is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Sacramento
San Antonio is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 6 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Sacramento at Houston, Sunday, April 14
San Antonio at LA Lakers, Sunday, April 14