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Kings face Trail Blazers: NBA odds preview

Sacramento KingsPortland Trail Blazers
Dec 26, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

9-18TEAM RECORD13-13

The Kings will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Trail Blazers in Portland at Rose Garden on Wednesday in NBA action.

The Trail Blazers sport records of 13-13 and 10-15-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Kings sit at 9-18 and 11-15-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-14 for the Trail Blazers and 15-12 for the Kings. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Trail Blazers in this one, they were listed earlier as 6-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 198 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 22-rated Kings taking on the No. 23-rated Trail Blazers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 96-93 win for the Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Portland's No. 13-ranked offense (97.2 PPG) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 27 at 101.6 PPG. The Trail Blazers have averaged 43.4% from the field per game, less than the Kings have managed so far this season (43.6% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Kings own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 101.8 points per game when playing on the road. Portland, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring on their home court.

The Trail Blazers were a 108-96 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 22 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 108-96 against Sacramento in NBA action at Power Balance Pavilion.

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 0-10
After playing Portland are 1-9
After a win are 3-7

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After playing Sacramento are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Kings at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games when playing Portland
Sacramento is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Portland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Portland's last 7 games when playing Sacramento
Portland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Sacramento home to New York, Friday, December 28
Portland at LA Lakers, Friday, December 28

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