Kings home to Spurs in NBA betting action
San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Odds
The NBA betting slate features a clash between Sacramento and San Antonio on Tuesday, with the host Kings trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
The Kings bring a 19-35 record (22-31-1 ATS) to the battle against the 42-12 Spurs, who are 30-22-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Sacramento go 31-22-1 so far and the Spurs go 25-28-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Kings and the No. 2-ranked Spurs, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 109-93 result in favor of the Spurs.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sacramento's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 96.8 PPG, against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 9 at 95.8 PPG. The Kings field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, less than the Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 48.7% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 13-rated mark, allowing 99 points per game when playing on the road. Sacramento, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring on their home court.
San Antonio won its last outing, a 96-95 result against the Cavaliers on February 13. The Spurs failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 191 combined points took the game UNDER the total. San Antonio got 24 points from Tony Parker en route to a 96-95 victory over Cleveland on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Last time out for Sacramento, they were a 123-100 loser as they battled the Mavericks on the road. The Kings failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog, while 223 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Sacramento was run off the court by the Mavericks on Wednesday as Dallas blasted them 123-100 at American Airlines Center.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 10-0
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 0-10
After a loss are 3-7
A few Spurs at Kings trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
San Antonio is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games when playing Sacramento
San Antonio is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games
San Antonio is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Sacramento's last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Sacramento's last 11 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing at home against San Antonio
San Antonio at LA Clippers, Thursday, February 21
Sacramento at Atlanta, Friday, February 22