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San Antonio SpursSacramento Kings
51-16March 21, 2014, 10:00 | Sleep Train Arena24-44



NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Spurs of San Antonio hit the hard court against the Kings of Sacramento.

Sacramento will face the 51-16 Spurs, who own a 35-32 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Kings are 32-35-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Spurs are 40-27 favoring the OVER.View San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Stats.

Those backing the visitors in this one found the Spurs listed as -7-point favorites earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 208 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 22-rated Kings and the No. 2-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-92 win for the Spurs on Friday.

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San Antonio won its last outing, a 125-109 result against the Lakers on March 19. The Spurs covered in that game as a 13-point favorite, while the 234 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Lakers were burned for 25 points by Tony Parker on Wednesday as the Spurs picked up a 125-109 win at STAPLES Center.

Sacramento won its last outing, a 117-111 result against the Wizards on March 18. The Kings covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 228 combined points took the game OVER the total. Sacramento got 24 points and 14 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins en route to a 117-111 victory over Washington on Tuesday at Sleep Train Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spurs rank No. 15 in the league with 43.03 per game. That compares with Sacramento’s No. 10 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Sacramento is the NBA’s No. 25-ranked team at 6.26 per game, while the Spurs rate No. 9 with 8.4 per contest.

A few Spurs at Kings trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Antonio's last 17 games
San Antonio is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Sacramento is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Sacramento is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games
Sacramento is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
San Antonio at Golden State, Saturday, March 22nd
Sacramento home to Milwaukee, Sunday, March 23rd

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