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Kings visit Warriors in hoops battle

Sacramento KingsGolden State Warriors
March 6, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors Odds

21-41TEAM RECORD34-27

Sacramento pays a visit to Golden State on Wednesday, hoping to send the Warriors to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Oracle Arena.

The Warriors bring a 34-27 record (31-28-2 ATS) to the battle against the 21-41 Kings, who are 26-35-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 38-22-1 so far and the Kings go 37-24-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Sacramento vs Golden State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Warriors installed as 11-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 223.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Warriors, currently No. 6 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Kings, who rate No. 29 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 101-95 victory for the Warriors.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 101.3 PPG, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 30 at 105.1 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 45.6% so far, more than the Kings shooters have achieved on the year, 44.2% per game.

Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 30-rated defense on the road, giving up 105.6 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.

Sacramento was a 120-113 loser in its last match at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 233 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Kings got a terrific 32-point performance from Marcus Thornton but Denver handed them a 120-113 defeat on Tuesday at Power Balance Pavilion.

The Warriors were a 125-118 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Raptors. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (243) made winners of OVER bettors. David Lee scored 29 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Golden State over Toronto, 125-118, on Monday at Oracle Arena.

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Phoenix are 3-7
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Kings at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 9 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Sacramento is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Golden State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Golden State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Golden State's last 9 games when playing at home against Sacramento

Next up:
Sacramento home to Phoenix, Friday, March 8
Golden State home to Houston, Friday, March 8