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New Orleans HornetsSacramento Kings
Jan 1, 9:00 PM | Power Balance Pavilion

New Orleans Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds

2-1TEAM RECORD1-3

The Hornets will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Kings in Sacramento at Power Balance Pavilion on Sunday in NBA action.

The Hornets will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Kings are 1-3 ATS. New Orleans is 1-2 on the totals; Sacramento is 2-2.

View New Orleans vs Sacramento Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kings rated this week at No. 23 and the Hornets sitting at No. 14. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 94-81 result in favor of the Hornets today.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Sacramento's No. 20-ranked offense (92.2 PPG) against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 1 at 85 PPG. The Kings have averaged 40.2% from the field per game, more than the Hornets have managed so far this season (39.1% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hornets own the league's No. 5-rated mark, allowing 84 points per game when on the road. Sacramento, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in home scoring.

New Orleans was a 93-78 loser in its last match at home against the Suns. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 171 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Hornets got 17 points from Carl Landry, but it was Phoenix that prevailed in a 93-78 final on Friday at New Orleans Arena.

In their last action, Sacramento was a 114-92 loser at home against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (206) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Sacramento was run off the court by the Knicks on Saturday as New York blasted them 114-92 at Power Balance Pavilion.

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Memphis are 1-9
After playing New York are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Hornets at Kings trends to consider:
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans
Sacramento is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games

Next up:
New Orleans at Utah, Monday, January 2
Sacramento at Memphis, Tuesday, January 3

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