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NBA betting line favors Clippers over Kings

Sacramento KingsLos Angeles Clippers
4-7November 23, 2013, 03:30 | STAPLES Center8-5



The Clippers will hit the floor running against the visiting Sacramento Kings on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

Los Angeles will face the 4-7 Kings, who own a 2-7-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 8-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Kings are 4-7 favoring the OVER.

View Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds and Stats.

For bettors going with the Clippers in this one, they were listed earlier as -9.5-point Favorite on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 207.5 for Saturday at shops such as 5Dimes.

The Clippers - Kings odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 2 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Kings sit at No. 22. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 96-91 win for the Clippers.

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Last time out for Sacramento, they were a 113-106 winner as they battled the Suns on the road. The Kings covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 219 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points leading the Kings to a 113-106 victory over Phoenix at US Airways Center on Wednesday.

The Clippers were a 105-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of UNDER bettors. Blake Griffin scored 27 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 105-91 against Oklahoma City in NBA action at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Kings rank No. 27 in the league with 40.45 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 13 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 8.54 per game, while the Kings rate No. 18 with 7.18 per contest.

A few Kings at Clippers trends to consider:
Sacramento is 2-7-2 ATS in its last 11 games
Sacramento is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 7 games
Sacramento is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
LA Clippers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Clippers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Clippers's last 20 games
LA Clippers is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home


Next up:
Sacramento at Los Angeles, Sunday, November 24th
Los Angeles home to Chicago, Sunday, November 24th

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