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NBA Matchup - Kings Bobcats Odds Preview

Charlotte BobcatsSacramento Kings
March 3, 6:00 PM | Power Balance Pavilion

Charlotte Bobcats vs Sacramento Kings Odds

13-45TEAM RECORD20-40

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Sunday when the Bobcats of Charlotte hit the hard court against the Kings of Sacramento.

The Kings sport records of 20-40 and 25-34-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Bobcats sit at 13-45 and 20-38 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 36-23-1 for the Kings and 25-32-1 for the Bobcats. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Charlotte vs Sacramento Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Kings sat as 6-point favorites. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 208.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 30-rated Bobcats taking on the No. 29-rated Kings in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 93-90 win for the Kings on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sacramento's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 98.2 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 28 at 102.7 PPG. The Kings field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Bobcats shooters have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.9 points per game. Sacramento, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.

The Bobcats were a 98-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (166) made winners of UNDER bettors. Charlotte was run off the court by the Jazz on Friday as Utah blasted them 98-68 at EnergySolutions Arena.

Sacramento lost its last outing, a 130-102 result against the Spurs on March 1. The Kings failed to cover in that game as a 14.5-point underdog, while the 232 combined points took the game OVER the total. Sacramento was crushed on Friday, getting run out of the gym by San Antonio and falling 130-102 at AT&T Center.

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Utah are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Denver are 2-8
After playing San Antonio are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

A few Bobcats at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Charlotte's last 10 games
Charlotte is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Sacramento
Charlotte is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Sacramento's last 15 games at home
Sacramento is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Charlotte
Sacramento is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Charlotte at Portland, Monday, March 4
Sacramento home to Denver, Tuesday, March 5