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Indiana Pacers vs Sacramento Kings Odds
Power Balance Pavilion will feature Kings vs. Pacers action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Kings are 4-10 so far on the season, and 4-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Pacers, meanwhile, are 7-8 and 7-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Sacramento go 7-7 and the Pacers go 5-10 on the totals.
For bettors going with the Kings in this one, they were listed earlier as 1-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 190.5 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Kings at No. 26 and the Pacers at No. 12 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 93-89 result in favor of the Pacers.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Sacramento's No. 27-rated squad against Indiana's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Sacramento rates No. 24 in the league with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 6.3 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Pacers own the league's No. 3-rated mark, allowing 90.8 points per game when playing on the road. Sacramento, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring on their home court.
The Pacers were a 79-77 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Lakers. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (156) made winners of UNDER bettors. George Hill scored 19 points leading the Pacers to a 79-77 victory over Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Tuesday.
Sacramento lost its last outing, a 97-89 result against the Timberwolves on November 27. The Kings failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 186 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Sacramento suffered a 97-89 loss against Minnesota on Tuesday, getting 20 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing effort at Power Balance Pavilion.
Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Golden State are 4-6
After playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Pacers at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indiana's last 9 games on the road
Indiana is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Sacramento's last 12 games when playing at home against Indiana
Sacramento is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Indiana at Golden State, Saturday, December 1
Sacramento at LA Clippers, Saturday, December 1