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Pointspread favors Kings in battle with Wizards

Washington WizardsSacramento Kings
Jan 16, 10:00 PM | Power Balance Pavilion

Washington Wizards vs Sacramento Kings Odds

7-28TEAM RECORD14-24

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

Sacramento will face the 7-28 Wizards, who own a 20-14-1 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Kings are 25-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wizards are 16-18-1 favoring the OVER.

View Washington vs Sacramento Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Kings were listed as 5-point favorites at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), with the total was listed at 199 over at 5Dimes earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 27 (Kings) and the No. 22 (Wizards) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 93-91 result in favor of the Kings is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wizards rank No. 6 in the league with 43.8 per game. That compares with Sacramento’s No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Sacramento is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Wizards rate No. 21 with 6.4 per contest.

Defensively, the Wizards feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.7 points per game. Sacramento, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.

The Wizards were a 120-91 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Magic. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (211) made winners of OVER bettors. Washington cruised to victory on Monday, running Orlando out of the gym and running up a 120-91 score at Verizon Center.

The Kings were a 124-118 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (242) made winners of OVER bettors. The Kings got a 26-point performance from DeMarcus Cousins, who added 14 rebounds as Sacramento ran past Cleveland 124-118 on Monday at Power Balance Pavilion.

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Denver are 3-7
After playing Orlando are 1-9
After a win are 6-4

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Wizards at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Sacramento
Washington is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington at Denver, Friday, January 18
Sacramento at Memphis, Friday, January 18

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