Suns visit Kings in NBA clash
Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Odds
Phoenix pays a visit to Sacramento on Wednesday, hoping to send the Kings to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Power Balance Pavilion.
The Kings bring a 16-26 record (17-24-1 ATS) to the battle against the 13-28 Suns, who are 16-24-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Sacramento go 26-16 so far and the Suns go 17-24. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 27 (Kings) and the No. 29 (Suns) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 94-93 result in favor of the Suns is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Sacramento's No. 13-ranked offense (97.1 PPG) against a Suns defense that ranks No. 23 at 99.7 PPG. The Kings have averaged 44% from the field per game, less than the Suns have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).
Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, giving up 104 points per game. Sacramento, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 98-94 loser as they battled the Bucks at home. The Suns failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Suns endured a 98-94 loss at the hands of the Bucks on Thursday, despite a 20-point effort from Shannon Brown at US Airways Center.
Sacramento lost its last outing, a 114-105 result against the Hornets on January 21. The Kings failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 219 combined points took the game OVER the total. Sacramento got 29 points and 13 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause in a 114-105 loss to New Orleans on Monday at New Orleans Arena.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After playing New Orleans are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few Suns at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Phoenix's last 12 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Sacramento's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Sacramento's last 12 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Sacramento's last 16 games
Phoenix home to LA Clippers, Thursday, January 24
Sacramento home to Oklahoma City, Friday, January 25