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Sacramento KingsOklahoma City Thunder
14-24January 19, 2014, 07:00 | Chesapeake Energy Arena30-10



Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Sunday when the Thunder try to run the Kings off the court at Chesapeake Energy Arena in pro hoops action.

Oklahoma City battles the Kings, currently with a 14-24 mark (17-19-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 20-20 for the Thunder and 21-17 for the Kings. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Sacramento Kings vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Kings before tip-off in this one found them as 8.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 211 at TopBet.

The Thunder sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Kings are at No. 16 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Thunder will win this game 101-93.

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The Kings were a 91-90 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Grizzlies. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (181) made winners of UNDER bettors. DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points and added 17 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 91-90 against Memphis in NBA action at FedExForum.

Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 127-121 winner as they battled the Warriors at home. The Thunder covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 248 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kevin Durant poured in 54 points for Oklahoma City on Friday, as they defeated Golden State 127-121 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Oklahoma City's No. 2-rated squad against Sacramento's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Oklahoma City rates No. 22 in the league with 6.95 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 23 with 6.82 per outing.

A few Kings at Thunder trends to consider:
Sacramento is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Sacramento is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Sacramento's last 15 games
Sacramento is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games
Oklahoma City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Oklahoma City is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home


Next up:
Sacramento at New Orleans, Tuesday, January 21st
Oklahoma City home to Portland, Tuesday, January 21st

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