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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the Sacramento Kings and the Golden State Warriors meet at Oracle Arena.

Sacramento won its last outing, a 107-102 result against the Lakers on April 2. The Kings failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 209 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Last time out for Golden State, they were a 111-90 loser as they battled the Spurs on the road. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog, while 201 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Sacramento:
Team record: 27-48 SU, 34-38-3 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Golden State
is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Golden State

When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Dallas are 3-7
After playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Golden State:
Team record: 46-29 SU, 35-38-2 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Sacramento
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Sacramento

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

Next up:
Sacramento home to Dallas, Sunday, April 6
Golden State home to Utah, Sunday, April 6