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Kings visit Trail Blazers in hoops battle

Sacramento KingsPortland Trail Blazers
Dec 27, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds


Rose Garden will feature Trail Blazers vs. Kings action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Portland will face the 1-0 Kings, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Trail Blazers are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Kings are 0-1 favoring the OVER.

View Sacramento vs Portland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Trail Blazers as 8-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 196.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 18-rated Trail Blazers and the No. 23-rated Kings in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 109-104 win for the Kings on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Kings rank No. 19 in the league with 40 per game. That compares with Portland’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Portland is the NBA’s No. 3-ranked team at 9 per game, while the Kings rate No. 3 with 9 per contest.

Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Sacramento, they were a 100-91 winner as they battled the Lakers at home. The Kings covered in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 191 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Lakers were burned for 27 points by Marcus Thornton on Monday as the Kings picked up a 100-91 win at Power Balance Pavilion.

In their last action, Portland was a 107-103 winner at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Trail Blazers got a 25-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge as Portland ran past Philadelphia 107-103 on Monday at Rose Garden.

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing LA Lakers are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Denver are 9-1
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Kings at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Sacramento's last 9 games when playing Portland
Sacramento is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Portland is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Sacramento
Portland is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Sacramento home to Chicago, Thursday, December 29
Portland home to Denver, Thursday, December 29