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Kings Have Had Thunder's Number at the Betting Window

Two teams looking to bounce back from ugly losses will collide at the Golden 1 Center Sunday night when the Sacramento Kings play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Oddsmakers initially set the Kings as 9.5-point underdogs with an OVER/UNDER of 217.

Shark Bites
  • The Thunder are 21-5 SU in their last 26 games against the Kings.
  • The visiting team is 2-5 SU in its last seven games in this matchup.
  • The total has gone OVER in the visiting team's last four games in this matchup.

The Thunder saw their three-game winning streak get snapped in a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday, while the Kings fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-108 two days ago. Sacramento turned it over nine times in the first quarter and 21 times overall in the setback.

The Kings’ slow start was not out of the ordinary. Sacramento has fallen behind by double-digits in the first half in three of their past four home losses.

OKC has had a tough time covering the spread vs the Kings lately. In the Thunder’s last seven meetings with the Kings, they’re 1-6 ATS.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sacramento Kings opened as 0-point at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 213 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 111-102 result in favor of the Thunder. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Sacramento Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Sacramento battles the Oklahoma City Thunder, currently with a 24-17 mark (22-19 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 17-22 for the Sacramento Kings and 16-23-2 for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Sacramento vs Oklahoma City injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 8-rated Oklahoma City Thunder taking on the No. 26-rated Sacramento Kings in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Sacramento's No. 22-ranked offense averaging 102.36 PPG, against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense that ranks No. 15 at 104.54 PPG. The Sacramento Kings field goal percentage has averaged 45.21% so far, less than the Oklahoma City Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 45.92% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Thunder got a 21-point performance from Russell Westbrook, who added 21 rebounds, but Minnesota still ran past Oklahoma City 96-86 on Friday at Target Center.

Sacramento got 26 points from DeMarcus Cousins en route to a 120-108 loss against Cleveland on Friday at Golden 1 Center.

Betting Trends
  • Oklahoma City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma City's last 10 games
  • Oklahoma City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Oklahoma City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Sacramento is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Sacramento is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Sacramento is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Sacramento is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles, Monday, January 16th
Sacramento home to Indiana, Wednesday, January 18th